Trivia / Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

  • Actor Allusion: When Tom Hanks guest-hosted in January, 2017, the first two callers were from Seattle and Philadelphia. The caller from Seattle even jokingly complained about all the tourists that come to the city specifically because of Hanks.
  • Old Shame: As revealed on This American Life, Peter Sagal wrote the script that would eventually become Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights. His reactions to the final product are mixed to say the least.
  • One of Us: Peter is often a shameless fan of the more geeky guests on the show.