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The Best of The Billy T James Collection Television – 1992 Māori Comedy

The Best of The Billy T James Collection

Television – 1992 Māori Comedy

PG Parental Guidance
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Billy T’s unique brand of humour is captured here at its affable, non-PC best in this compilation of skits from his popular 80s TV shows. There’s Te News (“... somebody pinched all the toilet seats out of the Kaikohe Police Station ... now the cops got nothing to go on!”) with Billy in iconic black singlet and yellow towel; a bro’s guide to home improvement; the first contact skits, and Turangi Vice. No target is sacred (God, The IRA, the talking Japanese sketch) and there are classic advertising spoofs for Pixie Caramel’s “last requests” and Lands For Bags’ “where’d you get your bag”.

Key Cast & Crew

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Tony Holden

Director, Producer

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Ian Sharp

Writer

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Jeff Bennet

Writer, Producer, Director

A cow cocky nearly died of exposure from standing in the middle of his paddock for 18 hours. The man said he was trying to win the Nobel Peace Prize by being out standing in his field.
– Billy reads Te News