CON: Your TV viewin' buddy is off sick this week PRO: Nothing to sync up!
Also, somewhere along the line they renumbered the episodes so that the two "special" intro episodes (not recapped here, check their archive (nwahollywood.blip.tv) if you're REALLY bored) retroactively became #1 and #2. So tonight you get #9 instead of #7.
Yes it's just one of his many ongoing inside jokes with the people who visit his webpage like Storm 1:08 or his chokeslam streak. Storm is actually a pretty funny guy despite what his character on television seems.