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    • Therese et Joe
      Therese et Joe
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      4/7/77
      10
      On SCTV News, Floyd Robertson and Earl Camembert report earthquakes, deli crisises, the arms race, and Earl asks terrorists to surrrender; Dr Hammond Greer delivers a speech against scientists; Johnny LaRue cleans out the food at Lin Ye Tang's garden resteraunt; Lou Jaffe witnesses Irish group techniques (and a bombing); On the SCTV Movie of the Week, a depressing French film about a live-in couple, Jerry Lewis-impersonating Joe and his fawning lover, Therese.moreless
    • The Cisco Kid
      The Cisco Kid
      Season 3 - Episode 25
      3/6/81
      10
      Included is a spoof of The Cisco Kid.
    • Thursday Night Live
      Thursday Night Live
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      9/26/80
      9.0
      Guy Caballero introduces Thursday Night Live, comedy for the lowest common denominator (Animal House crassness abound). The second installment of Great White North never has a chance, because Doug McKenzie has his earmuffs on. Harvey K-Tel presents Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? with a cast of fast-talkers. At the end, Walter Cronkite and David Brinkley stray from the point of Point/Counterpoint.moreless
    • Mel's Rock Pile - Macarthur Park
      Mel's Rock Pile - Macarthur Park
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      2/20/81
      8.8
      Another spoof of Don Kirshner's Rock Concert hosted by Mel Slirrup. Mel's guest is actor-cum-singer Richard Harris, who performs a reworked version of his 1969 hit "Macarthur Park."
    • Murder At SCTV
      Murder At SCTV
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      10/21/76
      8.6
      A lunkheaded security guard tries to solve a murder while a new educational program is being taped.
    • Memoirs of Anton Chekhov
      Memoirs of Anton Chekhov
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      2/10/77
      7.0
      Included is a spoof of the PBS television series Mr. Wizzard and a skit about a family waiting for a visit from a man named Anton Chekhov.
    • Backstage
      Backstage
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      9/21/76
      6.0
      This is the very first SCTV episode. Moe Green is featured in "Sunrise Semester: Essentials of Bookkeeping". In the "Johnny LaRue Show", Johnny is an overweight exercise guru whose activities include opening and closing the refrigerator. In "SCTV AM News Today" Floyd Robertson reads all the big news items, while Earl Camembert only has the uneventful stories. Backstage, Johnny LaRue discovers his exercise show is a flop, and everyone knows about his affair. In a "Masterpiece Theatre" story on Sigmund Freud, Johnny LaRue breaks up the shoot.moreless
    • Star Wars
      Star Wars
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      12/12/80
      5.7
      Several skits spoofing the film Star Wars.
    • Best of SCTV - part 1 (Canada)
      Best of SCTV - part 1 (Canada)
      Season 2 - Episode 25
      3/3/79
      1.0
      A collection of the best skits from the second season of Second City TV.
    • Death of a Salesman
      Death of a Salesman
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      10/3/80
      0.0
      Molly Earle revives her Crazy Crafts series after a 15-year hiatus. Guy Caballero introduces a live production of Death of a Salesman with George Carlin, Deforest Kelly, Ricardo Montalban, and Margaret Hamilton. Playing the ghost of Ben is John Belushi.
    • My Factory, My Self
      My Factory, My Self
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      10/10/80
      0.0
      In Money Talks, Brian Johns interviews millionaire William Douglas. In Kanadian Korner, Bob and Doug talk about kids using calculators in school. Walter Cronkite is the new host of Dialing for Dollars with hilarious results. The Money Movie is My Factory, Myself a parody of several Hollywood movies, all with a theme of women's liberation.moreless
    • Death Motel
      Death Motel
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      10/17/80
      0.0
      Sunrise Semester presents Communicating in Italian with Marcello Sebastiano. In Kanadian Korner, Bob and Doug discuss snow chains. Count Floyd's Monster Chiller Horror Theatre presents the low-budget movie Death Motel, starring Woody Tobias Jr. After the movie Count Floyd interviews actor Woody Tobias Jr.
    • The Lone Ranger Show
      The Lone Ranger Show
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      10/24/80
      0.0
      Sunrise Semester delivers a lesson in Conversational New Yorkese, with the words "shower," "super," and "lawyer" as examples. On 60/20, Earl Camembert tries to analyze TV's impact on society and gets impacted himself. Guy Caballero addresses the need to sustain a good orbit for SCTV's satellite.
    • Best Of SCTV - US Version
      Best Of SCTV - US Version
      Season 2 - Episode 27
      3/10/79
      0.0
      A collection of the best skits from the second season.
    • Lee Iacocca's Rock Concert
      Lee Iacocca's Rock Concert
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      9/19/80
      0.0
      After Edith Prickley introduces the season, SCTV kicks off its third year with Pirini Scleroso in My Fair Lady (promo only). Then comes the debut of Great White North (aka Kanadian Korner). Earl Camembert gets his tongue twisted during SCTV News. Then it's Lee A. Iacocca Rock Concert, where the host asks the U.S. government to save the show from financial peril.moreless
    • Best of SCTV part 2 (Canada)
      Best of SCTV part 2 (Canada)
      Season 2 - Episode 26
      3/10/79
      0.0
      Rerun package: all sketch material was seen earlier in the season.
    • Fantasy Island
      Fantasy Island
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      1/13/79
      0.0
      Included in this episode is a spoof of the television series Fantasy Island.
    • On The Waterfront Again
      On The Waterfront Again
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      1/20/79
      0.0
      Highlights include The Sammy Maudlin Show where Sammy shows clips from his latest film, On The Waterfront Again. This is a poor atempt at a sequal to the 1954 film classic On The Waterfront.
    • SCTV Disco
      SCTV Disco
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      1/27/79
      0.0
      A spoof of dance shows from the 70's and 80's. Also included is an episode of SCTV News with Earl Camembert.
    • Pipeline
      Pipeline
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      2/3/79
      0.0
      Included is a skit about a reality show that follows a plumber around for his daily activities.
    • Consumer Action line
      Consumer Action line
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      2/10/79
      0.0
      Johnny LaRue hosts a game show called Family Crisis Game Show where families with disturbing problems compete against each other. On SCTV News: Consumer Action Line, Earl Camembert does an expose on a Dr. that claims mental illness is caused by a virus.
    • Relaxing with Raoul
      Relaxing with Raoul
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      2/17/79
      0.0
      Raoul Wilson gives lessons on how to be more relaxed. Also included is a skit about a nursery school teacher that was raised by geese.
    • The Flaming Turkey Ballet
      The Flaming Turkey Ballet
      Season 2 - Episode 24
      2/24/79
      0.0
      Included is a skit about a ballet that is telling the story of a prince, a commoner and her turkey. On SCTV News Earl Camembert decides to eat his dinner while doing the news.
    • Play It Again, Bob
      Play It Again, Bob
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      10/31/80
      0.0
      Woody Allen and Bob Hope work on a remake of the classic 1942 film Cassablanca.
    • Gaslight
      Gaslight
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      11/7/80
      0.0
      A spoof of the 1944 film Gaslight is included.
    • Midnight Express
      Midnight Express
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      1/23/81
      0.0
      A spoof of the 1978 film Midnight Express with Abbott and Costello as the main characters.
    • Alpha Channel
      Alpha Channel
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      1/16/81
      0.0
      Alpha Channel goes on the air with celebrity reports.
    • Cookery Crock / Cartoon Coroner
      Cookery Crock / Cartoon Coroner
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      1/30/81
      0.0
      Angus Crock has the evil Dr. Mengle as a guest on his cooking show. Also a spoof of the television show Quincy.
    • The Mating Game
      The Mating Game
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      2/6/81
      0.0

      Edith Prickley hosts this spoof of the television game show The Dating Game.

    • The Mating Game
      The Mating Game
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      2/6/81
      0.0
      Edith Prickley hosts this spoof of the television game show The Dating Game.
    • Gene Shalit's America
      Gene Shalit's America
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      2/13/81
      0.0
      Included is a spoof on Gene Shalit's celebrity reports.
    • Dick Cavett
      Dick Cavett
      Season 3 - Episode 24
      2/27/81
      0.0
      Count Floyd stars in another installment of "Monster Chiller Horror Theatre." Due to a last minute change, Floyd is unsure of what the film is, which turns out to be footage of a Dick Cavett interview.
    • Two Way TV / Pit Bulls
      Two Way TV / Pit Bulls
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      1/9/81
      0.0
      Earl Camembert does a report on SCTV News: Pit Bulls. Mr Kessler explains how two way TV works.
    • Big Brother
      Big Brother
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      1/2/81
      0.0
      Skits spoofing George Orwell’s classic novel Big Brother.
    • Man's Ability to Imitate
      Man's Ability to Imitate
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      11/14/80
      0.0
      Installments of Kanadian Korner and SCTV News are included in this episode.
    • Man's Ability to Imitate
      Man's Ability to Imitate
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      11/14/80
      0.0

      Installments of Kanadian Korner and SCTV News are included in this episode.

    • Mel's Rock Pile
      Mel's Rock Pile
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      11/21/80
      0.0
      A spoof of Don Kirshner's Rock Concert hosted by Mel Slirrup.
    • The Sammy Maudlin Show
      The Sammy Maudlin Show
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      11/28/80
      0.0
      Sammy Maudlin takes his show on the road to China to talk to Bob Hope.
    • Night Gallery
      Night Gallery
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      12/5/80
      0.0
      A spoof of the classic television program Night Gallery hosted by Hugh Betcha.
    • Hollywood Salutes the Extras
      Hollywood Salutes the Extras
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      12/19/80
      0.0
      A series of skits poking fun at the work of movie extras in Hollywood.
    • The Irwin Allen Show
      The Irwin Allen Show
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      12/26/80
      0.0
      Included in this episode the skit The Irwin Allen Show with guests including Shelley Winters, Robert Wagner, Charlton Heston and Red Buttons.
    • Rock Concert
      Rock Concert
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      1/6/79
      0.0
      Billy Sol and Big Jim put on a concert of sorts. Their songs include Wasted Days and Wasted Nights, Short People, Gloria, I Am Woman and Macho Man.
    • Death Takes No Holiday
      Death Takes No Holiday
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      12/31/78
      0.0
      A skit spoofing Johhny Cash in concert and William Castle movies are included.
    • Fighting Air Dogs
      Fighting Air Dogs
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      12/23/78
      0.0
      Skits include the SCTV movie of the week, Fighting Air Dogs Over the Pacific.
    • Leave It to Beaver
      Leave It to Beaver
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      9/26/77
      0.0
      The SCTV crew play the Leave It to Beaver gang at their 25th anniversary party where Beaver is looking for revenge against Eddie.
    • Goodbye America
      Goodbye America
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      10/3/77
      0.0
      A spoof of a Geraldo Rivera special where Geraldo is doing a tour of Johnny LaRue's penthouse apartment.
    • Galaxy 66
      Galaxy 66
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      10/10/77
      0.0
      A spoof of the television series Route 66 set in space.
    • Madame Blitzman
      Madame Blitzman
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      10/17/77
      0.0
      Included is a spoof of old horror movies with the show Monster Chiller Horror Theatre which is featuring the movie Madame Blitzman.
    • The $129,000 Question
      The $129,000 Question
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      10/24/77
      0.0
      A spoof of the television game show The $64,000 Question featuring Moe green as the host.
    • Dr. Tongue's House of Wax
      Dr. Tongue's House of Wax
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      10/31/77
      0.0
      Another spoof of old horror films. This time we have Monster Chiller Horror Theatre featuring the film Dr. Tongue's Evil House of Wax.
    • The Sammy Maudlin Show
      The Sammy Maudlin Show
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      11/7/77
      0.0
      A spoof of talk shows with host Sammy Maudlin.
    • The Hefty Neil Story
      The Hefty Neil Story
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      9/19/77
      0.0
      Included is a spoof of the movie Rocky.
    • Ben Hur
      Ben Hur
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      5/19/77
      0.0
      Moe Green promises Ben-Hur will be shown without commercial interruption, but he sneaks in a plug for deodorant. Other spots that break up the movie include something called "Top-Secret" and a crude chewing tobacco spread. But the real surprises come in the slapstick version of Ben-Hur "by General George S. Patton." The climax comes when Ben-Hur learns his mother and sister have turned into leopards. After the movie, Moe Green calls a few people to see if they can win more than $20 and a handful of kitchen magnets.moreless
    • The Taxidermist
      The Taxidermist
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      5/5/77
      0.0
      The highlight of this episode is the SCTV Mystery Movie of the Week, The Taxidermist. In the movie a boy named Walt takes his girlfriend home to meet his parents with bizarre results.
    • Ethnic Humour
      Ethnic Humour
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      11/18/76
      0.0
      Harold Ramis warns viewers that this show contains ethnic slurs, and all the joks are about the gypsies. From "Gypsy Mythology" on Sunrise Semester to the Hints for Homemakers (a gypsy recommends holding up an Amish fmily and stealing their food), this show is indeed a gypsy rogue.
    • Crosswords
      Crosswords
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      12/16/76
      0.0
      The main skit of this episode is a spoof of the PBS program Masterpiece Theatre where the program Crosswords is introduced. The show starts with John Gielgud showing up at Ralph Richardson's dressing room and the two deciding where to meet the next day.
    • Match Unto My Feet
      Match Unto My Feet
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      1/13/77
      0.0
      A priest visits a Jewish family, the Dithers, during Passover diner. The Dithers are more concerned with their own problems than the meaning of Passover.
    • Dialing For Dollars
      Dialing For Dollars
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      2/24/77
      0.0
      BEAUTY AND THE BEETS Beauty learns to like beets... the hard way.
    • Shock Theatre
      Shock Theatre
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      3/10/77
      0.0
      Included in this episode is a SCTV Shock Theatre: Early to Bed. In the story a young boy wants his dad to tell him a scary story. The dad reads an Edgar Allan Poe story with no effect. The father then makes up his own story about a girl that refused to wash her face in an attempt to scare him.moreless
    • Philosophy Street
      Philosophy Street
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      3/24/77
      0.0
      Included is a spoof of Seasame Street where kids try to learn philosophy.
    • Broads Behind Bars
      Broads Behind Bars
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      4/21/77
      0.0
      Skits include Broads Behind Bars where a girl named Cheryl gets stoned with her boyfriend. He then talks her into robbing a gas station. Unfortunately they get arrested and she is sent to a womens prison. A convict named Kitty befriends Cheryl. The two are constantly trying to stay away from a mean prison guard named Shultze.moreless
    • World at War
      World at War
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      11/14/77
      0.0
      The featured skit is a documentary showing how Hitler tried to beat the United States in World War II by destroying baseball stadiums.
    • The Grapes of Mud
      The Grapes of Mud
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      11/21/77
      0.0
      A spoof of the movie Grapes of Wrath.
    • Officer Friendly
      Officer Friendly
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      11/28/77
      0.0
      Included in this episode is a skit where a goofy police officer tries to deal with a young boy, his father and the social worker.
    • The Mirthmakers / Happy Endings
      The Mirthmakers / Happy Endings
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      11/4/78
      0.0
      It appears there isn't any happiness on television, except on SCTV. Earl Camembert gives a bright side to tragic news stories. Lin Ye Tang must answer to viewers who have complained about the contents of Chinese Fairy Tales. And a Triple Feature Movie has three different settings with identical plots.
    • Undersea World
      Undersea World
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      11/11/78
      0.0
      Included in this episode is a spoof of Jaques Cousteau films.
    • Edith Prickley, Station Manager
      Edith Prickley, Station Manager
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      11/18/78
      0.0
      Edith Prickley has succeeded Moe Green as SCTV Station Manager. (Naturally, she rubs Guy Caballero the wrong way.) Her first day on the job sees the world television premiere of Jaws 23, where Amity residents want to lure a mackerel into town for the Fourth of July.
    • SCTV's 30th Anniversary
      SCTV's 30th Anniversary
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      11/25/78
      0.0
      SCTV looks back at some of its most memorable TV series and news coverage. Included are shots from the McCarthy hearings and the game show What's My Shoe Size?, where Kirk Douglas made his debut.
    • Whispers of the Wolf / The Occult
      Whispers of the Wolf / The Occult
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      12/2/78
      0.0
      Included in this episode is a SCTV movie special, Whispers of the Wolf.
    • Bad Acting in Hollywood
      Bad Acting in Hollywood
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      12/9/78
      0.0
      Skits include Sid Dithers, Private Eye and Bad Acting in Hollywood.
    • Alfred Hitchcock Presents
      Alfred Hitchcock Presents
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      12/16/78
      0.0
      A skit spoofing the TV series Alfred Hitchcock Prestents is included in this episode.
    • Farm Film Report / Arabs
      Farm Film Report / Arabs
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      10/28/78
      0.0
      Guy Caballero gives his statement to the Arabs emerging on the world scene: "Invest heavily in the SCTV Network." Then programming begins with the first-ever Farm Film Report, with Big Jim McBob and Billy Saul Hurok discussing movies in which people get "blowed up good." Lou Jaffe does a Speaking of Talk interview with Harvey K-Tel in the recording studio shouting voice-overs. The Millionaire has given away just about all his money (his last check bounced). He is desperate to pay back Michael Anthony, until The Millionaire of Mecca appears. Peter O'Tool, Richard Berton, Richard Hariss, Sean Connery, and Candice Burgen tease the audience with highlights of the new theatrical release How the Middle East Was Won.moreless
    • Municipal Election
      Municipal Election
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      10/21/78
      0.0
      Johnny LaRue is running for Melonville City Council, despite a lack of political skills. It doesn't help that Earl Camembert is LaRue's campaign manager, which taints the televised debate. With the elections taking up so much of their time, SCTV is left only to advertise the new sitcom One is Enough and The Silly Bastard, a massive miniseries on Benjamin Franklin's son out-of-wedlock.moreless
    • Writer's Strike
      Writer's Strike
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      10/14/78
      0.0
      A live telecast of Restless Doctors is left stranded when Ernst Kirsch goes on strike to improve his tortuous working conditions. Everyone is now forced to write their own material. (With the strike on, SCTV is forced to repeat an earlier airing of Master Ralph Roister Doister.) The SCTV News produces a contrast of the volatile Floyd Robertson and a loquacious Earl Camembert. Late at night, Johnny LaRue wings his LaRue By Night, trying to find people to talk to. He finds only Pirini Scleroso.moreless
    • King of the Popes
      King of the Popes
      Season 1 - Episode 25
      12/5/77
      0.0
      A spoof of the movie The Man Who Would Be King.
    • Lust for Paint
      Lust for Paint
      Season 1 - Episode 26
      12/12/77
      0.0
      A spoof of the movie Lust for Life about the life of painter Vincent Van Gogh.
    • The Best of SCTV
      The Best of SCTV
      Season 1 - Episode 27
      12/19/77
      0.0
      A collection of skits from the first season.
    • Premiere
      Premiere
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      9/16/78
      0.0
      Skits include a spoof of The Incredible Hulk television series.
    • The Bob Hope Desert Classic
      The Bob Hope Desert Classic
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      9/23/78
      0.0
      Skits include a spoof of the Bob Hope golf tournament.
    • Kidnapping of Moe Green
      Kidnapping of Moe Green
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      9/30/78
      0.0
      The Leutonian Liberation Front has threatened Moe Green with his life and his career. Once the dirty deed is done, SCTV's on-air personalities cannot hide their relief.
    • SCTV Solid Gold Telethon
      SCTV Solid Gold Telethon
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      10/7/78
      0.0
      SCTV is desperate to keep on the air. In their financial plight, the network devises a telethon with Sammy Maudlin, Bobby Bittman, and Johnny LaRue as front men. They don't want viewers' money. All they want is their gold. SCTV needs a ton of gold to keep on the air.
    • Best of SCTV, season 3
      Best of SCTV, season 3
      Season 3 - Episode 26
      3/13/81
      0.0
      A collection of the best skits from the 3rd season of Second City TV.
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