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Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "Hey, Ebbing, Missouri, you don't need three billboards. You just need one Bill Kurtis" Bill Kurtis 
Mo Rocca: 13 (3/5)
Paula Poundstone: 12 (2/5)
Alonzo Bodden: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: Mo Rocca
Correct: Mo Rocca
Al Roker: 3
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about someone elsewhere in the world having a unique immigration problem, Not My Job about Coldplay, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next big false alarm to freak everyone out?
Paula Poundstone used the surname "Swamu" in her Bluff the Listener story again.

All three of the options for the third Not My Job question were actually correct.
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "Hey, that guacamole is not ready yet. You need some Bill-antro" Bill Kurtis 
Faith Salie: 16 (4/6)
Peter Grosz: 11 (3/4)
Bim Adewunmi: 7 (1/3)
Chosen: Faith Salie
Correct: Peter Grosz
Krysten Ritter: 3
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a former kids TV star doing something new, Not My Job about other people named Jones, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what souvenir will President Trump bring back from Davos?
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Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "Hey man, relax! Take a chill-Bill" Bill Kurtis 
Helen Hong: 17 (3/7)
Tom Bodett: 16 (2/7)
Paula Poundstone: 14 (2/6)
Chosen: Helen Hong
Correct: Helen Hong
Dr. Michael Rosbash: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a unique used furniture shop find, Not My Job about barflies, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the big surprise from this year's Super Bowl half-time show?
Another instance in which the correct answers for all three Not My Job questions were "B"
South Bend, IN (Morris Performing Arts Center)Peter Sagal "Hello Nancy Pelosi, if you need a break, let me Bill-ibuster" Bill Kurtis 
Amy Dickinson: 16 (4/6)
Adam Felber: 16 (4/6)
Hari Kondabolu: 10 (4/3)
Chosen: Hari Kondabolu
Correct: Hari Kondabolu
Pete Buttigieg: 3
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about something positive coming from McDonald's, Not My Job about North Bend, Washingston, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next thing that will be blasted into space?
Another instance in which all three panelists starting the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round in a three-way tie
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal Bill Kurtis 
Faith Salie: 20 (4/8)
Mo Rocca: 14 (2/6)
Liz Miele: 4 (2/1)
Chosen: Faith Salie
Correct: Faith Salie
David Duchovny: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about something Disney does not want anyone to know about, Not My Job about tumultuous breakups and divorces, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next big sport at the Winter Olympics?
David Duchovny was bleeped when responding to Peter Sagal explaining the correct answer to the first Not My Job question. Peter mispronounced Janeane Garofalo's first name and was corrected by David and Mo Rocca. Janeane was the Not My Job guest on the 2006-07-15 show
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