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    The Littlest Hobo

    The Littlest Hobo

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    CTV (ended 1985)
    The series follows the adventures of an extremely intelligent, wandering German shepherd who walks into a different place in each episode of this long-running television series, and comes upon people down on their luck or in trouble.

    Hobo always befriends and helps the struggling person or persons. Then, when his job is done at episode's end, declines to be the pet of the people he has helped and departs to continue his cross-country drifting.

    Hobo was portrayed by 6 different German Shepards. The main was was LONDON. The others were doubles that were used for certain tasks.

    Theme Song Lyrics for The Littlest Hobo

    There's a voice, that keeps on calling me. Down the road, is where I'll always be.

    Every stop I make, I'll make a new friend. Can't stay for long, just turn around and I'm gone again.

    Maybe tomorrow, I'll wanna settle down, Until tomorrow, I'll just keep moving on.

    Down the road, that never seems to end, where new adventure, lies just around the bend.

    So if you wanna join me for a while, just grab your hat, come travel light, that's hobo FORBIDDEN

    Maybe tomorrow, I'll want to settle down, until tomorrow, the whole world is my home.

    So if you wanna join me for a while, just grab your hat, come travel light, that's hobo FORBIDDEN

    Maybe tomorrow, I'll want want to settle down, until tomorrow, I'll just keep moving on.

    Maybe tomorrow, I'll want to settle down, until tomorrow, I'll just keep moving on.

    There's a world, that's waiting to unfold, a brand new tale, no one has ever told, we've journey'd far but, you know it won't be long, we're almost there and we've paid our fare, with the hobo song.

    Maybe tomorrow, I'll want to settle down, until tomorrow, I'll just keep moving on.

    So if you wanna join me for a while, just grab your hat, come travel light, that's hobo FORBIDDEN

    Maybe tomorrow I'll find what I call home, until tomorrow, you know I'm free to roam.

    The Littest Hobo Still airs on CTV Saturday mornings at 7:30 ESTmoreless
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    You Can't Do That on Television

    You Can't Do That on Television

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    CTV (ended 1990)
    This was a sketch comedy show for young adults that was very popular in the 1980s. The series began life as a live variety show in Ottawa, Canada in 1979, which featured comedy sketches, music videos, and call-in contests. After the first season, the series was given a massive retooling and became a videotaped sketch comedy series. Its biggest success came when the series found its way south to the United States and became one of the trademark shows of Nickelodeon, a new cable channel aimed at children, where it aired until 1992. YCDTOTV may be long gone, but one of the shows trademarks, people getting covered in green slime (usually when they said "I don't know?"), has become a Nickelodeon staple.moreless
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    Swiss Family Robinson (1976)

    Swiss Family Robinson (1976)

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    CTV (ended 1977)
    In the early 1700s, Johann Robinson and his family are the survivors of a shipwreck on stormy seas. They wash ashore on an uncharted, tropical island and build a home for themselves in a tree and a farm with the animals they managed to save from the doomed ship. Left entirely to their own wits and devices, they struggle to survive on an island with carnivorous fauna, where weather can be extreme, and where such menaces as a meteorite-borne fungus, a mad pirate, a plague, even murderous ants, besiege them in their long stay.moreless
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    Canada AM

    Canada AM

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    CTV
    Canada AM is a combination show, featuring news coverage, entertainment, life-style, financial and medical information. The hosts cover the daily news and weather, while also presenting current events and entertainment news. Correspondents provide medical, financial, diet, fitness, gardening and technological advice. On January 28, 2008, Canada AM changed from a 2.5-hour format to a six-hour format, allowing for live coverage across Canada; the show is broadcast on the regular CTV network station from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., and then continues from 9 a.m. until noon (eastern time) on the CTV NewsNet (cable channel 62 in Toronto), with hosts from B.C. taking over duties from 10 a.m. (eastern) On June 9, 2008, with no fanfare at all, the six-hour format was dropped. The show continued on with a slightly extended version of four hours, still beginning at 6 a.m. with hosts Marci Ien and Jeff Hutcheson present until joined by Seamus O'Regan and Beverly Thomson at 6:30 a.m.; the show aired on CTV until 9 a.m. at which point it switched over to CTV NewsNet for one more hour, from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. In September, 2008, again, with no announcement made, the show dropped the 9 - 10 a.m. hour on CTV NewsNet, simply running for 3 hours on CTV's main station.moreless
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    The David Steinberg Show

    The David Steinberg Show

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    CTV (ended 1977)
    Relatively short-lived Canadian series featuring comedian David Steinberg playing himself, hosting a fictional variety show. While the series depicted the on-air humour, it also depicted the comic adventures behind the scenes. It featured a slew of Second City performers, most of whom later starred in "Second City TV", which was much more sucessful. Joe Flaherty's alter-ego, Kirk Dirkwood, was the somewhat neurotic stage manager who always wanted to be a performer, and finally did near the end. He would appear as a different patient every week for an eccentric psychiatrist played by Steinberg on the show. Dave Thomas played James MacGregor, a hot-tempered Scottish security guard. Martin Short played Johnny Del Bravo, David's narcistic cousin and a whiny, untalented singer. John Candy was Spider Reichman, the 60's-oriented musician, and Andrea Martin played Julie Liverfoot, Steinberg's lazy, sleazy secretary and Reichman's singer. Many shades of SCTV characters can be seen in this series: The straight man character so personalized by Flaherty, the smug, cheerful music maker played by Candy... there were even specific characters that can be seen, like Thomas' Angus Crock in MacGregor and Short's Jackie Rogers, Jr in Del Bravo. They weren't the only co-stars, however; in fact, the other two almuni both played multiple roles. Bill Saluga played Vinnie DeMilo, the Italian-accented, fast-talking owner of the Hello Deli, located across the street from the studio (who was also Kirk's agent) and Raymond J. Johnson, Jr, the confused direction-seeker who appeared out of nowhere randomly throughout the show. Trudy Young doubled as actress Bambi Markowitz and Margie, the sassy waitress at the Deli. It should be noted that Saluga's character of Raymond J. Johnson, Jr ("Now, you can call me Ray, and you can call me Ray J..." was always the beginning of his lengthy response to whoever called him Mr. Johnson) had been being performed in Las Vegas since as early as the 50's, and appeared on variety show "Red Foxx" and guest starred on many others, always unexpectedly appearing and wondering where he was. Recently, he even appeared on an episode of "The Simpsons". As for David Steinberg himself? He became a television director, working on such sitcoms as "The Parent Hood", "Newhart", "The Golden Girls", "Seinfeld", "Mad About You", "Friends", and "Designing Women".moreless
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    The Starlost

    The Starlost

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    CTV (ended 1974)
    The Ark carries the last of humanity in search of a new home. However, sometime after the ship was launched the Ark's crew were killed in an accident, leaving the surviving humans sealed inside self-contained biospheres with nobody to guide the ship. Over time these humans forgot that they were aboard a spaceship, and do not realise they are heading towards a sun.

    The Starlost was created by Harlan Ellison (who disowned the series, and was credited by his pseudonym Cordwainer Bird) and was produced by Glen-Warren Productions, Limited in association with CTV Television.moreless
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    Whatever Turns You On

    Whatever Turns You On

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    CTV (ended 1979)
    Welcome to the Whatever Turns You On guide at TV.com. Episodes: 12 color episodes, 1 separate pilot Production Company: Carleton Productions This was a kid-based sketch comedy, aimed at 9-16 year olds. It was a national spinoff of the already popular local show You Can't Do That on Television (YCDTOTV), which had debuted a few months earlier. Whatever Turns You On (WTYO) featured seven of the 22 kids used on the first season of YCDTOTV and was shot on the same sets. Essentially they were the same show, only WTYO had comedy and musical guests, and YCDTOTV had those plus local, call-in features, and local contests. Unfortunately, WTYO did not earn high network ratings and was cancelled after only one season. After WTYO's cancellation, YCDTOTV returned to it's local, live format in January, 1981. After this season, CJOH Productions, who produced both WTYO and YCDTOTV, used WTYO's features (minus the musical guests, and adding the "Roving Camera" [one of the local features found on YCDTOTV])into a retooloed version of YCDTOTV, which continued for 8 more seasons and became a cult classic. Whatever Turns You On Re-run History YTV, a Canadian children's network, aired re-runs of Whatever Turns You On sporadically throughout the 80s and early 90s. Whatever Turns You On conventions 2002- SlimeCon. Featured cast reunion, a prop/costume/set museum, a marathon of great episodes, including a showing of the never-before-seen pilot episode. Also there were tours of CJOH studios, and tours of the sites around Ottawa used in WTYO. These bus tours were led by some of the cast members themselves. There were also games and a raffle to be slimed on stage. FAQ: Is Whatever Turns You On? still airing? No. But You Can't Do That on Television aired not that long ago on Nicklodeon breifly. Is this show on DVD? No, but rarely, in some way, there might be a DVD, if their is, I can alert you.[/hr] Rules for Contributing: Contributing: •Please do not make up stuff or guess anything. •No profane in the guide, like say if somebody said "association" on the show and you though s/he said "ass suck ation," don't post in the guide, it is your imagination. •When you post the characters' name in the quotes, please put " :text:: " for characters' name. Make the characters name bold please, so other people don't get confused reading them. Also with the cultur refrences. •Please capilaze, puncuate and use perfect grammar when contrubuting. •More to come. Trivia: -Is a spinoff from You Can't Do That on Television! -Was released the same year as You Can't Do That on Television! Additinoal Information Rating: TV-Y7 (other episodes may have diffrent ratings) Creator: Roger Damon Price, Geoffrey Darbey Director: Geoffrey Darbey Writer: Roger Price, Geoffrey Darbey Main Adult Actors: Les Lye, Ruth Buzzi Contributing Information- Please Read Before Submittingmoreless
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    Let's Go

    Let's Go

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    CTV (ended 1987)
    Canadian family series
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    The JUNO Awards

    The JUNO Awards

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    CTV
    Similar to the Grammy Awards, the JUNO Awards are awarded to those who have made a significant impact in Canadian music over the past year. The winners are chosen by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.moreless
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    The Amazing World of Kreskin

    The Amazing World of Kreskin

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    CTV
    The Amazing World of Kreskin was a Canadian television show syndicated to America that ran from 1971 to 1975 featuring the mentalist the Amazing Kreskin. Kreskin made 'predictions' but never claimed to have paranormal or clairvoyant abilities. He does not like to be considered a psychic. Kreskin's real name is George Joseph Kresge and he was born in Montclair New Jersery in 1935. He was inspired to become a mentalist by reading the comic stripe 'Mandrake the Magician' by Lee Faulk when he was a kid. The comic strip featured a crime fighting stage magician. Kreskin went on to appear on 'The Tonight Show' 61 times from 1970 to 1980. In the 1990s he became popular again, appearing on 'Late Night With David Letterman several times. Kreskin is still active as a performer, appearing regularly on WPIX and once a year on Fox News and CNN to give his New Year's Day predictions.moreless