September 16, 2000

Listen to Wait Wait Don't Tell Me:
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HOST: Peter Sagal
Official Judge and Scorekeeper: Carl Kasell
Not My Job Guest: Health Care Reporter John Hamilton

This Week's Panelists:

•Adam Felber, Writer and Performer
•Charlie Pierce, Author, Hard To Forget: An Alzheimer's Story
•Patt Morrison, Los Angeles Times

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (14.4 | 28.8)
Los Alamos welcomes back one of its own; someone learns what zero tolerance means, and more.

Opening Round (14.4 | 28.8)
Did someone say rats or did I just imagine it? Omaha, we hardly knew ye. And the fashion of evolution...and vice versa.

Round 2

The Listener Limerick Challenge! (14.4 | 28.8)
It's a nucular tragedy. It's a murder, Watson. And it's booming in Ireland, so it is.

Not My Job! (14.4 | 28.8)
Health Care Reporter John Hamilton plays "You're Fanny Blankers-Koen"--or, a Not My Job game about Olympic history.

Week in Review (14.4 | 28.8)
Is Gore like Nixon? Kids think so...Dr. Laura messes with someone's time slot...and Nina Totenberg makes a correction.

Round 3

Who's Carl II (14.4 | 28.8)
British drivers decide, quite rationally, to panic. The REAL secret to ostracism in Hollywood...and the Backstreet Boys protest that they really do share at least one thing between the five of them.

Bluff the Listener (14.4 | 28.8)
Hey Kids, Let's Put on a Show! (My Uncle's Got a Barn...) The musical redefined.

Lightning Fill in the Blank (14.4 | 28.8)
The rest of the week's news that we can fit.

Panelist Predictions (14.4 | 28.8)
The First Big News of the Olympics.

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