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Trivia: Wait, Wait, Donít Tell Me

  • Hey, It's That Guy!: The guest contestants for "Not My Job."
  • Hey, It's That Voice!:
    • You half-expect Tom Bodett to start plugging Motel 6 (which he actually did once, obviously while talking about a hotel) or introduce another "Good Idea, Bad Idea".
      • Motel 6 is now a sponsor of the show, and when Tom is on the panel, after Peter reads the copy, he says "I'll let you do the honors, Tom", to which Tom replies "We'll leave a light on for ya."
      • When questions about the unfinished hotel rooms provided by the Russian government for the 2014 Summer Olympics were the topic, Tom said "You know it makes you proud to be in America where you can get a clean room, friendly service, and the lowest prices of any national chain....."
    • Or, if you grew up in the late 1990s, you half-expect Paula Poundstone to address Stenographer Fred at some point.
    • Plus Carl Kassel, who until his recent retirement was a Peabody-award winning newscaster for NPR News.
      • When Carl was sick, his temporary replacement was Bill Curtis, another famous announcer well-known for American Justice on A&E.
      • Don't you mean "Legendary Anchorman Bill Curtis?"
    • Newer panelist Alonzo Boden was the runner up of the second Last Comic Standing.
    • Mo Rocca is best known from The Daily Show.
    • Faith Salie guest starred on two episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
  • 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.