Merv Griffin/Jeopardy!

Monday, 29 Nov 2010 | 12:03 AM ET

Inspired by his love of words and puzzles, Merv Griffin saw an opportunity to bring turn his passion into a popular TV format. The show â??Jeopardy!â? is one of the most successful game shows of all time. Mervâ??s son, Tony, explains how the well known theme song was created.