Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Stats and Show Details
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|Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)||Peter Sagal →||"If you're looking for a TV revival, let me be your Billmore Girls" Bill Kurtis →|
Peter Grosz: 16 (4/6) →
Amy Dickinson: 13 (1/6) →
Adam Burke: 13 (3/5) →
|Chosen: Adam Burke|
Correct: Adam Burke
Sharon Jones: 2 →
|Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a story in the news that is eerily similar to a plot from a Seinfeld episode, Not My Job about handshakes, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the big surprise at the Olympics opening ceremony?|
|During the Not My Job segment, Peter Sagal asked Sharon Jones if she had someone with her helping out answering the questions.|
|Vienna, VA (Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts)||Peter Sagal →||"I go all day long, dady. I'm your Billibuster" Bill Kurtis →|
Tom Bodett: 16 (2/7) →
Roxanne Roberts: 15 (3/6) →
Paula Poundstone: 13 (3/5) →
|Chosen: Roxanne Roberts|
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Charles Bolden: 3 →
|Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a puzzle that made the headlines, Not My Job about Charles In Charge's Scott Baio, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will the Democrats top the Republicans at their convention next week?|
|During the Not My Job segment, the audience started yelling the correct answer for the 2nd question, in which Charles Bolden used as his answer. He later asked the audience for help on the 3rd question.|
During the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank segment, Tom Bodett couldn't quite get Oscar Pistorius's name correct for one of the answers; but, Peter accepted it as it was close enough. Also, Paula Poundstone's answer of "radar" was accepted as close enough when the actual answer was "sonar".