Show Details: September 2017

2017-09-02

NPR ID: 1023
Scorekeeper
Hey, Maria von Trapp, climb my mountain. And the Bills are alive with the sound of music
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a company finding a way to propsper, Not My Job about centaurs, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next surprising retail partnership?
Notes
All three of the options for the third Not My Job question were actually correct; as, all three titles are actually centaur-related books available on Amazon. Mo Rocca asked if his panelist prediction would be inapproprioate to read or not.

2017-09-09

NPR ID: 1024
Scorekeeper
Hey, Kim Jong Un, why don't you try and launch me? I'm a Billistic missile
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Helen Hong
Correct: Helen Hong
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about fundraising for an unusual reason, Not My Job about strange arcade games, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next big cheating scandal?
Notes
The listener contestant for the Limerick segment forgot that the answer has to fit the limerick's rhyme scheme for the first limerick; but, he was given a second chance to give the correct answer. Peter Sagal accepted P.J. O'Rourke's beating around the bush answer for P.J.'s fourth Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question.

2017-09-16

NPR ID: 1025
Scorekeeper
Hey there, Debra Messing, how about a return of "Bill & Grace"
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Amy Dickinson
Correct: Amy Dickinson
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about falafel in the news, Not My Job about the kings of the Stone Age, The Flintstones, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the title of Hillary Clinton's next book?
Notes
Peter slipped up and said "Burr! Burr!" instead of "Blur! Blur!" in response to the dating app referenced in the first Listener Limerick. Peter said that he had "Hamilton" on his mind. The listener contestant's answer for the third limerick was "Build a Bear", which was not correct but Peter accepted it due to its funny nature and that the listener's service to the nation. Peter accepted Hari's answer of "Head of Hillary Clinton" for a Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question regarding Martin Shkrelli's request for Hillary Clinton's hair.

2017-09-23

NPR ID: 1026
Scorekeeper
You don't have to speak Tagalog to visit the Bill-ippines
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Burke
Correct: Luke Burbank
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a surprising theory on the STEM gender gap, Not My Job about cookies, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will the world end?
Notes
The listener contestant answered "gross, disgusting fish" for the third Listener Limerick and Peter Sagal accepted the answer. The correct answer was "gefilte fish".

2017-09-30

NPR ID: 1027
Scorekeeper
Hey there, ancient Mesopotamians, get ready for the epic of Bill-gamesh
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Mo Rocca
Correct: Mo Rocca
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about Star Wars showing up in an unexpected location, Not My Job about ghosting, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will NBC do to fix Megyn Kelly's new show?
Notes
Adam Scott had a bit of help from Mo Rocca, and some from the audience, with the third Not My Job question. Amy asked Peter for a hint for her last Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question, but Peter said it was established that no hints were given. Amy then asked if the answer involved cheese and Peter said that answering that would be giving a hint. Peter accepted Alonzo's answer of "a note" for his last Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question. The correct answer was "40 bucks, half a joint and a note"