strife: I remember 'Kids in the Hall' during my college days between 2000 to 2004.
semiotix: jso2897: Da Vinci's Inquest. One of the best shows on TV period.Agreed. Not because it's a Canadian police procedural, but because of it.DA VINCIThere's more of this tainted heroin out there. You need to get into that warehouse, warrant or no warrant, or there are going to be a lot more dead kids on my table, you understand?SHANNONWe're not allowed to enter private property without a warrant.DA VINCIGODDAMMIT! You're right, we need to work within the system.SHANNONI think that would be for the best.DA VINCISorry I got a little weirdly non-Canadian there for a second.SHANNONNo, I'm sorry.DA VINCISorry.SHANNONSorry.DA VINCINo, really, I'm sorry.SHANNONI'm sorry too.
some_beer_drinker: [www.vancouversun.com image 620x400]
Bathia_Mapes: LtDarkstar: Oh and I miss this...[img.fark.net image 208x160]Aired in both the US and Canada, but Canada got the better extended-edition of the episodes *shakes tiny fist**sigh*... I wish they would have made a movie.. had a huge cult following in it's day.They did, sort of. Nick Knight (1989) was intended to be the series pilot, but wasn't picked up at the time. When it was made into a series in 1992 it got all new cast, except for John Kapelos (Schanke).Nick Knight was played by Rick "Jessie's Girl" Springfield in the 1989 movie.
supayoda: Lost Girl, and I'm shocked more guys don't watch it. Bitten is a favorite as well.Saving Hope, because... well...[ilarge.listal.com image 850x1273]
SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Canadian humor is painful.
Doktor_Zhivago: There's Canadian tv shows?
spunkymunky: Red Green. Trailer Park Boys.
Spaced Lion: BRING IT BACK!/Wesley
redoctober65: The Red Green Show
lewismarktwo: Canada's Worst DriverMan that one blond chick... I still don't think she's real.
Excelsior: [www.911dvd.net image 420x570]/Discontinued, of course.//Original UK version was better
IamKaiserSoze!!!: Actually, I'd watch 10 hours of Trailer Park Boys just for 10 minutes of J Rock
LtDarkstar: Geraint is much better
StreetlightInTheGhetto: It wasn't Canadian... Was it? It aired on MTV in US but I know it aired in Canada a bit longer from the torrent rips./sees pool//flips the biatch
IamKaiserSoze!!!: [sp1.yimg.com image 350x313]
yukichigai: Let's see...Shows no longer on the air:Blood TiesDaVinci's InquestForever KnightF/X: the SeriesSCTVThe Kids in the HallTodd and the Book of Pure EvilTrailer Park Boys (yes yes, I know it's coming back)You Can't Do That on TelevisionShows that are currently airing:ContinuumThe ListenerLost GirlMurdoch MysteriesSaving HopeAnd on a side note, I've figured out what it is about Canadian TV I like so much: the producers generally don't give up on a show unless the core concept is just bad. The Listener is one of many where they did a fairly significant retooling between the first and second season because certain things just didn't work, yet the premise itself was good. If a US network had been producing it the thing would have been dropped like a rock, which is not just conjecture since NBC was co-airing it at the time and dropped it after 7 episodes. CTV however decided they could fix it, and sure enough they did: right now the show is preparing for its fifth season.If US networks would spend the same kind of effort on shows that Canadians do then we'd have a lot more great TV shows here. Instead not only are shows dropped for being just marginally iffy in some areas, shows frequently get cancelled for "low ratings" that were caused by things completely unrelated to the show. The debacle with the Babylon 5 spin-off Legend of the Rangers springs to mind: TNT didn't pick it up due to "low ratings", completely ignoring the fact that it was due to the West Coast airing having been bumped by about an hour and a half from a basketball game running over.
StreetlightInTheGhetto: KithThis hour has 22 minutesInsecurity (which... Did anyone else see that? We stumbled on it and it was awesome)Curling!Growing up Red Green/Michigander//no cable growing up
Spaced Lion: [31.media.tumblr.com image 320x240]BRING IT BACK!/Wesley
Rixel: I think it has more to do with the Canadian Content laws. There has to be Canadian shows for there to be a Canadian network (20%. I believe), so the suits aren't so worried about the shows right out of the gate. Hell, they probably don't care if you just show Canadian women in wet bathing suits jumping on trampolines, as long as it satisfies content laws (as an aside....producers, I totally have a more expanded concept about the trampoline thing.....product placement and plus.....double plus even!)
ilikeracecars: Does Supernatural count?
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