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S. Epatha Merkerson
S. Epatha Merkerson, actress, star of Law And Order

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NPR

June 11, 2005

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HOST: Peter Sagal
OFFICIAL JUDGE AND SCOREKEEPER: Carl Kasell
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Actress S. Epatha Merkerson

This Week's Panelists:

• TV Personality Mo Rocca
• Comedienne Paula Poundstone
Chicago Sun-Times columnist and half of Ebert and Roeper and the Movies, Richard Roeper

Round 1

Carl Kassell's Countdown (Listen)
Carl spins "High Hopes," "Ain't Too Proud To Beg" and "Wonderful World" to illustrate three stories in the news this week.

» Music Cue: "High Hopes"
Artist: Frank Sinatra
Composer: Sammy Cahn/Jimmy Van Heusen
CD Title: Best of Frank Sinatra
Label: Capitol Records

» Music Cue: "Ain't Too Proud To Beg"
Artist: Sam Cooke
Composer: Cooke/Alpert/Adler
CD Title: "The Big Chill" Soundtrack
Label: ABKCO Records

» Music Cue: "Wonderful World"
Artist: Frank Sinatra
Composer: Sammy Cahn/Jimmy Van Heusen
CD Title: Sam Cooke/Portrait of a Legend
Label: Capitol Records

» Music Cue: "Four of Two"
Artist: They Might Be Giants
Composer: Linnell/Flansburgh
CD Title: No
Label: Rounder Records

Opening Panel Round (Listen)
Iraqi insurgents develop a tasty weapon; A clown gets a buff and fit makeover.

» Music Cue: "Nashville Jubilee"
Artist: Nashville Super Guitars
Composer: Joe Maphis
CD Title: Country Hit Kit
Label: CMH Records


Round 2

Listener Bluff (Listen)
I'm Standing Up For The Little Guy: Three stories about legislation aimed at helping the working man and woman. (See the true story.)

» Music Cue: "Make Em Laugh"
Artist: Donald O'Connor
Composer: Freed/Brown
CD Title: That's Entertainment: MGM Box Set
Label: Rhino Music Entertainment

Not My Job! (Listen)
Law and Order star S. Epatha Merkerson plays a game called "You've Created the Worst Movie of All Time": three questions about the 1966 film Manos: The Hands of Fate. According to Entertainment Weekly, it's the worst film ever.

» Music Cue: "Law And Order Theme"
Composer: Mike Post
CD Title: NBC:A Soundtrack of Must See TV
Label: TVT Records


Round 3

Panel Round II (Listen)
The wrong song in the wrong place; A retailer that might have to advertise its high, high prices; Taxi! Miami, and step on it!

» Music Cue: "Theme From Taxi"
Artist: Bob James
Composer: Robert James
CD Title: TV's Greatest Hits: '70s and '80s
Label: TVT Records

Who's Carl This Time? (Listen)
A Pomeranian who won't have to move out of the governor's mansion; A big company screws it up; Goodbye to Mrs. Robinson.

» Music Cue: "Mrs. Robinson"
Artist: Simon and Garfunkel
Composer: Paul Simon
Label: Sony Music

Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank (Listen)
All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Panelist Predictions (Listen)
Who will follow Ronald McDonald and get a makeover?

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