That! Medical Quiz Show

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That! Medical Quiz Show
That! Medical Quiz Show Logo.jpg
Genre Quiz show
Running time 30 minutes
Country United States
Language(s) English
Home station KUAR
Syndicates NPR, PRX, WRFA, Soundcloud
Creator(s) David Gold, T. Glenn Pait
Exec. producer(s) David Gold
Air dates since March 2012

That! Medical Quiz Show is a half hour radio quiz show hosted by Dr. T. Glenn Pait and co-hosted by Lisa Cornwell that quizzes contestants on medically related issues and topics. It is produced in the US and broadcasts online and on various NPR affiliate stations.

Format[edit]

That! Medical Quiz Show is a studio produced radio show, featuring three contestants per show who are quizzed by host Dr. T. Glenn Pait and co-host Lisa Cornwell. Contestants are usually not experienced in the medical field.[1] After introductions, the first featured round begins, which differs every broadcast.[2] There are a total of four rounds and all contestants have the chance to answer one question per round worth one point each and then a bonus round worth two points follows.[3] Whoever accumulates the most points after the final and fast-paced bonus round, "Cardiac Capper," receives a gag prize. The playful gag prizes have ranged from alligator wrestling lessons to items like Dr. Pait’s special pocket protector.[4] Lisa then asks for a question for Dr. Pait to pull out of his "That! Medical Quiz Bag." He concludes each show with the catchphrase: "Until next time, remember that more medical knowledge means better health...because there's a little bit of doctor in all of us.™"

Rounds[edit]

There are four rounds and all contestants have a chance to answer one question per round worth one point each. Dr. Pait asks the question and gives the contestants three choices to choose from. Each round has a specific sound effect which provides a quirky feel to the show.

It's all in the Brain[edit]

Focuses on questions about the brain.

Bread & Brawn[edit]

Deals with nutrition and exercise.

Gross Anatomy[edit]

Covers gross medical topics.

Body Shop[edit]

Concerns the anatomy of the human body.

Medical Disorders[edit]

Explores the potential maladies that can sometimes befall the human race.


Bonus Rounds[edit]

Bonus rounds are after every round for two points. Depending on the type of bonus round, contestants can buzz in if their peers answer incorrectly.

Medical Myths[edit]

Includes a statement and contestants determine whether it is a medical myth or truth.

Survival Skills[edit]

Concerns potentially dangerous situations that can occur at home, work, or in the great outdoors.

Inside the Trainer's Corner[edit]

A new round introduced in Season 2 of the show to address topics of sport related injuries or athletes who have been injured.

The Lub Dub Pump[edit]

A variety of topics covering the cardiovascular system.

Doctor vs. Quack[edit]

Dr. Pait makes a statement and contestants determine if the statement he makes is one a real doctor would make or that would come from a phony doctor, a quack.


Ultra Sounds[edit]

The show plays a medically related sound, something contestants might hear in a hospital, a doctor’s office, or in the human body. Contestants try to identify sounds that range from a whooping cough to the squeaky wheels of a hospital bed.

Illnesses of the Rich and Famous[edit]

Dr. Pait reads a description of a medical condition that has affected a public figure. Contestants will have to determine which disorder is described from the choices presented.

Cardiac Capper[edit]

A "lightning round" of five fast-paced True or False questions or statements.


Previous Show Contestants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "‘That! Medical Quiz Show’ new to KUAR in September-August 22, 2012", www.ualr.edu. Retrieved 2013-6-18.
  2. ^ "Dr. Pait hosts 'That Medical Quiz Show'-March 27, 2012", www.thv11.com. Retrieved 2013-6-18.
  3. ^ "TMQS Soundcloud", soundcloud.com/thatmedicalquizshow. Retrieved 2013-6-24.
  4. ^ "Neurosurgeon Masters His Domain", www.aamc.org. Retrieved 2013-6-18.

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