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Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "The verdict is in Michael Cohen. You're Bill-ty" Bill Kurtis 
Bim Adewunmi: 14 (4/6)
Brian Babylon: 12 (2/5)
Tom Papa: 7 (3/2)
Chosen: Bim Adewunmi
Correct: Bim Adewunmi
Peter Farrelly: 3
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a controversy at this year's Grand Slams of Darts tournament, Not My Job about dairy, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will the new Mars probe find?
New York City, NY (Carnegie Hall)Peter Sagal "Forget Bill de Blasio, I'm Bill de Badassio" Bill Kurtis 
Peter Grosz: 15 (3/6)
Paula Poundstone: 14 (2/6)
Faith Salie: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: Peter Grosz
Correct: Peter Grosz
Candice Bergen: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about something that took nine minutes, Not My Job about Murphy's Law, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what holiday song will replace "Baby, It's Cold Outside"?
After Peter Sagal listed the three options for the second Not My Job question, the audience started yelling out "B"; which, Candice Bergen took the audience's chose and it was the correct one.

During the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank segment, Paula Poundstone couldn't quite come up with the name "Golden Globe" and circled around the word "Globe". Peter accepted that as the correct answer.
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "Hey there vegetarians, put me on your pun. I'm a porta-Bill-o" Bill Kurtis 
Helen Hong: 16 (2/7)
Roy Blount, Jr.: 14 (4/5)
Luke Burbank: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: Roy Blount, Jr.
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
William Shatner: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about an injury that occurred in a surprising way, Not My Job about the Cannes Film Festival, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: who will end up hosting the Oscars?
Luke Burbank answered his third Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question with "that crazy guy down the street" and Peter Sagal accepted it. The proper answer was "social media".
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "Deck the halls with Bills of holly. Fa la la la la, la la la Bill" Bill Kurtis 
Adam Felber: 18 (4/7)
Roxanne Roberts: 16 (2/7)
Maeve Higgins: 10 (2/4)
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Mike-D and Ad-Rock of Beastie Boys: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about someone having a surprising problem with their pet, Not My Job about bread making, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will Mark Zuckerberg get for Christmas?
Peter Sagal gave the Beastie Boys a chance to change their answer to the third Not My Job question. The audience and the panelists nudged them to choose "A"; which, was the correct answer.

The gong sound that is used to mark time running out during the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank segment didn't play in the edited version of the show at the end of Adam Felber's set of questions.
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal "This New Year's Eve, count to ten and watch the Bill drop" Bill Kurtis 
Maz Jobrani
Jessi Klein
Alonzo Bodden
Bobcat Goldthwait
Amy Dickinson
Peter Grosz
Tom Bodett
Tara Clancy
Roxanne Roberts
Adam Felber
Paula Poundstone
Hari Kondabolu
Roy Blount, Jr.
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: (N/A)
Jon Hamm: 3
Jeff Tweedy: 2
Seth Meyers: 2
Glenn Close: 2
Louie Anderson: 2
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring favorite interviews from the past year, along with several never before heard segments
The Holiday Traditions and Not My Job segment with Seth Meyers came from the 2018-12-07 live taping at Carnegie Hall in New York City, New York