Panel Round One Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: Swipe Right For Dialysis.

Panel Round One

Panel Round One

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Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: Swipe Right For Dialysis.


We want to remind everybody they can join us most weeks right here at the Chase Bank Auditorium in downtown Chicago, Ill. For tickets and more information, go to You can also find a link at our website, which is Right now, panel, time for you to answer some questions about this week's news. Maz, Tinder has been used to find countless hookups and probably even a brief failed marriage or two. Well, this week, we're very happy to report that a woman found what on Tinder?

MAZ JOBRANI: Her husband.

SAGAL: No. She didn't find a person. She found a part of a person.


SAGAL: Yeah - that she needed.

JOBRANI: Oh, like a kidney.

SAGAL: A kidney, exactly right.


SAGAL: It is a really lovely story. Two people met on Tinder. And what could've been a - just an oh, that was fun for a night experience quickly turned into a want to be part of you forever, literally.


SAGAL: They engaged in some classic first-date talk after getting together - what do you do, what are your hobbies, do you know anybody dying of kidney failure who desperately needs a transplant? And it turns out the guy did. And it turns out the woman was a match. So the woman donated her kidney to the guy's sister and everybody's fine. This is so much better than most Tinder dates, where you wake up the next morning and have no idea where your kidney is.


BRIAN BABYLON: Wow. So this is clearly going to be a movie with Ryan Gosling.

SAGAL: Yeah.


ROXANNE ROBERTS: Yeah. Are they a romantic couple, too?

SAGAL: Apparently, they are not.


SAGAL: The date did not pay off in that sense. But the woman did end up donating the kidney.

ROBERTS: So she still has to date?

JOBRANI: The dudes like I got no action, but I got a kidney.

SAGAL: Yeah.


JOBRANI: So I mean, that's saying something.


WILLIE NELSON: (Singing) All of me, why not take all of me? Can't you see that I'm no good without you.

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