The Best Episodes of Spicks and Specks
Last Updated: Jan 23, 2019
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 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.
#2 - 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’.
#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 - 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.
#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 - 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.
#7 - 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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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
#10 - 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.
#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 - Episode 3
Season 4 - Episode 3
Denise Scott and dancer David McAllister join Mif while Jade McRae and Hamish Blake join Alan for this week's episode.
#13 - Episode 4
Season 4 - Episode 4
Our special guests this week are Broadway luminary Caroline O’Connor, funny man Frank Woodley, documentary & music video director Julien Temple and comedian/ radio announcer Dave O’Neil. The closing performance features a live performance from Caroline O’Connor and the Carnevel Strings, as they perform an Edith Piaf rendition of the Sex Pistols song “Anarchy in the UK”.
#14 - Episode 2
Season 2 - Episode 2
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.
#15 - Episode 6
Season 2 - Episode 6
Guest Stars: Pete Murray Adam Rosenbarks Toni Lamond Colin Lane End Credits: Filmclip of Toni Lamond preforming from 1974
#16 - Ella Hooper, James Morrison, Colin Lane & Scott Edgar
Season 1 - Episode 9
Comedian Adam Hills hosts this music-based quiz show. Team captains each week are comedian Alan Brough, and Triple J presenter Myf Warhurst. This week's guests include comedian Colin 'Lano' Lane, and the Tripod's 'nerdy one' comedian Scott Edgar.
#17 - David Hobson, Rich Hall, Kitty Flanagan & Angry Anderson
Season 1 - Episode 11
Comedian Adam Hills hosts this music-based quiz show. Team captains each week are comedian Alan Brough and Triple J announcer Myf Warhurst. This weeks guests include Rose Tattoo singer Angry Anderson, and comedians Kitty Flanagan and Rich Hall.
#18 - Toni Lamond, Dave McCormack, Hamish Blake & Brian Mannix
Season 1 - Episode 12
Comedian Adam Hills directs two teams through this block-buster musicology quiz show. Stars and team leaders are the talented comedian Alan Brough, and the scene-stealing Triple J announcer Myf Warhurst. Alan's guests this week are stage star Toni Lamond, and guitarist David McCormack. Myf's guests this week are singer Brian Mannix and comic relief Hamish Blake.
#19 - Deni Hines, Pete Smith, Mick Thomas & Hamish Blake
Season 1 - Episode 13
Comedian Adam Hills hosts another great episode of Spicks and Specks, the musical quiz show. Team captains each week are comedian Alan Brough and Triple J presenter Myf Warhurst. Alan's guests this week are singer Deni Hines, and entertainer Pete Smith. Myf's guests are musician Nick Thomas and comedian Hamish Blake,
#20 - 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.
#21 - 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.
#22 - 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.
#23 - 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.
#24 - 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.
#25 - 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.