Episode List 1997

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Note: unless specified, "Sniffin' the Glove" and "Game On" are on the show every week (except for "The Best of Under Melbourne Tonight" episodes).


The Best of Under Melbourne Tonight

Episode 1: 30 April, 1997
(Original Broadcast as "The World's Not Round")
Original Broadcast Date: 23 August 1990
Guest Band: Letcher Rervy and His Band of Sourvy
Guests:
Matt Heydn
Rod Quontock (aka Capt'n Snooze)
Episode 2: 14 May, 1997
(Original Broadcast as "The World's Not Round")
Original Broadcast Date: 24 August 1990
Guest Band: Letcher Rervy and His Band of Sourvy (again)
"Guests":
"Brian"
Santa Rastas
Stephen " 'Boof' Horris" (and you should know who he was!)
Episode 3: 21 May, 1997
Original Broadcast Date: 11 November 1993
Guest Band: Oxo Cubans
Science segment: Dr Andi (science of bubbles)
Movie Reviewed (by James "Hound Dog" Young): JOSHUA TREE
Sniffin' the Glove with Tony Biggs
"Fair-Dinkum-No-Worries" News with Carlos Raven
Episode 4: 28 May, 1997
Original Broadcast Date: 7 September, 1995
Guest Band: Rail
Guest Comedian: Janet A. McLeod
Young Film Review: WATERWORLD
Science segment: Wayne's Head (air pressure & vacuum cleaner)
Waste of Time with Rastas and Stephen
Sniffin' the Glove with Tony Biggs

(This is probably the most repeated UMT episode ever on channel 31. So far it has been re-run for 3 times since its first broadcast. Fair Dinkum!)
Episode 5: 4 June, 1997
Original Broadcast Date: 27 November, 1996
Guest Band: Black Rose
Guest Comedian: Damian Callinan
Young Film Review: STAR TREK: FIRST CONTACT
Waste of Time guests:
    Rock 'n' roll wrestlers -
    Neil Wedd, Con "Mr Damage" Yakuvidis & Bully "The Brawler" Heasly
    Burnie Carpet
Science segment: Dr Andi (Classic secondary-school chemistry experiments)

Season 1, 1997

Episode 1: 11 June, 1997
Host: Stephen Hall
Guest Band: Ice Cream Hands
Guest Comedian: Alan Brough
Science segment: Dr. Andi (matchstick science)
Liam (Carlos Raven) & Pearso's "World Around Us"
Nitty Gritty (Crate of Fun: winter depression busters)
Waste of Time guest: Alan Brough
Episode 2: 18 June, 1997
Host: Rastas
Guest Band: Christopher Marshall band
Guest Comedian: Dave Hughes
The Chez Lounge: Film Critics with Mel Northrope & Fi Bamford
(Movie Reviewed: SWINGERS, NO WAY HOME)
Kealy's Coffee Capers with Kealy Smith
The Prank Files with Merrick & Rosso (Prank letters to Jim Waley & Ray Martin)
Underground Sports with Al Parks & Rastas
Episode 3: 25 June, 1997
Host: Stephen Hall
Guest Band: Supagroop
Guest Comedian: Peter Helliar
Science segment: Wayne's Head (Science of spinning)
Pearso's Guidance Recommended: BURNING PARADISE
Nitty Gritty (Crate of Success)
Waste of Time
Episode 4: 2 July, 1997
Host: Rastas
Guest Band: Overnight Jones
Guest Comedian: Adam Richards
The Chez Lounge: Film Critics
(Movie Reviewed: THE BEAUTICIAN AND THE BEAST)
Just Dandy (toilet seat etiquette)
The Prank Files (prank letters to the producers of game shows of channel 9 & Richard Wilkins)
Underground Sports
Episode 5: 9 July, 1997
Host: Stephen Hall
Guest Band: Blackeyed Susans
Guest Comedian: Andrea Powell
Science segment: Dr. Andi (genetics)
Pearso's Guidance Recommended: EVERYNIGHT... EVERYNIGHT
Nitty Gritty (Crate of Conspiracy)
Doing Dishes with Kealy Smith
Waste of Time
Episode 6: 16 July, 1997
Host: Rastas
Guest Musician: Kim Salmon
Guest Comedian: Ged Wood
The Chez Lounge: Film Critics
(Movie Reviewed: CHASING AMY)
Just Dandy (ties)
The Prank Files ("Rap it up" dance school)
Underground Sports guest host: Sally Rope
Episode 7: 23 July, 1997
Host: Stephen Hall
Guest Band: Star 7
Guest Comedian: Stef Torok
Science segment: Dr. Andi (safari in Museum of Victoria's storeroom - specimen)
Nitty Gritty (forming their own girl band - "Crate")
Waste of Time - Pantomine

Season 2, 1997

Episode 1: 10 September, 1997
Host: Stephen Hall
Guest Band: Big Charlie
Guest Comedian: Adrian Calear
The Chez Lounge: Film Critics
(Movie Reviewed: AUSTIN POWERS)
Just Dandy (Andrew's tips for dirty swingers #1: Dos & Don'ts for single men in the pub)
Waste of Time
Also featuring: Stephen's classssic clip with Guy Pearce (from Neighbours of course... I think...)
Episode 2: 17 September, 1997
Host: Rastas
Guest Band: Weddings Parties Anything
Guest Comedian: Lawrence Mooney
Pearso's Guidance Recommended: ASTRO BOY
Just Dandy (Andrew's tips for dirty swingers #2: Dos & Don'ts for single women in the pub)
Underground Sports
Kealy's Wonderful Hangover Cures
Also featuring: Catherine Deveny (She has a car to sell... seriously...)
Episode 3: 24 September, 1997
Host: Stephen Hall
Guest Band: Tanya Lee & Band
Guest Comedian: Linda Haggar
The Chez Lounge: Film Critics
(Movie Reviewed: SPEED 2: CRUISE CONTROL)
Just Dandy (Andrew's tips for dirty swingers #3: Conversations in his/her/their house)
Nitty Gritty (their "Handbag of handy hands")
Waste of Time
Episode 4: 1 October, 1997
Host: Rastas
Guest Band: The Avalanches
Guest Comedian: CJ Fortuna
Pearso's Guidance Recommended: CRAPSTON VILLAS SE69
Just Dandy (Andrew's tips for dirty swingers #4: you know what's next... but in what ways?...)
Underground Sports with Al Parkes and Sally Rope
Kealy's Tipping Politics
Also featuring: Pete Helliar's 3-minute variety program
Episode 5: 8 October, 1997
Host: Rastas
Guest Band: The F**k F**ks
Guest Comedians: The Gorskys
The Chez Lounge: Film Critics
(Movie Reviewed: EVENT HORIZON)
Just Dandy (Andrew's tips for dirty swingers #5: Telephone etiquette)
Nitty Gritty ("Jenny is a cow" - song written & performed by Corinne)
Also featuring: a glimpse of the director's boyfriend (Now that's the community TV I'd like to watch...)
Episode 6: 15 October, 1997
Host: Stephen Hall
Guest Band: The Von Trapp Family Crisis
Guest Comedian: Jon Levene
Pearso's Guidance Recommended: FIST OF LEGEND
Just Dandy (Andrew's tips for dirty swingers #6: Going out tips)
Waste of Time
Also featuring: Damien Wishbank's 21st birthday party (it really rocks!...)
Episode 7 (Final): 22 October, 1997
Host: Stephen Hall
Guest Band: Groundswell
Guest Comedians: Craig Eagle
The Chez Lounge: Film Critics
(Movie Reviewed: CONTACT)
Just Dandy (Racing)
Nitty Gritty (Crate of One Hand Clapping)
Also featuring: the UMT crew, the audiences, the guys from Richmond 3121 Oh! & that mysterious masked "Dr Vincent" who created this website...