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Milwaukee, WI (Riverside Theater)Peter Sagal "Step aside Schlitz, I'm the Bill that made Milwaukee famous" Bill Kurtis 
Roxanne Roberts: 16 (2/7)
Adam Felber: 15 (3/6)
Paula Poundstone: 13 (3/5)
Chosen: Paula Poundstone
Correct: Paula Poundstone
Glenn Close: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about someone's summer plans being ruined, Not My Job about rabbits, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next thing to be discovered to be bad for us?
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Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "You're gonna look great; cuz, you're about to get a Bill-icone implant" Bill Kurtis 
Helen Hong: 13 (1/6)
Adam Burke: 13 (3/5)
Maeve Higgins: 9 (3/3)
Chosen: Adam Burke
Correct: Adam Burke
Jenny Han: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about the Scunthorpe Problem making an appearance in the news, Not My Job about kid's toys, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the title of the next anonymous New York Times op-ed?
Helen Hong's Bluff the Listener story involved people seeing public radio hosts in person for the first time, including those that came to see Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! and were shocked at how Peter Sagal and the panel looked versus what people's own mental image of them looked like. The listener contestant said that she had recently looked at a picture of Peter Sagal and was shocked. Peter asked her what she thought he looked like.
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "Hey, Guy Raz, how do you Bill this?" Bill Kurtis 
Paula Poundstone: 14 (2/6)
Negin Farsad: 13 (3/5)
P.J. O'Rourke: 10 (2/4)
Chosen: Negin Farsad
Correct: Negin Farsad
Anna Kendrick: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a nuisance plaguing Bexhill-on-Sea, England, Not My Job about a no-hitter thrown by Pittsburgh Pirate Dock Ellis, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: who will be the next person scandalized by food?
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Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "Get over here and shave me. I'm your stub-Bill" Bill Kurtis 
Faith Salie: 15 (3/6)
Tara Clancy: 11 (3/4)
Adam Burke: 10 (2/4)
Chosen: Faith Salie
Correct: Tara Clancy
Aly Raisman: 3
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a mystery in Ipswich that caused people to hear "It's raining, it's pouring..." each night, Not My Job about storage vaults, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next video game character to be in the news?
Aly Raisman asked the audience for help for the first Not My Job question after Peter Sagal listed the three options. The audience shouted out "B" and Aly chose it.
Los Angeles, CA (Greek Theatre)Peter Sagal "Hey there Angelenos, take a right on Sunset Bill-evard" Bill Kurtis 
Jessi Klein: 13 (3/5)
Maz Jobrani: 12 (2/5)
Alonzo Bodden: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: Maz Jobrani
Correct: Maz Jobrani
Jon Hamm: 3
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a new job opportunity, Not My Job about Spam, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next company to change their name and why?
The listener contestant for the Who's Bill This Time? segment answered the third question which was about a company that recently changed the name. The answer that they were going for was "Weight Watchers" but the contestant answered "Dunkin' Donuts". Peter Sagal accepted the answer as Dunkin' Donuts also changed its name.

When Jessi Klein was trying to answer the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank questions, the audience yelled out some of the answers trying to help her.