Show Details: December 2011

2011-12-03

NPR ID: 722
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: N/A
Correct: Mo Rocca
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about odd course offerings at Ivy League schools, Not My Job about Rin Tin Tin, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will the new Mars rover find?

2011-12-10

NPR ID: 723
Location
Eastern Kentucky University's Center for the Arts (Richmond, KY)
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: N/A
Correct: Kyrie O'Connor
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about new German celebrities, Not My Job about racing other animals, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will Iran do with the downed US drone?

2011-12-17

NPR ID: 724
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: N/A
Correct: Jessi Klein
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a sign that your boyfriend is bad news, Not My Job about old and arcane laws that have been on the books for a very long time, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: who will be Time's Person of the Year for 2012?

2011-12-24

NPR ID: 725
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: N/A
Correct: Nick Hancock
Description
TV: Carl's Holiday Letters, Panelist Round 1 about big news of 2011 in which social media claims another victim, Panelist Round 2 about big news of 2011, Not My Job about the Royal Wedding, Panelist Predictions: How exactly will the world end in 2012? Radio: Carl's Holiday Letters, Opening Panelist Round about big news of 2011 in which social media claims another victim, Bluff the Listener about health care in the UK, Not My Job about the Royal Wedding, Panel Round Two about the big news of 2011, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: How exactly will the world end in 2012?
Notes
"Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!: A Royal Pain In The News" BBC America TV special aired on 2011-12-23. The TV version did not have the Bluff the Listener round. For the radio version of the show, contestants are chosen from the studio audience rather than the usual listeners. In both versions, the Carl's Holiday Letters round were played by the panelists and not the a studio audience member or a listener contestant.

2011-12-31

Repeat: 2011-04-02 NPR ID: 726
Location
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts (Miami, FL)
Scorekeeper
Carl Kasell
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: N/A
Correct: Kyrie O'Connor
Description
Diagnose Carl, Bluff the Listener about a team going above and beyond for a win, Not My Job about Soloflex, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what new disorder will be discovered?
Notes
Repeat of 2011-04-02 show. The theme for this week's show is all about health and fitness.