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SCTV...I get it!

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by lowatter, Oct 21, 2020.

  1. Mr. St. Paul

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    Ah! That explains why Geddy sang on "Take Off" with Bob and Doug McKenzie.

    I always got a kick of the interview section that started the record:

    Bob: Thanks for coming down to do our hit.

    Geddy: Well, my pleasure.

    Bob: Did our lawyer call you?

    Geddy: Yeah...10 bucks is 10 bucks.

     
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  2. John_B

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    Oh Yes....They were GREAT! Their intellect won me over. As a young party animal, I'd rush over to someones apartment to see the Gong Show at noon, SNL & SCTV at night. I never laughed so hard in my life. My brother and I valued humor all our lives, even as kids. I wish my grand kids had my sense of humor. I tell them humor will get you by during tough times!

    Catherine O'Hara was the best of them all and they all were better than anyone else! The Schmenges, Yellow Belly, All the Little Leggedy Beasties, Edith Prickly, Johnny La Rue, Guy Cabalero, Sid Dithers.

    A few years ago my youngest daughter gave me a SCTV Vol 1 CD set for my birthday. This is probably the best birthday present I have ever received. I watch it when I need a big laugh or I am bored silly.

    Yes, they were the best!
     
  3. lowatter

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    A ka-roo-koo-koo ka-roo-koo-koo bump for the genius comedic talents from the north. Good day eh. Now take off eh.
     
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  4. tvvoodoo

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    I used to run that lighting board in the SCTV intro when I worked at ITV studios in the early 90s.

    I actually had a shot at getting the original set flat background for Great White North but I had no way to transport and or place to store it. Disappointed in myself still.
     
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  5. lowatter

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    I started watching Schitts creek and love it. My wife would hate it as she just doesn't appreciate comedies. I wouldn't make my wife endure it. I think that it's a brilliant example of how talented Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara are. Awesome series!
     
  6. strat a various

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    "SCTV" was the Monty Python of North America. Brilliant.
    "Fernwood Tonight" was a close second (w/ Tommy Tedesco in the band).
    "The Edge" was also very good ... Julie Brown.
     
  7. lowatter

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    Wow...just wiki'd John and released he passed in '94. MAN...I'm friggen old!!!!!
     
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    one of the greatest shows of all time
     
  9. SecretSquirrel

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    Living near enough to Canada to pick up the TV stations, I was a huge SCTV fan from the start. Brilliant fun.
     
  10. lowatter

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    Yes and I sorely miss John Candy who passed in 1994. GREAT TALENT!
     
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