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Slings and Arrows (2003 TV Series)
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In the fictional town of New Burbage, legendary theatrical madman Geoffrey Tennant returns to the New Burbage Theatre Festival... (60 mins.)
“ My favourite tv series of all time. Three seasons deal with the professional and personal concerns of the cast and administrators of a Shakespearean festival (based on the Stratford Festival in Ontario). It's REALLY hilarious, well acted and often touching. Wonderful cast led by Paul Gross as a director recovering from a nervous breakdown. ” - Mamabadger56
 
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Six Feet Under (2001 TV Series)
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A drama series that takes a darkly comical look at members of a dysfunctional California family that runs an independent funeral home. (55 mins.)
 
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This Is Wonderland (2004 TV Series)
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Alice De Raey is a newly minted attorney who joins the chaotic world of criminal justice in Toronto. She's exposed to the seamier side of life, the backroom deals that make the system work accompanied by the usual eccentric characters. (44 mins.)
“ A great comedy-drama about a young lawyer's entry-level courtroom experiences. Funny, hopeful and cynical at the same time. Good cast. ” - Mamabadger56
 
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Twin Peaks (1990 TV Series)
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An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks. (47 mins.)
 
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Fawlty Towers (1975 TV Series)
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Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away. (30 mins.)
 
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The Office (2005 TV Series)
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A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium. Based on the hit BBC series. (22 mins.)
 
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Prime Suspect (1991 Mini-Series)
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A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades. (207 mins.)
 
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The Border (2008 TV Series)
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The cases of the Canadian Immigration and Customs Security Squad. (60 mins.)
 
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Gilmore Girls (2000 TV Series)
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A drama centering around the relationship between a thirtysomething single mother and her teen daughter living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut. (44 mins.)
“ I love it for the banter and the constant rapid-fire cultural references. ” - Mamabadger56
 
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The Industry (1998 TV Series)
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Back stabbing execs at a Canadian TV network stop at nothing to get ahead. (22 mins.)
“ Rick Mercer's funniest work, Made in Canada is set in the offices of a television network. Very enjoyable, but the content is rather specifically Canadian. ” - Mamabadger56
 
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North of 60 (1992 TV Series)
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About the trials and tribulations of the Aboriginal people in the fictional town of Lynx River NWT. (60 mins.)
“ A drama set in a small community in northern Northwest Territories. A much better than usual portrayal of both Native issues and semi-isolated northern life in general. Good cast. ” - Mamabadger56
 
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SCTV (1976 TV Series)
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The staff of Melonville's TV station put on programming that is unique in its own silly way. (30 mins.)
 
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Da Vinci's Inquest (1998 TV Series)
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A Vancouver cop turned coroner searches for truth and justice with the help of his friends. (44 mins.)
“ Sort of a proto-CSI, and in my opinion the better show of the two. Not that well known outside Canada, where it's affectionately parodied for its dark ambience and ultra-naturalistic dialogue, but well written, well acted and engrossing. The episodes build on each other, so don't start watching in the middle of the series. ” - Mamabadger56
 
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Lexx (1997 TV Series)
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A group of desperate fugitives from an interplanetary tyranny find themselves in control of a massively powerful starship.
“ Not for everyone, but this weird little Canada-Germany collaboration is definitely unique. It's a dark, nasty, funny, and sometimes slightly disgusting science fiction series about a group of runaways escaping from a tyrannical overlord in The Lexx, which is both ultra-sophisticated space ship and living organism. The show is less memorable for its storyline than for its outlandish characters and settings. ” - Mamabadger56
 
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Sherlock (2010 TV Series)
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A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London. (88 mins.)
“ Best enjoyed by those who have read the Conan Doyle stories. The series references the original stories constantly, often in very creative ways. An entertaining update of the Holmes stories and character, which actually brings the entire package intact into the present day. ” - Mamabadger56
 
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The Newsroom (1996 TV Series)
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In a Toronto TV station, the newsroom is headed by a ratings freak. There is nothing George won't do... (47 mins.)