There have been several looks of the Jeopardy! board since 1964. From pull cards to flip cards to TV screens to one giant screen to individual TV screens again, the Jeopardy! board has always provided clues & dollars for unsuspecting contestants. Let's get down to the nitty gritty.
Art Fleming Era
Up top are the Jeopardy! round categories from the series premiere on September 10, 1984; these would be repeated for the 3000th show on September 19, 1997.
The Jeopardy! Round board. Notice the values are in points instead of cash, and the category readings are in blue instead of red.
The Double Jeopardy! Round board. Notice the values are in 500-point increments; the only time when the 2nd round values were not twice that of the first.
This is what the board looked like during the early run of the 2009 set.
Another picture of the early CES board, with the "Double Jeopardy!" values.
Here's what the Jeopardy! Round setup looked like 2009-2013.
Here's what the Double Jeopardy! Round setup looked like 2009-2013.
The pre-loaded current board.
The current Jeopardy! round board.
Current Double Jeopardy! round board.