List of Jono and Ben episodes
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This is a list of episodes of Jono and Ben (named Jono and Ben at Ten until it moved to the 7:30 pm timeslot), the New Zealand comedy show.
The show is presented by Jono Pryor and Ben Boyce, with the third chair presented by Guy Williams. In 2013, series two saw Williams being credited underneath the hosts instead of as a guest appearance. In November 2013, the hosts announced that comedian, Rose Matafeo would be joining the team as a co-host as well.
|Series||Episodes||Originally aired||DVD release dates|
|series premiere||series finale||Region 4|
|1||20||13 July 2012||30 November 2012||N/A|
|2||20||31 May 2013||20 December 2012||N/A|
|3||1||21 February 2014||N/A||N/A|
Series 1 (2012)
|1||1||"Pilot"||Jono and Ben break into song parodying the State Insurance commercial explaining their former shows have merged. Guy interviews Sonny Bill Williams during his retirement press release creating the Sonny Guy Williams feud. The first Jono vs. Ben creates new adverts for their show. The first Action Men has the boys play 400m I Can't Touch The Ground; The Changing Room turns Mr. Vintage into an elderly couple's bedroom; The Manchilds interview The Block NZ host and co-host, Mark Richardson and Shannon Ryan while in the Guy Williams Television Segment, the boys make Guy to perform stand-up in public places.
Guy Williams, Jeremy Corbett, Shannon Ryan, Frankie O'Halloran, Chopper Read, Steve Wrigley, Nathan Bevan, Tammy Davis, Britta Brandt, Jaime Ridge, Sonny Bill Williams and Mark Richardson
|13 July 2012|
|2||2||"Bieber Fever"||Guy is sent to cover Justin Bieber's arrival in New Zealand inadvertently creating a news fluff piece; Jono and Ben give unsuspecting men the Beiber treatment; In Jono vs. Ben, the boys adapt a book into a film; In Action Men, the boys go Ghost Chipping; The Changing Room sees Mr. Vintage transformed into a funeral; The Manchilds interview Sally and Jaime Ridge; in the Guy Williams Television Segment the boys send Guy to interview Justin Bieber but Guy doesn't show up and Jono punishes Ben in Sux to Be.
Guy Williams, Justin Bieber, Britta Brandt, Frankie O'Halloran, Johnny Barker, Darcy-Ray Flavell-Hudson, Nathan Bevan, Natalie Medlock, Ben Crawford and Libby Crawford
|20 July 2012|
|3||3||"Smoking"||In Jono vs. Ben, the boys recreate reality shows; Action Men has the boys play Ribbon Racing; The Manchilds interview Tame Noema from The GC; Guy is still hoping the Crawford siblings will kiss in The Block NZ; The Changing Room transforms Mr. Vintage into a sweat shop; Jono announces he has stopped smoking which leads to Guy blocking out smokers in Guy Williams Television Segment and Jono punishes Ben by making him wear fetish gear while reading excepts from 50 Shades of Grey in Sux To Be.
Guy Williams, Sir Peter Leitch, Dayna Vawdrey, Frankie O'Halloran, Britta Brandt, Bryce Casey, Nathan Bevan, Natalie Medlock, Tame Noema, Sienna Boyce, Indie Boyce, Oscar Pryor and Peter Mochrie
|27 July 2012|
|4||4||"Episode 4"||TBA||3 August 2012|
|5||5||"Olympic Fever"||The boys do a sports parody Scribe's song "Not Many"; In Jono vs. Ben the boys make new medical dramas; in Action Men the boys do Phanding; The Manchilds interview actress, Anna Hutchison; The Changing Room transforms Mr. Vintage into a Girls Locker Room; Guy Williams Television Segment attends the Chiefs Victory Parade in Hamilton; Jono punishes Ben by making him strip in Sux to Be.
Guy Williams, Toni Potter, Sonia Gray, Nathan Bevan, Jimmy James Fletcher, Steven Gray, Frankie O'Halloran, Ella Sagison, Tessa Clement, Jay-Jay "Feny", Vahe Grigorian, Anna Hutchison
|10 August 2012|
|6||6||"Welcome Home"||Jono sings the Olympics; In Jono vs. Ben, the boys create their own children's shows; in Action Men, the boys do a "Shop Smart-Ass New Zealand" at a Countdown supermarket; The Manchilds interview two members of The Wanted; The Changing Room transforms Mr. Vintage into a Police line-up; The Guy Williams Television Segment, Guy welcomes the New Zealand Olympians back and in Sux to Be, Ben punishes Jono by making him do a live version of the board game Operation.
Guy Williams, Anna Julienne, Nathan Bevan, Steve Wrigley, Frankie O'Halloran, Andrew Mulligan, David Farrier, Jay McGuiness, Nathan Sykes, Nathan Cohen, Aaron Gate, Mahé Drysdale, Sarah Walker, Simon Van Velthooven, Daniel Bell, Marc Ryan, Joseph Sullivan, Storm Uru, Eric Murray and John Campbell
|17 August 2012|
|7||7||"Red Nose Day Special"||Jeremy Corbett replaces Guy Williams as third chair as he is at the Red Nose Day Charity Event; Jono, Ben and Guy try to raise money for Red Nose Day including making a charity song (Do You Know Who Any of Us Are?) to challenge the Flight of the Conchords's song, Feel Inside (And Stuff Like That); in Jono vs. Ben, the boys create their own sitcoms; the Man Childs interview, Target presenter, Brooke Howard Smith; The Changing Room changes a Mr Vintage store into an interview with The GC cast members, Tu and Serena Rongonui; Guy revenge interviews Sonny Bill Williams and loses, Ben and Jono's Australian counterparts, Hamish Blake and Andy Lee send a charity message from England and Jono gets his revenge against Ben in Sux To Be.
Guy Williams, Frankie O'Halloran, Nathan Bevan, Jason Gunn, Tammy Davis, Ashley Hawkes, Hayley Holt, Michael Murphy, Andrew Mulligan, Stephen McIvor, Lana Garland, Bruce Hopkins, Jay-Jay Feeney, Mike Puru, Dom Harvey, Ben Franks, Kieran Read, Glen Osborne
|24 August 2012|
|8||8||"Father's Day"||In Jono vs. Ben, the boys make their own versions of fragrance commercials; Guy goes to The Block Open Homes with a Kiss-Cam in pursuit of the allusive kiss between the winners; The Man Childs interview New Zealand Olympic Gold medallists, Eric Murray and Hamish Bond; Daydreaming in the middle of a conversation with a stranger is the theme in Action Men; a Mr Vintage store is turned into a pub scene from Once Were Warriors in The Changing Room; and Ben gets to punish Jono after winning last week's Jono vs. Ben in Sux To Be.
Guy Williams, Colin Mathura Jeffree, Dayna Vawdrey, James McOnie, Nathan Bevan, Frankie O'Halloran, Carena West, Mack Gray Sr, Mitchell Tipene, Fa'onelua Ofa Haare, Joey Te Hira, Marcus Kingi, Siale Tunoka, Ben Crawford, Libby Crawford and Urzila Carlson
|31 August 2012|
|9||9||"Fashion Week"||Guy Williams flies to Japan to confront his rival, Sonny Bill Williams while Tammy Davis sits in as the third chair; Jono and Ben practice Phanding (the Art of handing an object to a stranger while they are on the phone); in Jono vs. Ben, the boys create fashion television shows; The Man Childs interview The Block NZ winners, Libby and Ben Crawford; Mr Vintage changes into a prison room in the final of The Changing Room; and Jono gets to punish Ben in Sux To Be.
Guy Williams, Frankie O'Halloran, Nathan Bevan, Levi Hawken, Steve Wrigley, Duncan Heyde, Twitter Bird, Hunter Edwards, Jaime Ridge, and Sally Ridge
|7 September 2012|
|10||10||"New Zealand Pilot Week"||The boys audition for New Zealand's Got Talent incognito as The Butter Boys; in Jono vs. Ben, the boys 'kiwify' television shows; The Bloke Test is the theme in Action Men; Guy Williams Television Segment makes its debut; The Man Childs interview Two Little Boys stars Hamish Blake and Bret McKenzie; The Changing Room: Extreme pranks The Block NZ host, Mark Richardson and Jono and Ben punish Guy in Sux To Be
Guy Williams, Suzy Cato, Kimberley Crossman, Rosanna Arkle, Frankie O'Halloran, Nathan Bevan, Tame Noema, Jordan Watson, Frank Bunce, Tu Rongonui, Libby Crawford and Ben Crawford
|14 September 2012|
|11||11||"Superheroes"||Guy interviews Valerie Adams upon her return from the 2012 Summer Olympics, in Action Men they have an "Awkward-athlon"; in Jono vs. Ben, the boys make their own superhero movies; The Man Childs interview New Zealand's Got Talent judge, Jason Kerrison; and Jono gets punished by Ben for losing last week.
Guy Williams, Frankie O'Halloran, Nathan Bevan, Sir Peter Leitch, Levi Vaoga, Suzanne Paul, Tom Walsh, Shotgun.co.nz, Steve Wrigley, Urzila Carlson, Tammy Davis, Michelle Pickles, Petra Bagust and Craig Stanaway
|21 September 2012|
|12||12||"New Zealand's Got Talent?"||In Jono vs. Ben, the boys reboot 80's television shows; Day Dreaming returns in Action Men; the Man Childs interview singer/dancer, Timomatic; Guy Williams tries to get into the New Zealand iPhone 5 launch and Ben punishes Jono in Sux To Be.
Guy Williams, Frankie O'Halloran, Nathan Bevan, Robbie Magasiva, David Mulligan, Manel Exposito, Darcey-Ray Flavell-Hudson, Rob MacKinnon, Preston Bardell, Shannon Ryan
|28 September 2012|
|13||13||"Redundant"||Jono and Ben reminiscence about being made redundant from their previous shows being cancelled; Action Men do Stores in Their Eyes; in Jono vs. Ben, the boys try to make their own drama; the Man Childs interview Jeremy Corbett and Ben punishes Jono in Sux To Be.
Guy Williams, Frankie O'Halloran, Nathan Bevan, Ben Crawford, Richard Till, Michael Laws, Nigel Corbett, Anthony Ray Parker, Preston Bardell, Indie Boyce
|5 October 2012|
|14||14||"7 Days"||In Jono vs. Ben, the boys make commercials featuring presenters from 7 Days; Guy Williams tries to interview Usain Bolt; Jono and Ben do a 200-metre Can't Touch The Ground in Action Men; the boys are inspired to create a music video call "I Want To Be a Reality Star"; The Man Childs interview Anika Moa, Boh Runga and Hollie Smith and while Ben punishes Jono for losing in Sux To Be, it backfires.
Guy Williams, Frankie O'Halloran, Nathan Bevan, Ben Crawford, Jade Louise, Michael Murphy, Dai Henwood, Jeremy Corbett, Michele Hine
|12 October 2012|
|15||15||"Muppets"||Jono and Ben try to place stickers on people in public; In Guy Williams Television Segment, Guy tries to get the National Bank horse its job back as a company logo in Mt Eden; In Jono vs. Ben the challenge was to recreate a show featuring Muppets; In Action Men, Jono and Ben are challenged to recreate the John Key Three Way Handshake; The Manchilds interview Luke Williams from the Bushwhackers; and in Sux to Be, Jono uses Ben as an Angry Bird slingshot.
Guy Williams, Kimberley Crossman, Les the Horse, Frankie O'Halloran, Rawiri Paratene, Nitro Circus, Nathan Bevan, Bushwacker Luke, Sesame Street Cast, Adam Thompson, John Key, Butch Williams, Dusty Wygle
|19 October 2012|
|16||16||"No Guy Williams"||Urzila Carlson sits in for Guy while he is getting McDonald's after his appearance on 7 Days. Guy tries to give away free Marmite during the Great New Zealand Marmite Crisis. Jono and Ben scare people by hiding in a box in public (aptly named "Dick in a Box"). In Jono vs. Ben the boys recreate their own infomercials. The Manchilds interview Temuera Morrison. In Action Men, Jono and Ben recreate The Hunger Games and Ben punishes Jono, Angry Birds style in Sux To Be.
Guy Williams, Chopper Read, Violet O'Halloran, Nathan Bevan, Amber Peebles, Kimberley Crossman, Frankie O'Halloran, Carena West, Stan Walker, Keisha Castle-Hughes, John Campbell, Kim Dotcom, Temuera Morrison, Shannon Ryan and Candy Lane
|26 October 2012|
|17||17||"Gay Red Shirt"||Ben sings "Songs in the Key of Key"; Action Men see the boys do "New Zealand's Got Talent on the Street"; In Jono vs. Ben, the boys make current television shows more saucy; the boys switch signs in public; The Manchilds do their interviews at the 2012 Vodafone Music Awards; Guy covers the Auckland Marathon and in Sux To Be, Ben punishes Jono by making him Bungee jumping off the Auckland Harbour Bridge dressed as Mary Poppins.
Guy Williams, Ming-Jen Huang, Tammy Davis, Nathan Bevan, Natalie Medlock, John Leigh, Frankie O'Halloran, Siobhan Marshall, Anna Guy, Ali Campbell, Jon Bridges, Kimbra, Karl Urban, Wi$h Bone, Darcy-Ray Flavell-Hudson, Lui Gumaka, Harry Huavi, Chris Mac, Eli Paewai, Ji Fraser, Marlon Gerbes, Matiu Walters, Tame Noema, Hollie Smith, Savage, Kimberley Crossman, Annah Mac, Starboy, Marcus Mumford, Winston Marshall, Ben Lovett, Ted Dwane, Shannon Ryan, Zowie and Jaime Ridge.
|9 November 2012|
|18||18||"New Lows"||Guy covers the Queen Street parade for Prince Charles's visit in Auckland, Jono & Ben enter the Fashion in the Field Best Dressed Competition during Cup Day in Christchurch; in Jono vs. Ben make TV dramas; In Action Men, the boys Share A Coke with a twist; The Manchilds interview Chris Rene and Jono punishes Ben by scaring him in Sux to Be.
Guy Williams, Kimberley Crossman, Greg Goodyer, Nathan Bevan, Chris Rene, Natalie Medlock, Frankie O'Halloran, Steve Wrigley, Richard Till, Len Brown, Prince Charles, Colin Mathura-Jeffree, Michelle Pickles, John Campbell, Amanda Boyce and Indie Boyce.
|16 November 2012|
|19||19||"Middle Earth"||In Action Men, Stores in their Eyes returns with Reece Mastin judging; in Jono vs. Ben, the boys recreate Box Office Movies; Guy was made to read his harshest tweets in public; The Manchilds interview Delta Goodrem and in Sux to Be, Ben punishes Jono by making him wing walk on a plane.
Guy Williams, Kimberley Crossman, Jaime Ridge, Nathan Bevan, Delta Goodrem, Sally Ridge, Frankie O'Halloran, Winston Peters, Reece Mastin, Mike Puru, Dominic Harvey, Hamish McKay, DJ Sir-Vere and Valerie Adams
|23 October 2012|
|20||20||"1 Hour series Finale"||In this double length episode (which aired half an hour earlier), Jono and Ben get advice from the 7 Days cast before the show; Guy is sent to Wellington to cover the first Hobbit movie premiere; Jono vs. Ben hold the JABbies announcing the best sketches; The Manchilds run through their best interview questions while Little Guy makes his debut; In Sux to Be, Jono punishes Ben by taking some of the best punishments and turns them into a mega prank. The boys have their boss, John McDonald have a disciplinary meeting with Guy; Action Men go through their top ten events; Jono and Ben hold a popularity contest with Ben winning Part 1 and Jono winning Parts 2 and 3; the boys show what shows are coming up on TV3 including The JC, True Bro'd, The Dentalist, The BMX Factor, Toastwatch, Bored Security and Private Cactus; Ben shrinkwraps Jono's Holden Kingswood while Jono is performing his prank on Ben and as neither Jono nor Ben won the ultimate Jono vs. Ben, Guy Williams will have to take the punishment.
Guy Williams, Jamie Christmas, Dai Henwood, Nathan Bevan, Tammy Davis, Paul Ego, Frankie O'Halloran, Jeremy Corbett, John McDonald, Dobbo, Hayley Holt, Rosanna Arkle, Sarah Walker, Ming Jen Huang, Jordan Luck Band, Tamati Coffey, John Campbell, Elijah Wood, James Cameron, Hugo Weaving, Peter Jackson, DJ Sir-Vere, Nathan Cohen, Aaron Gate, Mahé Drysdale, Petra Bagust, Ben Crawford, Libby Crawford, Valerie Adams, Jonah Lomu, Mark Sainsbury, John Key, Anna Hutchison, Bret McKenzie, Hamish Blake, Jay McGuiness, Nathan Sykes, Brooke Howard-Smith, Delta Goodrem, Hamish Bond, Eric Murray, Sally Ridge, Jaime Ridge, Ali Williams, Chris Rene, Temuera Morrison, Jimmy James Fletcher, Tessa Clement and Tame Noema.
|30 October 2012|
Series 2 (2013)
Although TV3 and its parent company MediaWorks were in receivership at the time, Jono and Ben at Ten returned for a second series. Guy Williams is now billed directly under the main presenters, Jono Pryor and Ben Boyce. Frankie O'Halloran and Nathan Bevan return as Man Childs, Little Ben and Little Johnny, with Jamie Christmas appearing more as Little Guy. Both The Changing Room and Old News segments were retired with The NeXt Actor (a comedic celebrity version of The X-Factor) making its debut. The second series began airing 31 May 2013.
|21||1||"We're Back"||series two starts with a "The Funder Games" sketch having television hosts "fight to the death" for funding; In Jono vs. Ben, the boys choose an event of 2013 and turn it into a movie; the first NeXt Actor has Jaquie Brown work in the Pita Pit; Guy helps a customer become sunsmart in regards to their milk carton; In Action Men, Jono and Ben are in the Gold Coast where they do "Beach Sports"; The Manchilds interview Jono and Ben; In Sux To Be, both Jono and Ben are punished by having to walk through the Gold Coast in Speedos.
Nathan Bevan, Tammy Davis, Shannon Ryan, Frankie O'Halloran, Steve Wrigley, Robbie Magasiva, Jamie Christmas, Jeremy Corbett, Jason Gunn, Jaquie Brown, Andrew Mulligan, Rosanna Arkle, Melanie Blatt, Greg Goodyer, Tame Noema, Kim Dotcom, Gareth Morgan and Colin Craig.
|31 May 2013|
|22||2||"Episode 2"||TBA||7 June 2013|
|23||3||"Episode 3"||TBA||14 June 2013|
|24||4||"Episode 4"||TBA||21 June 2013|
|25||5||"Episode 5"||TBA||28 June 2013|
|26||6||"Episode 6"||TBA||5 July 2013|
|27||7||"Episode 7"||TBA||12 July 2013|
|28||8||"Episode 8"||TBA||19 July 2013|
|29||9||"Episode 9"||TBA||27 September 2013|
|30||10||"Episode 10"||TBA||4 October 2013|
|31||11||"Episode 11"||TBA||11 October 2013|
|32||12||"Episode 12"||TBA||18 October 2013|
|33||13||"Episode 13"||TBA||25 October 2013|
|34||14||"Episode 14"||TBA||1 November 2013|
|35||15||"Episode 15"||TBA||8 November 2013|
|36||16||"Episode 16"||TBA||15 November 2013|
|37||17||"Episode 17"||TBA||22 November 2013|
|38||18||"Episode 18"||TBA||29 November 2013|
|39||19||"Episode 18"||TBA||13 December 2013|
|40||20||"Episode 18"||TBA||20 December 2013|
Red Nose Day Comedy Cure For Kids (2013)
While not entirely a part of the Jono & Ben at Ten show, the special was to raise money for the Cure For Kids cause. Jono, Ben and Guy, "biked" the length of New Zealand (Invercargill to Cape Reinga) while performing their shows skits and challenges in different cities. The special was an amalgamation between the Friday night primetime shows on TV3, including 7 Days, Jono and Ben at Ten, Super City and X-Factor. At the time of airing, both 7 Days and Jono and Ben at Ten were on their mid-series hiatus.
Series 3 (2014)
|42||1||TBA||TBA||21 February 2014|
Jono vs. Ben/Sux To Be
Each week, Jono and Ben challenge each other to creating the most popular video where the audience votes by liking either or both videos on Facebook. The losing video's creator ends up being punished by the winning video's creator in the next episode of Jono & Ben at Ten's segment Sux To Be. Where there is a draw, Guy Williams is the recipient of the punishment instead of either Jono or Ben.
- – indicates the presenter with the winning video.
- – indicates the presenter with the losing video and the one who gets punished in the following episode.
- – indicates a draw so Guy Williams gets the punishment in the following episode.
|Episode||Jono Sketch||Ben Sketch|
|1||Mitre 10 Dream Ad||Push To Add Comedy|
|2||Where's Wally?||Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy|
|3||Baby MasterChef||The Butchelor|
|5||Shorty Street||Sonia Gray's Anatomy/Steve Gray's Anatomy|
|6||Play With Myself||Jake The Bus|
|7||Shit Jokes My Dad Says||Churs|
|9||Fashion Police Ten 7||New Zealand's Nek Top Minnit|
|10||Black Jersey Boys||G CSI|
|12||Magasiva, P.I.||Ghost CHiPs|
|13||Laws & Order||NCIS: Nursery Crimes Investigation Squad|
|14||Dai Henwood DVD Box Set||Jeremy Corbett Infomercial|
|15||Little Ted||Sesame Land Street|
|16||New Zealand News Anchors Action Figures||The Tall Poppy Chopper|
|17||Home & Walk Away||Downtrou Abbey|
|18||Overbelly: The Kim Dotcom Story||Homebrand|
|19||Parliamentary Activity||Taken: A Ridge Too Far|
Home & Walk Away
|1||Mission: Kim Possible||The Nike Hangover|
- In episode 1x08, Jono's wife leaves Ben a spare key to perform the punishment.
- In episode 1x10, Jono and Ben state their videos were a draw therefore Guy Williams was punished by having to pose in a life drawing class.
- In episode 1x14, while Ben's video won and his punishment for Jono was packaging up his car, their crew felt sorry for Jono and stole the flour cannon. As such, Jono shot Ben with the flour cannon before he could complete the punishment.
- In episode 1x16 Jono was helped out by Nitro Circus
- In episode 1x17, Ben made out Jono (who has a fear of heights) was bungy jumping, only to later push him off. Also this episode say the debut of the flour cannon.
- In episode 1x18, Ben's wife, Amanda, lets Jono into the house to do a final scare.
- In the series one finale, when Jono was about to perform the final punishment on Ben (who was scared, had ice cold Powerade dumped on him, shot by a flour cannon and punched in the head by a female boxer), Jono slips on the ice and does not complete the prank. Later, while Ben is pranking Jono's pride and joy, his car, by shrink wrapping it then dropping a barricade on to it which crushes it, Ben reveals he switched Jono's car with a decoy.
- As this was the series finale, the Sux To Be punishment was decided by the JABbies, where the top three sketches from both Jono and Ben were voted for on Facebook. However, the boys decide to punish Guy. His punishment was that he had to stick his hand (and head for the third box) into three blind boxes while singing with "I'll Say Goodbye (Even Though I'm Blue)" with the Jordan Luck Band reminiscent of Guy singing this song at Sonny Bill Williams's press release. The boxes contained cockroaches, a rabbit and live eels respectively.