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Show Details: October 2014
- First: Faith Salie 15 (3 / 6)
- Second: Charlie Pierce 12 (2 / 5)
- Third: Paula Poundstone 9 (3 / 3)
Both former Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, who was the Not My Job guest on the 2010-02-06 show, and current Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz each only answered one Not My Job question correctly.
Simply Gorgeous Anchorman
- First: Roxanne Roberts 15 (3 / 6)
- Second: Faith Salie 14 (2 / 6)
- Third: Tom Bodett 13 (3 / 5)
During the second panelist round and after discussing a bit about Larry, Peter called Faith, "Larry," by accident. In the same round, Peter also integrated the Pimsleur Language Learning System name, who is commonly an NPR sponsor, into the explanation of a panelist question.
Right after the listener, who lives in Pittsburgh where the show was being taped, playing the Listener Limerick Challenge was introduced read a limerick that she had written.
When Peter was providing the correct answer and story behind Faith's last question in the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round, Peter made a comment about people smelling like old motels, he said, "no offense, Tom." That is in reference to Tom Bodett being the spokesperson for Motel 6.
In the edited version of the show, the gong sound started while Peter was asking Tom the next to the last question, versus the last question, but continued to fade out while asking the last question.
- First: Roy Blount, Jr. 15 (3 / 6)
- Second: Brian Babylon 12 (2 / 5)
- Third: Amy Dickinson 11 (3 / 4)