Spicks and Specks Season 2
S02 E01Feb 15, 2006
Episode 1 Feb 15, 2006 Guest Stars:Kate DeAraugoAdam RichardPeter BrocklehurstEnd Credits:Filmclip of 'Bitter Heart' by Seona Dancing
S02 E02Feb 22, 2006
Episode 2 Feb 22, 2006 Comedian Adam Hills leads two teams of musicians and comedians through a series of games based on music.Team leaders each week are comedian Allan Brough and Triple J presenter Myf Warhurst.
S02 E03Mar 1, 2006
Episode 3 Mar 1, 2006 Guest Stars:Toby AllenEddie PerfectRichard GillFiona O'LoughlanEnd Credits:Eddie Perfect preforms 'Ode to Spicks and Specks'
S02 E04Mar 8, 2006
Episode 4 Mar 8, 2006 Guest Stars:Alli McGregorDanny Boy.Alex LloydRoss NobleEnd Credits:Adam Hills preforms 'Ant Music'......badly
S02 E05Mar 15, 2006
Episode 5 Mar 15, 2006 Guest Stars:Christine AnuAdam RichardBilly FieldDenise Scott
S02 E06Mar 22, 2006
Episode 6 Mar 22, 2006 Guest Stars:Pete MurrayAdam RosenbarksToni LamondColin LaneEnd Credits:Filmclip of Toni Lamond preforming from 1974
S02 E07Mar 29, 2006
Episode 7 Mar 29, 2006 Wow, what a show we have for you tonight.Joining Alan, straight from the studio recording a new album with her band Killing Heidi, is the hugely talented Ella Hooper.Next to her is an Australian comedy legend, the man behind Aunty Jack, Graham Bond.The sensational Myf has Nova Brisbane breakfast host Meshel Laurie on her team and aman who wore the tightest pants in 70s Australian music, Les Gock from glam rockers Hush.
S02 E08Apr 5, 2006
Episode 8 Apr 5, 2006 The girl who is still talking, the very talented Kate Ceberano,Comedian and closet Kate Ceberano fan, Michael ChamberlainThe reddest of all Wiggles, Murray CookAnd former monobrow-sporting US comedian Arj BarkerYou'll find out Whitney Houston and Elton John's nicknames, Kate Ceberano will show us why you can't do Lulu in half-measures and we close with an hilarious piece of Australian television history.Not to give anything away but it involves a drum solo by one of this countries greatest stars.
S02 E09Apr 12, 2006
Episode 9 Apr 12, 2006 An on-fire Ella Hooper,An hilarious Rich Hall,A still good for his age Darryl Cotton,And a good if he was Darryl’s age, Dave O’Neil.You’ll see some extremely creepy album covers. Find out the secret to writing country music. And discover what George Forman thought about while he lay on the canvas in Kinshasa.
S02 E10Apr 19, 2006
Episode 10 Apr 19, 2006 This week on another entirely adequate episode of Spicks and Specks Myf is joined by opera singer Rosario La Spina who tells us about a nasty wardrobe malfunction and comedian Denise Scott who tells us about a nasty medical condition she develops while riding the bike during Malvern Stars on 45.Alan's team features country artist Beccy Cole who recalls the story of touching herself in Iraq and English comedian Stephen K Amos who is one of Spicks and Specks most gracious winners.Also watch out for a guest appearance by the spooky, kooky and ooky Kransky Sisters.Sadly Judith Lucy couldn't join the Spicks & Specks team and had to pull out at the last minute due to illness.
S02 E11Apr 26, 2006
Episode 11 Apr 26, 2006 This week on the ABC's only show called 'Spicks and Specks' Alan is joined by one of the stars of 'The Producers' Chloe Dallimore - who explains how to give yourself a black eye while dancing - and Canadian comedian Glenn Wool.Myf's team features dancer and actor David Page - who gets a bit of shock when he sees some footage of himself as a young man from The Paul Hogan Show - and Irish comedian Jason Byrne who gives us an insight into the mind of an elderly Irish woman when he's riding the bike during 'Malvern Stars on 45'.Chloe Dallimore proves she's certainly got and knows how to flaunt it when she closes the show with 'If You've Got It, Flaunt It' from The Producers.
S02 E12May 3, 2006
Episode 12 May 3, 2006 This week on 'Spicks and Specks' we have an extra special show for y'all.Joining us this week not only do we have the stunning Ali McGregor and the uproarious Meshel Laurie but we also have Rick Parfitt and Francis Rossi from Status Quo.That's right, you heard me right, Rick Parfitt and Francis Rossi from Status Quo.They've rocked Live Aid (the first one), they've rocked all over the world (really, all over) and they've rocked their tour bus (don't ask) and now they're set to rock 'Spicks and Specks'.Hold onto your hats and give your Mum a valium. It's going to be a ripper.
S02 E13May 10, 2006
Episode 13 May 10, 2006 Australian music legend Joe Camilleri, English comic legend Ross Noble, Decoder Ring singer Lenka Kripac and another English comedian by the name of Earl Okin.
S02 E14May 17, 2006
Episode 14 May 17, 2006 The Man From Snowy River, Tom Burlinson, sings Bob Dylan in the style of Frank Sinatra.An Australian comedienne wowing them in England, Lulu McClatchy, sings from the 1980s.PNG singing sensation Ngaiire sings in Pidgin.And Hamish Blake doesn't sing at all. Thankfully.All that and more this week on Spicks and Specks.
S02 E15May 24, 2006
Episode 15 May 24, 2006 This week's guests are Channel V host Yumi Stynes, supercool saxophonist Wilbur Wilde, from 70s rock icons Kush, the wonderfully strange Jeff Duff and just a suburban boy, comedian Dave O'Neil.And don't miss the most controversial ending we could think of...
S02 E16May 31, 2006
Episode 16 May 31, 2006 Myf really hits it off with the singer/guitarist from New Zealand hard rockers 'Shihad', Jon Toogood.Jon Toogood really hits it off with his namesake, legendary Australian singer, Jon English.Comedian Fiona O'Loughlin really hits it off with Jon English - and quite frankly, scares him as well.And Frank Woodley hits it off with everyone.Why don't you hit it off with 'Spicks and Specks' this week on ABC TV.
S02 E17Jun 7, 2006
Episode 17 Jun 7, 2006 In their ongoing battle for supremacy Alan and Myf are joined by opera singer Tiffany Speight, comedian Colin Lane, singer/songwriter Stephen Cummings and comedian and radio broadcaster Denise Scott.There's all sorts of shenanigans when Denise and Stephen discover they have a very special bond going back many years.Keep watching.
S02 E18Jun 14, 2006
Episode 18 Jun 14, 2006 Member of folk singing royalty Sarah Lee GuthrieComedian and Spicks and Specks debutant Gary EckThe scot from down-under Colin HayAnd the musically challenged Hamish BlakeYou'll see how Clint Eastwood would play Maria from the Sound Of Music, what Arlo Guthrie would have been given if he had been a busker and a very weird air flute version of Down Under.
S02 E19Jun 21, 2006
Episode 19 Jun 21, 2006 The very musical former Blue Heeler, Lisa McCuneThe man with the face of a matinee idol and the soul of a villain,Colin LaneThe young man from Young Group who will be Forever Young, Toby MartinAnd the girl who is just so Mischa Barton on the inside, Meshel LaurieYou'll find out all about John Wood in stilettos, what Courtney Love did with Nirvana's song catalogue and what happend to Paris Hilton's mobile phone.
S02 E20Jun 28, 2006
Episode 20 Jun 28, 2006 The one-man band with a number one hit on his hands Leo SayerA little bit country singer Melinda SchneiderPirate-channelling comedian Cal WilsonAnd the scruffily attractive Dave O'NeilWe take a step to the right with some rock opera, the panel goes Latin with Cuban rhythms from Sally Ford and the Pachuco Playboys , and Leo is lent a hand at one of his concerts.
S02 E21Jul 5, 2006
Episode 21 Jul 5, 2006 In a Countdown special, the slapped and tackled Molly Meldrum hears voices from the pastMikey Robins holds hands with MollyAnd Wilbur Wilde and Renee Geyer reminisce about appearing on CountdownYou'll find out about Myf's regular viewing date with Countdown while Renee word-associates her way to a correct answer and Wilbur goes for a specky with his specs on in a star-studded footy match finale.
S02 E22Jul 12, 2006
Episode 22 Jul 12, 2006 Justin Burford , frontman for Perth band End of Fashion, tells us about his electrifying performance on stage at the South By Southwest music festival in TexasTop songster Colleen Hewitt runs us through her sob-fest video of "Wind Beneath My Wings" while comedian Frank Woodley wears his nose on his sleeve.Comedian and radio announcer Adam Richard shares his view of the obligatory performance style for Australian Idol hopefuls.Gird your loins for an outstanding Know Your Product topic that has the panel in a dither, stay strong for Frank wanting everyone to call Paul Kelly "Leaky", and brace yourself for an intense rendition of Christina Aguilera's "Beautiful" by the beautiful Adam Richard.
S02 E23Jul 19, 2006
Episode 23 Jul 19, 2006 Due to programming changes, our guests this week are keyboard genius Simon Tedeschi, the irrepressible Julia Morris, FM radio pioneer Lee Simon, comedian Dave O'Neil, and Greek blues band RebetikaWatch out for Denise Scott, Denise Drysdale, Stephen Gates and Lior next week
S02 E24Jul 26, 2006
Episode 24 Jul 26, 2006 Our guests are über entertainer Denise Drysdale, comedian Denise Scott, singer/songwriter and ARIA nominee, Lior, and Stephen Gates, one pod of musical funsters, Tripod.Tonight a lone bagpiper puts the wind up our guests when they have to guess the songs he plays and the two Denises suspect they may share more than a name.Lior enlists some percussive assistance from the audience in Substitute, Myf tells us about a romantic approach in a Mildura nightclub that no girl could resist, and a disgruntled Gatesy musically laments having to share his playout with the end credits.
S02 E25Aug 2, 2006
Episode 25 Aug 2, 2006 Our guests are oboe player Diana Doherty, Scared Weird Little Guy John Chaplin-Fleming, writer of the musical "Dusty" and showbiz connoisseur John-Michael Howson, and the slightly popular Hamish Blake.John Chaplin-Fleming tells us how he incited a riot at a Scared Weird Little Guys concert, Hamish is shocked to get one question correct, and just what the heck is John-Michael drawing in Cover Versions?And, succumbing to the antics of Hamish Blake, Diana Doherty giggles her way through a performance of the theme from the Star Wars Cantina scene.
S02 E26Aug 9, 2006
Episode 26 Aug 9, 2006 Guests tonight are U.S. soul singer Sharon Jones, vicarious soul sister Meshel Laurie, soulful Mental As Anything frontman Martin Plaza, and the soul of wit, comedian Dave O'Neil.Sharon Jones reveals a captivating previous occupation, Dave nails his one-hit wonders in Know Your Product and Meshel shines in a very different Look What They've Done To My Song Ma.We've also managed to squeeze in a Something's Missing segment featuring more dodgy album covers and if a barking-mad Substitute book doesn't have you enthralled, we wrap it up with a whole bunch of one-hit wonders to reminisce about.
S02 E27Aug 16, 2006
Episode 27 Aug 16, 2006 Contributing to tonight's high jinks are comedian and radio commentator Amanda Keller, movie producer Al Clark, singer Angie Hart and the hair-raising Frank Woodley.Myf tells us about a grave encounter at Graceland, and the video clip in Please Please Tell Me Now holds a nostalgic surprise for Al Clark.Also on the bill tonight, anagram mayhem – and no, that's not one - in All Shook Up, some frenzied doodling in Cover Versions and a funky finale that will have you snarling "book 'em Danno" all week.
S02 E28Aug 23, 2006
Episode 28 Aug 23, 2006 Clearly enjoying themselves tonight are Stephanie Ashworth from Something for Kate, comedian Andy Lee, John Schumann from Redgum, and comedian and radio announcer Mikey Robins.
S02 E29Aug 30, 2006
Episode 29 Aug 30, 2006 Yodelling up a storm tonight is Mary Schneider, joined by international DJ Carl Cox, Scaredy Rusty Berther, and the mostly well-behaved Meshel Laurie.There's a world of interest when Carl tells us how he spent the dawn of the millennium and there's an odd-couple moment when Mary identifies the eclectic rocker who uses her music on stage.In other news, Rusty nails his record labels topic in Know Your Product, Sir Mix and Matchalot unearths the longest ever album title, and Myf is passionate about souveniring her team's Substitute book.
S02 E30Sep 6, 2006
Episode 30 Sep 6, 2006 Guests include classical double bassist Kirsty McCahon, Adelaide hip-hopper MC Suffa, the disarmingly distracted Frank Woodley, and the always scream-worthy Hamish Blake.In tonight's quest for domination, the teams are given five words to identify songs in Word Up and take a crack at interpreting some dubious artistry in Cover Versions.Hamish wonders why Kirsty makes do with her antiquated double bass when she could buy a nice new shiny one, we all wonder if Alan has been moonlighting in a parallel universe, and if you ever wondered what a Klezmer band was, don't miss the wonderful Klezmeritis in Look What They've Done To My Song Ma.
S02 E31Sep 13, 2006
Episode 31 Sep 13, 2006 Hilarity overload tonight with actor and singer Debra Byrne, actor and singer Jesse Griffin, actor and singer Andy Anderson and ..... Dave O'Neil.In the hirsute of happiness, we've unearthed some footage of an impressively follicled Andy singing with Running Jumping Standing Still, and Jesse fondly recalls his reggae phase featuring redhead dreads.Look What They've Done To My Song Ma proves a challenge for everyone except the audience, there are some truly weird album covers in Something's Missing, and Jesse leaves no philosophical stone unturned in his closing song.
S02 E32Sep 20, 2006
Episode 32 Sep 20, 2006 Vying for victory are Canadian alternative country singer Martha Wainwright, Oz Idol contender Rob Mills, lovable lunatic Ross Noble, and just plain adorable Hamish Blake.In tonight's contest Martha and Ross lock horns and prove opposites don't necessarily attract, while Millsy dishes the dirt and comes clean about Paris Hilton.The teams wrestle with more silly scenarios in One Out of Three Ain't Bad, the Wainwright musical lineage is apparent when Martha sings in Substitute, and Millsy's closing tuneful tribute is a trip.
S02 E33Sep 27, 2006
Episode 33 Sep 27, 2006 Tonight we test the smarts of beguiling Patience Hodgson from The Grates, urbane wunderkind Jonathan Biggins, venerable vaudevillian Val Jellay, and wickedly whimsical Frank Woodley.Val reminisces about the good and not so good old days in showbiz, and we learn about Patience's penchant for ribbons, sock puppets and skeletons.One Out of Three Ain't Bad features stories about John Cage and Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Jonathan trounces all comers in Substitute, and we wrap it all up with a truly classy closer that will have you straining to hear more.
S02 E34Oct 4, 2006
Episode 34 Oct 4, 2006 We push the boat out with soprano Antoinette Halloran, comedian and writer Anthony Morgan, Steve Mallinder from electronic outfit Cabaret Voltaire, and crowd-pleasing comedian Denise Scott.Antoinette's connection with Elvis Costello is noted a few thousand times, and Steve's days of anonymity as a uni lecturer are numbered when we show some bygone Cabaret Voltaire footage.Vocal gymnast Mal Webb takes Look What They've Done To My Song to a wonderfully strange new level, Please Please Tell Me Now resurrects a classic video that puts Anthony in a spin, and Myf shows how it's done when she sings in Substitute.
S02 E35Oct 11, 2006
Episode 35 Oct 11, 2006 Taking a shot at glory tonight are longstanding fave Ella Hooper, cheeky comedian Akmal Salek, effusive music legend Robin Lumley, and house hottie Hamish Blake.Akmal reveals why Richard Branson won't be calling any time soon,and Robin treats us to a show-and-tell from his days in David Bowie's band.Our teams try to work out celebrity connections in Common People, the bike returns for a workout in Malvern Stars on 45, and keep a lookout for the finale which features some vintage Australian prog rock with a twist.
S02 E36Oct 18, 2006
Episode 36 Oct 18, 2006 Striving for best on ground tonight are singer/songwriter Mike Brady, comedian Frank Woodley, singer Rebecca Barnard, and musical comedian Tim Minchin.Mike, Myf and Frank contest the mark with admirable air-guitar action in Know Your Product, and bluegrass band Hard Drive yee-haa up a storm in Look What They've Done To My Song Ma.Mike reports on the endurance of "Up There Cazaly", Frank is tackled on an issue of crowd participation, while Tim and Adam play on in a touching and possibly out-of-bounds musical playout.
S02 E37Oct 25, 2006
Episode 37 Oct 25, 2006 Painting the studio red tonight are ex-Euroglider Grace Knight, Alpha Male Dan Kelly, comedian Adam Rozenbachs, and feisty Fiona O'Loughlin.Enjoy embarrassing anecdotes aplenty tonight with Grace, Fiona and Dan respectively wincing about a steamy video clip, a cross-dressing husband and a tangled guitar lead.Common People gets the better of Myf's team, Beatrix Potter gets a rock and roll overhaul in Substitute, and our video-clip closer demonstrates a novel way to get back in the good books with the missus.
S02 E38Nov 1, 2006
Episode 38 Nov 1, 2006 Guests du jour are entertainer extraordinaire Ian Turpie, perky Kiwi comedian Cal Wilson, well-informed funster Dave O'Neil and the incomparable Dave Graney.Laugh-out-loud showbiz stories are de rigueur tonight when Dave Graney and Turps recall past escapades, and we discover that the other Dave is obsessed with Nickelback, and not in a good way.Please Please Tell Me Now reveals Cal's affinity for basic maths, Word Up reveals Cal's ignorance of geography, and le teams have a mon dieu! moment when Dave Graney reveals a Gallic penchant in Substitute.
S02 E39Nov 8, 2006
Episode 39 Nov 8, 2006 Guests this week are Harry Angus from the Cat Empire, composer Kate Neal, Scott Edgar from Tripod and comedian Denise Scott.
S02 E40Nov 15, 2006
Episode 40 Nov 15, 2006 Our guests this week are comedian and Triple J broadcaster HG Nelson, singer Katie Noonan, comedian Hamish Blake and opera singer Ali McGregor.
S02 E41Nov 22, 2006
The Best of 2006 Nov 22, 2006 Featuring all your favourite moments from this years Spicks and Specks.Including, Tim Minchin wooing Adam, Eddie Perfect wooing Myf, Ricky Gervais in the 80s and Adam Richard auditioning for Idol and more....
A Very Specky Christmas