Tag: The Late Show

Strewth. Corker. Vale Max Walker

2016 hasn’t been a great year for the celebrity world where many musicians and actors have unfortunately left this mortal coil. Sadly, Aussie cricketer, commentator and larrakin Max Walker has passed away at the age of 68. The D-Generation team are fans of the cricket – with Max being a talk topic with Graham and The …

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Bargearse’s “Bluey” To Get DVD Release

Before I get into this – I really never thought I’d see the day this would happen. Everyone’s favourite larger-than-life Detective Sargeant Bluey, is finally getting a DVD release. The TV drama series was first screened from 1976 to 1977, only lasting 39 episodes (or one season) on Channel 7. Stand-up comedian (the late) Lucky Grills was …

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Flashback: Best Bits of The Late Show Vol. 3 review

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The August 3 1994 issue of Smash Hits magazine is choc-full of retro references including East 17, Lois & Clark, Reality Bites and more, but there’s also this gem: a review of The Late Show Best Bits Vol. 3! “You’ll need your sides sewn up from all the laughter!” On page 12, you can also …

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Vale Joe Murray

One of the Directors and Producers who featured prominently behind the scenes of Australian TV comedy and entertainment has died. Joe Murray, who directed 39 episodes of The Late Show as well as having his hand in with The D-Generation and other ABC classics Countdown (that’ll explain Tom and Jane’s segments in Season One) The Big Gig and DAAS Kapital, passed …

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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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