The Best Show with Tom Scharpling

The Best Show with Tom Scharpling

United States

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!

Episodes

BEST SHOW BESTS #49 - Philly Boy Roy Is Friends with The Pope  

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear how Philly Boy Roy is friends with The Pope.

LAST WEEK OF NODUDEVEMBER! STEP NEPHEW CHIP! RIGHT ROAD/WRONG ROAD! LISK VS. LISK!  

The last week of NoDudeVember! Tom’s STEP NEPHEW CHIP calls to talk about Thanksgiving. Phones ring on the topic: RIGHT ROAD/WRONG ROAD. Plus, AP Mike’s battle with the Long Island Serial Killer begins!

THE HALF HOUR OF POWER EPISODE 36  

The Half Hour of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the November 22nd, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, and Kristen Bartlett!

PATRICIA ARQUETTE! ORTHO FROM EAST NEWBRIDGE!  AP MIKE WRESTLING! JOHN ROSS BOWIE! JAKE FOGELNEST! MARY HOULIHAN! AND MORE!  

Tom gets celebrities of all stripes to call in and donates money to Community Food Bank of New Jersey for each call! A young man named Ortho calls in to interview Tom. AP Mike recounts his adventure as a wrestling manager. A bunch of other people call and more!

BEST SHOW BESTS #48 - Toby Rafelson Report From a Foo Fighters Show  

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear Toby Rafelson report from a Foo Fighters show!

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

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!

BEST SHOW BESTS #47 - Kevin McDonald  

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear an interview with Kevin McDonald!

CLASSIC BEST SHOW FROM 2006! DARREN FROM WORK! THE WORLD ENDS! MORE!  

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!

THE HALF HOUR OF POWER EPISODE 35  

The Half Hour of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the November 1st, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne, Mitch Cady, and a Brett Davis!

NoDudeVember WEEK ONE! RODNEY IN SUB-EAST NEWBRIDGE! BROOKE VAN POPPELEN! WRESTLING!  

Tom only takes calls from non-dudes! RODNEY IN SUB-EAST NEWBRIDGE talks about Halloween! BROOKE VAN POPPELEN calls in to talk about her new album! Plus, Brett Davis and Pat Byrne give a live report from a special WRESTLING TRIP!

BEST SHOW BESTS #46 - Dr. Mannheim. Tom's Doctor  

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Tom's doctor, Dr. Mannheim.

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

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.

BEST SHOW BESTS #45 - Darren from Work Unearths 'The Newbridge Wall'  

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Darren from work unearths 'The Newbridge Wall'!

THE BLOWHARD 100! BILLIE B! KURT VILE! HAYES DAVENPORT! ANOTHER VEGAS STORY!  

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!

THE HALF HOUR OF POWER EPISODE 34  

The Half Hour of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the October 11th, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne, and a Martin Degrell!

TOM HAS A COLD! COMIC CON! TOM STEALS!  

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!

BEST SHOW BESTS #44 - Alleged Sports Legend Dick Norton  

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from alleged sports legend Dick Norton!

AT BEST SHOW! GONER FEST! SOUND COLLAGE!  

AT BEST SHOW, the worlds best hashtag game returns with STAR WAS ACTORS! Tom recaps his trip down to GONER FEST! Plus, an epic and extra long SOUND COLLAGE!

THE HALF HOUR OF POWER EPISODE 33  

The Half Hour of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the September 27th, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne, Jim Murphy and a special call from Beverly Ginsberg!

DUH! MORE BEACH BOYS! JIM MURPHY!  

The night that proves NONE OF US ARE PERFECT! Tom asks for the dumbest story ever with a winner getting tickets to Goner Fest! Tom shares another special flashback from when he recorded with THE BEACH BOYS! Photographer JIM MURPHY stops by to show Tom his years of interesting celebrity photos and stories galore!

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