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NPR DB ID: 1017
Hey O.J., now that you're free, come find the real Biller
Correct: Paula Poundstone
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a new tech peripheral, Not My Job about potatoes, Trump Dump, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next thing to get nerds all excited?

The audience reacted when Bassem Youssef his first guess for his third Not My Job question, thus leading to Peter Sagal giving Bassam another chance.

While Paula was trying to figure out the correct answer to her second panel round question, Peter gave her hints to narrow down to the correct answer.

During the Listener Limerick Challenge, the topic of people listening to podcasts at "Chipmunk" speed. That lead to Paula saying that people would hear "Thanks for having me, Peter. I lose!" when people would listen to her on Wait Wait at chipmunk speed.

Bill Kurtis stated that Tom Bodett's 17 points was the highest score he's seen since being on the show. There have been 4 times where panelists have scored 19 points and 10 times where panelists have scored 18 points on shows where Bill was judge and scorekeeper.