jsrender can't register a template

I can use jsrender but I am getting an error when trying to register a template.

Here is my fiddle:

This is my code:
var data = {
    people: [{
        name: 'One',
        shirtColor: 'red',
        price: 1.001
    }, {
        name: 'Two',
        shirtColor: 'blue',
        price: 2.0
    }, {
        name: 'Three',
        shirtColor: 'green',
        price: 3.3333333

//this breaks
//$.templates({ tmpl: $("#template") });

//this works
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Bruce CadizQuality SpecialistCommented:
Change your code to pass the id as a string instead of a jQuery object and it will work

$.templates({ tmpl: "#template" });

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