Mar. 12, 2005

This week's show was recorded on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas in association with member station KERA.

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HOST: Peter Sagal
NOT MY JOB GUEST: Actor Larry Hagman

This Week's Panelists:

Boston Globe writer Charlie Pierce
• 'Washington Post' Style section reporter, Roxanne Roberts
• Kyrie O'Connor of the Houston Chronicle

Round 1

Who's Carl This Time? (Listen)
The man who is NOT Saddam Hussein; a less than diplomatic diplomat; goodbye to the reigning king of on-air metaphors.

Opening Panel Round (Listen)
Deborah Norville stays home to get the story; a lawyer falls down a rathole of his own making.

» Music Cue: "Perry Mason Theme"
Composer: Fred Steiner
CD Title: CBS The First 50 Years
Label: Tee Vee Toons

Round 2

Bluff the Listener (Listen)
Three stories of one Donnie Dunagan, a retired marine who revealed his lifelong secret recently. (See the true story.)

Not My Job! (Listen)
The man who was J.R. Ewing on the TV show Dallas, Larry Hagman, plays a game called, "I Am Pleased to Announce to the Academy that I Have Discovered a Thigh Bone as Big as Your Uncle" -- three questions about 18th century scientists from the book, A Short History of Nearly Everything.

» Music Cue: "Dallas Theme"
Composer: Jerrold Immel
CD Title: CBS The First 50 Years
Label: Tee Vee Toons

Round 3

Panel Round II (Listen)
Al Qaeda's plot against the United States, or was it Australia? New Mexico wants a new state motto; Swedish police face a gauntlet of embarrassment.

Listener Limerick Challenge(Listen)
Fruit or vegetable? An ancient murder case... solved; "bahh... I know you... bahhh."

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

Panelist Predictions (Listen)
What metaphor will Dan Rather use to describe his first week away from the anchor desk?

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