Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek returns after head injury

Alex Trebek was laughing and joking with the studio audience on his return from a brain injury.

Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek is back and taping new episodes of his enduring game show following a serious head injury caused by a fall.

Trebek recently disclosed he had surgery in December for a subdural hematoma caused by a fall.

Laughing with the audience during Tuesday's taping, Trebek quipped “One good thing [came] from this: I’ve now had successful surgeries from head to toe.”

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His injury sparked a social media outpouring of support from everyone from former contestants to concerned viewers.

Due to Jeopardy!’s aggressive taping schedule viewers will not notice an interruption in new episodes due to the host's injury.