Thingee's later career
After his falling out and artistic split with co-host Jason Gunn, Thingee moved from the insulated world of TVNZ to the Veitchian wilderness of ostracism and inner despair.
From pot to heroine and one seedy dive to another - that's the last we heard of him. Just another sad washed up Millie Holmes, struggling to make the Sunday News.
Well, it turns out Thingee moved to South America, got hooked on cocaine and now hosts sleazy game shows to pay for his habit. Look out for brief shots of a ravaged and drug-addled Thingee in this exclusive footage. Watch...
The fake ears are fooling no-one.