The Best Episodes of Spicks and Specks
Delve into musical history with Spicks & Specks, ABC TV's weekly comedy game show. Each week, the panel are joined by four guests from the worlds of comedy, music and entertainment.
#1 - Episode 8
Season 5 - Episode 8
Our special guests this week are the sensational Pete Murray, hysterical Rhys Darby, knowledgeable Prof. Kim Walker and the exuberant Celia Pacquola
#2 - Episode 9
Season 4 - Episode 9
The special guests this week are The Wombats singer Matthew Murphy, the rye-larious Ryan Shelton, Toto rocker Steve Lukather and the dazzling Mehsel Laurie. This week's closing performance will feature Matthew's band, The Wombats, sing the theme song for the TV show Postman Pat, in Norwegian.
#3 - Deleted Scenes
Season 6 - Episode 37
This Week the Spicks and Specks team have decided to bring you all of the bits and pieces that ended up on the editing room floor. You'll see the comical mistakes, funny stories and segments tht just didn't fit into our half hour show. Then we finish with something a little bit naughty.
#4 - Episode 35
Season 4 - Episode 35
Our special guests this week are Canadian singer songwriter Ron Sexsmith, comedian Dave O’Neil, acclaimed Australian soprano Antoinette Halloran and reigning ghosting champion Hamish Blake. Be sure to watch the end of the show for a stellar performance by Ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro.
#5 - Episode 18
Season 6 - Episode 18
Our Special guests this week are American singer-songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman, stand up comedian Craig Hill, musically diverse Bob Brozman, and Melbourne comedian Denise Scott. There is also a special performance by Squawkestra.
#6 - Episode 8
Season 6 - Episode 8
This week on Spicks and Specks our special guests are Fame: The Musical’s Chris Durling, funny-woman Fiona O'Loughlin, iconic Australian entertainer Patti Newton and American comedian Eddie Ifft
#7 - Episode 3
Season 6 - Episode 3
This week on Spicks and Specks our special guests are one of Australia’s finest conductors Richard Gill, funny woman Kitty Flanagan, Queen of Loops Mirihangi and loveable Spicks favourite Denise Scott We also have a special performance by The Nymphs who take a step back to the 1940s, echoing the sass and class of the Andrews Sisters.
#8 - Episode 11
Season 6 - Episode 11
This week on Spicks and Specks our special guest are pianist and composer Joe Chindamo, Canadian comedian Phil Nichol, The Dresden Dolls’ Amanda Palmer, and Tripod’s Scott Edgar
#9 - Episode 12
Season 6 - Episode 12
On Spicks and Specks this week our special guests are The Angels' frontman Doc Neeson, Spicks favourite Meshel Laurie, Mama Mia's Lara Mulcahy and The Mighty Boosh’s Rich Fulcher There is also a special performance from The Perch Creek Family Jug Band.
#10 - Episode 13
Season 6 - Episode 13
On Spicks and Specks this week our special guests are Kisschasy front man Darren Cordeux, American comedian Reginald D Hunter, soul singer Darlene Love and metal head comedian Steve Hughes.
#11 - Episode 15
Season 6 - Episode 15
Rock’n’roll icon Meat Loaf, lady of laughs Magda Szubanski, Magic Dirt’s Adalita and Australia’s favourite Irishman Jimeoin.
#12 - Episode 16
Season 6 - Episode 16
This week on Spicks and Specks the special Aussie singer Sarah McLeod, The D-Gen’s Tony Martin, Jewish reggae musician Matisyahu and loveable larrikin Frank Woodley.
#13 - Britannia Special
Season 6 - Episode 17
This week is the first of our around the world specials for 2010. First stop is Great Britain with our Britannia Special. Our Special guests are the jazzy Jamie Cullum, British comedian Sarah Millican music journalist Ritchie Yorke, and Spicks favourite Hamish Blake. There is also a special performance by Elton Jack.
#14 - Episode 19
Season 6 - Episode 19
Our Special guests this week are the music guru John Foreman, Aussie comedian Kitty Flanagan, American folk singer Mary Gauthier, and stand up comedian Tommy Dean. There is also a special performance by The Break.
#15 - Episode 20
Season 6 - Episode 20
Our Special guests this week are one half of British electro act Basement Jaxx, Felix Buxton, award winning Producer Mark Opitz, aussie comedian Meshel Laurie, and former drama teacher turned comedian Damian Callinan.
#16 - Episode 27
Season 6 - Episode 27
Our Special guests this week are Irish Singer Brian McFadden, British Comedian Gina Yashere, the Jazz honed voice of Megan Washington and the very popular Aussie comedian Damian Callinan.
#17 - 80's Special
Season 5 - Episode 41
Put on your shoulder pads and perm your hair, this week Spicks and Specks is taking you back to the 80s. Our totally awesome guests tonight are Uncanny X-Men’s Brian Mannix, comedian George McEncroe, Chantoozie Ally Fowler and funny man Dave O’Neil.
#18 - Episode 42
Season 5 - Episode 42
This week the Spicks & Specks team have searched through all of the footage and put together of the best & funniest moments for 2009. This year we saw our 200th show come about and loved having you all along for the ride, so sit back, relax and laugh along with Adam, Myf, Alan and guests as the music show brings you the best of it’s best.
#19 - Episode 4
Season 6 - Episode 4
This week we on Spicks and Specks our special guest are Australia’s answer to Elvis Dan Sultan, Aussie actor and TV personality Ernie Dingo, song-bird Missy Higgins and side-splitting lady of comedy Magda Szubanski.
#20 - Episode 6
Season 6 - Episode 6
Our special guest this week on Spicks and Specks are The Three Deck Wizard Carl Cox, Spicks and Specks favourite Dave O'Neil, Canadian alt country singer Neko Case and one half of The Scared Weird Little Guys, Rusty Berther.
#21 - Episode 10
Season 6 - Episode 10
This week our special guests on Spicks and Specks are Cold Chisel’s Ian Moss, Spicks and Specks favourite Denise Scott, Soul sister Danielle Carauna, better known as Mama Kin and American comedian who now calls Australia home, Tommy Dean.
#22 - Episode 14
Season 6 - Episode 14
On Spicks and Specks this week our special guests Australian singer, song writer and television personality Mark Holden, funny-woman Felicity Ward, Operator Please’s Amandah Wilkinson and Spicks’ family member Hamish Blake.
#23 - Episode 7
Season 6 - Episode 7
This week on Spicks and Specks our special guests are Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis, funny-man Colin Lane, darling of opera Antoinette Halloran and Scottish comedian Jason Cook.
#24 - Episode 9
Season 6 - Episode 9
This Week on Spicks and Specks our special guests are singer and guitarist Paul Dempsey, lady of laughs Cal Wilson, iconic Australian actress Colette Mann and The D-Gen’s Tony Martin. We also have a special performance by The Beez