‘Danger!’ contestant goes viral after mistaking Michael Caine for Mick Jagger

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“Danger!” fans were in disbelief after a contestant made a monumental mistake.

During Monday’s episode, contestant Mazin Omer chose a clue in the “Knight After Knight” category, and a photo of iconic actor Michael Caine, 89, was featured onscreen.

“To honor his father, this star here has been ennobled to his birth name, so it’s Sir Maurice Micklewhite,” game show host Mayim Bialik read aloud.

A competitor on "Danger!" confuses Michael Caine with the legendary musician Mick Jagger.
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A contestant on “Jeopardy!” confuses Michael Caine with the legendary musician Mick Jagger.
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“Who is Mick Jagger? Omer replied, mistaking Caine for the 78-year-old Rolling Stone star.

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Twitter erupted after fans caught wind of her mistake.

“I’m sure he knows a million things that I don’t, but man I wasn’t ready for that,” a A Twitter user wrote.

“Now I have ‘You can’t always get what you want’ in my head, except in the voice of Michael Caine”, another nobody joked.

Danger!  National Collegiate Championship, hosted by Mayim Bialik.  Bialik became co-host "Danger!" with Ken Jennings.

Danger! National Collegiate Championship, hosted by Mayim Bialik. Bialik then co-hosted “Jeopardy!” with Ken Jennings.
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“Michael Cain/Mick Jagger’s answer will go down as a historic bad answer,” one user said. wrote.

Although many users mocked Omer, “Jeopardy!” competitor, Troy Steinmetz, showed sympathy. He made his own mistake on an episode in 2017.

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“It’s hard up there,” he wrote. “I rang and said Kareem Abdul-Jabbar when a photo of Bill Russell was staring me straight in the eye.”

Omer isn’t the only contestant to go viral this year after making a mistake on the long-running game show.

Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones performs in concert in 2013. The contestant confused Caine, 89, with the 78 British musician.

Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones performs in concert in 2013. The contestant confused Caine, 89, with the 78 British musician.
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In March, Karen Johnson replied “Diana Ross” when asked to name a 95-year-old singer. At the time, the iconic musician was just 77 years old.

“A sincere apology to the iconic Diana Ross!” Johnson wrote on Twitter. “I didn’t really think you were the answer, but I was running out of time and had to put something on!”



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