SBS Eurovision's coverage would not be half as good if it weren't for Sam Pang's boundary-pushing, button-pressing, and altogether hilarious commentary.
By
Shami Sivasubramanian

6 May 2016 - 4:55 PM  UPDATED 9 May 2016 - 10:35 PM

On fashion...

1. "A three for one deal on those dresses." 

2. "Look! The Austrian Charlie's Angels!" 

(SBS Eurovision)

 

And fashion risks...

3. "If you like shoulder pads (and who doesn't?!), you'll love this." 

4. "Not many could have pulled that outfit off - and he didn't either." 

 

On body image...

5. Julia: "Beauty Never Lies is her song."  Sam: "That's how I sign all my photos."

 

"He walks that fine line between distinguished elder and drunk uncle..." 

 

On personal safety...

7. "They yell out random Armenian words - which reminds me of a party I was at once - only they were safe words." 

 

On budget constraints...

8. "Anything to avoid building an actual bridge." on Eurovision's "Building Bridges" theme last year. 

 

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On dental health...

9. "And strong British teeth."

 

"If he's 16, Rebel Wilson is 29." 

 

On babies...

11. "She lost 30kg after having a baby... That's a big baby."

 

"Strong British teeth" in UK's Electro Velvet. (SBS Eurovision)

 

On stage props...

12. "How could you not vote for her...and her doll...with no mouth."

 

On the passage of time...

13. "If you want to dance... be patient: it's only 3 minutes long." 

 

“Some balls are just balls, but some are major balls."

 

On love...

15. "They met in January of this year, possibly on Tinder."

 

"Nothing says Eurovision like a man playing a piano on fire." - Sam Pang (SBS Eurovision)

 

On hygiene...

16. "I'm pretty sure there's hand sanitiser on the stage."

 

On the Eurovision spirit...

17. "That song really broke the spirit in here... And that spirit was vodka."

18. "Nothing says Eurovision like a man playing a piano on fire."

The Eurovision Song Contest will be broadcast on SBS’s Eurovision Weekend - Friday 13, Saturday 14 and Grand Final Sunday 15 May, 7.30pm on SBS, with LIVE early morning broadcasts from 5am on Wednesday 11, Friday 13 and Sunday 15 May.
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