The Best Episodes of Spicks and Specks
Last Updated: Nov 29, 2018
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 - Americana Special
Season 6 - Episode 23
For our Americana Special, guests this week are jazz and blues legend Barbara Morrison, American comedian Tommy Dean, Country Soul singer Diana Trask, and stand up comedian Denise Scott. There is also a special performance by the Dixieland jazz band, Dave Hetherington’s Jazzbos.
#2 - Episode 2
Season 4 - Episode 2
Myf's guests this week are Guy Pratt and comedian Dave O'Neil, while Alan's guests are singer Guy Sebastian and stand up comedian Cal Wilson.
#3 - Episode 9
Season 5 - Episode 9
Our special guests this week are much loved Bob Evans, laugh out loud larrikin Dave Hughes, singing sensation Tina Arena and comedic cabaret Tim Minchin.
#4 - A Very Specky Christmas 2009
Season 6 - Episode 1
Be sure to tune into ABC1 Sunday December 20th at 7.30pm to see our Spicks & Specks Christmas Special coming live from Bethlehem this year. Join us as we celebrate the year that was 2009 with all your Spicks and Specks favourites.
#5 - Episode 24
Season 5 - Episode 24
Our special guests this week are Australian Idol Wes Carr, Spicks and Specks favourite Hamish Blake, Australian rock legend Jim Keays, and rock-cabaret star Geraldine Quinn. Keep an eye out for a special live performance from Geraldine Quinn of a song she has written just for Spicks and Specks.
#6 - Episode 38
Season 4 - Episode 38
Our special guests this week are singer Anne McCue, comedian Amanda Keller, singer songwriter Kate Miller-Heidke, entertainer Frankie J Holden. Tonight’s episode ends with a video clip from band, the Skatt Brothers ‘Life At the Outpost’.
#7 - Episode 16
Season 5 - Episode 16
Our special guests this week are Speech from the Grammy Award winning band Arrested Development, comedian Judith Lucy, classical virtuoso Katarina Kroslakova and Scott Edgar from band Tripod.
#8 - Episode 12
Season 7 - Episode 12
This week our special guests on Spicks and Specks are Regurgitator front man Quan Yeomans, Kiwi comedian Cal Wilson, conductor and musical director Kellie Dickerson and an American comedian who now calls Australia home, Tommy Dean. The Magnets join us for Look What They've Done to My Song Ma.
#9 - Jim Keays, Hamish Blake, Scott Edgar & Katie Underwood
Season 1 - Episode 3
Adam Hills hosts two teams through various games based on music trivia. Team captains each week are Alan Brough and Myf Warhurst. This week's guests include comedian Hamish Blake, Tripod comedian Scott Edgar, singer Jim Keays, and former Popstar Katie Underwood.
#10 - Episode 8
Season 4 - Episode 8
Pumpkin instruments Our special guests this week are Israeli musician Idan Raichel, comedian Ross Noble, songstress Eddi Reader and Spicks fave Adam Rozenbachs.
#11 - Episode 24
Season 7 - Episode 24
This week our special guests on Spicks and Specks are Aussie country star Lee Kernaghan, musical comedian Rusty Berther, mezzo soprano Fiona Campbell and the hilarious Greg Fleet.
#12 - Emma Pask, Barry Crocker, Cal Wilson & Jeff Green
Season 1 - Episode 6
Adam Hills leads two teams through this crazy quiz show on everything music. He is joined as always by comedian Alan Brough, and Triple J presenter Myf Warhurst. Guests this week include Aussie legend Barry Crocker, comedian Jeff Green, and comedian Cal Wilson.
#13 - 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
#14 - Beccy Cole, Greedy Smith, Scott Edgar & Simon Tedeschi
Season 1 - Episode 4
Comedian Adam Hills hosts two teams through this music quiz show. Team captains each week are comedian Alan Brough and Triple J presenter Myf Warhurst. This week's guests are county music singer Beccy Cole, Tripod 'the nerdy one' singer and comedian Scott Edgar, songwriter and 'Mental As Anything' member Greedy Smith and pianist Simon Tedeschi.
#15 - Beccy Cole, Earl Okin, Frankie J. Holden & Andy Lee
Season 1 - Episode 14
Comedian Adam Hills hosts this music-based quiz show. Team captains are comedian Alan Brough, and radio announcer Myf Warhurst. Alan's guests this week are singer Beccy Cole and comical muscian Earl Okin. Myf's guests are entertainer Frankie J. Holden, and comedian Andy Lee.
#16 - Richard Clapton, Wendy Harmer, Guy Sebastian & David O'Doherty
Season 1 - Episode 15
Comedian Adam Hills hosts this music quiz show, aided each week by team captains actor and comedian Alan Brough, and triple J's own Myf Warhurst. Alan's guests this week are musician Richard Clapton and comedian Wendy Harmer. Myf's guests are comedian David O'Docherty, and Australian Idol winner Guy Sebastian.
#17 - Colin Lane, Renee Geyer, Paul Capsis & Diana Doherty
Season 1 - Episode 16
Evil host Adam Hills is king of the castle - the castle being his own music quiz show. Ready to fight him are team captains: the ever gallant 'knight in shining armour' Myf Warhurst and the 'damsel in distress' Alan Brough. Fellow knights of the round table are the 'clumsy Sir Lancelot' comedian Colin Lane, 'serving wench' singer Renee Geyer, and dragon-in-training singer Paul Capsis.
#18 - Wendy Harmer, John Paul Young, Ally Spazzy & Rusty Berther
Season 1 - Episode 17
Dashing comedian Adam Hills hosts the entertaining music quiz show. He is assisted by the witty actor and comedian Alan Brough, and the splendid triple J announcer Myf Warhurst. Joining the line-up tonight are comedian Wendy Harmer, and composer John Paul Young.
#19 - Todd McKenney, Hamish Blake, Greedy Smith & Denise Scott
Season 1 - Episode 18
Adam Hills, brilliant as ever, hosts the music quiz show to beat all music quiz show. He is joined by reliable team captains Alan Brough and Myf Warhurst. Joining the fun this week are comedians Hamish Blake and Denise Scott, songwriter Greedy Smith, and theatre and cabaret performer Todd McKenney.
#20 - Ali McGregor, Scott Brennan, Paul Mac & Greg Fleet
Season 1 - Episode 19
There once was a lowly comedian named Adam Hills. One day the ABC rang him up and asked him to host a new music quiz/game/chat show called Spicks and Specks. They provided Adam with two amature team captains (comedian Alan Brough and triple J announcer Myf Warhurst) and 4 guests and let him run wild. This weeks victims... I mean guests, are opera singer Ali McGregor, actor and comedian Scott Brennan, comedian Greg Fleet and music guru Paul Mac.
#21 - Reg Mombassa, Rob Guest, Colin Lane & Emily Taheny
Season 1 - Episode 21
Our ever-brilliant host, Adam Hills, is joined by his trusty side-kicks Alan Brough and Myf Warhurst, in the always-challenging music quiz and game show. Joining the laughs are theatre star Rob Guest, Mental As Anything musician Reg Mombassa, comedian Emily Taheny and S&S regular comedian Colin Lane.
#22 - Guy Noble, Cal Wilson, Chris Cheney & Dave O'Neil
Season 1 - Episode 22
Host: Adam Hills, Check. Team captains: Alan Brough and Myf Warhurst, Check. Guests: conductor and radio host Guy Noble, comedian Cal Wilson, and comedian Dave O'Neil, Check. Right. Get set for another brilliant night of the music game show that has everyone talking - Spicks and Specks.
#23 - Renee Geyer, Rusty Berther, Normie Rowe & Hamish Blake
Season 1 - Episode 24
Comedian Adam Hills hosts two teams through a mental obstacle course of music trivia. Competing teams are lead by comedian Alan Brough, and triple J announcer Myf Warhurst. Guests this week are Spicks and Specks regular comedian Hamish Blake, The Living End's Chris Cheney, singer Renee Geyer, and singer/actor Normie Rowe.
#24 - Episode 26
Season 7 - Episode 26
This week our special guests on Spicks and Specks are ex-Skyhooks' guitarist Red Symons, Spicks family member Denise Scott, soprano Takesha Meshé Kizart and Tripod's Scott Edgar. The show also features Australia's queen of the boogie woogie piano, Jan Preston.
#25 - Episode 27
Season 5 - Episode 27
This week on Spicks and Specks are entertainer Denis Walter, funnyman Colin 'Lano' Lane, folk singer Donna Simpson and one third of Tripod Scott 'Scod' Edgar.