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Series cast summary:
Shane Bourne Shane Bourne ...  Himself - Host 41 episodes, 2006-2009
Tom Gleisner Tom Gleisner ...  Himself - Judge 41 episodes, 2006-2009
Daniel Cordeaux Daniel Cordeaux ...  Ensemble Cast 41 episodes, 2006-2009
Ed Kavalee ...  Ensemble Cast 41 episodes, 2006-2009
Nicola Parry Nicola Parry ...  Ensemble Cast 41 episodes, 2006-2009
Heidi Arena Heidi Arena ...  Ensemble Cast 35 episodes, 2006-2009
Andrew Bayly Andrew Bayly ...  Ensemble Cast 31 episodes, 2006-2009
Simon Dowling Simon Dowling ...  Ensemble Cast 26 episodes, 2006-2009
Ben Anderson ...  Ensemble Cast / ... 24 episodes, 2006-2009
Simon Russell Simon Russell ...  Ensemble Cast / ... 21 episodes, 2006-2009
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Thank God You're Here is about well known performers doing a scene which they have no idea what's going on. It may be a Roman dungeon, a boardroom or a late night talk show. The only thing you can bank on is that everyone else in the scene knows who they are and that their role is critical. There is no 'voting out', just fun. Written by Ten

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Each week, four celebrities will walk through this door, and they won't have a clue who they are, or what they're doing there.

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Ensemble Cast: [as a pirate] What happened to your hand?
Peter Rowsthorn: [holding up his hook hand] ... Fell off.
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Version of Gu'skelov du kom (2006) See more »

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A good show with only a few flaws.
8 June 2006 | by Matty_01See all my reviews

Australian TV has been (and probably will be for some time) quite lacking in the comedy department. Which is why shows like Thank God You're Here, are such a pleasure to watch. This show takes a comedian/actor (all Australian) and puts them in a random situation where they must interact with other supporting actors (who know what the scene is and have questions ready to throw at the actor when it's suitable) and improvise to fit in the scene. The supporting cast will ask the actor questions or say something about their character to which the actor must do their best to improvise. After all the actors have performed individually, they perform together in the one scene and after wards a judge will decide which one of them wins. Although his decision can sometimes seem incorrect, it's best to not let this ruin the show for you. The judge does tend to repeat himself but he makes enough funny jokes to keep his place in the show.

There is one main flaw with the show and that is to do with the situations. Sometimes the actors will fit perfectly in the situation and you can just sit back and enjoy it. In other situations though, the actors will seem very awkward and that takes enjoyment right out of it. One thing that tends to make it awkward is the little control the actor has over the scene. When the supporting cast are the main one's talking, it makes it less entertaining. Sometimes this is the own actor's fault in the sense that they don't try and take control of the scene but in others, the supporting cast and the scene itself make it too hard for them to take control. For example, if they were to put the actor on a talk show, rather than having the actor be the host of the show, they will put them as one of the guests therefore meaning that if the actors want control of the scene, they must work for it.

Even with the flaws however, Thank God You're Here is a greatly enjoyable show which can sometimes be hilarious. As of yet, there haven't really been any 'bad' performances, however some are far better than others. If you get the chance to watch this show, don't hesitate!


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