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In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists what will be the biggest surprise about the aliens once we finally get to meet them. But first, let me tell you that support for NPR comes from NPR stations and the Herbert Simon Family Foundation, supporting NPR and member station WFYI in Indianapolis, working together to cover stories and issues that inform listeners in Indiana and beyond by providing critical information about the factors influencing education.

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Now, panel, what will be the big surprise about the aliens? Alonzo Bodden.

ALONZO BODDEN: They're here to see "Star Wars."


SAGAL: Roxanne Roberts.

ROXANNE ROBERTS: Coincidentally, the aliens were one percenters who just got a huge tax cut and left their planet with all the money.


SAGAL: And Peter Grosz.

PETER GROSZ: They will announce that they're here to pick up their undercover agents who have been living amongst us - the recent batch of Trump's judicial nominees.


BILL KURTIS: If any of that happens, we're going to ask you about it right here on WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME.

SAGAL: Thank you, Bill Kurtis. Thanks also to Alonzo Bodden, Roxanne Roberts and Peter Grosz. Thanks to all of you for listening.


SAGAL: I'm Peter Sagal - I really am - and we will see you next week.


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