In what we hope is the final gut-punch fo 2020, longtime “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek has passed away at age 80 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer:

He will be missed:

During a recent episode, contestant Burt Thakur broke down in tears as he told Alex that he learned to speak English by watching the game show with his grandfather growing up:

New episodes of the show will air through December:

And there’s no word yet on a possible replacement: