Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Stats Page
Show Details: February 2018
NPR DB ID: 1045
Hey man, relax! Take a chill-Bill
- First: Helen Hong 17 (3 / 7)
- Second: Tom Bodett 16 (2 / 7)
- Third: Paula Poundstone 14 (2 / 6)
Chosen: Helen Hong
Correct: Helen Hong
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a unique used furniture shop find, Not My Job about barflies, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the big surprise from this year's Super Bowl half-time show?
Another instance in which the correct answers for all three Not My Job questions were "B"
NPR DB ID: 1046
Hello Nancy Pelosi, if you need a break, let me Bill-ibuster
- First Tied: Amy Dickinson 16 (4 / 6)
- First Tied: Adam Felber 16 (4 / 6)
- Third: Hari Kondabolu 10 (4 / 3)
Chosen: Hari Kondabolu
Correct: Hari Kondabolu
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about something positive coming from McDonald's, Not My Job about North Bend, Washington, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next thing that will be blasted into space?
Another instance in which all three panelists starting the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round in a three-way tie
NPR DB ID: 1047
Say, 'Ahhh'. You're about to get a tonsil-Bill-ectomy
- First: Faith Salie 20 (4 / 8)
- Second: Mo Rocca 14 (2 / 6)
- Third: Liz Miele 4 (2 / 1)
Chosen: Faith Salie
Correct: Faith Salie
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about something Disney does not want anyone to know about, Not My Job about tumultuous breakups and divorces, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next big sport at the Winter Olympics?
David Duchovny was bleeped when responding to Peter Sagal explaining the correct answer to the first Not My Job question. Peter mispronounced Janeane Garofalo's first name and was corrected by David and Mo Rocca. Janeane was the Not My Job guest on the 2006-07-15 show
Best Of NPR DB ID: 1048
I'm the man whose inner life will always be hidden, no matter how sincere I am. I'm inscruti-Bill
- Jordan Peele 2
- Greta Gerwig 3
- Lee Daniels 3
- Liz Climo 2
- Lee Unkrich 2
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring several favorite Not My Job interviews with movie makers and a children's book author
During the intro, Bill Kurtis will almost always state the location of that week's show taping, including when they are taping the intro and inter-segment portions of the Best Of shows. For this show, Bill didn't state the location where they recorded the introduction.