Prediction

Feb 4, 2017
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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists to predict what will be the big surprise coming out of this weekend's Super Bowl.

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Now panel, what will be the big story out of this weekend's Super Bowl? Roxanne Roberts.

ROXANNE ROBERTS: It'll look like Atlanta wins because they score more touchdowns, but the Patriots will get the NFL's electoral votes and Tom Brady will declare victory.

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SAGAL: Luke Burbank.

LUKE BURBANK: A shocking wardrobe malfunction for Lady Gaga when she accidentally remembers to wear clothes.

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SAGAL: And Faith Salie.

FAITH SALIE: Beyonce will give birth during halftime, and her babies will be Lady Gaga's backup dancers.

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BILL KURTIS: Well, if any of that happens, we will ask you about it on WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME.

SAGAL: Thank you, Bill Kurtis. Thanks also Roxanne Roberts, Luke Burbank, Faith Salie. Thanks to all of you, every single one of you for listening.

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SAGAL: I'm Peter Sagal. We will see you next week.

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