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2008

2008-01-05

Repeat of 2007-04-28
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Paula Poundstone: 17
Adam Felber: 13
Sue Ellicott: 13
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: (N/A)
Linda Ronstadt: 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Not My Job about strange patents and inventions, Bluff the Listener about NASA scandals, Panelist Predictions: what will presidential letters from the future contain?
Repeat of 2007-04-28 show.
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Adam Felber: 16 (4/6)
Amy Dickinson: 14 (2/6)
Tom Bodett: 11 (3/4)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: (N/A)
Paul Begala: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about unique recycling methods, Not My Job with questions from 1998 (the first year Wait Wait was on the air), Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what will be Hillary Clinton's next display of human emotions?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Kyrie O'Connor: 15 (3/6)
Roy Blount, Jr.: 14 (2/6)
Mo Rocca: 13 (3/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: (N/A)
Brad Bird: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about plagiarism reported by the news, Not My Job about the love relationship between Dennis and Elizabeth Kucinich as reported by the Washington Post, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what the UFO that people in Texas saw really is?
On the topic of men lying during the Listener Limerick Challenge, Roy Blount, Jr. told an anecdote about marriage counseling. This lead to Kyrie to start laughing uncontrollably and Peter retorting with "been in counseling, Kyrie?"
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Charlie Pierce: 13 (3/5)
Paul Provenza: 12 (4/4)
Roxanne Roberts: 9 (1/4)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: (N/A)
Melissa Etheridge: 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about unexpected labor unrest, Not My Job about the founder of the Wham-O toy company, Richard Knerr, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: how will the Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, stimulate the ailing economy?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Adam Felber: 13 (3/5)
Paula Poundstone: 12 (2/5)
Luke Burbank: 8 (2/3)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Luke Burbank
Joey Harrington: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about potentially dangerous travel situations, Not My Job about Smurfs, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what will be the big story out of this year's Super Bowl?
Several members of audience chanted "Luuuuuuke" when Luke was introduced by Peter
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Kyrie O'Connor: 15 (1/7)
Adam Felber: 14 (2/6)
Paul Provenza: 14 (2/6)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Adam Felber
Janet Napolitano: 0
Carl Kasell's Countdown, Bluff the Listener about solving adult problems with adolescent behavior, Not My Job about college basketball coach Bobby Knight, Who's Carl This Time?, Panelist Predictions: what will Mitt Romney do now that he has suspended his presidential campaign?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Roxanne Roberts: 18 (2/8)
Tom Bodett: 14 (4/5)
P.J. O'Rourke: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Tom Bodett
Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell: 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about cosmetic enhancements, Not My Job about the Bush family, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what will bring Barack Obama's presidential campaign back down to Earth?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Korva Coleman 
Paula Poundstone: 13 (3/5)
Luke Burbank: 13 (3/5)
Mo Rocca: 7 (3/2)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Luke Burbank
Drew Carey: 2
Who's Korva This Time?, Bluff the Listener about new psychotherapy developments, Not My Job about about Mr. Rogers as written in "Mental Floss" magazine, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Prediction: what will Fidel Castro do in his spare time after stepping down?
Mo Rocca's Bluff the Listener is another story to refer to "Dingoes Ate My Baby". Peter's mention of Paula's smack talk about Cleveland, Ohio was in reference to her comments from the 2007-04-28 show. Peter or Luke names the new blackest black as, "blackity black black black"
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Charlie Pierce: 14 (4/5)
Roy Blount, Jr.: 13 (1/6)
Paula Poundstone: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Jimmy Carter (The Blind Boys of Alabama): 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about poor journalism, Not My Job about President Jimmy Carter, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what a presidential candidate will be forced to renounce next?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Amy Dickinson: 16 (2/7)
Paul Provenza: 11 (3/4)
Roy Blount, Jr.: 9 (3/3)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Margaret Spellings: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about innovations in beauty pageants, Not My Job about Dungeons and Dragons, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what will John McCain do in his spare time while waiting for a Democratic presidential nominee to be selected?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Roxanne Roberts: 18 (2/8)
Tom Bodett: 16 (4/6)
Mo Rocca: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Tom Bodett
Ed Rendell: 2
Carl Kasell's Countdown, Bluff the Listener about people pursuing dream jobs despite long odds, Not My Job about the film career of Madonna, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will Eliot Spitzer now do with his spare time after resigning?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Kyrie O'Connor: 16 (2/7)
P.J. O'Rourke: 14 (2/6)
Charlie Pierce: 13 (3/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Kyrie O'Connor
Maureen Dowd: 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about someone trying to fix something lame, Not My Job about Arthur C. Clarke, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next sign of the economy is tanking?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Kyrie O'Connor: 13 (3/5)
Paul Provenza: 10 (2/4)
Paula Poundstone: 2 (2/0)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Paula Poundstone
Fannie Flagg: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about taking the wild out of wilderness, Not My Job about founder of Carl's Jr., Carl Karcher, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will the US mistakenly send to the wrong country?
Paula Poundstone did not answer any Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank questions correctly, though she had a lot of fun in doing so.
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Kyrie O'Connor: 17 (3/7)
Tom Bodett: 15 (3/6)
Mo Rocca: 14 (2/6)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Kyrie O'Connor
Neil Patrick Harris: 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about cartoon characters protecting their brand, Not My Job about April Fool's Day pranks as collected by the "Times of London", Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what newsmaker nicknames will be revealed to the public?
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! was one of thirty-five recipients to be awarded the 67th Annual Peabody Award.

Tom Bodett's Bluff the Listener story involved enhanced mice touted as "Pinky and The Brain", which Tom did voiceover work on as well as "The Animaniacs"; during the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round, Tom tried to get a point by passing off Darth Vader (the current answer) an "uber" Storm Trooper (Tom's response), in which Peter went on exclaim that "Darth Vader is a fallen Jedi, whereas Storm Troppers are clones, and it's just not the same. Moving on, Moving on!".
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Roxanne Roberts: 17 (3/7)
Tom Bodett: 15 (3/6)
Paula Poundstone: 14 (2/6)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Tom Bodett
Kim Cattrall: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a new game for the Nintendo Wii, Not My Job about the Prohibition, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next PR nightmare for the Beijing Olympics?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Roy Blount, Jr.: 14 (2/6)
Roxanne Roberts: 13 (3/5)
Tom Bodett: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Tom Bodett
Jane Curtin: 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about pheromones, Bluff the Listener about extreme ways to motivate employees, Panelist Predictions: what present did President Bush give to the Pope for his birthday?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Korva Coleman 
Charlie Pierce: 14 (4/5)
Kyrie O'Connor: 14 (2/6)
Drew Carey: 13 (3/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Kyrie O'Connor
Moby: 1
Who's Korva This Time?, Bluff the Listener about family restaurants trying to sharpen their image, Not My Job about a short-lived play called "Moose Murders", Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: where will President Bush turn up next after his appearance on "Deal or No Deal"?
Drew Carey joins the panel; Carl Kassel is out on jury duty, to which Drew asked if the defendant would give a message from Carl.

The topic of "Truck Nutz" during the second panelist round.
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Adam Felber: 15 (3/6)
Roy Blount, Jr.: 11 (1/5)
Paula Poundstone: 10 (2/4)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Stephen King: 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about people trying to close the barn door after the horse left, Not My Job about nice things, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will Hannah Montana star, Miley Cyrus, rebuild her image?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Charlie Pierce: 17 (3/7)
Amy Dickinson: 12 (2/5)
Mo Rocca: 11 (3/4)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Mo Rocca
Adam Savage: 3
Carl Kasell's Countdown, Bluff the Listener about new and unexpected vacation destinations, Not My Job about Bram Stoker, Who's Carl This Time?, Panelist Predictions: what will happen at Jenna Bush's wedding?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
P.J. O'Rourke: 17 (3/7)
Roy Blount, Jr.: 16 (2/7)
Amy Dickinson: 13 (3/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Amy Dickinson
Jesse Ventura: 2
Carl Kasell's Answering Machine, Bluff the Listener about learning how young or old someone is, Not My Job about miniature golf, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: with high gas prices, what will families do for summer vacation?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Adam Felber: 16 (2/7)
Kyrie O'Connor: 15 (3/6)
Tom Bodett: 14 (2/6)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Kyrie O'Connor
William Safire: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about people in the news who sent in e-mail to "Wait Wait" not asking to be made fun of, Not My Job about Steven Seagal, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the big story from John McCain's weekend barbecue with potential VP candidates?
(N/A)

2008-05-31

Best Of
Repeat of 2007-10-27
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Tom Bodett
Paula Poundstone
Roxanne Roberts
Charlie Pierce
Kyrie O'Connor
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: (N/A)
Elizabeth Edwards: 2
Stephen Breyer: 0
Al Michaels: 2
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! where Peter Sagal, Carl Kasell, Roxanne Roberts, Tom Bodett, Paula Poundstone, Charlie Pierce and Kyrie O'Connor review their favorite moments from the past ten years.
Repeat of 2007-10-27 show.
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Tom Bodett: 17 (3/7)
Roxanne Roberts: 12 (2/5)
P.J. O'Rourke: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: P.J. O'Rourke
Jim Webb: 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about how the Internet is making life easier, Not My Job about Huntington Hartford, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what role will Hillary Clinton be in Barack Obama's presidential campaign?
Tom entered the Lightning Fill In the Blank round with 3 points, to which, Carl stated that he answered 7 questions correctly. This would have given him a total of 17 points, but Carl stated that Tom had 16 points.
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Roy Blount, Jr.: 15 (3/6)
Charlie Pierce: 14 (2/6)
Amy Dickinson: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Amy Dickinson
Scott McClellan: 3
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about making summers even more lazy, Not My Job about Truman Capote, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what cool feature will Apple include in the next generations of the iPhones?
Scott McClellan is the third (albeit former) White House Press Secretary of the Bush Administration to appear on the show.

When Peter started to ask Amy a question during the second Panelist Round, Amy responded with "No! Don't look at me."
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Kyrie O'Connor: 19 (3/8)
Mo Rocca: 14 (2/6)
Paul Provenza: 9 (3/3)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Kyrie O'Connor
Dick Durbin: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about controversial stories about the online, virtual world, Not My Job about founder of Broadcom, Henry Nicholas, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will George W. Bush's memior begin?
Another instance where Mo Rocca uses the surname "Bagnoli" in this Bluff the Listener story. When Peter was explaining the story during the second panelist round, he added sound effects to the re-enactment.
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Adam Felber: 16 (4/6)
Paul Provenza: 10 (2/4)
Paula Poundstone: 9 (1/4)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Paul Provenza
Jonathan Poneman: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a gift for a billionaire with everything, Not My Job about Celine Dion, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what will the Supreme Court decide is protected by The Constitution?
(N/A)

2008-07-05

Best Of
Repeat of 2007-01-06
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Tom Bodett
Sue Ellicott
Charlie Pierce
Roy Blount, Jr.
Mo Rocca
Luke Burbank
Paula Poundstone
Amy Dickinson
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: (N/A)
Craig Ferguson: 1
Dave Barry: 2
Gwen Ifill: 2
Calvin Trillin: 2
Kevin Clash and Elmo: 2
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring several favorite Not My Job guests from 2006.
Repeat of 2007-01-06 show.
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Roxanne Roberts: 19 (3/8)
Tom Bodett: 15 (3/6)
Charlie Pierce: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Andrea Mitchell: 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about more annoying things being done by airlines, Not My Job about Sonny Landham, the third actor from "Predator" to try to enter politics, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: who will be Madonna's next love interest?
Charlie Pierce tried to get his answer of through an airplane window or door to be accepted by Peter and Carl, even though the correct answer was the airplane emergency slide.
(TBD)Adam Felber Carl Kasell, SE 
Charlie Pierce: 19 (5/7)
Amy Dickinson: 11 (1/5)
Paul Provenza: 10 (2/4)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Amy Dickinson
John Waters: 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about Christmas in July, Not My Job about Jersey City, New Jersey, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what will be the first noticeable change after Budweiser was purchased by the Belgians?
(N/A)
(TBD)Adam Felber Carl Kasell, SE 
Paul Provenza: 14 (2/7)
Kyrie O'Connor: 14 (4/5)
Mo Rocca: 11 (3/4)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Mo Rocca
Peter Bogdanovich: 0
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a person's past coming back to haunt them at their current job, Not My Job about derivation of different words as written in the book "I Didn't Know That...", Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will John McCain be able to top Barack Obama's world tour?
Another show in which all three correct Not My Job answers were the second answer.
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Roy Blount, Jr.: 16 (2/7)
Paula Poundstone: 13 (3/5)
Alison Stewart: 11 (3/4)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Alison Stewart
Debra Winger: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a new innovation that will make life great for men, Not My Job about Alaska Senator Ted Stevens, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: who will be the surprise candidate for vice president?
Alison Stewart joins the panel, who co-hosted "Bryant Park Project" with Luke Burbank before he left.
(TBD)Peter Sagal Corey Flintoff 
Charlie Pierce: 17 (3/7)
Roxanne Roberts: 17 (3/7)
Paula Poundstone: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Jeanne Moos: 1
Who's Corey This Time?, Bluff the Listener about unexpected dangers of trying to live healthy, Not My Job about a New York Times article about the history of the modern Olympic movement, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the big story coming from the Olympics in Beijing?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Korva Coleman 
Kyrie O'Connor: 17 (3/7)
Adam Felber: 14 (2/6)
Mo Rocca: 13 (3/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Mo Rocca
Lewis Black: 2
Who's Korva This Time?, Bluff the Listener about innovative ways to cut costs, Not My Job about Miss Manners, Who's Korva This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what will Michael Phelps do once he conquer's this year's Olympics?
(N/A)

2008-08-23

Repeat of 2007-07-21
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Adam Felber: 19
Roxanne Roberts: 17
Roy Blount, Jr.: 14
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: (N/A)
Patrick Fitzgerald: 1 *
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job not about "Scooter" Libby, Bluff the Listener about unusual summer camps, Panelist Predictions: what the next popular fantasy series after Harry Potter?
Repeat of 2007-07-21 show.
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Roy Blount, Jr.: 16 (4/6)
Alison Stewart: 11 (1/5)
Tom Bodett: 7 (3/2)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Nastia Lukin: 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff The Listener about normally reserved dorks doing crazy things, Not My Job about Matthew McConaughey, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: How will John McCain top Barack Obama's acceptence speech, while at the Republican National Convention?
While commenting about the cable news coverage of the Democratic National Convention, Peter noted how "angry" Keith Olbermann was. Alison Stewart is a regular backup host for Countdown with Keith Olbermann.
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Tom Bodett: 13 (1/6)
Paula Poundstone: 12 (4/4)
Mo Rocca: 8 (2/3)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Paula Poundstone
Joseph "Moose" Skowron Jr.: 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about leaders emerging in odd and unusual ways, Not My Job about Michael Jackson, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next big bombshell to drop about either of the vice presidential candidates?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Paul Provenza: 17 (3/7)
Roy Blount, Jr.: 15 (3/6)
Amy Dickinson: 14 (2/6)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Paul Provenza
Stefan Fatsis: 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about new diplomatic efforts by the United States, Not My Job about North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, Carl's List, Panelist Predictions: what will happen to the world now that the Large Hadron Collider has been activated?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Charlie Pierce: 16 (4/6)
Roxanne Roberts: 12 (4/4)
Paula Poundstone: 9 (1/4)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Leonard Nimoy: 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about surprising apologies from those in leadership questions, Not My Job about the expertise of Dr. Spock, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what e-mail messages will be recovered from vice presidential candidate, Alaska governor Sarah Palin's hacked e-mail account.
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Tom Bodett: 14 (4/5)
Kyrie O'Connor: 14 (2/6)
Mo Rocca: 14 (2/6)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Tom Bodett
George McGovern: 0
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about suburban angst, Not My Job about hard hitting presidential campaigns, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: how will the U.S. Government raise the seven-hundred billion dollars needed to bail out Wall Street?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Roxanne Roberts: 19 (5/7)
Mo Rocca: 12 (2/5)
Paul Provenza: 8 (2/3)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
"Dr. Phil" McGraw: 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about travel mishaps, Not My Job about fringe presidential candidates, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will President Bush, who has the highest disapproval rate ever, win back the affection of the American people?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Roy Blount, Jr.: 17 (3/7)
Tom Bodett: 14 (2/6)
Alison Stewart: 13 (3/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Alison Stewart
Garrison Keillor: 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about one tiny mistake that significantly alters a person's life, Not My Job about the tropical island nation Nauru, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the October Surprise that will shake up the presidential race?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Paul Provenza
Kyrie O'Connor
Paula Poundstone
Tom Bodett
Mo Rocca
Adam Felber
Roy Blount, Jr.
Charlie Pierce
Amy Dickinson
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: (N/A)
Neil Patrick Harris: 1
Stephen King: 1
William Safire: 2
Fannie Flagg: 2
Scott McClellan: 3
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring several favorite Not My Job guests from 2008.
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Kyrie O'Connor: 17 (3/6)
Tom Bodett: 13 (3/5)
Charlie Pierce: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Kyrie O'Connor
Christopher Buckley: 0
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff The Listener about embarrassing government cover-ups, Not My Job about fashion critic Mr. Blackwell, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be this year's most popular Halloween custome?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Paul Provenza: 15 (3/6)
Paula Poundstone: 12 (4/4)
Amy Dickinson: 8 (2/3)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Paula Poundstone
John Hodgman: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about new approaches in responding to emergencies, Not My Job about the history of Microsoft, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: how will Barack Obama spend his campaign cash?
(N/A)
Boston, MA (Wang Theatre at Citi Performing Arts Center)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Amy Dickinson: 16 (4/6)
Charlie Pierce: 12 (2/5)
Mo Rocca: 11 (1/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: (N/A)
Barney Frank: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about robocalls gone awry, Not My Job about Bill O'Reilly's recent memoir, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what big surprise will come out of the first 100 days of the Obama administration?
Carl stated that Amy needed to answer 5 questions correctly to tie or 6 to win outright after announcing Charlie's score of 12. Amy started the round with 4 points, which meant that she only needed to answer 4 questions correctly to tie or 5 questions to win.
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
P.J. O'Rourke: 12 (2/5)
Kyrie O'Connor: 12 (4/4)
Tom Bodett: 7 (1/3)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Kyrie O'Connor
Tom Brokaw: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about the Internet letting us down, Not My Job about ways kids are wasting their time, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what will be the first line of President Bush's memoir?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Roxanne Roberts: 15 (3/6)
Adam Felber: 12 (2/5)
Paula Poundstone: 9 (3/3)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Tiki Barber: 2
Carl Kasell's Countdown, Bluff The Listener about brilliant new ways to lose weight, Not My Job about Mickey Mouse (who is celebrating his 80th birthday), Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will the American auto industry save itself?
When Peter Sagal was talking about the Detroit Big Three going to DC to testify, Peter accidentally said "FUV" instead of "SUV". Hilarity ensued.

2008-11-29

Best Of
Repeat of 2007-12-29
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Kyrie O'Connor
Roy Blount, Jr.
Mo Rocca
Charlie Pierce
Paula Poundstone
Roxanne Roberts
Luke Burbank
Adam Felber
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: (N/A)
Chris Paul: 3
Anne Garrels: 1
Valerie Plame Wilson: 0
Michael Moore: 2
Robert Lutz: 0
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring several Not My Job favorites.
Repeat of 2007-12-29 show.
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Adam Felber: 13 (3/5)
Mo Rocca: 12 (2/5)
Kyrie O'Connor: 10 (2/4)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Mo Rocca
Denis Leary: 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff The Listener about new scams threatening our peace and prosperity, Not My Job about beloved kids shows, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will cause the first disagreement between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Roxanne Roberts: 14 (2/6)
Paula Poundstone: 14 (2/6)
Tom Bodett: 13 (3/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Tom Bodett
Gen. Michael Hayden: 0
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about brand new holiday characters, Not My Job about the history of breakfast cereals, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will Barack Obama's open U.S. Senate seat be chosen?
(N/A)
(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Roy Blount, Jr.: 17 (3/6)
Charlie Pierce: 12 (2/5)
Amy Dickinson: 11 (3/4)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: (N/A)
Mavis Staples: 0
Who's Carl This Time?, Not My Job about office supplies, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: who will be Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2009?
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(TBD)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
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Dana Perino
Mike Huckabee: 2
Barack Obama: 2
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! takes a look back at the 2008 presidential race.
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