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High Scoring Shows

List of shows in which the panel total score is greater than or equal to 50.

Total Score Show Date Location Host Scorekeeper Panelists Guest
55 2004-11-13 Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL) Peter Sagal Carl Kasell
  • Mo Rocca: 20
  • Paula Poundstone: 18
  • Roy Blount, Jr.: 17
Phil Koeghan: 1
54 2020-04-18 Home/Remote Studios Peter Sagal Bill Kurtis
  • Peter Grosz: 20
  • Adam Felber: 19
  • Negin Farsad: 15
Tom Hanks: 2
54 2019-10-05 Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL) Peter Sagal Bill Kurtis
  • Tom Bodett: 19
  • Faith Salie: 18
  • Helen Hong: 17
Danica Patrick: 2
53 2011-05-28 North Charleston Performing Arts Center (Charleston, SC) Peter Sagal Carl Kasell
  • Tom Bodett: 20
  • Faith Salie: 17
  • Adam Felber: 16
Bob Waggoner: 2
52 2003-11-01 Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL) Peter Sagal Carl Kasell
  • Roxanne Roberts: 19
  • Roy Blount, Jr.: 17
  • Paula Poundstone: 16
Molly Ivins: 2
51 2018-11-17 Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts (Orlando, FL) Peter Sagal Bill Kurtis
  • Mo Rocca: 19
  • Adam Felber: 17
  • Tara Clancy: 15
Aaron Gordon: 2
51 2018-08-04 Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL) Peter Sagal Bill Kurtis
  • Alonzo Bodden: 19
  • Roxanne Roberts: 18
  • Adam Burke: 14
Uzo Aduba: 2
51 2017-11-11 Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL) Peter Sagal Bill Kurtis
  • Roxanne Roberts: 21
  • Tom Bodett: 18
  • P.J. O'Rourke: 12
Lee Unkrich: 2
51 2017-07-29 Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park (Chicago, IL) Peter Sagal Bill Kurtis
  • Adam Felber: 19
  • Roxanne Roberts: 16
  • Mo Rocca: 16
Ryan Dempster: 2
51 2006-03-11 Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL) Peter Sagal Carl Kasell
  • Adam Felber: 20
  • Kyrie O'Connor: 16
  • Roy Blount, Jr.: 15
Scott Simon: 1
51 2003-08-02 Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL) Bill Radke Carl Kasell
  • Roxanne Roberts: 18
  • Adam Felber: 17
  • P.J. O'Rourke: 16
Lisa Ling: 0
50 2014-03-29 Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL) Mike Pesca Carl Kasell
  • Tom Bodett: 17
  • Roy Blount, Jr.: 17
  • Kyrie O'Connor: 16
Itzhak Perlman: 3
50 2012-04-28 Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL) Peter Sagal Carl Kasell
  • Paula Poundstone: 18
  • Amy Dickinson: 16
  • Tom Bodett: 16
Barry Sonnenfeld: 2
50 2007-07-21 Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park (Chicago, IL) Peter Sagal Carl Kasell
  • Adam Felber: 19
  • Roxanne Roberts: 17
  • Roy Blount, Jr.: 14
Patrick Fitzgerald: 1 *
50 2006-02-11 Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL) Peter Sagal Korva Coleman
  • Adam Felber: 18
  • Kyrie O'Connor: 17
  • Roxanne Roberts: 15
Sally Jesse Raphael: 0
50 2005-10-29 Sangamon Auditorium (Springfield, IL) Peter Sagal Carl Kasell
  • Adam Felber: 20
  • Mo Rocca: 16
  • Paula Poundstone: 14
Ted Allen: 0
50 2005-01-15 Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL) Brian Unger Carl Kasell
  • Roy Blount, Jr.: 19
  • Kyrie O'Connor: 18
  • Mo Rocca: 13
Rulon Gardner: 0
50 2004-12-18 Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL) Peter Sagal Carl Kasell
  • Roy Blount, Jr.: 18
  • Adam Felber: 17
  • Sue Ellicott: 15
Steve Inskeep and Renée Montagne: 1
50 2004-12-11 Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL) Peter Sagal Carl Kasell
  • Adam Felber: 19
  • Kyrie O'Connor: 16
  • P.J. O'Rourke: 15
Ruth Reichl: 0
50 2004-01-10 Chicago Public Radio/WBEZ (Chicago, IL) Peter Sagal Carl Kasell
  • Adam Felber: 20
  • Paula Poundstone: 15
  • Roy Blount, Jr.: 15
Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil: 2
Total Score Show Date Location Host Scorekeeper Panelists Guest