OPHIRA EISENBERG, HOST:
That's our show, everybody. But before we go, I just wanted to share one more thing. Since we're in quarantine and my son Lucas has been challenging me every day, I decided to challenge him to a game that combines two of his favorite things - theme songs and superheroes. Here you go.
Lucas, how are you?
EISENBERG: OK, so here's the game that we're going to play. You want to play a game?
LUCAS: Yes, Ophira.
EISENBERG: (Laughter) We're going to - I'm going to play you a superhero's theme song. And you're just going to tell me what superhero it is. OK?
LUCAS: All right.
EISENBERG: OK. How about this one?
(SOUNDBITE OF NEAL HEFTI'S "BATMAN THEME")
LUCAS: Oh, Batman.
EISENBERG: Batman. Do you like Batman?
LUCAS: Yes, Batman.
EISENBERG: OK, good. That was good. All right, we're going to make it get a little harder. How about this one?
(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "CAPTAIN AMERICA THEME SONG")
UNIDENTIFIED SINGERS: (Singing) All those who chose to oppose his shield must yield. If he's led to a fight and a duel is due, then the red and the white and the blue...
LUCAS: Captain America.
EISENBERG: How does it go?
LUCAS: (Singing) When Captain America throws his mighty shield...
EISENBERG: OK. All right. Good enough. Good enough. OK, this is my favorite one. Who's this?
(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "IRON MAN THEME SONG")
UNIDENTIFIED SINGER: (Singing) Tony Stark makes you feel. He's a cool exec with a heart of steel...
LUCAS: (Singing) And Iron Man, all jets ablaze. He's fighting and smiting with repulsor (ph) rays. Amazing armor, Iron Man. Blazing power, that's Iron Man.
EISENBERG: Nice. Indeed. That is correct. All right, this is your last one.
(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "MIGHTY THOR THEME SONG")
UNIDENTIFIED SINGERS: (Singing) Cross the rainbow bridge of Asgard, where the booming heavens roar. You'll behold in breathless wonder, the God of thunder...
LUCAS: (Singing) Thor, mighty Thor.
EISENBERG: (Laughter) Yay. You got them all right - 100%. Good job.
(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)
EISENBERG: ASK ME ANOTHER's house musician is Jonathan Coulton.
JONATHAN COULTON, BYLINE: Hey, my name anagrams to thou jolt a cannon.
EISENBERG: Our puzzles were written by Jonathan Baylis, Jamie Greenberg, Carol Lee, Ruth Morrison and senior writer Karen Lurie, with additional material by Ashley Brooke Roberts and Kate Villa. ASK ME ANOTHER is produced by Travis Larchuk, Kiarra Powell, Nancy Saechao, James Barber (ph), Rommel Wood and our intern, Nick Garrison. Our senior supervising producer is Rachel Neel. And our bosses' bosses are Steve Nelson and Anya Grundmann. Thanks to our production partner WNYC. I'm her ripe begonias.
COULTON: Ophira Eisenberg.
EISENBERG: And this was ASK ME ANOTHER from NPR.
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(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)
EISENBERG: Next time on ASK ME ANOTHER, we hope you've got room for four more on your quaran-team (ph). From "Parks And Recreation," we'll be joined by actor Ben Schwartz. And from HBO's "Silicon Valley," we'll have actor Thomas Middleditch, plus "Brooklyn Nine-Nine's" Stephanie Beatriz, and "Superstore's" Lauren Ash will drop in. So join me on NPR's ASK ME ANOTHER - the answer to life's funnier questions.
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