On Shotgun Saturday NightJames realized both of their careers were going nowhere and suggested that they became a tag team. Liberties were taken for dramatic purposes including arguments with co-writer and television partner Peter Rowley and a minor heart-attack while filming, neither of which occurred.
The black singlet and yellow towel Billy wore in these sketches were to become iconic. James' health deteriorated again shortly afterwards, and he became ill with heart failure in February Deteriorating health, transplant and death In James suffered a major heart attack and underwent a quadruple bypass operation.
During this period his name and likeness was used for the company "Billy T's Hangi Takeaways," with locations in Auckland, but the business did not last and closed after several years.
He started a feud with Jamie Noblewhich led to an "Indecent Proposal" Match at Vengeancewhich Noble won and due to the match's stipulation, won a night with Torrie.
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Abandoning the popular sketch comedy format, this show was a family sitcom format and effectively starred Billy as himself. Kip went on another brief disappearance from television until the June 5 edition of Impact.
G's father "Bullet" Bob Armstrong by hitting them both with a crutch.
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Many of the negative comments were directed towards Triple Hwho Sopp claimed "runs the show up there". On the September 5 edition of Smackdown.
Abandoning the popular sketch comedy format, this show was a family sitcom format and effectively starred Billy as himself. Prince Tui Teka encouraged him to embark on a solo career  which saw him in great demand for his skits and impressions and his cabaret singing.
The black singlet and yellow towel Billy wore in these sketches were to become iconic.
Howard Morrison appeared as a special guest. G James was taken out by Basham and Damaja which led to Kip James competed against Basham and Damaja in a handicap match at Sacrifice where he lost.
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James, it was written by Matt Elliott and was based upon interviews with more than fifty friends and colleagues of Billy as well as wife Lynn and sister Ngaire.
Palumbo agreed, and Billy and Chuck quickly rose to the top of the tag team division. However, they beat Hemme's team at Slammiversary. Series 3 ran for 7 half-hour episodes inand Series 4 ran for 6 half-hour episodes in VKM began a feud with the villainous Christy Hemme.
On May 8,Cornette forced Morgan into being Kip's tag team partner for the Deuces Wild tournament at Sacrificethough both were unable to win. The show lasted seven series and became a New Zealand institution.
After the series, Doug Aston and Laurie Dee, along with many of the writers, were dropped. The fifth and sixth series and respectively were co-written by Peter Rowley and included parodies of Miami VicePlayschoola 'Lands For Bags' television commercial and sketches featuring Rowley as Captain Cook.
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The operation was not successful, and in November he received a heart transplant. Series 3 ran for 7 half-hour episodes inand Series 4 ran for 6 half-hour episodes in In he appeared in the variety show Radio Times, the success of which led to his own comedy sketch show inThe Billy T James Show see section.
Billy T. James was born on January 17, in Waikato, New Zealand as William James Te Wehi Taitoko. He was an actor and director, known for Came a Hot Friday (), Under the Mountain () and The Leading Edge ().
He died on August 7, in New Zealand. William James Te Wehi Taitoko MBE (17 January – 7 August ) better known by his stage name Billy T. James, was a New Zealand entertainer, comedian, musician and actor. He became a key figure in the development of New Zealand comedy, and a household name during his lifetime.
Aug 07, · The Billy T Award was founded in in honour of James. It is New Zealand's most prestigious comedy award, recognising comedians with outstanding potential. Winners are presented with a yellow towel, Billy. Billy T. James William James Te Wehi Taitoko MBE (17 January \u 7 August ) better known by his stage name Billy T.
James, was a New Zealand entertainer, comedian, musician and actor. He became a key figure in the development of New Zealand comedy, and a household name during his lifetime.
Early life Taitoko was of. miscellaneous American 19th century popular music. NOTE: all songs, as appropriate, from my Minstrel Songs, Old and New webpage are also listed here, for their chronological listing convenience. Billy T James ranks as a key figure in the development of Kiwi comedy.
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