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The Chaser's War on Everything tonight

Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand' started by Lucretia, Jun 24, 2009.

  1. Lucretia

    Lucretia Patron with Honors

    Hey Aussies, did you see the Chaser tonight? They were making amends for their piece of unacceptable satire from two weeks ago. Helping old ladies across the road, removing Andre Reiu's book stand from the local book shop and... putting a large CLOSED FOREVER sign on the crazy space cadet looney cult led by a science fiction writer - you guessed it - Sydney Org, on National TV.

    Scn bashing is mainstream entertainment. What fun.
     
  2. Doom

    Doom Lurking.

    OMG

    OMG I missed it, But hey it will be everywhere tommorrow I would have paid to see that:roflmao: :owned:
     
  3. Kookaburra

    Kookaburra Gold Meritorious Patron

    Please, please, tell me that someone recorded it and it's now on Youtube! Pretty please with cherries on top. :begging:
     
  4. Lucretia

    Lucretia Patron with Honors

    I think you can view the program from the ABC's web site. Just google Aunty and follow the links to the Chaser.
     
  5. EastAnon

    EastAnon Patron with Honors

    You can only view this if you are an Aussie. Please, someone grab this and repost the video!
     
  6. Wisened One

    Wisened One Crusader

    I wanna see, I wanna see!
     
  7. scooter

    scooter Gold Meritorious Patron

    I caught it last night and it was hilarious - it sounded like the HAS Syd F next to the guy asking him "What are you doing?" as he plastered this huge "Closed For Ever" sign across the front doors.

    They've had quite a few digs at the cult before - one was when they set up a portable chiro table outside James Packer's offices and offered him a nerve assist as he walked into the building one morning - to his credit, he just laughed.
     
  8. ^^^^This!
     
  9. Carmel

    Carmel Crusader

  10. Leon

    Leon Gold Meritorious Patron

  11. Div6

    Div6 Crusader

  12. Kookaburra

    Kookaburra Gold Meritorious Patron

    I don't know why you'd have to be an Aussie to watch this. Here is the link. The bit on Scientology is just near the beginning of the full episode. It's part of their "amends" for an episode that got them banned from the air for 2 weeks. It's f******g hilarious. Someone from overseas tell me if you can view it. I don't know how to download and put on youtube but someone more computer savvy might be able to do it.

    http://www.abc.net.au/tv/chaser/#/latestepisode/chaser_09_03_03/

    Edit: oops! Didn't see the last posts. Shoulda checked after mucking around finding it.
     
  13. SchwimmelPuckel

    SchwimmelPuckel Genuine Meatball

    Works just fine here in DK...

    I now have to take a break to uncontrollable bouts of screamin' laugter!

    :yes:
     
  14. Lucretia

    Lucretia Patron with Honors

  15. Lohan2008

    Lohan2008 Gold Meritorious Patron

  16. SchwimmelPuckel

    SchwimmelPuckel Genuine Meatball

    Great! - That one was posted back when.. There's a woman, an 'official from the church' who's not taking KSW and Hubbard's PR policies too seriously. She's smiling and laughing delightfully.

    Is she by any chance here on ESMB now? - I would suspect so..

    :D
     
  17. Carmel

    Carmel Crusader

    No she's not on ESMB, Schwimmy (not as a member we know and trust, anyway). - She knows her stuff, she knows "The Chaser" is popular here, and that the PR thing to do, is to laugh along with them while they are doing one of their stunts.

    Her name is Virginia. She is still very much "in", and she is an OSA player who has been trying to create some grief for more than a few of us here, in these last months.
     
  18. SchwimmelPuckel

    SchwimmelPuckel Genuine Meatball

    Hmm.. I'm disappointed..

    Well, in that case.. Let's be thankful that CoS PRO's aren't as good as she is in general.

    :banghead:
     
  19. Zinjifar

    Zinjifar Silver Meritorious Sponsor

    Sorry
    Due to copyright reasons this video program is available for download by people located in Australia only. If you are not located in Australia, you are not authorised to view this video.

    Zinj
     
  20. Dulloldfart

    Dulloldfart Squirrel Extraordinaire

    Yeah, same with me in the UK. I thought it might work to use an Australian proxy, like www.aussieproxy.info, but it didn't work for me.

    Paul