Ask George Lucas: No matter how final it was the first time, anything can be made better if you get to take a second (or third, or fourth) crack at it. These five celebrities were incorrect guesses made for previous goos. Here's your chance to get them right this time.



Piper Palin

publication date: Friday, January 13, 2012

category: Family

clue: It's tough to be confused for your older sisters, but at least you're not a baby boy being confused for them.

explanation: The goo of Bristol Palin also inspired incorrect guesses for Willow Palin, who also became a do-over goo that inspired incorrect guesses for Trig Palin. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, and Samir Mehta

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for the goo of Bristol Palin.


Travis Cottrell

publication date: Thursday, January 12, 2012

category: Music

clue: I really screwed up last season and hurt players by not crediting their guesses for this singer instead of the arsonist that I mislabeled his picture as. I hope they'll do the Christian thing and forgive me.

explanation: Cottrell was a Christian singer. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for the goo of William Cottrell.


Brandy Norwood

publication date: Wednesday, January 11, 2012

category: Music

clue: Like Cheryl Burke, this singer competed on Dancing with the Stars, but she's better known for her UPN sitcom.

explanation: Norwood starred in Moesha. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for the goo of Cheryl Burke.


Zach Weiner

publication date: Tuesday, January 10, 2012

category: Internet

clue: Like Matthew Inman, he writes and draws a webcomic named for breakfast cereal, but his is best read on Saturday mornings.

explanation: Weiner wrote and drew Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for the goo of Matthew Inman.


Kate Winslet

publication date: Monday, January 9, 2012

category: Movies

clue: Like Emmy Rossum, this six-time Oscar nominee starred in a movie about a sinking ship, but hers was just a little more successful financially.

explanation: Winslet starred in Titanic. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Aaron Shurtleff, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for the goo of Emmy Rossum.


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Crossover Celebrities

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Dastardly Villains!

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Super Bowl Shuffle

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My Trophy has a First Name, It's O-S-C-A-R

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Winter 2012 Tournament

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