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'Wheel of Fortune' Apologizes for 'Fast and Furious' Answer After Paul Walker's Death

The episode was taped weeks ago but was shown Monday night, just days after the actor died.

Wheel of Fortune
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"Wheel of Fortune"

Monday night's Wheel of Fortune featured a puzzle with the answer "The Fast and the Furious" just days after star Paul Walker died in a tragic car crash.

The show's Twitter account noted that the episode was taped on Oct. 4 and its airing on Monday night was "an unfortunate coincidence."

After the show, host Pat Sajak tweeted that he regretted the timing of the episode.

The show also posted a message for Walker's family, friends and fans on its Twitter account.