Show Details: May 2020

2020-05-02

NPR ID: 1163
Scorekeeper
Tastes great, more Bill-ing
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Amy Dickinson
Correct: Amy Dickinson
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about fake news, Not My Job about 7 Up, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what message were the aliens trying to deliver?
Notes
As social distancing continues, the show is recorded with each person from a remote/home studio. Even though Christine Baranski only answered one question correctly, Bill Kurtis said that they were going to make a winner; with, Peter Sagal saying that they should give her a point for her singing. Jim Kim Booster notched his first win on the show.

2020-05-09

NPR ID: 1164
Scorekeeper
I am the egg man. I am the Kurtis
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Helen Hong
Correct: Mo Rocca
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about surprising sources of inspiration or muses, Not My Job about people who stand in for actors when posterior shots are required, The Viral Load, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next menace to plague us?
Notes
As social distancing continues, the show is recorded with each person from a remote/home studio. Bill Kurtis seemed to be recording from a different location than previous shows during the pandemic. The correct answer for all three Not My Job questions were "C".

2020-05-16

NPR ID: 1165
Scorekeeper
Got COVID? Don't worry. You're about to get a hot Bill injection
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Negin Farsad
Correct: Negin Farsad
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Talk To Bill, Bluff the Listener about something luxurious making a comback, Not My Job about people stealing other people's ideas or products, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the hit show on TV this fall?
Notes
As social distancing continues, the show is recorded with each person from a remote/home studio. Adam Rippon chose "B" for all three of the Not My Job questions. All three of the choices for the third Not My Job questions were correct.

2020-05-23

NPR ID: 1166
Scorekeeper
The secret's out. I'm the Zodiac Biller
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Maz Jobrani
Correct: Maz Jobrani
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Graduate With Bill Kurtis, Bluff the Listener about attempts to make working from home more fun, Not My Job about cyberspace, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what's next for 2020 graduate Harry Azcrac?
Notes
As social distancing continues, the show is recorded with each person from a remote/home studio. Peter Sagal helped nudge Christina Koch from her initial choice of "B" for the first and third Not My Job questions towards the correct answer. Another instance where all three of the correct choices for the Not My Job questions were "C". Peter was in a generous mood by providing Tom Bodett a bit of leeway in his answers during Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank.

2020-05-30

Best Of NPR ID: 1167
Scorekeeper
It's a great day for a road trip. Go ahead and put my top down. I'm your converti-Bill
Description
Best Of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring segments recorded from different cities around the U.S.
Notes
The Who's Bill This Time? segment was from the 2019-05-11 show recorded at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, MO. The first panel round was from the 2019-02-09 show recorded at the Savannah Civic Center in Savannah, GA. The Bluff the Listener segment was from the 2019-11-16 show recorded at the Altria Theater in Richmand, VA. The Not My Job segment with Tony Hawk was from the 2019-03-16 show recorded at the San Diego Civic Theatre in San Diego, CA. The second panel round was from the 2019-08-31 show recorded at Wolf Trap in Vienna, VA. The Listener Limerick Challenge segment was from the 2019-04-13 show recorded at the Laurie Auditorium in San Antonio, TX. The Not My Job segment was from the 2018-08-11 show recorded at Millennium Park in Chicago, IL.