'The Live Mike' was a candid camera sketch show hosted by Mike Murphy. One of Mike Murphy’s greatest coups was pulling a prank on his colleague and friend Gay Byrne.
Acting as an overenthusiastic Frenchman, Murphy constantly interrupts and torments Byrne as he films a promo outside Trinity College. Gay finally cracks telling Murphy where to go.
This episode of 'The Live Mike' was broadcast on 8 January 1982. 'The Live Mike' an on RTÉ between 1979 and 1983 and combined music, comedy sketches and studio guests.