A Brisbane newspaper decided before the series started that Stuart Broad would be public enemy No.1. They looked a bit silly when he took five wickets on the opening day of the series, but they had the last laugh.
A Brisbane man angered animal rights groups when he smuggled a pig into the Gabba on day one of the first Test. Thankfully the little fella, who has appropriately been christened Ash, is recovering well with his new owners.
In a rare flat period for Australia late on day four of the third Test, skipper Michael Clarke turned to the Perth crowd for inspiration. They responded with as much noise as they could muster and a wicket followed shortly afterwards.
Mitchell Johnson almost carried out Clarke's threat of broken bones with a vicious yorker that smacked into the foot of Stuart Broad. Broad strapped up his boot and hobbled out the bat on the final day of the Test, with cheeky fans suggesting it wasn't the first time he's had trouble walking.
Nothing weird and wacky can ever be complete without a mention of legendary ABC Radio commentator Kerry O'Keefe. 'Skull' hung up the microphone after 13 memorable years and it's fair to say cricket broadcasting will never be the same again. Here is Kerry's greatest on-air moment
Anyone who knows the final line of Australia's team song could see it coming when the Aussies started singing after the fifth Test win. Not for the first time in the series, an f-bomb was broadcast live on air.