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Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

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  • Hosted by Peter Sagal

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up.

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Limericks

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

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Panel Questions

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Predictions

Dec 8, 2018

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, panel, what song will replace "Baby, It's Cold Outside" for our modern sensibilities? Peter Grosz.

PETER GROSZ: Based off of "Little Drummer Boy," we're going to get Little Dummy Boy about how much Paula loves Charlie McCarthy.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Faith Salie.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Dec 8, 2018

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Now onto our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which they answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Bill, can you give us the scores?

BILL KURTIS: Faith and Paula each have two. Peter has three.

Limericks

Dec 8, 2018

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Hi, you are on WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME.

SEAN: Hi, this is Sean, calling from Atlanta, Ga.

SAGAL: And what do you do there?

SEAN: I'm a clinical tech, so I run the tests that physicians will order to diagnose your weird illness.

Limericks

Dec 1, 2018

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Predictions

Dec 1, 2018

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Now, panel, what will the InSight probe find when it digs into Mars? Brian Babylon.

BRIAN BABYLON: It's going to find a new beach for Teletubbies.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Bim Adewunmi.

BIM ADEWUNMI: Another giant cow, like the one in Australia.

(LAUGHTER)

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Dec 1, 2018

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now on to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer is now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

BILL KURTIS: Bim has four.

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Senior White House adviser Josh Lyman was the most intelligent and effective political operative ever. Sadly, he's fictional. That being the case, we had to settle for talking with the actor who played him, Bradley Whitford.

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