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The Best Show with Tom Scharpling

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What is The Best Show? It used to be The Best Show On WFMU for thirteen years. Now we are on our own and making our way through the world! The show is comedy, call-ins, music and fun. It's Scharpling and Wurster and everyone else! Tell your friends that we're back and we're coming for your children!

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What is The Best Show? It used to be The Best Show On WFMU for thirteen years. Now we are on our own and making our way through the world! The show is comedy, call-ins, music and fun. It's Scharpling and Wurster and everyone else! Tell your friends that we're back and we're coming for your children!

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2054 Ratings
Average Ratings
1991
18
9
5
31

The Best Show

By Erikas63 - Dec 14 2019
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Name says it all. Tom is operating on another level.

i love this guy...

By cmdm - Sep 16 2019
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he’s funny, insightful and charming...

iTunes Ratings

2054 Ratings
Average Ratings
1991
18
9
5
31

The Best Show

By Erikas63 - Dec 14 2019
Read more
Name says it all. Tom is operating on another level.

i love this guy...

By cmdm - Sep 16 2019
Read more
he’s funny, insightful and charming...
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The Best Show with Tom Scharpling

Latest release on Jan 24, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: HAYES DAVENPORT! TIM HEIDECKER! COACH HAYES! COMMENTS SECTION! AT BEST SHOW!

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HAYES DAVENPORT from Hollywood Handbook live in the studio! TIM HEIDECKER calls up and tell us all about his new album IN GLENDALE! COACH HAYES recaps Tom throwing the first pitch at the Newbridge Ratmen game! The exciting conclusion of AT BEST SHOW! COMMENTS SECTIONS are dramatically read by Tom and Hayes! Plus, exciting announcements and MORE!

Jun 01 2016

3hr 7mins

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Rank #2: BEST CANDY BAR EVER! RAY RAY HUTCHINS! SOUND COLLAGE!

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Tom asks the big question: WHAT IS THE BEST CANDY BAR EVER?! We hear a call from famous YouTuber RAY RAY HUTCHINS! Plus the triumphant return of the SOUND COLLAGE!

Jun 15 2016

2hr 52mins

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Rank #3: JAMES MURPHY OF LCD SOUNDSYSTEM IN STUDIO! A CALL FROM THOR! MORE!

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JAMES MURPHY OF LCD SOUNDSYSTEM comes by the studio to talk to Tom about the upcoming LCD Soundsystem album, working at Maxwell's and City Gardens, and much much more! THOR calls in to talk about Filth Fest! Plus, calls from Avalanche Bob, Toddophonic Todd, and much much more!

Aug 09 2017

2hr 59mins

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Rank #4: LAS VEGAS STORIES! RICK FROM NEWBRIDGE! FREDERICKS FROM NEW PORT RICHIE!

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Tom comes home from LAS VEGAS with an epic celebrity filled story you need to hear to believe! RICK FROM NEWBRIDGE calls in about Mike Love! The return of Fredericks from New Port Richie and MORE!

Sep 14 2016

3hr 3mins

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Rank #5: SAUSAGE PARTY! I GIVE UP! I’LL NEVER GIVE UP! MYSTERY ROCK DUDE!

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Tom's long anticipated review of SAUSAGE PARTY! Phones ring on the topic: I GIVE UP! I'LL NEVER GIVE UP! Plus, an unexpected call from someone who says he's in a big rock group! And much MORE!

Sep 07 2016

3hr 7mins

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Rank #6: THE BLOWHARD 100! BILLIE B! KURT VILE! HAYES DAVENPORT! ANOTHER VEGAS STORY!

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Tom tallies the list of 100 people who talk like they know everything but don't in: THE BLOWHARD 100! BILLE B calls in about the new Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame Inductees with a surprise appearance by his uncle ZACHARY BRIMSTEAD! KURT VILE and HAYES DAVENPORT check in! Tom tells ANOTHER VEGAS STORY! Plus, surprise in-studio guest and MORE!

Oct 19 2016

3hr 8mins

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Rank #7: MARINA FRANKLIN! MORTY FROM LOWER WEST NEWBRIDGE! I STUCK THE LANDING! MORE!

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The hilarious MARINA FRANKLIN comes by the studio to talk about her new podcast: FRIENDS LIKE US and more! Tom gets a call from MORTY FROM LOWER WEST NEWBRIDGE! Phones ring on the topic: I STUCK THE LANDING - the times that you said the exact perfect thing in a moment! Plus, much more! How much more? YOU GOTTA LISTEN!

Apr 25 2018

3hr

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Rank #8: CLASSIC BEST SHOW FROM 2006! DARREN FROM WORK! THE WORLD ENDS! MORE!

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A classic "lost" episode of THE BEST SHOW! Originally aired June 27th, 2006 on WFMU! We hear a young Tom take on the hot topics of the day and then slightly lose it.. DARREN FROM WORK calls up with his thoughts on the Red Hot Chili Peppers and more! Plus: creepy predictions, mini revelations and MUCH MORE! Find out all the secrets and why this "lost" show never made it to the archives!

Nov 09 2016

2hr 29mins

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Rank #9: TOM HAS A COLD! COMIC CON! TOM STEALS!

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This week TOM HAS A COLD that he got from COMIC CON! Hear the stories behind his trip to comic con and MORE! Plus, Tom decides to try stealing material for future podcast rip-offs!

Oct 12 2016

2hr 49mins

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Rank #10: SCOTT ROGOWSKY! REX IN NEWBRIDGE COLONY CANYON! SIMON DOOM PREMIER! OH, SHUT UP! GARY THE SQUIRREL!

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Long-time friend of The Best Show and host of HQ, SCOTT ROGOWSKY swings by the studio! Tom gets a call from REX IN NEWBRIDGE COLONY CANYON! GARY THE SQUIRREL brings back his broadcasting boot camp! Plus, the return of OH, SHUT UP! and much much more!

Jan 31 2018

3hr 2mins

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Rank #11: JULIE KLAUSNER IN STUDIO! HAYES DAVENPORT IN STUDIO! SEAN CLEMENTS IN STUDIO! 2017 PREDICTIONS! TOM GETS A DOG! MORE!

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JULIE KLAUSNER plus Hollywood Handbook's HAYES DAVENPORT and SEAN CLEMENTS are all IN STUDIO! 2017 PREDICTIONS are made! TOM GETS A DOG and you can find out her name! Plus, much much MORE!

Jan 11 2017

3hr 7mins

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Rank #12: PHILLY BOY ROY! GETTING TO KNOW YOU! TIM FROM NEWBRIDGE NEWS! OH, SHUT UP!

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BEST SHOW DELIVERS! PHILLY BOY ROY butt dials Tom! TIM FROM NEWBRIDGE NEWS calls in! Tom gets to know the listeners with the topic: GETTING TO KNOW YOU! Plus, a brand new show-within-a-show... OH, SHUT UP!

Jan 24 2018

2hr 51mins

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Rank #13: JULIE KLAUSNER! TROY FROM NEWBRIDGE TOWERS! GARY THE SQUIRREL! MORE!

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JULIE KLAUSNER swings by the studio! TROY FROM NEWBRIDGE TOWERS calls in! GARY THE SQUIRREL debuts his new show: "Three Dimwits"! No Dude Vember continues and much more!

Nov 22 2017

3hr 21mins

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Rank #14: I LOVE IT AND IT HATE IT! CHILLY B IN NEWBRIDGE HEIGHTS! GRIFFIN NEWMAN! BEN HOSLEY! THE THINGS WE SAID TODAY! CLARE O'KANE! CONNER O'MALLEY!

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Tom debuts a brand new Beatles show called: THE THINGS WE SAID TODAY! CHILLY B IN NEWBRIDGE HEIGHTS calls in! GRIFFIN NEWMAN and BEN HOSLEY swing by the studio! Plus, CLARE O'KANE and CONNER O'MALLEY call in and much more!

Jan 10 2018

3hr 28mins

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Rank #15: THE BLOWHARD 100 PART 2! FRED FROM HONOLULU! RUSS FROM WEST NEWBRIDGE! WALLY WACKIMAN RADIO PLAY!

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Tom continues the Blowhard 100 list. Fred From Honolulu pays the Best Show studio a visit. Russ from West Newbridge calls in. A Wally Wackiman/Z-Man radio play makes its debut.

Oct 26 2016

3hr 16mins

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Rank #16: NO DUDEVEMBER! MARY HOULIHAN! KLIPH NESTEROFF! @BESTSHOW!

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The second week of all female callers! MARY HOULIHAN swings by the studio to reveal her paintings of AP Mike and Dudio! Author KLIPH NESTEROFF tells stories from his great new book THE COMEDIANS! Plus the debut of @BESTSHOW!

Nov 11 2015

3hr 5mins

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Rank #17: THE STORY OF TOM'S CAR CRASH! CHIP ZDARSKY! BOBBY FROM "TABLES" EMMA FROM TORONTO! SOUND COLLAGE! MORE!

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A SPECIAL CANADIAN EDITION OF THE BEST SHOW! Tom talks about his horrifying car crash! The amazing comic book artist and writer CHIP ZDARSKY (Howard the Duck/Sex Criminals) and long-time friend of The Best Show EMMA FROM TORONTO swing by the studio to hang out with Tom and list the Top 20 Canadians! BOBBY from the band "TABLES" calls Tom to talk about Oasis and MORE! Plus, a very special SOUND COLLAGE and MUCH MORE!

Nov 16 2016

3hr

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Rank #18: DUMB THINGS YOU THOUGHT AS A KID! MATTHEW TOMPKINS! MORE!

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An amazing Best Show! Phones ring on the topic: DUMB THINGS YOU THOUGHT AS A KID! Matthew Tompkins from the Shout Network calls up to talk about the new TV shows on their Spring line-up! Plus, much much more!

Apr 19 2017

3hr 2mins

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Rank #19: KEVIN CORRIGAN IN STUDIO! ANDREW DICE CLAY! RUPERT THREADWELL! GIVE ME A BREAK, YOU DUNCE!

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**EXPLICIT LANGUAGE IN THIS ONE!** KEVIN CORRIGAN comes back to visit the studio AND gets ANDREW DICE CLAY to call in! Tom gets a call from RUBERT THREADWELL! Phones ring on the topic: GIVE ME A BREAK, YOU DUNCE! This one is NUTS.

Aug 16 2017

3hr 39mins

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Rank #20: TOM VERSUS GOOGLE! CHET AT NEWBRIDGE ESTATES! THE CONCLUSION OF NODUDEVEMBER!

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Tom takes on Google over the theft of "Come On Y’All It’s Time To Have Fun"! Chet from The Newbridge Estates calls in to talk about the greatest band theme songs! Plus the conclusion of NODUDEVEMBER and more!

Nov 25 2015

3hr 4mins

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