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Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "Put on your tutu, you're going to the Bill-et" Bill Kurtis 
Paula Poundstone: 13 (3/5)
John Hodgman: 13 (3/5)
Mo Rocca: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: Paula Poundstone
Correct: Paula Poundstone
Liz Climo: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a homeowner association having to deal with a surprising problem, Not My Job about Jessica Simpson, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next big cheating scandal?
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Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "I'll take care of that odor, I'm your Bill Kurtis-y flush" Bill Kurtis 
Roxanne Roberts: 21 (5/8)
Tom Bodett: 18 (6/6)
P.J. O'Rourke: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: Tom Bodett
Correct: Tom Bodett
Lee Unkrich: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a stand out birthday party activity, Not My Job about Taco Bell, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next big innovation from Twitter?
Roxanne Roberts is the first panelist to break the 20 point barrier with her perfect run of the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank segment.
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "I hope you're hungry, you're about to get a big plate of spaghetti Bill-ignese" Bill Kurtis 
Faith Salie: 19 (3/8)
Helen Hong: 15 (3/6)
Alonzo Bodden: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: Helen Hong
Correct: Faith Salie
Scott Kelly: 3
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a city moving toward the future, Not My Job about IHOP, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: who will be the next person to be indicted?
Scott Kelly got a little nudge from Peter Sagal after he provided his first choice for the first Not My Job question. Scott changed his answer to "C", which was the correct answer.

During the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank segment, Helen Hong answered "China" for her fourth question; which, Peter accepted it as a correct answer. The answer that they were looking for was "Asia".
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "Hey Paul Ryan, no need to debate, I'll be your tax reform Bill" Bill Kurtis 
Luke Burbank: 15 (3/6)
Paula Poundstone: 12 (2/5)
Adam Burke: 6 (2/2)
Chosen: Luke Burbank
Correct: Luke Burbank
Brian May: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about technology giving us better manners, Not My Job about Dairy Queen, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the shocking relevation in the newly-released JFK files?
The audience chanted "Luuuuuuke" when Luke Burbank was introduced and after winning the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank segment.

Adam Burke flexed his French accents while telling his Bluff the Listener story.
Minneapolis, MN (Orpheum Theatre)Peter Sagal "Look out Tokyo, here comes God-Billa!" Bill Kurtis 
Adam Burke: 12 (2/5)
Roxanne Roberts: 11 (3/4)
Negin Farsad: 11 (3/4)
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Negin Farsad
Alan Page: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about voter fraud somewhere in the world, Not My Job about actual Vikings, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next big lie we hear?
Starting with this show, the winners can now choose which host, scorekeeper or panelist they would like to record their answering machine or voicemail message.