Matt Walsh, from HBO's Veep, takes time to chat with Michael about the upcoming season; his work with The Upright Citizen's Brigade improv group and their new comedy manual; directing his second film, A Better You and staring in David Cross' Hits!
Conservationist Tom Kocourek decides to do something about diving ducks being unable to find food because of the extreme cold. Connecting with local engineering contractor they use a trawler to break up the ice and help the birds out.
In the audience, Rachel explains that 6th grade is harder than 4th and 5th, the Barkers ask for a picture to put on son's mantle, examines, hand-knit socks, coffee creamer in tanker trucks, nightlights on vacation, Lyle says ice on Lake Mendota about 2 feet thick.
Jennifer from Green Bay (with Packers tickets) acquires Michael as a friend and Jacob from Wooster join forces to try their luck at the Whad'Ya Know Quiz!
Sara captures the history and story of Box Elder, SD home of the Ellsworth Air Force Base! Michael looks to Lyle to connect with someone in town, but the museum is closed and Jason's number is disconnected. Then Riley Waltman may or may not be on the line.