Show Details: February 2020

2020-02-01

NPR ID: 1150
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Billie Eilish may have five Grammys, but Billy Kurtis is your only grampy
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Faith Salie
Correct: Faith Salie
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about somebody trying to help with your personal growth, Not My Job about Taco Bell, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next tell-all to make a splash?
Notes
After Peter Sagal explained the story behind the second limerick from the Listener Limerick Challenge segment, Maz Jobrani started singing a new verse to "Baby Shark" with "Walking sharks, doo doo doo doo doo doo"

2020-02-08

NPR ID: 1151
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Hey, Iowa. I'm the only candidate that's via-Bill
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Amy Dickinson
Correct: Amy Dickinson
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about something interesting to do at exactly 4 PM on a Sunday, Not My Job about things that shouldn't be done, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next naked activity that will take the nation by storm?
Notes
After Tracy Letts answered all three Not My Job questions correctly, Bill Kurtis said that "very few people get 'em all right". Including this show, there have been 53 instances (and three exception) in which a guest has scored all 3 points where Bill Kurtis was the scorekeeper. Peter Sagal, Bill and the panelists provided some assistance for the second limerick during the Listener Limerick Challenge.

2020-02-15

NPR ID: 1152
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Hey, coronavirus, you can't touch me. I've got a clean Bill of health
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Tom Papa
Correct: Tom Papa
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a dinner party gone wrong, Not My Job about confessions, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next company to convert itself into a lifestyle brand?
Notes
Peter Sagal accepted Alonzo Bodden's answer of "plots" for Alonzo's last Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round question. The correct answer was a list of addresses that the person was planning to rob.

2020-02-22

Best Of NPR ID: 1153
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
When I'm President, we'll meet in the O-Bill Office
Description
Best Of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring favorite recent Not My Job segments
Notes
The Bluff the Listener segment was from the show that aired on 2019-07-20

2020-02-29

NPR ID: 1154
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Hey, mountain climbers. Summit this. I'm Mount Bill-imanjaro
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Luke Burbank
Correct: Luke Burbank
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about someone trading in their principals for cold, hard cash, Not My Job about boat Jacks, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next show to get a Senior version?
Notes
Listeners of Luke Burbank's podcast, "Too Beautiful to Live," will be familiar with the name Luke used in his Bluff the Listener story.