Adam Hills hosts this lighthearted music quiz show.The two teams are captained by Myf Warhurst and Alan Brough.

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Series cast summary:
Adam Hills ...  Himself - Host / ... 274 episodes, 2005-2018
Alan Brough Alan Brough ...  Himself - Team Captain / ... 273 episodes, 2005-2018
Myf Warhurst Myf Warhurst ...  Herself - Team Captain / ... 273 episodes, 2005-2018
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Adam Hills hosts this lighthearted music quiz show.The two teams are captained by Myf Warhurst and Alan Brough.

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Australia

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English

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9 February 2005 (Australia) See more »

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Myf Warhurst said of the 2018 reunion special, "It turned out better than I expected - I'm so happy. I realised something else too. We had such a lovely thing going not just as co-workers, but as friends as well. It was just so familiar and lovely. It was great." See more »

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Adam Hills - Host: Who you gonna call?... Destructive person of illusion!
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Featured in Temptation: King of Comedy: Heat 1 (2006) See more »

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Never mind the Spicks and Specks
21 March 2007 | by wcpomSee all my reviews

Just wanted to add a quick note to say this show is an Australian version of the UK show "Never Mind the Buzzcocks". I've just never seen this acknowledged anywhere, but it just has to be, the two shows are too similar.

I really enjoy Spicks and Specks, but I think it pales a little in comparison to the UK show, as the few episodes I saw when I was in the UK all featured well known musicians. Whereas the Australian version sometimes pads the panel with obscure classical and musical theatre artists. That said, Adam Hills is always good, along with Al and Myf and the comedians are usually pretty good too. I especially like Ross Noble, who is a frequent panelist.


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