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Show Details: June 2024

2024-06-01

Best Of NPR DB ID: 1379
Scorekeeper
I'm the man with a voice so smoky, I can barbecue a rack of ribs just by whispering to it
Description
Best Of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! celebrating the return of summer with some favorite guests
Notes

The Panel Question with Roy Blount, Jr. may have come from the show that aired on 2023-10-07 or a special show that was taped with segments that have not been included in other Best Of shows.

2024-06-08

NPR DB ID: 1380
Scorekeeper
It's officially hot Bill summer
Panelists
Description
Who's Bill This Time?; Panel Questions; Bluff the Listener about a dog losing its job; Not My Job about lesser known gods; Panel Questions; Listener Limerick Challenge; Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank; Panelist Predictions: how will Pepsi get its mojo back now that it's in third place?
Notes

When Peter Sagal asked how well Alzo Slade did answering his Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank questions, Bill Kurtis said that Alzo answered six correct for a total of 15 points rather than 14. After Karen Chee answered her Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank questions, Bill Kurtis said that she had a total of 13 points and was one point behind Alzo; which, confirmed that Alzo had 14 points and Bill had misspoken earlier.

2024-06-15

NPR DB ID: 1381
Scorekeeper
Welcome everybody to Bill-ennium Park
Panelists
Bluff(s)
#1
Chosen: Helen Hong
Correct: Helen Hong
Description
Who's Bill This Time?; Panel Questions; Bluff the Listener about something happening at Belgium's Jemeppe Castle; Not My Job about CBS' Survivor; Panel Questions; Listener Limerick Challenge; Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank; Panelist Predictions: what will be Joey Chestnut's next career move?

2024-06-22

NPR DB ID: 1382
Scorekeeper
Get some tan lines form me, I'm your Bill-kini
Panelists
Guests
Bluff(s)
#1
Chosen: Adam Felber
Correct: Adam Felber
Description
Who's Bill This Time?; Panel Questions: The Olympic Torch Reporch; Bluff the Listener about famous dads in the news; Not My Job about social climbers; Panel Questions; Listener Limerick Challenge; Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank; Panelist Predictions: what will be the next thing to get a Surgeon General's warning?

2024-06-29

NPR DB ID: 1383
Scorekeeper
I'm the voice as smooth as my co-host's head
Panelists
Bluff(s)
#1
Chosen: Dulcé Sloan
Correct: Dulcé Sloan
Description
Who's Bill This Time?; Panel Questions; Bluff the Listener about a unique lawsuit; Not My Job about Bass Pro Shops; Panel Questions; Listener Limerick Challenge; Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank; Panelist Predictions: what will be the next weird thing people will do on planes?