Ed Begley Jr. plays Not My Job on 'Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!' Actor Ed Begley Jr. is has appeared in over 300 projects over 55 years. But there's one movie he wasn't in, so we invited him on the show to play, "Ed Begley Jr., Meet Bee Movie Sr."

'Wait Wait' for Nov. 13, 2021: Ed Begley Jr. plays Not My Job

'Wait Wait' for Nov. 13, 2021: Ed Begley Jr. plays Not My Job

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This week's show was recorded remotely with host Peter Sagal, official judge and scorekeeper Bill Kurtis, Not My Job guest Ed Begley Jr. and panelists Paula Poundstone, Alonzo Bodden and Emmy Blotnick. Click the audio link above to hear the whole show.

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Ed Begley Jr. poses with his bike at Warner Bros. Studio in Burbank, Calif.
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Who's Bill This Time
Vaxstyles of the Rich And Famous; Lactose Exuberance; Matrimonial Excess

Panel Questions
What's In the Thames?

Bluff The Listener
Our panelists tell three stories about a group of people standing up for a bizarre interest, only one of which is true.

Not My Job: We Quiz Ed Begley Jr. on The Bee Movie
Ed Begley Jr. is an environmental activist and one of the most prolific actors working, having appeared in over 300 projects over 55 years. It took some digging, but we finally found a movie he DIDN'T star in, so we invited him to play a game we call, "Ed Begley Jr., Meet Bee Movie Sr."

Panel Questions
Flushing Spring Water; Uber Leftovers; An Update On An Old Story

Limericks
Bill Kurtis reads three news-related limericks: Work/Text Balance; When To Turn Out The Lights; and Movie Snacks Without the Movie.

Lightning Fill In The Blank
All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Predictions
Our panelists predict what people will eat this Thanksgiving to save money.