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Not to be confused with the UK TV series of the same name.

Hey Hey It's Saturday was a long-running prime-time variety/slapstick program that ran on the Nine Network from 9 October 1971 to 20 November 1999.

Hey Hey It's Saturday (first era)

1971–1977, 1979–1983

Hey Hey It's Saturday premiered on GTV-9 on 9 October 1971 as a Saturday morning kids' show. It later premiered on TCN-9 on 8 September 1973.

1977

1979

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After a brief recess in 1978 where Daryl and Ossie moved to the 0-10 Network and hosted the game show The Daryl and Ossie Show, the two went back to Nine and in March 1979, Hey Hey returned.

1980

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1981

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1982

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1983

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Hey Hey It's Saturday Night

1984–1985

On 18 February 1984, the Nine Network moved Hey Hey It's Saturday to prime-time and renamed it Hey Hey It's Saturday Night.

Hey Hey It's Saturday (second era)

1985

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On 8 June 1985, the show reverted to its original name.

1986–1999

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1986

1987

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1987 Specials

1988

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1989

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1990

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1990 Specials

1991

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1991 Specials

On 1 June 1991, Hey Hey It's Saturday aired the special Hey Hey it's Movie World from Warner Bros. Movie World on the Gold Coast. It would air a week later on New Zealand's TV2 as a specially pre-recorded package version titled Hey Hey Goes to the Movies.

On 9 and 16 November, Hey Hey It's Saturday celebrated its 20th anniversary with two shows beamed live from the Hollywood studios of Warner Bros.

1992

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1992 Specials

1993

1994

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1994 Specials

1995–1996

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1995 Specials

1996 Specials

On 19 and 26 October 1996, Hey Hey It's Saturday celebrated both it and Walt Disney World's 25th anniversary with two specials. This came about after the theme park approached Hey Hey to produce some shows commemorating the special occasion.

1997

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1998

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1998 Specials

1999

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Hey Hey It's Saturday was axed in 1999 with the last episode airing on 20 November.

1999 Specials

Hey Hey It's Saturday (third era)

2009–2010

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In 2009, the show returned for two reunion specials followed in 2010 by a series of twenty episodes.

2009

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The first reunion special aired on 30 September, followed by a second on 7 October.

2010

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Following the success of the reunion specials, the show returned on 14 April and ran until 21 July. The second block of episodes began on 16 October and concluded on 27 November.

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