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Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "Hey there, Jonathan Safran Foer, everything is Billuminated" Bill Kurtis 
Roxanne Roberts: 18 (4/7)
Faith Salie: 14 (2/6)
Mo Rocca: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Jordan Peele: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about someone getting vigilante justice, Not My Job about Teletubbies, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next awards show snafu?
When Mo was trying to come up with the correct answer for his sixth Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round question, he dismissed Instagram and Snapchat, but Snapchat was the correct answer and Mo started saying "Snap" a couple of times. After not immediately getting a ding, Mo said "Ding" and got his bell ding sound.

While Peter was explaining the answer to the Roxanne's last question of the round, in which the Venezuelan skier not having seen snow before and thus fell and got up more than 30 times during the run, Peter said, "if at first you don't succeed try... again" phrase with 36 instances of the word "try".
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Jessi Klein "I'm the Bill no one wants to repeal and replace" Bill Kurtis 
Adam Felber: 13 (3/5)
Alonzo Bodden: 11 (3/4)
Helen Hong: 10 (2/4)
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Neal Brennan: 3
Who's Bill This Time?, BLuff the Listener about a new theme retirement home opening up, Not My Job about three guys named Mike, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next change to make air travel even worse?
Jesse Klein stated that she was the first female guest host of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!; but, Susan Stamberg was actually the first female guest host the show back in August 2000. The show that Susan hosted aired on 2000-08-12.

During Alonzo Bodden's Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round, Alonzo answered the last question in the round with "Ran". The official, correct answer was "waited, got impatient and left". Alonzo wanted Bill to give him the points. Bill stated that hew would get "two points for that answer"; but, that was not reflected in the final score.
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "We're cutting your budget by a Bill-ion" Bill Kurtis 
Negin Farsad: 13 (3/5)
Tom Bodett: 12 (2/5)
Adam Burke: 10 (2/4)
Chosen: Negin Farsad
Correct: Adam Burke
Paul Shaffer: 0
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a new international crime gang on the scene, Not My Job about comic book sidekicks, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next household item to betray us?
Even though Paul Shaffer did not answer any of his Not My Job questions correctly, Bill Kurtis called him a winner because it was the "Chicago Way".

For Adam Burke's second Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round question, he initially answered "spacecraft"; but, then Peter started saying "No..." causing Adam to change his answer to "Tesla". Even though the first answer is what is supposed to be used, Peter and Bill gave Adam credit for his second answer.
Dallas, TX (Music Hall at Fair Park)Peter Sagal "I'm no doctor, but I'll be your healthcare Bill" Bill Kurtis 
Roxanne Roberts: 15 (3/6)
Paula Poundstone: 12 (2/5)
Peter Grosz: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Charley Pride: 3
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a snake joining the workforce, Not My Job about people who have made big mistakes, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what new home remedy will be created in response to the new health care bill?
Charley Pride had a lot of help from the audience when it came to answering the first two Not My Job questions correct. For the third one, Peter Sagal outright told Charley that the third one was correct before Charley provided his guess.