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New York City, NY (Carnegie Hall)Peter Sagal "Forget Bill de Blasio, I'm Bill de Badassio" Bill Kurtis 
Peter Grosz: 15 (3/6)
Paula Poundstone: 14 (2/6)
Faith Salie: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: Peter Grosz
Correct: Peter Grosz
Candice Bergen: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about something that took nine minutes, Not My Job about Murphy's Law, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what holiday song will replace "Baby, It's Cold Outside"?
After Peter Sagal listed the three options for the second Not My Job question, the audience started yelling out "B"; which, Candice Bergen took the audience's chose and it was the correct one.

During the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank segment, Paula Poundstone couldn't quite come up with the name "Golden Globe" and circled around the word "Globe". Peter accepted that as the correct answer.
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "The verdict is in Michael Cohen. You're Bill-ty" Bill Kurtis 
Bim Adewunmi: 14 (4/6)
Brian Babylon: 12 (2/5)
Tom Papa: 7 (3/2)
Chosen: Bim Adewunmi
Correct: Bim Adewunmi
Peter Farrelly: 3
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a controversy at this year's Grand Slams of Darts tournament, Not My Job about dairy, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will the new Mars probe find?
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Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "Had enough turkey yet? Gobble gob-Bill" Bill Kurtis 
Roxanne Roberts
Tara Clancy
Tom Bodett
Maz Jobrani
Paula Poundstone
Adam Burke
Helen Hong
Janelle James
Alonzo Bodden
Faith Salie
Mo Rocca
Peter Grosz
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: (N/A)
Cyndi Lauper: 2
Bassem Youssef: 2
Mayim Bialik: 1
David Wise: 1
Bradley Whitford: 2
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring favorite Not My Job segments over the past years
Included in this Best Of show was a panel round question that was not included in the edited version of the Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! 20th anniversary show from 2018-10-27.
Orlando, FL (Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts)Peter Sagal "Hey there, Donald Duck. Get a load of this Bill" Bill Kurtis 
Mo Rocca: 19 (3/8)
Adam Felber: 17 (5/6)
Tara Clancy: 15 (3/6)
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Aaron Gordon: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about something from a fairy tale being true, Not My Job about magic tricks, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next thing that cities will fight over?
A few audience members shouted out answers while Tara Clancy tried to figure out the answer for her fourth Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question. Mo Rocca made a sound while Adam Felber was trying to figure out his fourth Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question.