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Seeing Things

1 9 8 1 - 1 9 8 7 (Canada) 43 x 60 minute episodes Balding, nearsighted Louis Ciccone (Louis Del Grande) was a reporter for the...

Are You Afraid of the Dark?

1 9 9 0 - 2 0 0 0 (USA/Canada) 91 x 30 minute episodes This horror anthology TV series aired on Nickelodeon from 1992–1996 (after premiering...

Counterstrike

1 9 9 0 - 1 9 9 3 (Canada/France/USA) 66 x 60 minute episodes Billionaire Canadian industrialist/tycoon Alexander Addington (Christopher Plummer) assembles a team of troubleshooters...

The Trouble with Tracy

1 9 7 0 (Canada) 130 x 30 minute episodes This infamously awful low-budget sitcom was shot in Toronto (but set in New York) and loosely based...

Learning the Ropes

1 9 8 8 (Canada) 13 x 30 minute episodes Robert Randall is a single father (separated from his never-seen wife, Anne) who cares for his two teenage children,...

Tomahawk

1 9 5 7 (Canada) 26 x 30 minute episodes French explorer and fur trader Pierre Radisson (Jacques Godin) and his partner, Medard (René Caron), are adventurers who...

Rabid (1977)

Badly injured in a motorcycle crash, Rose (Marilyn Chambers, Ivory Snow girl turned star of the x-rated Behind The Green Door) is taken to...

King of Kensington

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 8 0 (Canada) 111 x 30 minute episodes Events in the lives of the Kings, a family of three living in...

Ugly Ducklings, The

Formed in Toronto in 1965 and being big fans of The Rolling Stones, they called themselves The Strolling Bones but soon changed that to...

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Hoodoo Gurus

I first saw Le Hoodoo Gurus at some shitty little pub in Surry Hills - an inner-city suburb of Sydney - in 1982. There were...

Eliza Fraser (1976)

The full title of the movie is actually A Faithful Narrative of the Capture, Sufferings and Miraculous Escape of Eliza Fraser, which is supposed to...

Big Glasses

Inside you there's a wacky, zany and crazy character just bursting to get out - but your problem is poor eyesight, and an aversion...

Caravelles, The

The Caravelles were Lois Wilkinson (born 3 April 1944 in Sleaford, Lincolnshire) and Andrea Simpson (born 9 September 1946 in Finchley, London). The duo experienced most success...

Yasser Arafat

Born Muhammad Abed Ar'ouf Arafat. Palestinian nationalist politician, cofounder of al-Fatah in 1957, president of the Palestinian Authority, and leader of the Palestine Liberation...

Bright Lights, Big City (1988)

You are a painfully dated 1984 novel by Jay McInerney. You are about the coke-fuelled nightlife of emotionally dead New York magazine fact checkers. You...

Lemonheads, The

The Lemonheads originally formed as a hardcore punk band with high school buddies Evan Dando and Ben Deily in mid-80s Massachusetts. By the time...

Shadows of Fear

1 9 7 0 - 1 9 7 3 (UK) 11 x 60 minute episodes This excellent suspense anthology series with a chilling Hitchcockian touch featured some of...