60 Minutes (1979– )
The show is mentioned by name.
During Mike's radio interview with Neil Mitchell in the opening scene, Sandra, a caller on the open line states "I saw that Richard Carleton interview you were talking about on 60 Minutes. It was a disgrace."
Gary tells Vince that the case will be on 60 Minutes while they are playing golf.
The question "Are you xenophobic?" and Pauline Hanson's reply "Please explain?" came from an interview Tracey Curro did of Pauline for 60 Minutes.
A character mentions this show.
behind the scenes footage of the 60 minutes interview starts this documentary
Mentioned by Trevor Marmalade in a joke about Eddie McGuire, and by Garry Lyon when refers to Sam Newman's appearance the previous Sunday.
Mentioned in dialogue by Connie Grabowski.
Two clips of episodes from this title, one with Bob Hawke and Blanche D'Alpuget, the other with Tracy Curro interviewing Pauline Hanson (the origin of Pauline's famous quote "Please explain?"), are used
A clip from a 1987 episode of this title featuring Federal sports minister John Brown and his wife Jan Murray is used
Clips from an April 1982 episode in which a Filipino guerilla rebel points an empty gun at reporter Ian Leslie and pulls the trigger shown in a segment.
Some clips from episodes relating to Jose Alvarez and his subsequent "performance" at the Sydney Opera House, and a 1988 episode about con man Peter Foster are used)
A clip of Joe Cocker from a 2000 episode of this title is shown in a segment on the song You Are So Beautiful.
Clip of a Port Lincoln fish processor expressing his views on women from an episode of this title is shown in a story on Port Lincoln.
A clip of Billy Ray Cyrus appearing on a 1993 episode of this title is shown in a segment on the song Achy Breaky Heart.
Some clips from an interview between Tara Brown and Heath Ledger are shown.
Clips from an interview with Craig Johnston in 1981 shown when he is the subject of a segment.
Clips of Pink from an interview in 2006, John Schumann from an interview in 1983, Mandawuy Yunupingu from an interview in 1992 and Bob Geldorf from an interview in 1985 are shown in different segments.
Clips of interviews with Gary Coleman from a 1994 episode and Shirley Temple from a 1990 episode shown in different segments.
Clips of an interview with Tom Cruise shown when he is the subject of a segment.
Clips from a 2003 episode shown in a segment on Megan Gale.
Clips shown in segments on MTV and the disappearance of Azaria Chamberlain.
Clips of an interview between Karl Stefanovic and James Packer shown when The Image Renovators segment looks at Crown Casino.
Clips from show included on this DVD
Spoofed as 60 Seconds
The opening skit includes the cast appearing in a parody of 60 Minutes.
Krusty The Clown is presented in the style of Andy Rooney.