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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. On the web, you can play along too. Hear recent episodes and lean more about the show on the Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me website.

Who's Bill Again?

Nov 28, 2020

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The Emmy and Tony award-winning actor will answer three questions about safe driving, inspired by classic driver's education films of yesteryear. Originally broadcast Aug. 8, 2020.

Predictions

Nov 21, 2020

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Now, panel, what will be the big surprise in book two of President Obama's memoir? Paula Poundstone.

PAULA POUNDSTONE: He voted for Trump.

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SAGAL: Negin Farsad.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Nov 21, 2020

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Now onto 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 they can. Each correct answer is now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Nov 21, 2020

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Predictions

Nov 14, 2020

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Now, panel, when they start putting on the commercials for the COVID vaccine, what will the people in the commercials be doing? Joanna Hausmann.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Nov 14, 2020

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Now onto 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 they can. Each correct answer is now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Nov 14, 2020

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Lightning Fill In The Blanks

Nov 7, 2020

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Hey, it's time for 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 they can, each correct answer now worth 2 points.

Bill, can you please give us the scores?

Limericks

Nov 7, 2020

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Predictions

Nov 7, 2020

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Now, panel, what will be the next thing a state will legalize? Helen Hong.

HELEN HONG: California and New York will both legalize bringing an emotional support Canadian to the polls next election.

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SAGAL: Maz Jobrani.

Panel Questions

Oct 31, 2020

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All right. Some questions for you about the rest of the week's news. Faith, a New York state trooper was suddenly transferred from his post in Albany up to a remote town near the Canadian border. New York political observers believe that was because the trooper made what key mistake?

Predictions

Oct 31, 2020

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Now, panel, will would be the big surprise on Tuesday night? Adam Burke.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 31, 2020

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Now onto 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 they can. Each correct answer's now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Oct 31, 2020

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Predictions

Oct 24, 2020

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Now, panel, who's going to get caught with their camera on next? Eugene Cordero.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 24, 2020

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Now onto 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 they can. Each correct answer is now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

BILL KURTIS: Maeve has two.

Limericks

Oct 24, 2020

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Sarah Cooper makes TikTok videos of herself perfectly lip-syncing President Trump's actual speeches, so we've invited her to play a game called "Dubbing Trouble." Originally broadcast June 6, 2020.

Three questions for the bronze medal winner about people stealing other people's ideas or products. Originally broadcast May 16, 2020.

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