Tag: The Late Show

Mick Molloy talks “Behind The Scenes” from Late Show days

Mick Molloy spills the beans on his amusing antics leading up to a live Late Show broadcast.

The Late Show on YouTube

The Late Show now has YouTube!

Saturday Night Is The Loneliest Night

Milking the anniversary one more time, today 20 years ago marked the final ever episode of The Late Show, After a two year, 40 episode run, The D-Generation team called it quits. And how else could they wrap up the show? With Mick Molloy finally getting the Season 2 Musical Closer/finale correctly by getting “The Lanky Yankee” Don Lane …

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Happy 21st Birthday Late Show – 20 Years Season 2!

Okay, we might be stretching it a bit, but who’s complaining?! Even though July 17 last year we celebrated 20 years since the first episode of The Late Show was broadcasted, Saturday June 5 1993 was the first day that the first episode of Season 2 went to air. By then, the show had developed a …

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Top or Frontbottom?

Top and Bottom lists that rank the topic of discussion can be entertaining and compelling at the same time. While there are no thorough and correct answers (unless a registered survey or census has been performed), many listings are usually done by matter of opinion, and with the odd listener / reader / viewer interaction. …

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Vale “Dr” Aaron Beaucaire

Aaron Beaucaire, or “Doctor” Aaron Beaucaire – according to a Muckraking segment based on violence, passed away late August. Beaucaire was popular with The Late Show fans. Known for his over-the-top explosions and special effects on the show, he was also considered “The Fifth Beatle” when props man Alf Camilleri* wasn’t around (but the fans …

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Remembering: The ACTUAL Show itself: Tom and Santo Speak

Continuing the celebration of The Late Show and its 20 year anniversary (which has been a week past since time of publish) we have a zinger for you. For the next installment of the ‘Remembering” series, two of The Late Show and Working Dog cast members – Tom Gleisner and Santo Cilauro, took time out of their extremely …

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Happy 20th Anniversary, The Late Show!

20 years ago today, “Generation X”ers (and a few older “Generation Y”ers) were about to embark on a new form of Australian comedy. Channel 7 sketch comedy show Fast Forward was the talk of the town, into their 4th season, but was nearing the end of its life cycle. Where will Australia turn to for laugh-a-minute …

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Remembering: The Pissweak Kids (with bonus interview)

Over the two years of The Late Show, there were various sketches starring children ranging from 8 – 14.  They eventually became known and credited as The Pissweak Kids. What originally began as sketches from The D-Generation in 1986 – 1987 as Tommy Cravat Jnr promoting pissweak theme parks, the idea was rejuvenated for The Late Show, …

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Happy Birthday Bargearse!

Today (26/5/12) marked  Detective Sargeant Bargearse‘s 84th birthday. Well, kind of. It was the great, late actor Leo “Lucky” Grills who played Detective Sargeant ‘Bluey’ Hills in the Channel 7 drama production Bluey from 1976 to 1977. Bluey wasn’t your typical detective. What made him unique was that he drank, ate, smoked and did all the …

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