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Peter and Mara Sagal welcomed their new baby, Theodore, on 2023-01-28, and Peter Grosz is filling in as guest host.
Zainab Johnson answered her 5th Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question with "Titanic" but Peter Grosz gave her a hint by saying "Same director". Zainab changed her answer to "Avatar" and got credit for the answer.
Another instance where all three panelists started the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank segment in a three-way tie with 3 points each.
The Bluff the Listener contestant initially chose Dulcé Sloan's story but the audience reacted negatively. The contestant then changed their chose to Tom Bodett's story which was correct.
After Anthony Blinken eliminated "C" for the third Not My Job question and trying to choose from "A" or "B", the audience shouted out "A". Anthony chose "A" and it was the correct answer.
I'll be a butterfly some day. I'm a very hungry cater-Bill-ar now
Another instance in which all three choices for the third Not My Job question were correct.
Paula Poundstone initially answered "Sugar Bowl" for her 6th Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question, but then changed her answer to "football"; which, Paula got credit for. Emmy Blotnik initially answered "Our nation's" for her 1st Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question. Peter Sagal said "No" and Emmy changed her answer to "Brazil", which got a ding and she got credit for it.
I'm the old acquaintance that should never be forgot
The Bluff the Listener segment and the Not My Job segment with Mariska Hargitay were from the second show taping at Carnegie Hall in New York City, New York back on 2022-12-09. The theme of the Bluff the Listener segment was about celery.
Another instance in which all of the correct answers for a Not My Job segment (Mariska Hargitay) were "B".