(CBS) Maybe humanity is safe.that Watson the IBM supercomputer would makes its human counterparts look like fools on "Jeopardy!" (and then take over the world), it performed in a strictly average fashion.
(Scroll down to watch a report from CBS News' Betty Nguyen)
Sure, Watson had its moments, answering questions quickly and correctly. But then it stopped looking super and started playing as if it needed a reboot.
Watson's human challenger and all-time money winner Brad Rutter fared well. The game ended with Rutter and Watson tied. Ken Jennings finished a distant third.
The strangest thing about Watson's performance wasn't the lackluster performance - at one point it asked the same incorrect question that Jennings asked for the same answer - but its slightly-less-menacing-than-HAL-from-"2001" voice.
Watson challenges Jennings and Rutter again Tuesday night.