Show Details: February 2019

2019-02-02

NPR ID: 1098
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
I'm legendarily cold anchorman, Brrrgh Kurtis
Bill Kurtis
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Tom Bodett
Correct: Tom Bodett
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about the Millcreek Elementary Fourth Grade Science Fair, Not My Job about Ulsses S. Grant, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will we find under all of the ice and show when it finally melts?
Notes
For the 3rd Not My Job question, Richard E. Grant stuck with his answer of "B" even after Peter questioning his choice and jeering from the audience. When Peter Sagal asked how Richard did, Bill Kurtis said he would give Richard the win, in part for starring with Chicago-native Melissa McCarthy. The exception has been noted. After Maeve Higgins gave her answer to her first Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question and Peter saying that the correct answer was "Iran", Maeve then said "Iran" in hopes of getting the point. Meave would then repeat the "Iran" answer for the second question, which was not correct.

2019-02-09

NPR ID: 1099
Location
Savannah Civic Center (Savannah, GA)
Scorekeeper
Hey there Georgia, I'll take a bite of your juicy peach
Bill Kurtis
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Peter Grosz
Correct: Peter Grosz
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about an unsolved mystery, Not My Job about bromances, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be next year's Super Bowl half-time show?
Notes
Another instance of Mo Rocca using the topic of dingoes in Australia being used in a Bluff the Listener story; but, this time, there is a twist! The audience shouted out "B" while Stacey Abrams was trying to come up with an answer for the first Not My Job question and shouted out even louder when she first chose "A". She changed her answer to "B", which was correct. For the second Not My Job question, Peter Sagal gave her a strong hint of which answer was correct. During the second panel round, Roxanne Roberts stole Mo Rocca's question. Mo would then steal Roxanne's question. Another instance of all three panelists starting the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank segment in a three-way tie.

2019-02-16

NPR ID: 1100
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Roses are red, pickles are dill. My last name's Kurtis. My middle name's Danger
Bill Kurtis
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Maeve Higgins
Correct: Maeve Higgins
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a mother that might have gone a bit too far, Not My Job about Prince, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will Amazon get back at New York for rejecting them?

2019-02-23

Best Of NPR ID: 1101
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
I don't know if Beale Street could talk; but, Bill Street can
Bill Kurtis
Description
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring favorite moments from recent shows
Notes
The Bluff the Listener segment included in this show was from the 2018-12-15 show; and, thus, the chosen and correct bluff information will not be included for this show.