Hey Hey It's Saturday

Actually, a Hey Hey roadshow with the original cast members was his original plan pre-COVID. The Hey Hey 50 years and Hey Hey 100 years specials were also supposed to be live shows as well but were changed to a retrospective format due to COVID and cast health issues.

They couldn’t even bother spelling his name right in the headline.

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Dear god, let it goooooooo.
He’s going to be tapping on his grave wanting to revive it in 50 years. Just move on

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John Blackman passed way according to reports.

Update - as confirmed on TMS.

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Blackers was a Mainstay of Saturday Nights on Nine thought the 80’s and 90’s with Dickie Knee being a Favourite of Mine.

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We know he has been unwell in recent times, but it is sad to hear this news.

He was pivotal on Hey Hey as a sidekick (in a booth) for the whole time.

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Dickie Knee doing gags with John Farnham.

YouTube: Hey Hey It’s Saturday

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RIP John Blackman, who died today aged 76 after an ongoing battle with cancer.

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Very sad news. Vale, John Blackman

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To have fought so long and been through so much, only to be taken by Heart Attack. A real shame.

Vale

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A 9 News tribute to John Blackman.

YouTube: dontv3192

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A personal message from Daryl re: John Blackman

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Excerpts from 3AW’s Remember When special on Sunday night, with Cecile Blackman and Daryl Somers as special guests.

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