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BILL KURTIS, BYLINE: It's only fitting that we end our show with the chief scientist of the United States, Dr. Ernest Moniz, the secretary of science things.

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Paula Vs. Science

Aug 22, 2015
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And of course, no show about science would be complete without our own Paula Poundstone’s continuing efforts to question the scientific method.

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Limericks

Aug 22, 2015
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Prediction

Aug 15, 2015
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Aug 15, 2015
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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now onto our final game, Lightening Fill in the Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Aug 15, 2015
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Prediction

Aug 8, 2015
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Aug 8, 2015
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Limericks

Aug 8, 2015
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Prediction

Aug 1, 2015
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Aug 1, 2015
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Now it is time to go on to our final game, Lightening Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill in the blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Aug 1, 2015
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Prediction

Jul 25, 2015
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jul 25, 2015
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Now on to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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Limericks

Jul 25, 2015
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Our next mother, Dame Edna Everage, is actually a mother, but the greater question is whether she actually exists.

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BILL KURTIS, HOST:

From NPR and WBEZ Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT DON’T TELL ME, the NPR news quiz. I’m Bill Kurtis, and here is your host at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago, Peter Sagal.

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We started the show with Florence Henderson one of TV's great moms. Her rival for the crown of best fictional mom ever - Shirley Jones of the "Partridge Family" joined us in November of 2013.

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Prediction

Jul 11, 2015
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Now, panel, when he takes office, what will President Donald Trump do first? Peter Grosz.

PETER GROSZ: President Trump will immediately convene his hand-picked cabinet of David Duke, Donald Sterling, Mel Gibson, Paula Deen and the ghost of Strom Thurman.

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jul 11, 2015
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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, on to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as they can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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