A pair of game show legends are honoring each other.
Pat Sajik and Wana White are talking about Alex Trek and how good he was as a person both personally and professionally.
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“I’ve known Alex for almost 40 years, and he’s been a good friend ever,” White told Entertainment Tonight on Wednesday. “Over the years, I have come to know his wife and their children and they are just part of the family.”
Pete Sjack, co-host of White’s “Wheel of Wheels”, also spoke of the late “endangered”. Star
“Just on a professional level, I’ve been around a long time since then and I really appreciate what he’s done, and he’s done a lot,” Sajak said.
“When I started the show, Alex had already done half a dozen, maybe even more, game shows here and in Canada, he did a lot of them, and he was always very professional and It was like the best match for my show. “
White and Sajak were among the fans who mourned Track’s death in November at the age of 80 from pancreatic cancer.
“Alex Trek’s courage, grace and strength impressed millions and frightened those of us who knew him,” Sajak wrote in a tweet. “Great loss to his family, friends, co-workers and countless viewers. I have had the privilege of being part of a friend and his professional family all these years. A very sad day.”
White echoed those sentiments in an Instagram post that featured a photo of him with the track.
“I would love to have a lot of memories that I shared with Alex Trek before we even started one of our careers,” he wrote.
“I will always live in fear that the way he fought the battle he fought his bravery, and I am anxious to lose my old friend. My heart goes out to his family, friends, colleagues. And with the fans. It will never happen again. Alex will track back and really miss it.
In the game show universe, it’s not just people who mourn the loss of the track.
“Every one is moving in a bit of fog, shaking the whole thing,” “Danger!” Announcer Johnny Gilbert told people how the show’s crew was doing after Trek’s death. “Part of me left when Alex really did.”
“He was an absolute fighter,” “Danger!” Executive producer Mike Richards spoke of the track’s ability to send troops through these last episodes later today that no one knew it would be the last thing he wanted to do before he died.
“It was Hercules,” he added. She was in severe pain. He was 10 days away from death.
Trek’s last lines “Danger!” That he had tapped before his death that it would be broadcast this week, scheduled for last Friday. He is expected to be honored at the event.
In Monday’s episode, Trek called on people to be lenient with people infected with the corona virus.
“I want you to open your hands and open your heart to those who are still suffering from Covid 19,” he said. People who don’t make mistakes themselves. We are trying to build a gentle, gentle society. And if we all move a little bit, we’ll get there. “
This was followed by an incident that aired after his death last November, in which he reminded viewers to “maintain confidence”.
Richards says fans will be amazed at the track during the final episodes.
“You’ll see them and you’ll go, ‘This man is as healthy as he can be. He’s not a sick person at all.’ “It’s a fun week,” he said. “He had so much power. And we knew how competitive he was, and that’s why the performance made it even more impressive.”