Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Stats Page
Show Details: July 2006
NPR DB ID: 54
- First: Luke Burbank 15 (3 / 6)
- Second Tied: Mo Rocca 10 (2 / 4)
- Second Tied: Paula Poundstone 10 (2 / 4)
Chosen: Luke Burbank
Correct: Luke Burbank
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about new safety devices, Not My Job about Superman, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: who will be the villain in the next Superman movie?
Another instance where Mo Rocca uses the surname "Bagnoli" in this Bluff the Listener story.
Best Of Repeat: 2006-01-07 NPR DB ID: 53
- Multiple Panelists
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! including: singing mice, "666"/"616" introduction debacle, Not My Job with Maj. Robert Bateman, Paula Poundstone's first win
NPR DB ID: 52
- First: Roy Blount, Jr. 13 (3 / 5)
- Second Tied: Richard Roeper 12 (2 / 5)
- Second Tied: Paula Poundstone 12 (2 / 5)
Chosen: Roy Blount, Jr.
Correct: Richard Roeper
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about deep fryers in history, Not My Job about the bikini, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what's next for soccer star Zinedine Zidane?
Janeane Garofalo uses SAT tips to answer the Not My Job questions and bombs humorously
NPR DB ID: 51
- First: Kyrie O'Connor 16 (2 / 7)
- Second: Mo Rocca 14 (2 / 6)
- Third: Paula Poundstone 12 (2 / 5)
Who's Carl This Time? all about the G8 summit, Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job about competitive eating, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: who will be the next person unaware of a live microphone?
Regarding NPR's not censoring President Bush's swearing, Mo called NPR as "National Potty-Mouth Radio"
NPR DB ID: 50
- First: Roxanne Roberts 19 (3 / 8)
- Second: Charlie Pierce 15 (3 / 6)
- Third: Luke Burbank 11 (1 / 5)
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about toys getting a modern makeover, Not My Job about complaint letters sent to New York City mayors, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what the Iraqi premier really wanted to say to Congress?
During the second panelist round, Roxanne Roberts made a pun with "Kurds and Whey" regarding Kurdish state in Iraq.
After Roxanne answered all of her Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank questions correctly, including a question about inflatable body in a car's glove box, Peter noted that Luke Burbank has been deflated and can be put back into the glove compartment. Luke's deflated response was "Thanks Peter, that's totally what I needed."