Show Details: May 2021

2021-05-01

NPR DB ID: 1215
Scorekeeper
The clock is ticking, so don't Billy-dally
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about people trapped in situations they want to escape from, Not My Job about network executives who oversee TV and movies, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will the CDC decree next?
Notes
The show was recorded remotely.

2021-05-08

NPR DB ID: 1216
Scorekeeper
Hey there, Melinda. Why not try this Bill for a change?
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Alonzo Bodden
Correct: Alonzo Bodden
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a profile featured on NPR sometime from the last 50 years, Not My Job about plumbers, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next innovation in fine dining?
Notes
The show was recorded remotely. Symone initially chose "C" for her second Not My Job question, but Peter Sagal and Luke Burbank nudged her towards "A". She changed her answer to "A", which was correct.

2021-05-15

NPR DB ID: 1217
Host
Guest: Maz Jobrani
Scorekeeper
You can either be bellicose or you can keep Billy close
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Hari Kondabolu
Correct: Hari Kondabolu
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about people going to jail for strange crimes, Not My Job about "War and Peace", Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will the Brood X cicadas find when they return in 17 years?
Notes
The show was recorded remotely. Another instance where all three of the correct Not My Job answers were "B".

2021-05-22

NPR DB ID: 1218
Scorekeeper
Lactose intolerant? Try me instead, delicious 2% Bilk
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Tom Bodett
Correct: Negin Farsad
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about skateboards in the news, Not My Job about hot dogs, What is Martha Stewart up to?, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: when we finally identify what those UFOs are, what will they turn out to be?
Notes
The show was recorded remotely.

2021-05-29

NPR DB ID: 1219
Scorekeeper
Uh-oh. You're in trouble. Head to the princi-Bill's office
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Jessi Klein
Correct: Jessi Klein
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about not so classic works from great authors, Not My Job about community theater, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next big reunion?
Notes
The show was recorded remotely. This is the fourth Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! show that features an all women panel. While reading the third choice for the third Not My Job question, Peter Sagal hit his lamp and repeated what he was saying. Joel McHale jabbed Peter about it.