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Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Roxanne Roberts: 16 (4/6)
Paula Poundstone: 15 (3/6)
P.J. O'Rourke: 14 (2/6)
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Amy Schumer: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a date that goes horribly wrong, Not My Job about the House of David baseball team, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next major product to be recalled?
Paula and P.J. had a lively discussion about the study of birds getting "divorced" during the first panelist round. The Bluff the Listener contestant seemed to have had some kind of dating experience that influenced her choice of Roxanne's bluff.

Another instance in which all three panelists answered six questions correctly.
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Luke Burbank: 18 (4/7)
Amy Dickinson: 12 (2/5)
Charlie Pierce: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: Luke Burbank
Correct: Luke Burbank
Errol Morris: 1
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a new low-tech job, Not My Job about Mickey Rooney, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will we do now that we can't go on the Internet?
The audience's tradition of chanting "Luuuuuuke" continues in force today and was also done by Peter, the panel and the audience when Luke Burbank spectacularly won the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round.

The thick Chicago accent that Carl used in the first Limerick flummoxed the listener contestant, who is a court reporter and transcribes what is said in court. He quietly repeated the last words of each line in the second limerick, to which Peter and the panel picked up. He also had a wee bit of a hard time trying to come up with the correct rhyme for the last limerick.

Someone peeped in while Peter was doing the intro for the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round. Amy tried to get Peter and Carl accept "monkey" as a correct answer, but it wasn't the first answer she provided, which was "tiger", and the correct answer was "chimpanzee". A chimpanzee is an ape and not a monkey, which Peter said that listeners would write in if the two were mixed up.

"Get these mother-farting cows off... this mother-farted (sic) plane!". Enough said.
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Amy Dickinson
Charlie Pierce
Tom Bodett
Luke Burbank
P.J. O'Rourke
Paula Poundstone
Maz Jobrani
Brian Babylon
Kyrie O'Connor
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: (N/A)
Emanuel Ax: 2
Doris Kearns Goodwin: 1
Jeff Flake: 2
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! with a look back at recent favorite guests and moments. Includes a Bluff the Listener segment about a new way to turn away unwanted advances and studies that get Paula up in arms
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Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Kyrie O'Connor: 16 (2/7)
Roy Blount, Jr.: 12 (2/5)
Brian Babylon: 9 (3/3)
Chosen: Roy Blount, Jr.
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Misty Copeland: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a new secret recording, Not My Job about Morris Dancing, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what vice will be next to be modernized?
In the edited version of the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round, they only included two of the three correct answers that Carl said Brian Babylon had.