Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Stats Page
Show Details: June 2019
Best Of NPR DB ID: 1115
Hey, everybody. Gather in front of me and prepare to salute; because, it's the Triumph of the Bill
Best Of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring favorite superhero-themed moments
NPR DB ID: 1116
Hey, Steph Curry. Try spinning ol' basket-Bill on your finger
- First Tied: Adam Burke 12 (4 / 4)
- First Tied: Maz Jobrani 12 (2 / 5)
- Third: Aida Rodriguez 6 (0 / 3)
Chosen: Adam Burke
Correct: Maz Jobrani
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about someone trying to improve their commute, Not My Job about Buffalo Wild Wings, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next surprising FBI file that gets released?
NPR DB ID: 1117
Sleep tight, baby. You're about to get a dose of Bill-atonin
- First: Helen Hong 17 (3 / 7)
- Second: Jordan Carlos 16 (2 / 7)
- Third: Roy Blount, Jr. 13 (3 / 5)
Chosen: Roy Blount, Jr.
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Who's Bill This Time?, The Trump Dump, Bluff the Listener about someone trying to save the environment only to have it backfire, Not My Job about cups that are not the World Cup, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will the mysterious thing hidden in the moon turn out to be?
After Kristine Lilly chose "B" for her third Not My Job question, the audience reacted disapprovingly. Kristine changed her answer to "A" even though she didn't like the idea of the answer; but, it was the correct one.
NPR DB ID: 1118
Ask not for whom the bell tolls. Ask for whom the Bill tolls
- First: Roxanne Roberts 15 (3 / 6)
- Second: Adam Felber 12 (2 / 5)
- Third: Peter Grosz 10 (2 / 4)
Chosen: Peter Grosz
Correct: Peter Grosz
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about someone having an unlikely excuse for losing $22,000 this week, Not My Job about MTV VJs, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the big surprise at next week's Democratic debate?
After Peter Sagal read all three choices for the third Not My Job question, the audience started yelling out the answer. Another instance of all three choices for a Not My Job question were correct. With that, all three of the Not My Job questions had "C" as the correct answer.
Peter sneezed while reading the background on the news story for Adam Felber's eighth Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question.
NPR DB ID: 1119
It's always sunny in Bill-adelphia
- First: Paula Poundstone 14 (2 / 6)
- Second: Faith Salie 12 (2 / 5)
- Third: Luke Burbank 9 (3 / 3)
Chosen: Luke Burbank
Correct: Luke Burbank
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about an unusual counter protest, Not My Job about negative reviews written by Peter Sagal's father, Matthew Sagal, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: who's going to throw in their hat into the presidential ring now that they've seen the competition?
Faith Salie helped nudge Jennifer Weiner towards the correct answer for the first Not My Job question