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Hamish and Andy are looking at the run sheets from over 2,500 shows across two decades and picking one singular talk break to discuss. In Season 3... they talk about trying to sue a famous celebrity for theft, attempting to rig a raffle for a Bull, the efforts to score a private jet for free and egging their bosses house. You will get Season 3 on all the podcast pipes from July 14 2022... but if you want to hear it before that... it has dropped exclusively on the LiSTNR App right now! So download the LiSTNR App now and listen for free.
14 years later and Andy’s tackle is still being talked about! The boys replay a call to Andy’s ‘Dick Doc’ from the sperm bank! The boys also remember the one night they spent on The People’s Island, and their very own Lord of the Flies moment. Hamish recalls the summer he spent playing Band Hero with his housemates, and the pain of not winning the title of Summer Drummer.
Do You Have Any Ugly Models On Your Books?
The ‘Andy by Hamish’ fragrance photoshoot was one of the most bizarre moments in the history of the Hamish & Andy Show. The boys listen back to the negotiation and list of demands Andy had before the shoot. They also fondly remember their London Lair from Gap Year in 2012, and Hamish regrets a chance encounter with actor Jon Hamm. The boys recall making t-shirts for the Peoples Cruise, and the black-market cash-only stall they ran to sell them.
Fred's First Race
Hamish & Andy remember their early days on the Saturday morning show, and listen back to one of their first song-parodies and understand why the radio bosses told them to stop singing! Brian McFadden makes yet another appearance, as well as Chris Hemsworth and Mark Ruffalo. On this day in 2017 they had their first band rehearsal and they discuss the external influences that were responsible for it sounding average! They then listen back to the amazing moment their greyhound Fred Bassett ran his first race!
What “Do Not Put On The Website” Used To Mean
Hamish & Andy remember all the different ways they have celebrated Andy’s birthdays on the show, including when Hamish pole danced for him dressed as Khaleesi, and the logistical disaster that was Andy Fest! The boys remember playing Celebrity Crush-hunt and how much harder it was to contact celebrities 14 years ago. They revisit the time they spent an hour with Will Ferrell, and replay audio of the big-name golfers Hamish organised to wish Andy a happy birthday!
Pranking The Nicest Guy We Know
Hamish & Andy remember one of their favourite Rick Davies stories, ‘The Christmas Turd’, and listen back to the time they pranked Rick and he cemented himself as the nicest human ever. The also look back on the ‘Kids Meals for Everybody’ initiative, and the subsequent backlash from the hospitality industry! They discuss a favourite segment, International Phrasebook, and the time their dads were thrilled about receiving free power tools! And to round things out we hear about when Shane Jacobson offered them the use of his tour bus.
Chopping Up A Studio With A Machete
Hamish & Andy recall the technical difficulties they faced surrounding The People's Island, and Hamish’s ratbag behaviour at a regional radio station which he apologies for 7 years later! The boys then reminisce about taking competition winners to the 2008 Beijing Olympics and taking them to Hooters! They then replay one of the all-time greatest ‘Blast from the Past’ segments when Hamish calls a random number pretending to be an Olympic athlete and asks for a “cheeky wee sample”!
The Great Ten Tenors Mystery
Hamish & Andy remember how they had to interview the whole cast of High School Musical when all they wanted to chat to was Zac Efron! They also had the 10 Tenors on the show but cannot remember why! They get completely derailed trying to remember which old radio acquaintance married one of the Tenors. The boys listen back to the high stakes Peoples Bet that they placed in a Vegas Casino trying to win enough money for a Hoverboard! They finally get an answer for who married one of the Tenors!
Origins: Timomatic’s Autograph
Hamish & Andy fondly remember the waitress at the Penis-eating restaurant in Beijing, and how ripped off they felt about the Phelps vs a shark race. The boys listen back to when they called actor Brett Tucker to see if he was hitting on their friend Tanya, and to the original prank call that Hamish made which spiraled into a yearlong side-hustle selling Timomatic's forged autographs!
Becoming Celebrity Friends with Will Arnett
Hamish & Andy discuss one of Hamish’s greatest regrets from The People's Cruise. The boys remember their UK and Ireland Caravan of Courage trip, including a suspect and slippery massage, as well as fearing for their lives at Appleby Fair. The boys recall the first time Will Arnett came on the show and how they set up the room to make the interview as awkward as possible!
You’re Full Of Lies Not Dumplings
Hamish & Andy remember the year Andy won Cleo Bachelor of the Year, and how 10 years later to the day, Shane Warne was on the show pitching a new bachelor style TV show starring him & Andy! They peak behind the curtain when it comes to radio station rivalries, and some of the lengths they had to go to, to win clients over. The boys remember back to when Horg’s mate claimed he could eat 100 dumplings which sparked one of our favourite lines of all time; “You’re full of lies, not dumplings”! They listen back to the the time listener Rhys claimed that he could also eat 100 dumplings so they took him to a dumpling restaurant and put him to the test.
We Loved Pranking The Office Staff
Hamish & Andy remember how much fun they used to have tormenting the staff who worked at the radio station! They listen back to a time they got access to the elevator security footage to see which staff members were the most vain. They also reminisced about a super awkward Christmas stitch-up that forced staff members to choose a hamper over donating to charity.
How The Private Jet Tour Nearly Didn’t Happen
Hamish & Andy reveal for the first time how their private jet tour very nearly fell apart at the last minute. They also reminisce about one of the more bizarre shows they ever did, involving Johanna Griggs, Hamish’s Grandma Moosey, and a couch!
Ultimate Wingman Works His Magic With Lily Allen
Hamish & Andy remember some of their earliest feedback from radio bosses – “Stop singing...you’re not the Scared Weird Little Guys!” They recall when the Frank Stallone concert sold out in 6 minutes, as well as interviews with Seth Rogen, Olly Murs and Lily Allen. They listen back to a Lily Allen interview where she barely gets a word in, and Andy hesitantly reminds Hamish of one of his only Ultimate Wingman success stories – Andy’s pash with Lily!
The Time We Did The Whole Show On The Phone
Hamish & Andy remember one of the times they had to do an on-air retraction for something they got wrong on the show, which naturally they blame Jack for. They recall chatting to Buzz Aldrin and how much it bugged Buzz that nobody remembers his famous line from the moon. On this day in 2016 Hamish was thrilled to discover there are golf club ‘captains’ and the process that new golfers need to go through to be accepted. The boys replay their live show from Cocklebiddy – a desolate petrol station in the middle of the Nullabor – and the extreme (and possibly illegal) lengths they went to to broadcast the show.
Confirming a Crazy Rod Stewart Rumour
Hamish & Andy reminisce about the tactics they used to wriggle out of doing extra work, and reopen the debate about whether fish are ornamental or a pet. The boys remember taste-testing samples for the Gravy Chip and how they decided between chicken or beef gravy. They also confirmed a bizarre rumour Hamish had heard about Rod Stewart, and we hear when Andy was surprised with his childhood celebrity crush and it didn't quite go to plan.
Robbing with Rob Thomas…And Paul
Hamish & Andy remember their first EVER guest back in 2004, and a special memory from the Business Brunch days. The boys relive the week in 2007 that they spent as conjoined twins and the length Hamish went to, to conceal Andy while at his then-girlfriend’s family dinner! The boys then listen back to an interview with Rob Thomas and his less famous band member, Paul.
A Free Kick For Farting
Hamish & Andy recall a vow that Hamish took back in 2014 and he's just as fired up about it 7 years on. The boys remember preparing to visit the troops in Afghanistan and some of the safety precautions put in place in the lead up to their departure. They also revisit one of the great sports stories – a soccer player who got a yellow card for farting!
Staking Out Bob Panic’s House
Hamish & Andy remember the extremely fast & loose way that Hame started the year off in 2008, and the inappropriate request they put forward to the Australian Government regarding Kevin Rudd’s son. The boys reminisce about the ‘Ideas Bonanza’ and listener Bob Panic who was put in charge of answering all incoming calls to the Bonanza hotline. There was also a competition the show ran involving V8 supercars and Sambuca and how, unsurprisingly, they ran into legal troubles. However the break they listen back to is another one of Horgs’ inventions which involved gambling!
Kyle and Jackie O Banned Us From The Station
Hamish & Andy recall one of their first forays into client integration with Mitsubishion Impossible! How you could become a Million-Yen-Aire and why they ended up in Adelaide at Mitsubishi’s head office. They discuss why it was smart of Kyle & Jackie O to ban them from broadcasting on the same station, and they question why Brian McFadden was on the show so often in the early days! The boys also listen back to the first ever Trading Post Game, and listener Nath finally gets the credit he deserves!
Andy Living Next Door To Kylie and Dannii Minogue
Hamish & Andy relive the time they attempted to ‘Eat the Board’ at Maccas and how controversial the Chicken and Cheese burger became in their quest. Hamish remembers when Andy first began dating Bec and a major hurdle they had to overcome. They also reminisce about the time that Karl Stefanovic dabbled in documentary making, and when Andy had some very famous Neighbours. The boys then replay the moment Dannii Minogue brought in audio of Andy performing in his primary school musical!
It’s Amazing That Tom Cruise Bothers
Hamish & Andy remember how they got on actor Colin Firth’s good side, and the incredible interview preparation that Tom Cruise must have done before they spoke to him. The boys also talk about a time they had to make a formal apology to a client after explaining on air how easy it is to steal from them. They also listen back to a time way back in 2007 when a listener agreed to let them look after their kids for a weekend.
Frank Stallone’s Parade Through Melbourne
Hamish & Andy remember broadcasting from the Beijing Olympic Games, especially the Channel Seven team worrying about getting food poisoning. The boys also recall when Daryl Braithwaite sung a charity song to help them raise funds to buy a hoverboard. We also listen back to when they took Frank Stallone on a parade thought the streets of Melbourne just hours before the concert of the year.
Hamish the Futurist
Hamish & Andy recall the time their mate Horgs was challenged to swim across a pond to win a bet. The boys remember two celebrities that made them wait for an interview, Johnny Knoxville and Edward Norton. They also recall their decision to try and sail across Bass Strait in treacherous conditions. And they listen back to audio of Hamish predicting the future in 2010.
Talking Gravox with Margot Robbie
Hamish & Andy relive two stitch ups they are not proud of. A time they forced Dean Geyer to perform with his shirt off to a bunch of adoring fans, and a questionable way to test Anthony Callea’s height. The boys then replay a moment when they invited Margot Robbie to the Logies Spit Roast Party, but spend the entire conversation talking about Gravox.
Hamish and Andy remember that when Todd Sampson was a guest on the show he really didn’t understand how the censorship ‘beep’ worked, and consequently dropped an F Bomb live on air. They try to recall why they made life hard for themselves during the Caravan of Courage, including Hamish sleeping in a gorilla suit. They then listen back to 2014 when Hamish started a side-hustle selling Timomatic’s autograph.
The Bacon 100
Hamish & Andy remember back to when Hamish’s dad Noel challenged Justin Bieber to a table tennis match. They discuss a theory that Wippa told them about the rules of disclosing blackbelt karate skills. And listen back to what is possibly the longest tribute song of all time…the Bacon 100.
Hamish’s Drum Audition
Hamish & Andy remember some of Horgs’s best/worst inventions, and the time that Jerry Seinfeld told them off. Their attention then turns to their band Cool Boys & The Frontman and their constant infighting as well as a prank where Hamish auditioned for a band down the phone line.
The Most Violent Fred Basset Of All Time
Hamish & Andy remember definitely not flirting with Jessica Alba and Shannon Elizabeth. They then reflect on the most violent Fred Basset reading that drew blood from Hamish’s bum, and resulted in an F Bomb dropped live to air from Japan.
Ricky Gervais Critiques A Horgs' Invention
Hamish & Andy reveal the trick to wrangling holidays from their radio boss, Grumpy Dave. Andy shares too much about the time he pooed his pants at school camp, and Hamish reminisces about the marathon he ran with zero preparation. The boys then listen back to an interview from 2009 with one of the show's favourite guests, legendary comedian Ricky Gervais.
The Mysterious Note Left On Hamish’s Girlfriend’s Car
Hamish & Andy try to remember why they had Chopper Reid on the show so often, given he was a convicted murderer. The boys recall a surprise visit to a stripper car wash in Darwin, and listen back to the moment Jack gave up on his panelling career. Plus, the boys look back on an uncomfortable investigation into a note left on Hamish's girlfriend's car.
Pat Your Head
Hamish & Andy have attempted some very ambitious phone topics over the years, none more so than this one in 2009 with a game that literally stopped traffic. The boys also recall a pretty unfair prank they played on Glenn Robbins and feel that Glenn had every right to be a little pissed off about it.
Post ARIAS Potty Mouth
Hamish & Andy explain how Mike Munro from ‘This is Your Life’ ended up in Hamish’s living room waiting for a couch delivery. They then take us back to the day after the 2007 ARIAS where they spoke to Missy Higgins and John Butler, who used language that made Hamish and Andy fear for their jobs. The boys also discuss how recording segments for the Caravan of Courage would sometimes mean making something out of nothing, including a segment about ‘a big tree’.
Will Jack Cry?
Hamish & Andy remember how 'Layla’s Loot Shoot' came about and tell a story about how their old boss used some insider knowledge to leave the company and become the sponsor of the show. The boys then revisit two of their more awkward moments: a challenge to see if Andy could make Cackling Jack cry, and a fake surprise birthday party for a fairly new employee.
Hamish’s New Girlfriend In 2010 Is Now His Wife
Hamish & Andy discuss a secret they had to keep from Tom Hanks and Ron Howard after something went wrong at the preview screening of Angels & Demons. The boys then go back to 2010 where Hamish is talking about his new girlfriend who, as it turns out, is now his wife. They also discuss the technique they used to talk about their girlfriends without fear of them hearing.
The First 'Ahoy'
Hamish & Andy recall having a porn star on the show during the early days and whether that was a good idea at all. It leads them to discuss why they made their friend Wippa, now a breakfast radio host himself, get his nuts bronzed and we hear a pivotal moment for the show - the very first time it was suggested that all callers should greet the show with the word ‘Ahoy’.
The Secret Song
The boys learn that Andy’s Dad may have kissed Pete Hellier’s Mum and reflect on the time they attempted a very ambitious interactive phone topic with the help of a two thousand strong crowd at a live show. Hamish and Andy then discuss their ‘secret song’ performed live at their final show of the year in 2016, both wondering whether it should have remained a secret from the public rather than broadcast at all.
Nice And Easy Adam Labrizzi And The Not So Easy Eugene Levy
The two times Hamish & Andy's rhyming game names backfired, plus they remember back to Dicko hosting My Restaurant Rules, the deal they had with our boss for 3 Hungover shows a year and one of Jack’s worst button pushing efforts ever.
The Celebs We Were Worried About In 2009
Hamish and Andy float the idea of performing their original footy song “Duggins Duggins” at this years Grand Final. They also revisit the time just before the Marriage Equality Plebiscite with the PM and Hamish shares his deep concern for 2009 Lindsay Lohan living beyond her means.
The Tin Whistle
The four Caravan of Courage trips became one of Hamish & Andy's most loved expeditions as they travelled for up to two weeks in a van meeting locals and having adventures. In 2010, the boys were making their way through Great Britain and Ireland, where they stayed at a haunted castle, went on dates with local girls despite both having girlfriends at home and Hamish conducted an impromptu performance at an Irish Pub.
The First We’d Heard Of Taylor Swift
In 2009, a 19 year old Taylor Swift made her first appearance on the Hamish & Andy show, performing live and agreeing to try a prank call as Swifty Taylor! In this episode the boys also remember Michael Clarke and Lara Bingle's failed energy drink, and Hamish reveals why he was hoping to bump into Chris Martin backstage at a Coldplay concert.
Hamish & Andy’s Remembering Project - Trailer
Hamish and Andy are looking at the run sheets from over 2,500 shows across two decades and picking one singular talk break to discuss.