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Tugboat Annie

1 9 5 6 (Canada/USA) 39 x 30 minute episodes Salt spray, insults and action marked this expensively-produced comedy about rival tugboat captains in the Pacific Northwest...

Hilarious House Of Frightenstein, The

1 9 7 4 - 1 9 7 5 (Canada) 130 x 30 minute episodes Another lovely day begins, for ghosts and ghouls with greenish skin, So close...

Kids of Degrassi Street, The

1 9 7 9 - 1 9 8 6 (Canada) 26 x 30 minute episodes Throughout the 1980s, three Degrassi drama series' appeared on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC),...

Adventures In Rainbow Country

1 9 6 9 (Canada/UK/Australia) 39 x 25 minute episodes 15-year-old Billy Williams and his younger sister Hannah lived with their widowed mother Nancy (played by Lois...

Rocket Robin Hood (and His Merry Spacemen)

1 9 6 6 - 1 9 6 9 (Canada) 52 x 20 minute episodes Rocket Robin Hood holds the distinction of being the first cartoon series based...

Littlest Hobo, The

1 9 6 3 - 1 9 6 5 (Canada) 1 9 7 9 - 1 9 8 5 (Canada) There's a voice that keeps on calling me Down...

Search and Rescue: The Alpha Team

1 9 7 7 - 1 9 7 8 (USA/Canada) The Alpha Team was a group of humans and trained animals that worked together as a...

Degrassi Junior High

1 9 8 7 - 1 9 8 9 (Canada) 42 x 30 minute episodes The trials and triumphs of students at an urban junior-high school (and...

Degrassi High

1 9 8 9 - 1 9 9 1 (Canada)28 x 30 minute episodes

Cannonball

1 9 5 8 - 1 9 5 9 (Canada) 39 x 30 minute episodes This joint Canadian/UK production featured the adventures of two truckers - "Cannonball"...

Adderly

1 9 8 6 - 1 9 8 9 (Canada) 43 x 60 minute episodes This CBS action-adventure series was produced in Toronto and featured Winston Rekert...

Beachcombers, The

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 9 0 (Canada) 324 x episodes The Beachcombers was in production for 19 years - the longest-running drama in Canadian television...

Strange Paradise

1 9 6 9 - 1 9 7 0 (Canada) 195 x 22 minute episodes While the rank-and-file school kid of the early 70s was hooked on...

R.C.M.P.

1 9 5 9 - 1 9 6 0 (Canada)

Due South

1 9 9 4 - 1 9 9 6 (Canada) 67 x 45 minute episodes After the murder of his policeman father in the Yukon, Constable Benton...

Porky’s (1981)

In Florida in the late 1950s, a gang of fun-loving horny teenage boys from Angel Beach High seeks revenge against the redneck proprietor of...

Crew Cuts, The

The song Sh-Boom was originally recorded early in 1954 by The Chords. But it was the version by Canadian group The Crew Cuts (released later the...

Five Man Electrical Band

Previously known as The Staccatos, Ottawa's Five Man Electrical Band modelled their sound on the melodic stylings of The Beach Boys and The Beatles,...

Mahogany Rush

Canada's Mahogany Rush were led by lead guitarist/vocalist Frank Marino, who was indelibly influenced by Jimi Hendrix, and his music shamelessly reflected this. Marino pushed his...

Tropical Heat/Sweating Bullets

1 9 9 1 - 1 9 9 3 (Canada) This Canadian-produced detective drama featured Nick Slaughter (Rob Stewart) as a former Miami-based DEA agent with...

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2-XL

The 2-XL was a "robot with a personality" manufactured and released by Mego Corp. in 1978. This small 'talking' robot came complete with an 8-track...

Gun Club

Originally named Creeping Ritual, The Gun Club channelled punk energy into a vivid exploration of American roots music, drawing on rockabilly, country and the...

Four Feather Falls

1 9 5 9 - 1 9 6 0 (UK) 39 x 15 minute episodes Sheriff Tex Tucker maintained the peace in Four Feather Falls, Kansas, with...

Spencer’s Pilots

1 9 7 6 (USA) 11 x 50 minute episodes This barnstorming CBS series told the story of two young daredevil charter pilots and their exciting, often...

Betrayed (1954)

Clark Gable stars in a wartime espionage drama which has as many thrills as surprises. It is based on the controversy which still rages...

Executive Toys

Newton's Balls (pictured at right) were the first widespread executive toys. These were a series of chrome ball-bearings suspended from a metal frame, which...

Toxic Avenger (1984)

Melvin Ferd (Mark Torgl) is a 90-pound weakling who works as the mop boy in the Tromaville health club. One day, body-building bullies Bozo (Gary...

Level 42

Formed in 1980 by dexterously-thumbed bassman Mark King, Brit-funk pioneers Level 42 scored 29 hits, including Lessons In Love (#1 in eight countries) before succumbing to...