Show Details: March 2016

2016-03-05

NPR ID: 945
Scorekeeper
Someone's knocking at the door. Someone's ringing the bill
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a new literary controversy, Not My Job about old sports jerseys, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will the GOP try next to bring down Donald Trump?

2016-03-12

NPR ID: 946
Scorekeeper
Hey ladies, get your tickets to the Billith Fair
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Faith Salie
Correct: Faith Salie
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about people trying to capitalize on the Oscars, Not My Job about escalators and elevators, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the big thing to come from the US-Canada meeting?
Notes
Both Paula Poundstone and Peter Sagal were voice actors in the movie "Inside Out", which was the topic of Paula's Bluff the Listener story.

2016-03-19

NPR ID: 947
Scorekeeper
Forget about March Madness, let's play basket-Bill
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Tom Bodett
Correct: Tom Bodett
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about something we once thought was bad for us actually is good for us, Not My Job about three things NPR listeners won't shut up about, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will Supreme Court nominee Marrick Garland do to convince the Senate to confirm him?
Notes
In the edited version of the show, Marina Franklin was asked five questions during the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round and answered four correctly. Bill Kurtis stated that she answered five correct, meaning that the fifth would have come from one of the three questions edited out.

2016-03-26

NPR ID: 948
Scorekeeper
This is not a drill; it's a Bill
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Luke Burbank
Correct: Luke Burbank
Description
Who's Bill This Time, Bluff the listener about a Romanian town of Bogata, Not My Job about three different kinds of bases, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: where will President Obama go next, after visiting Cuba?
Notes
When Peter introduced Luke Burbank, the audience continued the tradition of chanting "Luuuuuuke!".