Show Details: 2001

2001-01-06

NPR ID: 447
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about adventures in commercial aviation, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about measurements, Panelist Predictions: how will the Democrats take advantage of their short-lived power in the Senate?

2001-01-13

NPR ID: 448
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My job about pets, Week in Review, Who's Carl This TIme? Round II, Bluff the Listener about dealing with winter, Panelist Predictions: what will be the true identity to "Ginger"?

2001-01-20

NPR ID: 449
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about new high-tech products, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about making the Department of Public Works work better, Panelist Predictions: how will Bill Clinton spend his time once he's no longer president?

2001-01-27

NPR ID: 450
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Charlie Pierce
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about fast food, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about things you can't do but didn't know about, Panelist Predictions: how will the Bush White House exact revenge on the Clintonite pranksters?

2001-02-03

NPR ID: 451
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about football, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about "Pardon me, Mr. President", Panelist Predictions: how will other morning shows outdo Good Morning America's live birth?

2001-02-10

NPR ID: 452
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Charlie Pierce
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Corey This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about occupational obsolescence, Week in Review, Who's Corey This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about new concepts in museum exhibition that is too new for the viewing public, Panelist Predictions: how will Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman ease their broken hearts?

2001-02-17

NPR ID: 453
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Corey This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about "You Went From the White House to the dog house", Week in Review, Who's Corey This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about the unlikeliest seminar, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next great discovery about the human genome?

2001-02-24

NPR ID: 454
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Corey This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about "You're not going to Disneyworld--and man, are you going to be wishing you were", Week in Review, Who's Corey This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about a twist on the family business, Panelist Predictions: how will Eminem follow up his Grammy night duet with Elton John?

2001-03-03

NPR ID: 455
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about baseball, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about people who are determined to have it their way, Panelist Predictions: how will a vengeful God next send a warning to Bill Gates?

2001-03-10

NPR ID: 456
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about art, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about a new religion that is raising eyebrows, Panelist Predictions: who will run the country if Vice President Cheney were ever incapacitated?

2001-03-17

NPR ID: 457
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about the Ken doll, Week in Review, Who's Carl This TIme? Round II, Bluff the Listener about a cliche that truth of which has been debunked, Panelist Prediction: how will Ken celebrate his 40th birthday?

2001-03-24

NPR ID: 458
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about the Gridiron Dinner, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about hands, Panelist Predictions: what will be Bush's next pet peeve?

2001-03-31

NPR ID: 459
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Carl This TIme?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about phobias, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about people trying to get insurance coverage on unexpected things, Panelist Predictions: who will be the next celebrity to change his or her name?

2001-04-07

NPR ID: 460
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about Gereoso Pope, Jr., Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about journalistic hijinks from eager reporters, Panelist predictions: what will be the next David Copperfield magic extravaganza to be televised?

2001-04-14

NPR ID: 461
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Charlie Pierce
Correct: Patt Morrison
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about marshmallow peeps, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about two things you'd never think could come together but did, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next song the Bush administration will use to highlight a new policy or press release?

2001-04-21

NPR ID: 462
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about "If you have to leave a footprint on the sunken chest of every little old man between your seat and foul pole, you are going to get that ball!", Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about something that only happens in fairy tales, Panelist Predictions: what will happen if Dennis Tito visits the space station?

2001-04-28

NPR ID: 463
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about TV network memos, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about games, Panelist Predictions: what will be Kevin Costner's next quest to save the world?

2001-05-05

NPR ID: 464
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about "You have no idea what these kids nowadays are even talking about", Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about Uri Geller, Panelist Predictions: what will be the first Country hit based on the recession?

2001-05-12

NPR ID: 465
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Charlie Pierce
Correct: Paula Poundstone
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about Elizabeth Wurzel, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about the Doobie Brothers, Panelist Predictions: what would a Cliff's Notes of the news be?

2001-05-19

NPR ID: 466
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about Wonder Woman, Week in Review, Who's Carl This TIme? Round II, Bluff the Listener about a new must-have corporate types need to have to succeed, Panelist Predictions: what will the FBI find in the vault full of files?

2001-05-26

NPR ID: 467
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about words that magazines have banned from their pages, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about bad things gone good, Panelist Predictions: how will Republicans get their revenge on Senator Jim Jeffords for leaving the party?

2001-06-02

NPR ID: 468
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about the history of music censorship, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about new ways to keep or restore the peace, Panelist Predictions: what will be an unintended consequence of the Casey Martin Supreme Court decision?

2001-06-09

NPR ID: 469
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Patt Morrison
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about celebrity product endorsements, Week in Review, Who's Carl Thie Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about a dangerous aspect of an innocuous thing, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next celebrity endorsement?

2001-06-16

NPR ID: 470
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about the Gabor sisters, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about man affecting nature, Panelist Predictions: what will Phil Bronstein get next Father's Day?

2001-06-23

NPR ID: 471
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about the Red Scare during and before the Cold War, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about the cutting edge in luxury goods, Panelist Predictions: what will the letter from Bush to the taxpayers announcing the tax rebate say?

2001-06-30

NPR ID: 472
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roy Blount, Jr.
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about ketchup, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about desperate measures in desperate times, Panelist Predictions: how will Congress make the Patient's Bill of Rights more appealing to Americans?

2001-07-07

Repeat: 2000-05-27 NPR ID: 473
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about "The Fools in the Academy Thought You Were Insane...Insane, I Tell You! But You'll Show Them!", Late 20th Century in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about bold strides in military strategy, Panelist Predictions: what quotes will be mocked 25 years from now?

2001-07-14

NPR ID: 474
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about Motley Crue, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about a tempest in the schools, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next thing we'll learn about early man?

2001-07-21

NPR ID: 475
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roy Blount, Jr.
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about psychics, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about a new innovation in safety, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next thing touted as a benefit of smoking cigarettes?

2001-07-28

NPR ID: 476
Scorekeeper
Guest: Jean Cochran
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Patt Morrison
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about surfing, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about strange collectibles, Panelist Predictions: what will Laura Bush do to change her "nice" image?
Notes
After concluding the Bluff the Listener segment on the show that aired 2001-08-04, Peter Sagal stated that listeners had written in about the previous show's Bluff the Listener segment in which the story about people collecting air sickness bags was in fact a real thing that happens. That was the story that the listener contestant chose but it was not deemed the correct story. They are retroactively giving the listener the prize of Carl Kasell's message on their answering machine.

2001-08-04

NPR ID: 477
Scorekeeper
Guest: Jean Cochran
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Jean This Time?, Historical Reenactment Theatre, Not My Job about the 20 years of MTV, Listener Limerick Challenge, Bluff the Listener about an everyday phenomenon explained, Panelist Predictions: how will MTV change in the next 20 years?
Notes
After concluding the Bluff the Listener segment, Peter Sagal stated that listeners had written in about the Bluff the Listener segment that aired on 2001-07-28; in which, the story about people collecting air sickness bags was in fact something that actually happens. That was the story that the listener contestant chose but it was not deemed the correct story. They are retroactively giving the listener the prize of Carl Kasell's message on their answering machine.

2001-08-11

NPR ID: 478
Scorekeeper
Guest: Jean Cochran
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Jean This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about advertising, Week in Review, Who's Jean This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about misleading names, Panelist Predictions: what will be the title of Bill Clinton's memoirs?

2001-08-18

NPR ID: 479
Scorekeeper
Guest: Jean Cochran
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Charlie Pierce
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Jean This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about the Shriners, Week in Review, Who's Jean This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about unlikely plans that actually succeeded, Panelist Predictions: how will Bush redecorate the White House?

2001-08-25

NPR ID: 480
Host
Guest: Adam Felber
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about pirated Asian CDs and DVDs, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about someone who took a jook a little too seriously, Panelist Predictions: what are Jesse Helm's plans for retirement?

2001-09-01

NPR ID: 481
Host
Guest: Adam Felber
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Charlie Pierce
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about the lives and loves of mosquitos, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about an offer that's too good to pass up, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next scandal to hit a children's institution?

2001-09-08

NPR ID: 482
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about PEZ, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about historical advances in political correctness, Panelist Predictions: what will be Janet Reno's Florida gubernatorial campaign slogan?

2001-09-22

NPR ID: 483
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Charlie Pierce
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about Samuel Z. Arkoff, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about rejected espionage innovations, Panelist Predictions: what will be a sign that America has begun to heal?
Notes
Due to the events that happened on 2001-09-11, there wasn't a Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! show for the week of 2001-09-15. P.J. O'Rourke would later become a regular panelist on the show.

2001-09-29

NPR ID: 484
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Evan Smith
Correct: Evan Smith
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about scholarships you might be embarrassed to accept, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about unlikely plans to save energy, Panelist Predictions: who will be the next person to come out of retirement?

2001-10-06

NPR ID: 485
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about the early days of video games, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about little guys taking on the big boys, Panelist Predictions: what will be the first relevation from the Clinton White House Tapes?

2001-10-13

NPR ID: 486
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about GI Joe, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about don't do it yourself schemes, Panelist Predictions: where will a muppet turn up unexpectedly next?

2001-10-20

NPR ID: 487
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roy Blount, Jr.
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about things the stars never wanted you to know, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about schemes to make people feel more secure, Panelist Predictions: who will be victimized next by overly tight security?

2001-10-27

NPR ID: 488
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Historical Reenactment Theatre, Not My Job about the history of trash, Listener Limerick Challenge, Bluff the Listener about new ways to mold young minds, Panelist Predictions: what will the Arizona Diamondbacks do to beat the New York Yankees?

2001-11-03

NPR ID: 489
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about products endorsed by dead celebrities, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about souvenirs we'd love to buy, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next product attached to the name of a dead celebrity?

2001-11-10

NPR ID: 490
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Evan Smith
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about ants, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about peculiar letters, Panelist Predictions: what advertising slogan will America adopt in its war against terrorism?

2001-11-17

NPR ID: 491
Scorekeeper
Guest: Jean Cochran
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Sue Ellicott
Correct: P.J. O'Rourke
Description
Who's Jean This Time?, Historical Reenactment Theatre, Not My Job about Ricky Jay's "Jay's Journal of Anomolies", Who's Jean This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about solutions in which necessity mothered innovation, Panelist Predictions: how will Bush and Putin solidify their friendship?

2001-11-24

Repeat: 2000-12-30 NPR ID: 492
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Roy Blount, Jr.
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about politician's regrettable pronouncements from both sides of the aisle, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about the less distinguished relatives of distinguished, accomplished people, Panelist Predictions: what will be the New York Times headline for 1 Jan 2050?

2001-12-01

NPR ID: 493
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Charlie Pierce
Correct: Sue Ellicott
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about Tupperware, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about enticements to shop, Panelist Predictions: how we will know when the recession has become a depression?

2001-12-08

NPR ID: 494
Scorekeeper
Guest: Jean Cochran
Panelists
Guests
Description
Who's Jean This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about Walt Disney's centennial, Week in Review, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about high-flying data that can also help us understand something more humble, Panelist Predictions: how will Strom Thurmond celebrate his 100th birthday?

2001-12-15

NPR ID: 495
Scorekeeper
Guest: Jean Cochran
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Jean This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about Minnesotans, Week in Review, Who's Jean This Time? Round II, Bluff the Listener about tributes gone awry, Panelist Predictions: what is in the inaudible bits of the Osama Bin Laden video?

2001-12-22

NPR ID: 496
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Charlie Pierce
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Historical Reenactment Theatre, Not My Job about Batman and Robin, Week in Review, Listener Limerick Challenge, Bluff the Listener about innovations in the art of cleanliness, Panelist Predictions: where is Osama Bin Laden?

2001-12-29

NPR ID: 497
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Charlie Pierce
Correct: Charlie Pierce
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about luminaries lost in the past year, Announcement of the Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Newsmaker of the Year 2001, Historical Reenactment Theatre, Bluff the Listener about updates on stories reported earlier in the year, Panelist Predictions: what will be the big story in the new year?