Thank God You're Here: episode guide

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Episode 1.01

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Premiere: April 05, 2006
Ratings: 1.5 million viewers

  1. Fifi Box as a fitness equipment demonstrator
  2. Frank Woodley as a Roman soldier
  3. Angus Sampson as an O.R. doctor
  4. Peter Rowsthorn as a property devoloper defending a new casino
  5. Group: children's entertainers

Ensemble cast: Heidi Arena, Daniel Cordeaux, Ed Kavalee, Nicola Parry
Additional cast: Carlo Weimer, Lisa Novak, Rob Sitch

Episode 1.02

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Premiere: April 12, 2006
Ratings: 1.45 million viewers

  1. Matt Newton as a boardroom pitchman for a new beverage
  2. Shaun Micallef as co-host of children's tv show "Yah!"
  3. Fifi Box as a Victorian era woman meeting a suitor
  4. Angus Sampson as a celebrity chef on a late night tv show
  5. Group: WWII POWs planning escape

Ensemble cast: Heidi Arena, Daniel Cordeaux, Ed Kavalee, Nicola Parry, Andrew Bayly
Guest Appearances: Dan O'Connor, Natalie Bassingthwaighte

Episode 1.03

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Premiere: April 19, 2006
Ratings: 1.74 million viewers

  1. Fifi Box as designer presenting new uniforms for the Socceroos
  2. Glenn Robbins as a late arriving cyclist with a suspicious wife
  3. Frank Woodley as monk returning from 10-year vow of silence
  4. Akmal Saleh as doctor promoting herbal supplements on tv morning show
  5. Group: Viking warriors accounting their worth before the chief

Ensemble cast: Heidi Arena, Andrew Bayly, Daniel Cordeaux, Simon Dowling, Rebekah Foord, Ed Kavalee, Nicola Parry

Episode 1.04

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Premiere: April 26, 2006
Ratings: 1.74 million viewers

  1. Santo Cilauro as a plumber with an amorous client
  2. Peter Rowsthorn as a starship captain
  3. Robyn Butler as an actress discussing her new film
  4. Angus Sampson as hardware store owner firing employee girlfriend
  5. Group: clergy meeting to discuss increasing youth involvement in the church

Ensemble cast: Heidi Arena, Daniel Cordeaux, Ed Kavalee, Nicola Parry, Simon Dowling, Andrew Bayly

Episode 1.05

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Premiere: May 03, 2006
Ratings: 1.72 million viewers

  1. Akmal Saleh as conductor of management raining seminar
  2. Alan Brough as senator on tv panal show explaining controversial decisions
  3. Shaun Micallef as doctor to Elizabethan king
  4. Julia Zemiro as 32-year-old explaining party aftermath to parents
  5. Group: weight loss group explaining weight gain

Ensemble cast: Heidi Arena, Daniel Cordeaux, Ed Kavalee, Nicola Parry, Andrew Bayly, Simon Dowling, Rebekah Foord, Isabelle Parry

Episode 1.06

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Premiere: May 10, 2006
Ratings: 1.64 million viewers

  1. Peter Rowsthorn as captain of a sinking cruise ship
  2. Josh Lawson as man meeting internet blind date
  3. Angus Sampson as Merry Man hopeful
  4. Julia Zemiro as self help book author in radio interview
  5. Group: sports commentators

Ensemble cast: Heidi Arena, Daniel Cordeaux, Ed Kavalee, Nicola Parry, Andrew Bayly, Simon Dowling, Jason Geary, Rob Lloyd
Additional cast: Nareh Dvir, Jane McArthur, Alexis Porter

Episode 1.07

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Premiere: May 17, 2006
Ratings: 1.64 million viewers

  1. Josh Lawson as a dog whisperer
  2. Fifi Box as gov't minister announcing new needle exchange program
  3. Bob Franklin as a guerrilla leader
  4. Frank Woodley as the director of retirement community being interviewed
  5. Group: members of religious community accounting for their sins

Ensemble cast: Heidi Arena, Andrew Bayly, Roy Billing, Daniel Cordeaux, Simon Dowling, Rebekah Foord, Ed Kavalee, Nicola Parry

Note: the "Dog Whisperer" scene was originally intended for Fifi Box but was given to Josh Lawson at the last minute after Fifi's fear of dogs was discovered during a casual chat with the crew

Episode 1.08

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Premiere: May 24, 2006
Ratings: 1.01 million viewers

  1. Angus Sampson as "Aussie Phil", promoting his meat pies to investors
  2. Josh Lawson as cowboy "six shooter" Stevie
  3. Tanya Bulmer as a new bride arriving at her reception
  4. Hamish Blake as rockstar Sledge appearing on The Late Show
  5. Group: superheroes creating a plan to save the planet from a meteor

Ensemble cast: Heidi Arena, Andrew Bayly, Daniel Cordeaux, Simon Dowling, Ed Kavalee, Nicola Parry, Isabelle Oldham
Special Guest: Kate Ceberano

Episode 1.09

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Premiere: May 31, 2006
Ratings: 1.80 million viewers

  1. Hamish Blake as lewd employee answering to boss
  2. Bob Franklin as WWI soldier returns home
  3. Fifi Box as Naughy But Nice spokeswoman
  4. Peter Rowsthorn as cricketer giving post-match press conference
  5. Group: applicant pirates

Ensemble cast: Heidi Arena, Andrew Bayly, Daniel Cordeaux, Simon Dowling, Rebekah Foord, Ed Kavalee, Nicola Parry
Additional cast: Hannah Clarke, Anita Smith, Scott Johnson, Kate Lister, Ash Williams

Episode 1.10

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Premiere: June 07, 2006
Ratings: 2.13 million viewers

  1. Shaun Micallef as apologising government minister
  2. Angus Sampson as ocean liner lothario
  3. Frank Woodley as Irishman back from the goldfields
  4. Kate Langbroek as Cleopatra
  5. Akmal Saleh as bad circus clown
  6. Group: tv morning show "Daybreak"

Ensemble cast: Heidi Arena, Andrew Bayly, Daniel Cordeaux, Ed Kavalee, Nicola Parry
Additional cast: Nico Billeam, Matthew Roberts