Show Details: June 2022

2022-06-04

Best Of NPR DB ID: 1272
Scorekeeper
I'm the pamphlet that tells you the star you came to see won't be performing tonight. I'm the play-Bill
Description
Best Of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring a look back at favorites moments from the past two years

2022-06-11

NPR DB ID: 1273
Scorekeeper
Let me take those suitcases for you. You got a Bill-hop
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Luke Burbank
Correct: Luke Burbank
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about surprising signs the pandemic is over, Not My Job about people who were at their jobs for less than a week, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next change in office culture?
Notes

This is the first show taped at Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! new home, the Studebaker Theater in Chicago.

After Kenan Thompson chose "A" for the third Not My Job question, Peter Sagal questioned Kenan if he really thought that was the answer. Kenan said, "So, is that the answer?" The correct answer was "B".

2022-06-18

NPR DB ID: 1274
Scorekeeper
Goo-goo ga-ga boo-bop gee-gee. Listen to be bab-Bill
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Brian Babylon
Correct: Brian Babylon
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about strange quirks of world leaders, Not My Job about Purple Haze and other weird marijuana strains, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predicitons: what will be the next thing in your house to come to life?
Notes

For Maeve Higgin's third Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question, she answered "weather" which Peter Sagal accepted. The correct answer was "high temperatures". For Maeve's fourth Lightning question, Bobcat Goldthwait helped her by whispering "BTS" but Maeve thought he was whispering "PTS". Bobcat whispered "BTS" a little clearer, which Maeve gave as her answer.

2022-06-25

NPR DB ID: 1275
Scorekeeper
Bueller? Bueller? Bill-er!
Panelists
Bluff
Chosen: Helen Hong
Correct: Peter Grosz
Description
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about surprising things musicians do to get listeners, Not My Job about croquet, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next word to get trademarked?
Notes

After Peter Sagal gave the answer to the 2nd Listener Limerick Challenge limerick, Bill Kurtis tried to help the listener out (albeit a bit too late).

Helen Hong answered her 8th Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank question with "thongs". Peter Sagal accepted the answer, as the correct answer was "wearing only their underwear".