Steve Schirripa

Steve Schirripa

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December 7, 2002

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Host: Peter Sagal
Official Judge and Scorekeeper: Carl Kasell
Not My Job Guest: Actor Steven Schirippa (Bobby "Bacala" Baccilieri) from HBO's The Sopranos

This Week's Panelists:

•Adam Felber, writer and performer
•P.J. O'Rourke, humorist and author
•Sue Ellicott, writer and journalist

Round 1

Who's Carl?
Weapon's grade marmalade; the return of the Nixon Administration; Petri dishes on the Seven Seas?

» Music Cue: "I Will Go Sailing No More"
Artist: Randy Newman
Composer: Randy Newman
CD Title: Classic Disney Volume IV
Label: Disney
Year: 1997

Opening Round
Whipping the Iraqis into shape; Metatarsal erotica.

» Music Cue: "Bad Case of Loving You"
Artist: Robert Palmer
Composer: Martin
CD Title: The Very Best of Robert Palmer
Label: Capitol
Year: 1997

Round 2

The Listener Limerick Challenge!
Kojak's inner demons; A strike against perfection; Cosmic networking.

» Music Cue: "It's Only a Paper Moon"
Artist: Paul Whiteman Orchestra
Composer: Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
CD Title: Legendary Bands of the 30s
Label: Intersound/ Fanfare

Not My Job!
Actor Steven Schirippa, Bobby Bacala from The Sopranos plays our game "You're not just a self-assembled laminate coffee're a lifestyle!" Three questions about IKEA.

Panel Round Two
Artificial Intelligence gets the best of us; Yuletide background checks.

» Music Cue: "Santa Claus is Comin' To Town"
Artist: Jimmy McGriff
Composer: J.F. Coots/H. Gillespie
CD Title: Christmas Coctails
Label: Capitol
Year: 1996

Round 3

Who's Carl II
Oh no! It's Hairgate!; The celebration of a century; People Magazine's sexiest challenges.

» Music Cue: "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy"
Artist: Rod Stewart
Composer: Appice/Hitching/Stewart
CD Title: Blondes Have More Fun
Label: Warner Brothers
Year: 1988

Bluff the Listener
"You'd better have been nice, kid. Darned nice." Three stories of extreme Christmas presents.

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

Panelist Predictions
What will the weapons inspectors find in Iraq.

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