July 5, 2020
CJ, Kate and Vaya recap Neighbours Episodes 8395 - 8399, covering THE RETURN TO BUM ISLAND! Plus Elly attends Erinsborough Council's bungled up Mothers' Group; a momentous day for Mackenzie; and a grim 18th birthday bash for Harldrix ends in a drug bust...
June 28, 2020
A few months ago we asked listeners and members of the Neighbuzz Council for a bunch of Questions, both Neighbours related and personal, so we could do a QandA episode...We were overjoyed to receive a heap of questions - so this will be the second in a series of question and answer episodes!
June 21, 2020
OG Pod Squad - CJ, Kate & Vaya are back together to have a laugh and hash over the latest events on Neighbours. Episode includes chat about the old SWITCHEROO and the new Daaron family dynamics.
June 14, 2020
CJ & Vaya are back in the PirateNet Studios and talk about the much anticipated foster care storyline, the latest launch at Lassiter's and ponder if the next Katestradamus prediction will reveal next week...
June 7, 2020
Vaya is back! CJ, Kate & Vaya talk about the arrival of Dr Karl, the rebirthing of face to face (by socially distanced) podcasting, fizzled out threesomes, Pride Week at Lassiter's - featuring the star of the festivities - Courtney Act - and the goings on in Erinsborough.CJ, Kate & Vaya recap Episodes 8375 -8379 on Neighbours in person - but at 1.5 metres distance.  Find our whole back catalogue at neighbuzzpod.comJoin the Neighbuzz Council for chats on FacebookTweet us @neighbuzzpodTweet Kate, Tweet Vaya or Instagram CJ! Find Bec - Legal Eagle - on TwitterTo support the PirateNet Studios and unlock bonus content, become one of our beloved Patrons at for listening!
May 31, 2020
A few months ago we asked listeners and members of the Neighbuzz Council for a bunch of Questions, both Neighbours related and personal, so we could do a QandA episode...We were overjoyed to receive a heap of questions - so this will be the first in a series of question and answer episodes!
May 25, 2020
Vaya is on "preggo podcast leave" so Kate and CJ take the wheel and go over the week that was on Neighbours. This week we discuss Elly's return and the art installation project that finally saw Ned with a paycheck - and an eyeful of much more! Special dial-ins from Vaya and Legal Eagle Bec. CJ and Kate recap Episodes 8365 - 8369 on Neighbours in person - but at 1.5 metres distance.
May 18, 2020
Katestradamus has done it again! Guess who's back? It's a thawed piece of dry toast with some added preserved tinned meat product... We follow the unravelling of Claudia Watkins as she tries to flee Erinsborough via her private plane, is stalled by her zombie son, and a new Scooby Gang forms in Susan, Bea, Chloe and Daaron. Plus Toadie does a spot of actual lawyering for once! CJ, Kate and Vaya recap Episodes 8360 - 8364 on Neighbours, in the PirateNet Studios via remote connection for isolation purposes.
May 11, 2020
Disaster as the Lassiters Soft Launch hardens; but we find sweet joy in the return of Naomi Canning to right the wrongs of Ramsay Street and bring Suz and Sheila together with an extra cup of feelings. Plus Elly's prison life gets real gritty. CJ, Kate and Vaya recap Episodes 8355 - 8359 on Neighbours, in the PirateNet Studios via remote connection for isolation purposes.
May 4, 2020
It's time for Toadfish to change careers as he bumbles his way through another case. Baby Aster is whisked away from the Kennedys in a miscarriage of justice; Toadie and Dee rekindle their love over obscure chocolate and baked fish; and the new Lassiters Rooftop Pool prepares for a soft launch! CJ, Kate and Vaya recap 8350 - 8354 on Neighbours, in the PirateNet Studios via remote connection for isolation purposes.
April 26, 2020
Crack open the prison hooch! Elly's in the clink; which means our old pal Andrea (Fake Dee) is back to stir up trouble and provide snacks! And what's a Fake Dee week without a visit from Real Dee? Ms Bliss herself returns to Erinsborough to reconnect with her long lost twin. Plus the Robinson v Robinsons Feud rages on, and Koyle picks up at the Grief Circle. CJ, Kate and Vaya recap 8345 - 8349 on Neighbours, in the PirateNet Studios via remote connection for isolation purposes.
April 20, 2020
It's all police raids and ugg boots as the Erinsborough Tri-State Police Force descend on the MackMannix MethHouse; plus Koyle is still drawn to Roxy despite her saucy lockdown look; it's Robinson V Robinsons as Paul cops it from all angles; and Elly's guilty plea has set the cat amongst what's left of Gary's pigeons... CJ, Kate and Vaya recap 8340 - 8344 on Neighbours, in the PirateNet Studios via remote connection for isolation purposes.
April 13, 2020
We come together at the Erinborough Community Centre's Circle of Grief as Susan and Sheila continue a big feelings journey; also last week it was a funeral, this week a party for Prue! Harldrix party on with their first S-E-X; sending Granddad Paul immediately off the handle. Plus Legal Eagle Bec Dahl joiins us to break down Claudia's flimsy bid for the guardianship of Baby Aster. CJ, Kate, Vaya recap Episodes 8335 - 8339 (Apr 6-10 AU schedule) on Neighbours, in the PirateNet Studios via remote connection for isolation purposes.
April 6, 2020
It's time to bid GazCan farewell and send him off to his new home in the GazCanCan... Now that that's settled, Sheila wages war on Susan, Bea rises above far more than anyone in the KenDen deserves, Elly's on murder charges with fishy legal representation, and Paul Robinson is an exceptional grief counsellor. CJ, Kate, Vaya recap the week of March 30 (AU schedule) on Neighbours, in the PirateNet Studios via remote connection for isolation purpos
March 30, 2020
Neighbuzz digests the aftermath of Finn's escapades on Bum Island! Including Finn and Susan's Snow River cabin retreat, yet another deadly hole, Harlow listening to THAT voicemail, DetMech and Sky's investigation of Elly, plus the devastation that descends on Koyle and Sheila at the Cannery. CJ, Kate, Vaya recap the week of March 23 on Neighbours, in the PirateNet Studios via remote connection for isolation purposes. Find our whole back catalogue at
March 25, 2020
Neighbuzz recaps the Early episodes celebrating the five(ish) weddings at the Lassiters Expo for the 35th anniversary of Neighbours! With special guest, founder of the first Australian Neighbours Fan Club, Bradley Walker! CJ, Kate, Vaya and Brad recap the week of March 16 on Neighbours (EARLY EPISODES), in the PirateNet Studios via remote connection for isolation purposes. Thanks to those who contributed voice memos for this ep: Mike, Meg, Guy, Andy, Kayla, Simon, Hayley, Matthew, Hamish, Jo, and Rob 'Millsy' Mills. Fiona Corke is dressed by KAMIZOLE.
March 20, 2020
Neighbuzz recaps the Late Night episodes on Fyre Festival Island for the 35th anniversary of Neighbours! With special guest, TV writer/producer Dan Bennett!
March 14, 2020
On the eve of #Neighbours35 we are all nervous as hell as to who the three deaths will be so we amend our predictions. Koyle crowns dad GazCan as The Biggest Idiot in Town for wanting to marry Prue so soon/ at all; Terage boots Paul into the doghouse for vow plagiarism; Millsy wins Storage Wars, and Samazan and Lucy get the horn at Officeworks. CJ, Kate and Vaya recap the week of March 9 on Neighbours, in the PirateNet Studios. Plus a very special edition of Neighbuzz Council Business...
March 8, 2020
The hot new couple on Ramsay Street is #GOO! (Gaz and Prue). Plus Toadie endures Sonya's deathiversary, Mark and Paige circle each other like sharks, and the Other Mark puts some very much non-celibate moves on to Lucy Robinson... CJ, Kate and Vaya recap the week of March 2 on Neighbours, in the PirateNet Studios.
March 1, 2020
Erinsborough celebrates the Mardi Gras parade! We also revel in the demise of the Paige and FmrFmrFr Jack relationship and a wave of nostalgia as Mark Gottlieb reminds us of the Holy Roll. Our cockles are warmed by Hendrix and Harlow's teen romance; and Pierce casually gives Chloe an island. No biggie. Just another week on #Neighbours! Kate and Vaya are joined by Legal Eagle Bec Dahl in the PirateNet Studios with special comments by CJ covering the week of February 24, 2020.
February 24, 2020
DetMech's Return, Clem's Interred, Finn Cracks, Karl's Crack...
February 17, 2020
Elizabeth Packett is the TV writer who originated the Rebecchi family fish names! She started working in the Neighbours story room 27 years ago and still pens scripts today with a whole lotta love for our favourite soap. Liz joins us to share how the snag is made, and to recap peeping tom Karl spying the Dipi/GazCan sextub kiss; plus one of the most shocking stories of deadbeat daddery we've ever heard, as Papa Millsy pays a visit to half-explain why he failed to break his kidnapped son out of Colombia. CJ, Kate and Vaya recap February 13 on Neighbours, in the PirateNet Studios.
February 10, 2020
Shirts off, one and all, it's a hormonal teen week and we're here for it! Hendrix's flexing awakens something saucy in Harlow, but not for AmnesiacTerroristFinn, as Dr Karl Kolander Kennedy would have the street believe. Dipi fully installs herself over at the Cannery to our dismay; and an adorable Elmaloglou cherub turns up to Koyle's Buddy Club with a gangster-scientist's gun! CJ, Kate and Vaya recap the week of February 3 on Neighbours, in the PirateNet Studios.
February 2, 2020
Just a cheeky little Episode 150! No biggie. Karl, Paul and Toadie try to recruit Pufferfish into their Little Cheaters' Club after news of his lips being near Roxy's oozes out on to the street; plus Koyle's Ceramic Sex Doll, and WHAT'S IN THE GODDAM BOX?? CJ, Kate and Vaya recap the week of January 27 on Neighbours, in the PirateNet Studios.
January 26, 2020
Hendrix's Mum arrives to blurt out that he was part of a financial transaction so his dad could become a billionaire; Roxy puckers up at Pufferfish; and Elly the Hot Mess Mum hulks out at her babysitters who kidnap her child via kindness. We recap the Neighbours week of Jan 20, 2020.
January 19, 2020
CJ, Kate and Vaya are together again to really nut out the journey of Elly the Hot Mess Mum and offer her a myriad of child-rearing solutions. But what about poor lovelorn Millsy? It's okay; he gets down on bended knee for Plan Bea! We recap the Neighbours week of Jan 13, 2020.
January 12, 2020
Instagram goddess Bridget McCaffrey joins CJ and Vaya for her first taste of Neighbours and to help break down the antics of Hendrix pilfering from Karl and Susan's infamous Blue Box... Plus Elly moves out of the Kennedy Compound, everybody patronises Chloe after appointing her General Manager, and Koyle takes on too much by looking after three full humans incuding himself, all at the same time.
January 5, 2020
Our first ep of 2020 recaps New Year's Eve on Ramsay Street and the sprouting of a new botanical relationship forToadfish! Plus a billionaire bash that incudes multi-generational romances; Amy's departure; and Paul Robinson's lowest ebb, one day into the new year. CJ and Vaya are joined by Legal Eagle Bec Dahl in the PirateNet Studios and we crown the Citizens and Shitizens of the last twelve months...
December 25, 2019
Our final episode of 2019 recaps Christmas Day on Ramsay Street! And what else do we get in our stockings but a prison escapee on the loose... A safe and happy festive season to you from CJ, Kate and Vaya at PirateNet HQ.
December 23, 2019
RobRob is Kidneyrella! His kidneys are a match for David and now he holds all the power over papa Paul... Also Finn's mum Claudia drops a love triangle grenade on the Kennedy house; and Jimmy's back from mixing with the wrong crowd in New York, to prove that Koyle is a dropkick. Only a couple of sleeps till Xmas!
December 15, 2019
Erinsborough's 3rd wedding of the year goes off without a hitch except for Karl pocketing some blue vein; Amy has a pregnancy scare that leads to a Koyle baby-daddy scare; Leo's back to hand out kidneys; but the standout moment of the week was Elly's Awkward City Limits lunch with the mother of Amnesiac Terrorist Millsy! CJ, Kate and Vaya pull up seats in the PirateNet Studios to unpack the latest from Neighbours in the week of December 11, 2019...
December 8, 2019
Bea and Vi have to crash Ned's underground fighting ring for him to see the light and call it quits; the Class Action suit is settled in an easy day of work for Toad, the Mother of Millsy and Dry Ice blows into town with a dastardly offsider in tow; and Pierce and Chloe celebrate their Hucks while Hendrix tries his signature move: the no-consent-kiss. Vaya and Kate recap from Melbourne's PirateNet Studios...
December 2, 2019
In an exquisite dramatic development DrNaka is mown down in a hit and run, and while the immediate suspect is Terage, Koyle leaps out as the unexpected culprit! Drowsy drivers die, Koyle. Power Nap NOW! CJ, Kate and Vaya take a kip and stop for a roadside cuppa to recharge for this recap. Plus Milk Bar Memories and Marriage Quizzes...
November 20, 2019
The interview Vaya did with her royal higness Jackie Woodburne is out for you to devour On the Terrace! Check it out, and there's also a Kickstarter campaign to get a new season of Night Terrace on the air. Let's get behind the team!
November 17, 2019
Terage is rattling around her house jobless and we get to watch her clean out the fridge! We are here for it! CJ, Kate and Vaya in the PirateNet Studios recap the week of November 11, 2019 in which Lassiters is in the literal shit, Terage teeters on the edge of the wagon, Toadie's charity needs charity and Elly's teaching career finally gets the dunce's cap.
November 10, 2019
The Neighbours who haven't said #NupToTheCup hit up the Lassiters marquee in style for Melbourne Cup Day but the big loser of the day is Pierce Greyson's parenting. We score a daily double with two proposals; Hendrix hits up to deck out his new room in the Bren Den; and Harlow's fly-by-night mother Prue arrives to launch truthbombs on the Robinsons. CJ, Kate and Vaya gather around various mustards that adorn CJ's dining table in the mobile PirateNet Studios to discuss...
November 3, 2019
CHRISTIE WHELAN BROWNE, star of theatre and TV and Scarlett Brady herself joins Team ScarBra (CJ, Kate and Vaya) in the PirateNet Studios to break down the complexities of this cheese knife-wiedling villain. As Scarlett chases clueless Ned through a hedge maze, the Scooby Gang of Ramsay Street crack the case with zero police involvement! And we also find a moment to discuss Dry Ice's fate in the Swiss avalanche... Christie also blessed us with plenty of behind the scenes scoops; alternative casting, having to kiss your good mate, and the toughest scenes to play out. #TeamScarBra
October 27, 2019
Muso/ podcaster David James Young joins us to nut out Shlive's illicit desk affair, the ScarBra Captain Problematic storyline... and we enjoy Millsy's live wolf reveal on The Masked Singer Australia! We deep dive into the episode from Monday October 21st - so our complete Dry Toast Avalanche reactions will happen next episode.
October 20, 2019
Gold Logie Winner Tom Gleeson joins CJ, Kate and Vaya in the PirateNet Studios to discuss the big drama that rocked Ramsay Street this week: a brick going through the window of Number 32! Also Toadie and GazCan trick Bachelor Tim into some dad bonding using Pies of Deceipt; and we wish Detective Mechanic well on his one-way trip to Radelaide.
October 13, 2019
It's Erinsborough High's 'Be You' Ball! Get your glad rags on, start pre-gaming from the mini-bar and order a jumbo serve of nachos as comedian Alistair Baldwin joins CJ, Kate and Vaya in the PirateNet Studios to deep dive into the Neighbours episode from October 11. Plus Paul Mercurio appears to commit the two greatest sins: transphobia, and shirking his dancing commitment.
October 6, 2019
Jackie Woodburne answers a Neighbuzz listener question in honour of Karl and Susan's 25th Ramsay Street anniversary; and our new favourite Holy Trinity (Sheila, Harlow and Roxy) help kick DetMech to the curb after a shameful display at the 82 wine-tasting. Ding ding! Kate and Vaya are joined by Bec Dahl from The Bench on Joy.
September 29, 2019
Fight for Roxy's right to party with adolescents and Baby Boomers! Join CJ and Vaya for some red cups of nondescript liquid in the Pirate Net Studios to break down Sheila's weeknight birthday bash...
September 22, 2019
Scarlett goes off the chain in only her second Ramsay Street appearance! We also enjoy a peaceful/pissful protest at the Erinsborough High loos for trans rights. Plus another cult is in our midst! Harlow's mum Prue is in 'The Restoration Order' which is numerologically vague. Plus forget MTV's Cribs; Erinsborough's mansplanation squad is pimping out baby beds. Charisma Taylor joins CJ and Vaya in the PirateNet Studios to analyse...
September 15, 2019
Terage becomes Mrs Robinson #6! CJ, Kate and Vaya settle into the PirateNet Studios with their Suspicious Minds to toast to Paul and Terage's Gold Coast wedding with Blakeneymaids of honour in tow... Find our whole back catalogue at
September 8, 2019
Radio presenter Ti Butler joins Vaya and Kate for two landmark Neighbours events: transgender character Mackenzie's debut storyline; and a battalion of former Mrs Robinsons marches into Erinsborough to obstruct Paul and Terage's wedding!
September 1, 2019
Chelly's off, Moxy's on! Bec Dahl from Chicks Talking Footy joins CJ, Kate and Vaya in the PirateNet Studios for the play-by-play on Erinsborough's saucy new pairing, Roxy Willis and Detective Mechanic! Plus Chloe and Elly's relationship lasts about as long as a Bachelor rose ceremony, and Lyn Scully is back to ruffle Paul's feathers...
August 25, 2019
Leo gets fleeced after bedding a patron; CJ, Kate and Vaya have a stoush over Roxy and Harlow's stoush; Chelly remember that babies are hard work; but can we talk about Sheila?
August 18, 2019
It's the Live @ Lassiters Music Festival! The only way to recap 'Hotella' is with The Fabulous Adam Richard. Adam joins CJ, Kate and Vaya to review the lineup, the VIP lounge, and Hanson's intimate 3-on-2 gig at Harold's.
August 11, 2019
GazCan goes the full Homer Simpson at Erinsborough's launch of The 82 Tram Bar! Vaya, Kate and KB (Vaya's BF Kynan Barker) recount Gary's stumble from grace; assess the humble tram as a viable business option; and shake their heads at Sheila's feeble attempt to conceal evidence; plus teaching tips if you've got a shitbag in your class at Erinsborough High; Chelly's chicken salt chips; and we (we think?) fare Dee well as Toadie sends her away to Byron for the final (????) time. #Neighbours
August 4, 2019
Vi loses the V Plates and we are all extremely confronted! CJ, Kate, Vaya and Legal Eagle Bec settle in to chat through NedVi's big step; Puffy's Consent Sandwich; the Preggo Massage Sex Dream with Chelly; Bea and Millsy's clandestine date choice; and Dee's old feelings for Toadie bubbling back up to the surface. What a week of juicy relationship antics! #Neighbours
July 28, 2019
We hit Rox bottom in the week Paul and Terage get engaged, Roxy kisses Paul, then a mysterious figure crowbars Paul! And that's all before the DeeNA test results for Dee Bliss, Andrea Somers and Nanny Alice/Heather come back! So back to the prison we go for some hypno-magic... CJ and Vaya are in the PirateNet Studios in Melbourne with a whole lot of empathy for everyone in Erinsborough except Gary.
July 21, 2019
As Ramsay Street welcomes Harlow Robinson, Vaya and Kate are joined by fellow Neighbours tweeter Kenny Young to fill in the origin story of her father - not Jason Donovan - but the destructive RobRob.
July 14, 2019
The Real Dee Bliss and the Fake Dee Bliss (a.k.a Karen and Andrea) go wig-to-wig in a clifftop tussle then switch places! CJ, Kate and Vaya recap the events that follow, the many moods of Madeleine West, the downward spiral of Nanny Alice/ Kerry Armstrong and the resolution to the '16-year mystery.' One for the Erinsborough annals for sure!
July 7, 2019
Neighbuzz went to the Logies! Part 2 of 2 includes our chats with various Australian TV glitterati including Gold Logie nominees, past winners, actors, comedians, presenters and reality stars... it's a real smorgasbord! Join CJ, Kate and Vaya at the mobile PirateNet Studios outside Lassiters Gold Coast - the only podcast talking Neighbours on the red carpet....
July 4, 2019
Neighbuzz went to the Logies! Part 1 of 2 includes our chats with the Neighbours cast-members, plus Neighbours-adjacent stars, and a few other friends of the show. We were definitely the only Neighbours podcast reporting on the event. Hosted by CJ, Kate and Vaya from the mobile PirateNet Studios outside Lassiters Gold Coast.
June 30, 2019
Neighbuzz is on the Gold Coast for Australian television's night of nights - the TV Week Logie Awards! Vaya meets Ryan Moloney (Toadie), Eve Morey (the late Sonya) and Bonnie Anderson (Bea) at the inaugural Stars in the Park event; then CJ and Vaya have a chinwag about Logies hype overall and reconnect with BEST Friend of the show - Colette Mann (Sheila!). #VoteNeighbours!
June 23, 2019
We begin at the gig of Alan Fletcher's band, Waiting Room! Kate and Vaya bring you along for a Sunday session at the Waterhole before launching into the triumphant return of Nanny Alice in her leopard-print best, snooping on Erinsborough the only way she knows how: from behind some shrubbery.
June 16, 2019
CJ and Vaya meet Renee Turner, the mother of John Turner, better known as Toadie's Baby Hugo! She tells us all about his life on the Neighbours set and we try to nut out how the heck there's a potential THIRD Dee Bliss out there!
June 9, 2019
CJ, Kate and Vaya strap in for another dose of Fake Dee shenanigans on Neighbours as the wigged one returns to our lives via Geelong.
May 25, 2019
Elly tells Mark that not only is his baby not his baby; but it's Millsy's brother's baby! Every now and then a Neighbours episode comes along that is close to perfect. Thursday May 23 was one of those. Neighbuzz /Neighbours enthusiast Nick Schildberger joins CJ, Kate and Vaya in the PirateNet Studios to break down this dumpster fire combustion. Oh and GazCan tries to spring a wedding on Amy, who's like, 'nope'.
May 21, 2019
Australian Podcast Award winners, Sana Qadar and Natalie Hambly, from The Handmaid's Tale companion podcast 'Eyes on Gilead' join Vaya in Sydney's PirateNet Studios to recap May 14's DISASTERSODE of Neighbours in which a chemical terrorist attack hits the Erinsborough Community Centre!
May 6, 2019
Master of infinite characters, actor [Emily Taheny][1] answers the call to speak to Hot Mess Life with Kate and Vaya in the Pirate Net Studios. We try to untangle the newly-minted Dumpster Fire Elly's web of lies that caught up with her on Thursday 2nd May. Concealed paternity, ultrasound crafts, teenage blackmail, and all before midday shots at the Waterhole! We also have to deal with Toadie's reunion with the late Sonya under a humdrum bottle brush tree; and Dr Em steps into our dream role for her as Erinsborough's therapist.
April 29, 2019
Ariel Kaplan (aka Imogen Willis!) takes a break from soaring up the corporate ladder to chat to CJ and Vaya in the PirateNet Studios about Immy's greatest loves: the law, Mama Terage, and Nurse Daniel Robinson. We hear what it was like in her early days on Neighbours, plus the sassy 2019 comeback to run Toadie's law firm and let AmnesiacTerroristMillsy loose on the cul-de-sac. There's plenty of Hot Mess Elly chat and we mine Ari for fitspo to see if there's any hope for a couple of sedentary over 35s...
April 14, 2019
Comedy writer and Queen of Twitter Rebecca Shaw (aka [Brocklesnitch][1]!) allows us into her room at the Flame Tree Motel to recap the Neighbours episode from Wed April 10 that includes AmnesiacTerroristMillsy's defence lawyer Imogen receiving a special delivery of a pig's head on her car bonnet; plus Dipi doing a tarot reading for Hot Mess Elly that predicts a continuous onslaught of hot messes.
March 31, 2019
The Neighbuzz Legal Eagle, Bec Dahl from Chicks Talking Footy joins Vaya in the PirateNet Studios to hash out the liability that is Leo Tanaka and then we wade through the Hot Mess of Elly Brennan.
March 18, 2019
Lucy Rogue (future occupant of Mark Brennan's caravan) joins Kate and Vaya in the PirateNet Studios to look back at a wedding, a funeral, and a fizzer of a reception as Detective 'Four Times a Fiance Finally a Groom' Mechanic finally hauls his arse down that aisle. And then during cocktail hour the groom learns his missus did the deed with his sister. The horror! Plus we have thoughts on the new addition to the regular cast: Amnesiac Terrorist Millsy!
March 10, 2019
Vale, Sonya Rebecchi. Palliative care specialist and friend of the pod, Dr Cathy, joins CJ and Vaya in the PirateNet Studios to talk through Sonya's final 23 minutes on earth, and the immediate aftermath. It's alright.
March 2, 2019
In a Neighbuzz first: two CURRENT Neighbours cast members co-host the podcast! Colette Mann (Sheila) and Geoff Paine (Clive) join CJ, Kate and Vaya in the PirateNet Studios to deep dive on the Shlive relationship, the Prisoner reunion episode, Eve's exit from the series, and their new live Melbourne International Comedy Festival show: Mann Up and Take the Paine. Strap in!
February 17, 2019
Vanessa Muradian is a truly excellent being. Vanessa and Vaya met through a wild radio station party-turned-on-air-segment a decade ago and she was generous enough to visit the PirateNet Studios for this beautiful chat about losing her mum to Ovarian Cancer; and to recap Sonya and Toadie's latest path on their Neighbours cancer journey. She also shares crucial thoughts on the Leo/Terage/Paul triangle, #Chelly, and we stumble down the memory lane of that Mr Not-Quite-Right Party...
February 3, 2019
Sonya has been diagnosed with Cancer of Everything and it's looking pretty bleak. CJ, Kate and Vaya are barely holding it together so we enlist comedian Cal Wilson to lift our spirits. She's written a children's book called 'George and the Great Bum Stampede' so it's impossible to stay sad when discussing that. Is Neighbours broken though? Or is Rebecchi Torture Porn the new normal we have to accept? [THIS EPISODE CONTAINS THE BIG LEAKED STORYLINE SPOILER]
January 20, 2019
There's a gunman terrorising the Lassiters Complex and we got him! Actor/director Frank Magree (Raymond Renshaw) connects to the PirateNet Studios via Lyra to give us the insight on what it's like blasting into Erinsborough for a casual siege. Plus, we chat about his work alongside Heath Ledger, John Clarke, Jason and Kylie; and there's a scoop about Pufferfish Rebecchi; and a glimpse at the Renshaw brothers' musical background... What a time!
January 13, 2019
Terage bodyguards Leo! XanCan goes to Toowoomba! Detective Mechanic makes a New Year's Resolution! Neighbours 2019 is already off the chain. CJ, Kate and Vaya are HERE. FOR . IT.
December 23, 2018
CJ, Kate and Vaya recap the 8000th episode of Neighbours!
December 9, 2018
The Holy Twitnity of Melbourne Neighbours tweeters celebrates a rare great day for Erinsborough High with the dismissal of Elly; plus the passionless pash between the BrenSis and her brother's girlfriend; and we play one of our favourite games: guessing which cast member is going to bite the dust! Sam Mazur aka @sammynopants, joins Kate and Vaya to deep-dive into the episode that aired Wednesday 5 December, 2018.
November 23, 2018
It's a case of folie à quatre as Suz Kennedy becomes captain of the Big Little Lies club in the aftermath of Evil Millsy's clifftop tumble - and by the way he was planning to kill all of the high school staff and students in Another Dark Day for Erinsborough High. Luckily there's only one other evil-doer about; Kerry Armstrong as Fake Dee's mad-as-a-cut-snake mother, in disguise as the Rebecchi's saccharine nanny. She's got a touch of the V.C. Andrews about her and her weapon of choice: shortbread. Plus, CJ, Kate and Vaya weigh in on Tyles' release from prison; and Channel Eleven's re-brand as our new peach overlord.
November 6, 2018
Quick update and hello.
September 23, 2018
Hunter Smith joins CJ, Kate and Vaya to celebrate Echuca, Magda Szubanski, and the #Gaybours wedding of DrNaka and Aarondownthemines.
August 26, 2018
Neighbours played the long-game on Boiled Ham's hot tub murder from last November!! In this mini-ep (definitely not Ep 100!!) CJ, Kate and Vaya plough through all the loose weeds that Cassius has pruned into a neat bouquet, despite his complete lack of horticultural skills. Plus genealogical product placement; and Aunty Suz makes up Elly's sex bed... WTF?
August 13, 2018
Is there a doctor in the studio? YES! Neighbours dropped a health BOMBSHELL on poor BrenSis so CJ and Vaya consult friend of the show Dr Cathy to walk us through it; and since Amy is broadcasting her pap smear news around town we debut a new segment called Pap Chat. It's a great time.
July 30, 2018
That's not clickbait; that's just what Dee is called now. She reckons she's back but we're not falling for this schtick again. From Melbourne's PirateNet studios, Kate and Vaya celebrate the arrival of Pippa from Home and Away; puzzle over same-day interstate travel; and the Ceramic Pig takes the form of Ned and Aarondownthemines in their togs. Also Vaya has a pod-based ANNOUNCEMENT!
July 15, 2018
Rob 'Millsy' Mills, best known as Evil Millsy/Finn/Patrick on #Neighbours, joins CJ, Kate and Vaya in the PirateNet Studios for an examination of Finn's evil deeds, cold-shoulder fashion, and his musical Robnaissance. Dare you to hate Finn after this!
July 9, 2018
Australian Podcast Award winner Carla Donnelly from Across the Aisle podcast joins Vaya and Kate to review Puffs the Play starring Rob Millsy Mills! And more importantly, to catch up on 20 years' worth of #Neighbours episodes. Sonya's jacked up on IVF hormones, Colette Nann won't let XanCan be average at her dreams, two tomboys go wedding dress shopping off a jetty, and #FenceGate rattles our chains.
July 2, 2018
Once in a blue moon, we are blessed with a near perfect episode of #Neighbours. On Thursday 28 June, 2018, we got a cracker. Never in our wildest dreams did we expect the Ned and Loz plot of 2017 to get another run and yet here we are. Also Toadfish has spawned. And there was a dance-a-thon. Bec Dahl joins a Madge-esque Vaya to talk it out. More episodes at
June 24, 2018
Ned's back in Erinsborough. And so is Pufferfish's Piss Engine. CJ, Kate and Vaya explore this dichotomy in the PirateNet Studios. We also debut a sexy new segment called 'Kate's Plant Rant' and herald the return of the Ceramic Pig.
June 10, 2018
Neighbuzzed is the first and probably last drunk episode of Neighbuzz. Proceed with caution. Vaya and Jo and Charisma farewell Steph Scully, compare one night stands with Mishti and drink to cope with GazCan's sexualised desserts. Bottoms up!
June 4, 2018
Vaya and Kate had the pleasure of hosting the red carpet at the Australian Podcast Awards 2018! In this special episode, we chat to 30 podcasts about content ranging from cricket to neuroscience, with the added challenge of linking everyone back to Ramsay Street. Enjoy this smorgasbord of Aussie podcast recommendations...
May 29, 2018
Vaya is joined by CJ and Charisma to herald the return of Evil Millsy to Erinsborough! (He was the villainous teacher with menacing principal aspirations). Plus Jimmy's voice is contractually too deep for him to be on the show any more so he's out; but in his place we have a leafleting gardener and Elly's plausibly cast sister, Beatrix! And, not to be outdone, ColetteNann wears a jaunty side-scarf...
May 13, 2018
Vaya's besties since the tween years, Jo and Charisma, are in the PirateNet Studios to have flashbacks to 'Nam - er - Year Eight. We get triggered by school camp, trial a new segment about hot guys, celebrate ColetteNann's non-compliance; and judge the school bully's period humour.
April 22, 2018
Here's Part 2 of our chat with MORGAN BAKER, best known as Callum 'Squid' Rebecchi on Neighbours! Plus a special Neighbubz announcement... Part 1 of this interview can be heard on Neighbuzz Ep 83.
April 8, 2018
The Saddest Bitch in Erinsborough and the Second Saddest Bitch in Erinsborough have several rosés and ALL HELL BREAKS LOOSE. Plus HoHo's secret plan to become an Olympic gymnast, and are we 'being weaned' off Steph Scully, or just ritualistically cleansed? Neighbuzz is also up for another Australian podcast award and we are as happy as a Ceramic Pig in Karl's nursery fertilizer!
March 25, 2018
Bec Dahl (award-winning radio host/footy nut/actual lawyer) joins CJ, Kate and Vaya to celebrate Yashvi Rebecchi's AFLW journey to be more Bulldog! Plus Izzy's mission to birth a second child ends with her high-tailing it out of the 'Borough with one LESS offspring than she started with. And Ben exits with even less fanfare because he's already booked a US pilot.
March 18, 2018
CJ and Vaya catch up on the fallout from Izzy Hoyland's theft of Karl's jizz on a chill weekend in Erinsborough. Hit up for more fun...
March 3, 2018
Kate and Vaya farewell Tyles and lament the parting image of his prison hair; and as CJ predicted, Izzy wants to make a new Jizzy Hoyland out of Karl Kennedy's DNA!
February 18, 2018
PirateNet sets up in Izzy's old apartment for the return of Queen Isabelle to Ramsay Street! Plus, CJ, Kate and Vaya review the costumes for Toadie's '90s party; Piper and Tyler's ill-thought-out exit plan; taking a teddy bear to prison; and Paige's lowest ebb in doing the deed with FmrFr yet again in yet another shed.
February 4, 2018
Another Neighbours cast member joins us - this time for a bit of rough trade! Ash Williams, (Aaron's exotic dancing ex, Rory) shares insight into Aaron's guns, what his mum thought of The Kiss, and generally life as the best backtor Ramsay Street's ever seen. Vaya and Kate puzzle over where Rory begins and Ash ends. It's a real noodle-scratcher!
January 28, 2018
All aboard the Margot train; Donna's up for an Oscar! Vaya, CJ and brand new guest to PirateNet, Charisma Taylor, talk #Shrugalero2018, the rise of XanCan, the decline of Piper Willis, and getting into Social Media University...
January 21, 2018
The Pregnancy Kaftan comes to PirateNet! Also CJ, Kate and Vaya talk virginity, toxic masculinity and French theory on Neighbours. XanCan is no longer GazCan's little princess and he is as weird about his daughter's body as he could possibly be. And speaking of thrones, Pufferfish puffs up over her piss engine and Dipi draws from Hamilton the musical for pisspiration. Plus the skies open up and the Shitizens of the Week rain down on Erinsborough...
January 14, 2018
Baby Gigantor is kidnapped and an ex-cop, an ex-priest and an executive assistant head out to buy him back for $25K. Vaya and CJ christen the new PirateNet Studios in West Waratah and do a deep dive on the Neighbours episode from January 10, 2018.
December 14, 2017
MORGAN BAKER, best known as Callum 'Squid' Rebecchi on Neighbours, joins CJ, Kate and Vaya in the PirateNet Studios for a marathon Neighbuzz sesh!
December 3, 2017
A mini-episode recapping Erinsborough's variety show auditions! Vaya babysits Sasha (age 8), Katya (age 3) and their dog Max (age 1) and puts Mary Poppins to shame as they take over the pod... Hit up for more fun.
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