You Can't Do That on Television - Season 1

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Episode Guide

  • The First Episode
    Episode 1
    2/3/79
    8.4
    The main plot for this episode is unknown, but it featured a Panasonic radio as a prize for one of the phone-in competitions, as most of the episodes from this 1979 season. This episode also featured a segment on baton twirling. The episode contains the well-known scene where Ross (before a major costume revamp) teaches Jono Gebert how to do a weather forecast on an actual CJOH news/weather set.moreless
  • The Second Episode
    Episode 2
    2/10/79
    8.3
    Tim constantly tries to get a date with Cindy, but keeps looking like a fool, losing her to Jim and David. To add insult to injury, he keeps being forced into wearing a dress…and he can't seem to find his pants, forcing him to go home wearing a bright, pink dress.moreless
  • The Third Episode
    Episode 3
    2/17/79
    8.5
    The main plot for this episode is unknown, but it featured kids' jokes and opinions filmed at the Winterloo slide at Ottawa's N.A.C.
  • The Fourth Episode
    Episode 4
    2/24/79
    8.4
  • The Fifth Episode
    Episode 5
    3/3/79
    8.1
  • The Sixth Episode
    Episode 6
    3/10/79
    8.6
    Only one scene remains in existence from this episode. In the scene Tim is the dungeon and is told not to pull the chains. He does not listen and gets slimed.
  • St. Patrick's Day
    Episode 7
    3/17/79
    8.4
    Lisa keeps scheming to get Bradfield slimed, but her plans keep backfiring and result in her getting slimed several times.
  • The Eighth Episode
    The Eighth Episode
    Episode 8
    3/31/79
    8.6
    The show is back on live after spending the previous week taping a show for network television.
  • Executive Washroom
    Executive Washroom
    Episode 9
    4/7/79
    7.7
    The network executives have a party on the set and leave money behind. When the cast goes to pick it up, Ross quickly confiscates the cash, claiming it is useless play money. Mr. Dime and Seth Pool get into a battle over the Executive Bathroom, when the lock keeps being changed. Christine, Sarah, Jim, and Mike keep trying to get each other slimed or pied.moreless
  • The Tenth Episode
    The Tenth Episode
    Episode 10
    4/14/79
    7.7
    Features kids' jokes filmed the week before at the Bayshore Shopping Mall in Ottawa.
  • The Eleventh Episode
    4/21/79
    6.6
  • The Twelveth Episode
    4/28/79
    6.9
  • The Thirteenth Episode
    5/5/79
    8.9
    The shows sees its last of Mr. L. Dime and all the CJOH jokes.