You Can't Do That on Television

Season 1 Episode 2

The Second Episode

Aired Unknown Feb 10, 1979 on CTV



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • (When asked if Cindy was ever in love)
      Cindy: It was a frog.
      Moose: Cindy, that's no way to speak of our French Canadian cousins!

  • Notes

    • A very bizarre scene has the Mcdonald's characters (popular in the late 70s) running around the link set with the YCDTOTV cast.

    • Marc Baillon is introduced in this episode as the token "frog" (French Canadian).

    • Music inserts in this program include Billy Joel (Say Goodbye To Hollywood), Donna Summer (The Last Dance), and Andy Gibb.

    • Like the rest of season 1, this episode was a one hour variety show that aired live.

  • Allusions

    • Cindy: Frogs aren't human.

      Marc: Any more this and we will separate!
      Late in the 1970s, Quebec was divided over the prospect of separating into an independent country. Canada and Pierre Trudeau, returned to the Prime Ministership, watched nervously as it came to a vote in 1980. By a narrow margin, Quebec voted not to secede.