The Late Show

For the best episode guide to The Late Show, check out Steve’s The Late Show website. The guide is simply brilliant, and must be seen to be believed! Every episode painstakingly catalogued with pictures, transcripts and much more.

We are currently in the process of writing episode reviews, so check the Episode Guide menu often or check this page for updates.

Season One

Episode One – July 18, 1992

Episode Two – July 25, 1992

Episode Three – August 1, 1992

Episode Four – August 8, 1992

Episode Five – August 15, 1992

Episode Six – August 22, 1992

Episode Seven – August 29, 1992

Episode Eight – September 5, 1992

Episode Nine – September 12, 1992 

Episode Ten – September 19, 1992

Episode Eleven – October 3, 1992

Episode Twelve – October 10, 1992

Episode Thirteen – October 17, 1992

Episode Fourteen – October 24, 1992

Episode Fifteen – October 31, 1992

Episode Sixteen – November 7, 1992

Episode Seventeen – November 14, 1992

Episode Eighteen – November 21, 1992

Episode Nineteen – December 5, 1992

Episode Twenty – December 12, 1992

 

Season Two

Episode One – June 5, 1993

Episode Two – June 12, 1993

Episode Three – June 19, 1993

Episode Four – June 26, 1993

Episode Five – July 3, 1993

Episode Six – July 10, 1993

Episode Seven – July 17, 1993

Episode Eight – July 24, 1993

Episode Nine – July 31, 1993

Episode Ten – August 7, 1993

Episode Eleven – August 28, 1993

Episode Twelve – September 4, 1993

Episode Thirteen – September 11, 1993

Episode Fourteen – September 18, 1993

Episode Fifteen – September 25, 1993

Episode Sixteen – October 2, 1993

Episode Seventeen – October 9, 1993

Episode Eighteen – October 16, 1993

Episode Nineteen – October 23, 1993

Episode Twenty – October 30, 1993

“You know, during the course of every week, we turn our comedy flamethrower onto a vast range of subjects. But every now and again, the razor sharp edge of our wit results in a piece of comedy that rises above the normally excellent standard of topicality and satire and becomes truly Champagne sketch comedy!” – Rob Sitch

Season 1 Episode 12

Episode guide credit: Steve Originally broadcast Saturday October 10, 1992 Noeline fragrance. Opening Titles. Opening Remarks: Sylvania Waters, Song for Noeline. News Desk: Australian nuclear waste John Major Benny Hill’s grave Ireland abortion referendum, End to Imperial Honour system Rose Hancock-Porteous Greg Matthews (Rob) Madonna’s sex book Elle McPherson’s lingerie. 23 FM Shit Music. What’s …

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Season 1 Episode 13

Guide credit: Steve Originally broadcast Saturday October 17, 1992 U.S. Presidential Debate: George Bush (Rob), Bill Clinton (Rob), H. Ross Perot (Rob). Opening Titles. Opening Remarks: Madonna’s sex book, Calamity Jane, what’s on the other channels. News Desk: U.S. Presidential Debate Japanese troops in Cambodia China’s Communist Party conference Fighter jet purchase Senator Robert Ray …

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Season 1 Episode 1

Review by Shitscared. Originally broadcast Saturday July 18, 1992 Welcome to the ABC. The graduates of The D-Generation sketch comedy show split up in two forms a few years ago. While some went to work with Steve Vizard on Channel 7’s Fast Forward, The rest: developed The Late Show. “ABC TV – A unique look inside ‘Sandringham’ with His Royal Highness …

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Season 1 Episode 2

Episode guide credit: Steve Originally broadcast Saturday July 25, 1992 “No Road To Barcelona: Australian Olympic Athletes”. Opening Titles. Opening Remarks: Gulf War 2, Olympic Opening ceremony. News Desk * Barcelona Olympics * UN weapons inspectors * Bill Kelty (Rob) * Daryl Braithwaite in court * Kidney for sale * Lisa Curry-Kenny (Jane) Pre-Recorded Segments: …

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Season 1 Episode 3

Episode guide credit: Steve Originally broadcast Saturday August 1, 1992 Geoff Crowe Motors Ad. Opening Titles: UN taskforce report. Opening Remarks: Gulf War 2, Olympic Opening ceremony. News Desk: * Inflation figures * Royal anniversary * Gillespie children * Gareth Evans (Rob) * Gunships * Michael Jackson * Father of Australian photography * British athletes suspension …

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Season 1 Episode 4

Episode guide credit: Steve Originally broadcast Saturday August 8, 1992 Rodney King. Opening Titles. Opening Remarks (Tony and Santo): Tony’s Appendix, The Drug Offensive, Word of the Week “Kelty”. News Desk: * War in Yugoslavia * Student protests * Humphrey B. Bear * Rodney King assault * Detention centres * Bruce McAvaney (Rob) & John …

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Season 1 Episode 5

Episode guide credit: Steve Originally broadcast Saturday August 15, 1992 ABC Tonight’s line up: Elle McPherson, Kokoda Legacy. Opening Titles. Opening Remarks: Elle’s Bali special, Bullshit story, Where’s Jase? (The Three Investigators), Jase’s dressing room. News Desk: * UN evacuate Bosnia * Concentration camps * Australian dollar * Leyland Brother’s World * George Bush (Rob) …

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Season 1 Episode 6

Episode guide credit: Steve Originally broadcast Saturday August 22, 1992 John Farnham and Glenn Wheatley – Jesus Christ Superstar. Opening Titles. Opening Remarks: Fergie and Woody Allen’s financial advise, The Joy of Financial Advice. News Desk: * Budget week * John Dawkins * Peter Reith (Rob) * Sarah Ferguson * Presidential Campaign * George Bush …

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Season 1 Episode 7

Episode guide credit: Steve Originally broadcast Saturday August 29, 1992 Foreign Correspondent with George Negus. Opening Titles. Opening Remarks: Political party ads, Alan Bond free, Australian legal system. News Desk: * Yugoslavian peace talks * Alan Bond * Man drives through Parliament House * Hurricane Andrew * Lord Carrington (Rob) Ill Conceived Records – 20 …

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Season 1 Episode 8

Episode guide credit: Steve Originally broadcast Saturday September 5, 1992 Beadle’s A Prick. Opening Titles. Opening Remarks: Toxic waste, Naughtiest Home Video Show. News Desk: * George Bush * Compass Airlines * John Hewson on Japanese trade practices * Sydney Harbour tunnel * Iraq exclusion zone * Naughtiest Home Video Show * Stompon Ground * …

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Season 1 Episode 9

Episode guide credit: Steve Originally broadcast Saturday September 12, 1992 Mick replacement announcement by Tony. Opening Titles. Opening Remarks (With Myrtle Woods replacing Mick): News Desk: * F.W.De Klerk (Rob) * Bosnian war * Marijuana deterrent * Tricontinental Bank * lost Beatles songs * fifth Beatle. Shitscared Promo: with Rob and Myrtle Woods. 20 Inappropriate …

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Season 1 Episode 10

Episode guide credit: Steve Originally broadcast Saturday September 19, 1992 Beadle’s A Prick: Phone box. Opening Titles. Opening Remarks: Show 10, Larry Emdur’s Chance and Coincidence Show, Royal Family photos, Hitler footage, Nirvana on MTV awards. News Desk: * John Major (Rob) * Pakistan floods * Thailand elections * Married couple in space * Ned …

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Season 1 Episode 11

Episode guide credit: Steve Originally broadcast Saturday October 3, 1992 Foreign Correspondent. Opening Titles. Opening Remarks: Tony and Joan Kirner (Mick). News Desk: John Hewson, Defence Minister in Japan, Noeline Donaher apology, Donaher’s at Bathurst, South African peace protest, Hole in ozone layer, Imran Kahn (Rob). Papa Luigi Genuine Italian Pizza. Things that wogs don’t …

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Season 2 Episode 5

Originally broadcast Saturday 3rd July 1993 Season 2, Episode 5 begins with some silliness. Like the tennis and cricket, The Late Show is also delayed due to rain. Actual ABC sportscaster Tim Lane declares “no joy for Late Show fans here tonight … the floor manager checked the set twenty minutes ago, and it was …

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