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Below is a list of shows that have recently aired and the next show that will air.

2021-09-25

NPR DB ID: 1236
Scorekeeper
Hey there, Internet. Review my new album. I'm Bill Nas X
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Faith Salie
Correct: Faith Salie
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about new efforts to increase tourism, Not My Job about local news broadcasts, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will the US make it up to France?
Notes
The show was recorded remotely.

2021-09-18

NPR DB ID: 1235
Scorekeeper
Feeling blue? Take a dose of A-Bill-ifi
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Brian Babylon
Correct: Brian Babylon
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a new possible solution to climate change, Not My Job about laundry, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what next will happen to Nicki Minaj's cousin's friend?
Notes
The show was recorded remotely. The correct choices for the three Not My Job questions were A, B and C. ABC is a competitor to NBC, the network in which Yamiche Alcindor worked at before joining PBS.

2021-09-11

NPR DB ID: 1234
Scorekeeper
Hey there, Chicago. We Bill this city, we Bill this city on rock and roll
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Maeve Higgins
Correct: Laci Mosley
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a mystery from childhood being solved, Not My Job about the Spice Girls, Answer the Headline!, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: when the US goes 50% solar in 2050, what will the other headlines in the news be?
Notes
The show was recorded remotely. After the listener contestant chose Maeve Higgin's Bluff the Listener story, Peter Sagal stated that the listener was "the first person ever to choose one of Maeve's stories". Maeve's Bluff the Listener story was chosen 6 times over her previous 17 regular show appearances. Maeve answered her fourth Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question with "iPads. iPods. iPhones". Although Peter and Bill will only allow the first response as the answer, Peter allowed Maeve's eventual answer of iPhones and she got points for it.

2021-09-04

NPR DB ID: 1233
Scorekeeper
Hey there, Homer. Get a load of the Bill-iad
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Helen Hong
Correct: Peter Grosz
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about flags in the news, Not My Job about crows, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: once the US restricts screen time like China has, what will we do with all of our free time?
Notes
The show was recorded remotely.

2021-08-28

NPR DB ID: 1232
Scorekeeper
The voice of the NPR credits and the man who makes you wish Fidelity Insurance was Infidelity Insurance
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Josh Gondelman
Correct: Josh Gondelman
Description
Who's Chioke This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a good day gone bad, Not My Job about middle fingers throughout history, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will other pharmaceuticals name their vaccines?
Notes
Jame Kaczmarek asked the audience for help on the second Not My Job question and they mostly yelled "B". Jane chose "B" and it was the correct answer. For the third Not My Job question, the audience mostly yelled "C", which Jane chose and was correct. Paula Poundstone started the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank segment with 3 points, tied with Josh Gondelman. When Peter Sagal asked how many questions Paula would need to answer correctly to win, Chioke said, "8 to tie, 9 to win". There are only 8 questions asked for each panelist in a regular Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank segment. After Paula finished her questions, Peter asked Chioke if Paula did enough to win, Chioke said that Paula answered 5 correct for a total of 15 points. The only way that would be true is if Paula started the segment with 5 points, not 3 points. Paula's correct score should have been 13 (unlucky as it may be) and would have placed her in third behind Maz Jobrani with 14 points. Instead, Paula slotted in second place. Since Chioke is the official judge and scorekeeper for the show, the points and rankings listed for Paula and Maz are based on the official records as stated by Chioke.