The December 27 2019 airing of Jeopardy! (S36E80) didn’t feature any Hammett Q’s or A’s, but the creator of the short fat Op shadowed his way onto the scene anyway.
During the sequence where Alex Trebek interviews the contestants, the current champ, Karen, mentioned that she and her husband name their pets after literary characters.
The husband got to name the cats.
Karen said, “I picked the dog’s name, and she’s Brigid from The Maltese Falcon.”
“Hmmm,” Alex said. “Not bad. . . not bad at all. . . .”