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

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Blog Post: Year in Review: Wait Wait Stats Page and Other Happenings

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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Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "I'm the man so hot President Obama wants to cap and trade me" Bill Kurtis 
Roxanne Roberts: 16 (2/7)
Maz Jobrani: 15 (3/6)
Alonzo Bodden: 11 (3/4)
Chosen: Maz Jobrani
Correct: Maz Jobrani
Starlee Kine: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about unlikely heroes, Not My Job about Bugs Bunny, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the big surprise to come out at the first Democratic Presidential debate?
The name of the Buddhist monk that Roxanne Roberts used in her bluff sounded very similar to my name.
Chicago, IL (Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millenium Park)Peter Sagal "A healthy part of a complete breakfast" Bill Kurtis 
Faith Salie: 17 (3/7)
Mo Rocca: 15 (3/6)
Brian Babylon: 9 (3/3)
Chosen: Brian Babylon
Correct: Faith Salie
Chancelor "Chance the Rapper" Bennett: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about an Alfred Hitchcock movie coming to life, Not My Job about Saran wrap, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: who will steal the spotlight from Donald Trump at next week's debate?
The Bluff the Listener contestant initially chose Mo Rocca's bluff as the true story, but then changed her mind and chose Brian Babylon's bluff after Peter Sagal started to repeat the summary of Mo Rocca's bluff. Neither were the correct story.

At the beginning of the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round, Bill Kurtis noted that each panelist had three points entering the round and that was the first time there was a three-way tie. That statement is incorrect, even if it was reflecting in it being the first time Bill Kurtis presided over a game in which there was a three-way tie going into the Lightning round.

Peter called time on Mo Rocca's Lightning round as Mo was trying to come up with a second answer for his 8th Lightning round question.