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  • 0:30:00

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Political satire: including sketches related to; 1. The Health Department's advertisements for AIDS prevention 2. Sir Robert Muldoon advertising for Sabco, an Australian company specialising in cleaning and garden products 3. The Government's GST advertising campaign 4. Take-offs of financial television programmes Credo and Money-Go-Round 5. Allegations of sexism in the Labour Caucus 6. The Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) America's Cup Challenge advertisement 7. Musical performance by Ricky Lee
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    McPhail and Gadsby

    Political satire: including sketches related to; 1. The charge that Transport MInister Richard Prebble was seen reading the paper while driving 2. An interview with 'Labour MP Helen Clark' in which her short hairstyle becomes the focus 3. The lead up to Pope John Paul II's visit t New Zealand; 4. Government policies to save Rotorua's geothermal fields
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    McPhail and Gadsby

    Political satire: including sketches related to; 1. The New Zealand Government Circus - Energy Minister Bob Tizard hitting a reporter; David Lange's car accident; Ann Hercus and Richard Prebble's hoax plane raid in the Chatham Islands 2. United States President Ronald Reagan and the security scandal in the American embassy in Moscow 3. Cabinet MInisters Ann Hercus and Richard Prebble's hoax plane raid in the Chatham Islands 4. The security scandal in the American embassy in Moscow 5. Dave Dobbyn and Herbs singing the theme song to the movie Footrot Flats 6. Hard hitting interviews - the resignation of two Coal Corporation (Coalcorp) directors 7. Shortage of prison space 8. Spoof of a cheese commercial 9. Royal scandal over Queen Elizabeth II's two cousins being in a mental institution 10. Coal miners' severance pay 11. Corporatisation 12. Party Hints With Valerie - Cabinet MInisters Ann Hercus and Richard Prebble's hoax plane raid in the Chatham Islands 13. The Doctors and Nurses of St Lazarus 14. Cabinet MInister Ann Hercus responds to the hoax plane raid in the Chatham Islands
  • 0:30:00

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Political satire: including sketches related to; 1. Waitemata City Mayor Tim Shadbolt's request for leave 2. Guest List - African National Congress (ANC) leader Oliver Tambo. Who will the Government invite next? 3. Sir Robert Muldoon and Richard Prebble's claim about gin drinking 4. Royal scandal over the Queen's cousins being in a psychiatric home 5. Party hints with Valerie - how to entertain African National Congress (ANC) leader Oliver Tambo 6. Retraction - following claims last week that MP Jonathan Hunt would eat a hedgehog to attract votes 7. Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton 8. Spoof of a yoghurt advertisement 9. Opposition leader Jim Bolger announcing National's economic policy, with interference from Sir Robert Muldoon 10. United States President Ronald Reagan and what is inside the aircraft that land at the Operation Deep Freeze Base in Christchurch 11.Prime Minister David Lange talks about the anti nuclear legislation 12."The Doctors and Nurses of St Lazarus" 6.
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    McPhail and Gadsby

    Political satire: including sketches related to; 1. New Zealand cricket team's return from Sri Lanka due to violence there 2. Judge Blackwood's resignation 3. The Golden Girls (Ann Hercus, Fran Wilde and Margaret Shields) and the pressure on women MPs 4. Importation of cars by private individuals 5. National's broadcasting policy 6. The Maori loans affair 7. Doctors and Nurses of St Lazarus 8. Ann Hercus' staff opening mail 9. Departure of Soviet official 10. One Day in a District Court 11. A farewell message to {Police MInister Ann hercus from the Police Association
  • 0:30:00

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Political satire: including sketches related to; 1. Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi's interest in the Pacific 2. A doctor who made assumptions about a patient's homosexuality 3. Low morale in the Security Intelligence Service (SIS) 4. Spoof of singer Tina Turner 5. Doctors and Nurses of St Lazarus 6. Spycorp - the new State owned enterprise, formerly known as the SIS 7. I Like That One 2 - Robin Kora reading the sharemarket report on Eyewitness News and the "Incompatible Quartet".
  • 0:30:00

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Political satire: including sketches related to; 1. The retaliatory expulsion of a New Zealand official from Moscow 2. The upcoming election campaign 3. Violence in Fiji following the election of a new Government 4. Libyan presence in the Pacific 5. Sex scandals in American politics 6. Paul Simon sings with the Denniston coal miners 7. Civil Defence advertisements 8. Doctors and Nurses of St Lazarus 9. Caucus Challenge - featuring Jim Bolger, Ruth Richardson, Merv Wellington and Sir Robert Muldoon 10. The transforming "Nat Man".
  • 0:30:00

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Political satire: including sketches related to; 1. The coup in Fiji 2. The Budget commercials 3. Police search for fugitive Christopher John Lewis in the Buller Gorge 4. Government's refusal to host an official reception for the 1987 Rugby World Cup team 5. Sir Robert Muldoon's undermining of Opposition leader Jim Bolger's leadership of the National Party ("The Jim Bolger Blues") 6.Social Welfare Department (DSW) amnesty for beneficiaries 7. Prime Minister David Lange's altercation with the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRFU) 8.Doctors and Nurses of St Lazarus 9. A hypothetical coup in New Zealand by Sir Robert Muldoon 10. "That's Comparatively Tedious" 11. Trial of former Gestapo leader Klaus Barbie
  • 0:30:00

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Political satire: including sketches related to; 1. Prime Minister David Lange's PM's household security following leaks 2. "Pot the Pinko" - Sir Robert Muldoon labelling unionist Rob Campbell a communist 3. Federation of Labour (FOL) President Jim Knox and the end of the Kawerau industrial dispute 4. Increased Post Office charges 5. "How to beat GST" 6. "Over the Top House" - A play on the New Zealand television series "Open House"
  • 0:30:00

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Final show for 1986 featuring some of the best skits on the programme this year.
  • 0:30:00

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Political satire: including sketches related to; 1. Iraqi missile attack on the USS Stark 2. A 'spoof' travel commercial 3. The stock market fall 4. The bottle of whiskey used to foil a hijacking attempt at Nadi Airport 5. Musician Boy George 6. Fijian coup leader Sitiveni Rabuka 7. New Zealand Government advertisements to stop crime 8. The Doctors and Nurses of St Lazarus 9. A 'spoof' documentary about a family suffering from over exposure to television programmes about AIDS (and a panel discussion) 10. The Eyewitness special on the coup in Fiji
  • 0:30:00

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Satirical comedy sketch show which pokes fun at topical political and social issues.
  • 0:30:00

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Satirical comedy sketch show which pokes fun at topical political and social issues.
  • 0:30:00

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Satirical comedy sketch show which pokes fun at topical political and social issues.
  • 0:30:00

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Satirical comedy sketch show which pokes fun at topical political and social issues.
  • 0:30:00

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Parody of TV2 programme Newsline. "In this programme we want you to ring in and tell us about things you wouldn't usually talk about. I'm Jim Hopkins, and this is Piles Line."
  • 1:30:00

    The Great New Zealand Debate - That Girls Can Do Anything

    A comedy debate with the moot: Girls Can Do Anything filmed in front of an audience at the Auckland Town Hall.
  • 0:30:00

    Public Eye

    Inspired by the British series, Spitting Image, Public Eye uses latex puppets to caricature topical personalities, mostly drawn from the world of politics.
  • 0:30:00

    Public Eye

    Inspired by the British series, Spitting Image, Public Eye uses latex puppets to caricature topical personalities, mostly drawn from the world of politics.
  • 0:30:00

    Public Eye

    Inspired by the British series, Spitting Image, Public Eye uses latex puppets to caricature topical personalities, mostly drawn from the world of politics.
  • 0:30:00

    Public Eye

    Inspired by the British series, Spitting Image, Public Eye uses latex puppets to caricature topical personalities, mostly drawn from the world of politics.
  • 0:30:00

    Public Eye

    Inspired by the British series, Spitting Image, Public Eye uses latex puppets to caricature topical personalities, mostly drawn from the world of politics.
  • 0:30:00

    Public Eye

    Inspired by the British series, Spitting Image, Public Eye uses latex puppets to caricature topical personalities, mostly drawn from the world of politics.
  • 0:30:00

    Public Eye

    Inspired by the British series, Spitting Image, Public Eye uses latex puppets to caricature topical personalities, mostly drawn from the world of politics.
  • 0:30:00

    Public Eye

    Inspired by the British series, Spitting Image, Public Eye uses latex puppets to caricature topical personalities, mostly drawn from the world of politics.
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    Public Eye

    Skits include: kumara; sale of State Owned Enterprises (SOEs); Lotto; Katherine Mansfield; Tim Shadbolt; Whare Paia; Peter Bland; Fair Go; Jim Anderton; Koro Wetere; Gloss; giant pandas; AIDS campaigns.
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    Public Eye

    Topics covered include: new health package; politicians' ethics; the Government's advertisements on television; pandas; Whare Paia; cricket; Winston Peters on the United States election; firebombing police stations; John Banks and 'Lauranorda' (law and order); Telecom commercials; frigate deal; Radio With Pictures (RWP) and the gothic music cult; kumara and Maoritanga; sale of State Owned Assets (SOEs); and National Party infighting.
  • 0:30:00

    Public Eye

    Topics covered include: Kinetic Investments; Democratic Party siege in parliament; poor lazy farmers; Winston Peters meets Ronald Reagan; Gloss; Maori Affairs; cricketer Richard Hadlee; Richard Prebble's sacking from Cabinet; Prime Minister David Lange's 'dictatorial' behaviour; Sir Robert Muldoon's television commercials; Neil Roberts; AIDS commercials; Unemployment This Week.
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    Public Eye

    Topics covered include: Sharon Crosbie; Opposition leader Jim Bolger; ANZAC frigates; rugby books; forestry workers; Treaty of Waitangi; television weather forecasts; Auckland; Bob Tizard interview; Nancy Prebble; men in New Zealand; National Party leadership; 'Glosspital'; 'Sideline Stan'; Stan Rodger; Government economic policy; Phil Goff and unemployment.
  • 0:30:00

    Jono and Ben at Ten

    Presented by comedians Jono Pryor and Ben Boyce, with Guy Williams and Rose Matafeo, Jono And Ben focuses on what's big in New Zealand at the moment.
  • 0:30:00

    Jono and Ben at Ten

    Presented by comedians Jono Pryor and Ben Boyce, with Guy Williams and Rose Matafeo, Jono And Ben focuses on what's big in New Zealand at the moment.
  • 0:30:00

    Jono and Ben at Ten

    Presented by comedians Jono Pryor and Ben Boyce, with Guy Williams and Rose Matafeo, Jono And Ben focuses on what's big in New Zealand at the moment.
  • 0:41:59

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Satirical comedy sketch show which pokes fun at topical political and social issues.
  • 0:27:13

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Satirical comedy sketch show which pokes fun at topical political and social issues.
  • 0:16:10

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Satirical comedy sketch show which pokes fun at topical political and social issues.
  • 0:23:36

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Satirical comedy sketch show which pokes fun at topical political and social issues.
  • 0:26:40

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Satirical comedy sketch show which pokes fun at topical political and social issues.
  • 0:03:19

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Satirical comedy sketch show which pokes fun at topical political and social issues.
  • 0:18:50

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Satirical comedy sketch show which pokes fun at topical political and social issues.
  • 0:23:22

    McPhail and Gadsby

    Satirical comedy sketch show which pokes fun at topical political and social issues.