What do John Campbell, TK Samuels and Frisky Business have in common? They all featured as standout moments on New Zealand television during the month of May.

Last month saw us farewell John Campbell from our screens, leading to some of the most touching moments ever to screen on New Zealand telly.

Over on Shortland Street, Ben Mitchell caught our eye, or rather ear, as his propensity to mumble reaches new heights.

And Prime opens the door to endless banter with its naughty new show Frisky Business.

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Plus, the return of Back Benches puts politicians on the spot and we single out the best new show on television.

Miss last month's episode? Watch it here.

Paul Casserly takes a look back at the best and most bizarre TV from the month of April.

• What were your favourite moments on TV last month? Join the conversation below.

- nzherald.co.nz