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Correct: (N/A)
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "Don't worry about the Constitution, I'll be your Bill of Rights" Bill Kurtis 
Adam Felber: 18 (4/7)
Luke Burbank: 15 (3/6)
Helen Hong: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Alan Cumming: 1
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about revenge, Not My Job about bad wives, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: who will become America's next mortal enemy?
Listeners of Luke Burbank's "Too Beautiful To Live" (aka TBTL) podcast will instantly pick up on the names that Luke used in his Bluff the Listener story.

Peter Sagal accepted Adam Felber's answer of "Ecstasy" for Adam's sixth Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question. The correct answer was actually halllucinogenic mushrooms.
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "Legendary Anchorman" Bill Kurtis 
Adam Felber
Amy Dickinson
Alonzo Bodden
Peter Grosz
Shelby Fero
Tom Bodett
Paula Poundstone
Helen Hong
Bobcat Goldthwait
Faith Salie
Mo Rocca
Roxanne Roberts
Luke Burbank
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: (N/A)
R.L. Stine: 2
Richard Dreyfuss: 2
Katie Couric: 2
Keegan-Michael Key: 2
Matt Kenseth: 2
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring some of the wonderful Not My Job guests from 2016
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "I'm the Bill that never gets vetoed" Bill Kurtis 
Roxanne Roberts: 13 (3/5)
Paula Poundstone: 12 (4/4)
Adam Felber: 10 (2/5)
Chosen: Paula Poundstone
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Garth Brooks: 1
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about someone moonlighting to make some money on the side, Not My Job about other notable Garths, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: who will be the surprise appointment to President Trump's cabinet?
Garth Brooks asked his wife, and previous Not My Job guest, Trisha Yearwood, for her guess of the correct answer to the first Not My Job question. Garth chose her answer, which was not correct.
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "America, I know change is hard, but don't curl up into a ball, curl up with a Bill" Bill Kurtis 
Luke Burbank: 17 (3/7)
Amy Dickinson: 11 (3/4)
Maz Jobrani: 10 (2/4)
Chosen: Luke Burbank
Correct: Luke Burbank
Joe Buck: 3
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about Uber drivers you'd actually want to talk to, Not My Job about kittens and rainbows, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will finally heal the nation?