What do you get when you mix a bizarre selection of celebrities who have nothing in common with each other and a Gin Wigmore track? It’s an Air New Zealand safety video! And James Mustapic is here to rank them from worst to best.
Once again James Mustapic dives deep to check up on a beloved TV viewing memory from his childhood. In this episode, James enters the black hole of well loved kid’s TV show: Sticky TV. Can he make it back alive?
James Mustapic goes back, way back to the glory days of NZ Idol. He specifically looks at the three titans of the show: Lummis, Murphy and Shaw. Does he like what he sees? Is it simply a mirror into his own soul? Will the memories stay repressed?
Sensing Murder is back on New Zealand screens, and it’s just as terrible as ever. In the latest in his series on New Zealand’s most questionable pop culture, James Mustapic looks back on Sensing Murder’s early years, and what has and hasn’t changed since.
Each week on The Spinoff TV’s Repressed Memories, James Mustapic delves into pop culture’s graveyard and digs up the bodies. This episode: it’s been going since 1981– but what was New Zealand’s favourite kids’ show like in the first decade of this century?