tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3321328193086175758.post6944056424764460036..comments2009-04-18T16:18:58.176-04:00Comments on How to Spot a Canadian: They Spent Childhood Watching a Giant Talk to a Ro...HowToSpotACanadian.cahttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02286711529179969368noreply@blogger.comBlogger15125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3321328193086175758.post-80580824048218245712009-04-18T16:18:00.000-04:002009-04-18T16:18:00.000-04:00I sued to play sick from school so I could watch M...I sued to play sick from school so I could watch Mr. Dress up at 10 and Today's Special before lunch. <br /><br />Living in the states no one here gets it when something is missing and I absently say "Polkaroo? "<br /><br />I just look nuts instead of witty.Alliehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10337237345037914521noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3321328193086175758.post-57015167903579938482009-04-07T22:33:00.000-04:002009-04-07T22:33:00.000-04:00Did anyone ever see the episode of Codco(the more ...Did anyone ever see the episode of Codco(the more newfiecentric predecessor to This Hour Has 22 Minutes) that had a skit about the Friendly Giant losing his mind?<BR/><BR/>He fried up Rusty the Rooster, then when Jerome stuck his head in the window, Friendly chopped it off with an axe, leaving the puppeteer to stand up with a missing arm and a stump gushing blood.<BR/>The final scene was the men in white coats hauling Friendly away while he shouted "I am a giant! I am!" over and over.<BR/><BR/>Not kid friendly, but one of the funniest things I ever saw.Mikehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/04634123868376429667noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3321328193086175758.post-80738940929847340612009-03-04T19:15:00.000-05:002009-03-04T19:15:00.000-05:00I loved "You Can't Do That On Television." Alanis...I loved "You Can't Do That On Television." Alanis Morissette got her start on that show.<BR/><BR/>When Jeff lost his hat I would cry.<BR/><BR/>I'm not joking.<BR/><BR/>You're not alone.HowToSpotACanadian.cahttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02286711529179969368noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3321328193086175758.post-14889423287391830722009-03-04T16:49:00.000-05:002009-03-04T16:49:00.000-05:00I must admit, I too was terrified of the thought o...I must admit, I too was terrified of the thought of Jeff losing his hat. I was sure I was the only one!<BR/>You also left out "You Can't do That on Television" though, that's a bit less of a children's showCharlie H. Ettinsonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10808938501366365707noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3321328193086175758.post-73897194083866874442009-02-27T22:13:00.000-05:002009-02-27T22:13:00.000-05:00OMG - don't ever reveal what generation we are tha...OMG - don't ever reveal what generation we are that remember (and miss) these shows!<BR/><BR/>I watched 'House of Frightenstein' before school daily! Littlest Hobo, Forest Rangers (I had such a crush on Chip)... ah, memories. <BR/><BR/>It's good to be Canadian.<BR/><BR/>I loved Mr. DressUp, but I think he was tracing those pictures...Venomhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03954234690814697536noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3321328193086175758.post-10646346865507248892009-02-23T21:07:00.000-05:002009-02-23T21:07:00.000-05:00The Littlest Hobo was outstanding. I was watching...The Littlest Hobo was outstanding. I was watching some of the clips on Youtube a while ago. I used to love that show.HowToSpotACanadian.cahttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02286711529179969368noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3321328193086175758.post-53741473372740840552009-02-23T20:43:00.000-05:002009-02-23T20:43:00.000-05:00There also was The Littlest Hobo, a dog wandering ...There also was The Littlest Hobo, a dog wandering from town to town, a la Bruce Banner (but it didn't hulk out).<BR/><BR/>Also, not to mention a ton of TV Ontario programs that would scare children today.<BR/><BR/>Then there was The Hilarious House of Frightenstein. A local access show from Hamilton Ontario that managed to get Vincent Price to do appearances.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3321328193086175758.post-39847281330352670832009-02-23T14:53:00.000-05:002009-02-23T14:53:00.000-05:00I&#39;ve heard of Uncle Bobby, but not Pic &amp; M...I&#39;ve heard of Uncle Bobby, but not Pic &amp; Mic.<BR/><BR/>Thanks for the additions.HowToSpotACanadian.cahttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02286711529179969368noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3321328193086175758.post-46840224814820023662009-02-23T03:48:00.000-05:002009-02-23T03:48:00.000-05:00Your list is worthless without &quot;The Uncle Bob...Your list is worthless without &quot;The Uncle Bobby Show&quot;, if David Frost had plenty of LSD but no budget;<BR/><BR/>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncle_Bobby<BR/>http://www.staffannouncer.com/unclebobby.htm<BR/><BR/>or &quot;Pic &amp; Mic&quot;, 2 bilingual mice puppets who flew around Canada in a baloon &amp; have no Google history to speak ofAnonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3321328193086175758.post-4945529971642144292009-02-21T13:45:00.000-05:002009-02-21T13:45:00.000-05:00Skin-a-ma-rink-ee dink-ee dink-ee dink<br>Skin-a-m...Skin-a-ma-rink-ee dink-ee dink-ee dink<BR/>Skin-a-ma-rink-ee doorhea_sunhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/01722484216599833320noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3321328193086175758.post-90415526917528928442009-02-21T01:44:00.000-05:002009-02-21T01:44:00.000-05:00Really!? That's hilarious.Really!? That's hilarious.HowToSpotACanadian.cahttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02286711529179969368noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3321328193086175758.post-74002782410595332492009-02-20T18:09:00.000-05:002009-02-20T18:09:00.000-05:00One of the hosts from Camp Cariboo is now a host o...One of the hosts from Camp Cariboo is now a host on CTV news in Kitchener.Dawnnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3321328193086175758.post-46326780592313078252009-02-20T16:54:00.000-05:002009-02-20T16:54:00.000-05:00Maybe I'm showing my age but what about Forest Ran...Maybe I'm showing my age but what about Forest Rangers with a fella with an equally descriptive name "Indian Joe" and Razzle Dazzle with Suzanne Sommers future husband, Al Hamel (and Howard the Turtle) Ah, we're so rich with Canadian icons on children's television shows.nonamedufushttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11818490858598810629noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3321328193086175758.post-38658021855292100402009-02-18T20:58:00.000-05:002009-02-18T20:58:00.000-05:00I remember the Raccoons! Good times!<br>Thanks fo...I remember the Raccoons! Good times!<BR/>Thanks for reading!HowToSpotACanadian.cahttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02286711529179969368noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3321328193086175758.post-51369493868538108032009-02-18T19:13:00.000-05:002009-02-18T19:13:00.000-05:00Um. You forgot The Raccoons, the most important of...Um. You forgot The Raccoons, the most important of all.Katnoreply@blogger.com