A half-hour weekly round-up, branding, inoculation and crutching of all the important news stories of the week. Along with a like-minded Think Tank of reporters and pundits, offering not only reportage and analysis of the week’s events but discussion, argument and dissection of what’s making the world turn every which way.
Mad as Hell shirtfronts sexist girlie men, racist professors, xenophobic singlets and plenty more besides. Blistering satire that's ready to be popped with a needle-sharp lampoon? You bet I are, you bet we am.
Oklahoma, 1936. Tom, Ma, Pa, Uncle John and their crippled scientist friend Davros enjoy a hearty meal of dust. "Anyone for seconds?" laughs Tom.
Part 2. Tosh recovers consciousness after a wipeout on his surfboard and Veronica and Emily learn the meaning of serendipity when they look it up in the dictionary.
Fill-in host Lee Lin Chin gets laughs with an over-sized torsion wrench. Also stars Emilio Tahoeny, Veruca Millstone and [TROUBLE CODE E01. THE DOOR OF YOUR MACHINE IS OPEN.]
When Dr Bellows makes a stop at Tony's house, he sees an elephant in Tony's bedroom. He then calls General Peterson and when they both go over there they see nothing and of course Bellows is made a fool yet again.
Tibet, 1957. The Dalai Lama invites you to go rollerblading. If you accept his invitation, turn to Page 34. If you choose to denounce him as a capitalist roader, turn to Page 132.
Auckland, 1978. A young man with the wind in his hair, also nits, dreams of a better life by winning a $500 dusco duncing competution.
Single 42-yr-old male writer of electronic program guide, non-smoker, GSOH, uni-educated, seeks attractive female to write electronic program guide for Good Times starring Jimmi 'Dyn-o-mite' Walker. Discretion assured.
'And lo, when I did wake from my sleep and open my eyes I was blind, my sight vanished into darkness like the sun at midnight.' Cataractus 20:20
The strange disappearance of an antique motorcycle is the first sign of trouble. A rash of murders follow where each victim is decapitated with superhuman force by what witnesses describe as a headless motorcyclist.
A convention for people named 'Peter' goes horribly wrong when Shaun is mistakenly invited. And hydrochloric acid starts streaming from the sprinkler system.
When Francis asks Shaun if he can change a word in one of the scripts, Shaun kills him.
When Shaun's racist neighbour Mr. Grealy invites him over to eat some Japanese, Shaun doesn't know how to take it.
Adam Hills chats to Mannie the Clown, cricketing legend Andy Caddick and international superstar Ben Vereen.
Kate and Quentin decide to spice up their marriage with some fantasy role playing but there are red faces all around when they turn up at their rendezvous both dressed as Michelle Grattan.
The Masterchef judges are in for a surprise when the contestants go insane and burn down the kitchen. Gary and Matt think it's a little overdone but George says it's the best thing he's ever eaten.
When Shaun is discovered murdered on the set, Phryne is called in to solve the case. SPOILER: The food in the ABC cafeteria is to blame.
Part 1. A cursed Tiki causes havoc for Shaun and his family while on a holiday in Hawaii.
A single unbroken shot of an orange rolling down the world's highest flight of steps at Mt. Niesen in Switzerland, set to the song 'Macho Man' by the Village People.
Eastbourne Meats Xmas 2013 Promotion Winners: Mrs. L. Clarke, Camberwell VIC. Trumben2(email). D. Ng, Eastbourne QLD.
For centuries the Taklamakan Desert in China's northwest has been known as the 'desert of death'. Now, you can have your very own piece of heaven starting from as little as ,000!
When a man wakes up in the morning it starts a chain of events that leads to him going back to sleep at the end of the day. Stars Shane Crawford.
A film maker explores the origins of the influential but little studied music group The Beatles. In a remarkable ending, it emerges that one of them, Paul, is still playing music to packed arenas all over the world.
Shaun sells animated hot dogs at a carnival and heckles Lachy Hulme. Shaun gives him a free hot dog and serenades Francis outside his trailer.
Jeannie recognises a visiting princess as a member of a family that she has a centuries-old feud with.