Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Stats and Show Details

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Welcome to the Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Stats Page! Here, you will find almost everything you might want to know about the NPR news quiz show. For more information about this site, please view the About page. For help on interpreting all of the information presented on this site, please view the Help page.

You can view information about the upcoming show and shows from the past month below. To view additional show details, use the navigation menu to the left to view shows by year. From there, you can also view shows by month or individually by clicking on the show's date.

Did you reach this page by browsing to MoRoccaTheWorldsWorstObstetrician.net? You can find out more by viewing the notes for the 2011-06-18 show and the corresponding blog post.

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Aparna Nancherla
Peter Grosz
Amy Dickinson
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Bruce Eric Kaplan
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Boston, MA (Wang Theatre at Citi Performing Arts Center)Peter Sagal "Legendary Anchorman" Bill Kurtis 
Faith Salie: 14 (2/6)
Maz Jobrani: 13 (3/5)
Tom Bodett: 9 (3/3)
Chosen: Maz Jobrani
Correct: Tom Bodett
Dick Flavin: 0
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about someone getting away with something major because no one was paying attention, Not My Job about William McGonnagal, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: where we'll see the next gyrocopter?
After Dick Flavin chose "C" for the answer of the second question, Peter asked "you're going to go for C again?". In the edited version of the show, Dick Flavin only answered the first question with "A". When it came to the third question, Dick said "I'm going to get off C".

2015-04-11

Best Of
Repeat of 2014-10-11
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "Vertibrate Anchorman" Bill Kurtis 
Paula Poundstone
Alonzo Bodden
Maz Jobrani
Kyrie O'Connor
Roy Blount, Jr.
Jessi Klein
Tom Bodett
Neko Case
Adam Felber
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Amy Tan: 2
Misty Copeland: 2
Rob Lowe: 0
Mikaela Shiffrin: 3
Baz Luhrmann: 2
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring favorite guest segments from 2014.
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Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Mike Pesca "Legendary Anchroman" Bill Kurtis 
P.J. O'Rourke: 14 (2/6)
Adam Felber: 12 (4/4)
Paula Poundstone: 8 (2/3)
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Jeremy Piven: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a surprising celebrity odd couple, Not My Job about customers behaving badly, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: who will the US make friends with next?
Paula Poundstone used the last name of "Swamu" in her bluff for at least the second time.
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "Your mom's favorite anchorman" Bill Kurtis 
Roxanne Roberts: 14 (4/5)
Moshe Kasher: 10 (2/4)
Brian Babylon: 7 (3/2)
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Matthew Weiner: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about college ball outside of March Madness tournaments, Not My Job about people who try to cheer other people up, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the first product from the newly merged Kraft-Heinz.
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