Show Details: March 2020

2020-03-07

NPR DB ID: 1155
Scorekeeper
Get quarantined in my state room. I'm your Carni-Bill cruise
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Mo Rocca
Correct: Mo Rocca
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about moms who went the extra mile for their kids, Not My Job about yogurt, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next heroic act performed by Dr. Jill Biden
Notes
Mo Rocca was very Mo Rocca during the second panel round with his story of falling asleep on his grand aunt's bosoms and guess of using Nutella as an alternative to Preparation H. Peter Sagal accepted Mo Rocca's answer of "steal a car" for the last question in Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank. The correct answer was to let their pre-teen child to drive their car.

2020-03-14

NPR DB ID: 1156
Scorekeeper
Don't touch your face. Touch my face
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Tom Bodett
Correct: Tom Bodett
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about an exercise gadget gone wrong, Not My Job about professional moving services, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what the audience is doing right now instead of being at the Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! live taping?
Notes
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the show was recorded at the Fox Theatre without an audience; as, the panelists and crew had already traveled to Atlanta.

2020-03-21

NPR DB ID: 1157
Scorekeeper
Don't worry, I'm not communica-Bill
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Correct: Paula Poundstone
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Wash Your Hands With Bill, Bluff the Listener about a piece of art or entertainment being held under lock and key that people are demanding access to, Not My Job about burglars, Netflix and Bill, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what businesses will be created to help all of us stuck in our homes?
Notes
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the show was recorded with Peter Sagal and Bill Kurtis located at WBEZ and the panelists in remote studios. Bill used a different humourous location each time he stated where they were taping the show. Listeners of Luke Burbank's "Too Beautiful To Live" podcast will know about the sound effect machine that Luke used. The first panel round consisted of Bill singing a song for 20 or so seconds so that people could wash their hands. This was the second time that Stephen Colbert was called in to be a backup Not My Job guest. The first time that happened was for the 2017-02-11 show.

2020-03-28

NPR DB ID: 1158
Scorekeeper
Stimulus bill? I'm a stimulating Bill
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Peter Grosz
Correct: Adam Burke
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a home improvement project gone wrong, Not My Job about golf, Wash Your Hands With Bill, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what others learned about them from seeing them on video meetings this week?
Notes
As social distancing continues, the show is recorded with each person from a remote/home studio. A mother and daughter where listener contestants for the Bluff the Listener segment. When it came to choosing which panelist had the correct story, the daughter chose Adam Burke's not-quite-so-kid-friendly story while the mother chose Peter Grosz's story. Peter Sagal decided to award the prize to the daughter for the correct choice while Peter Grosz would get a point. The Chosen Bluff field lists Peter Groez as he received the point for the segment. Another instance of all of the correct answers for the Not My Job segment being "A"; but, that was due to all three choices for the third question being correct. Between the Not My Job and the second panel round segments, Bill Kurtis sung another hand washing song; this time, it was a take on ABBA's "Dancing Queen".