The adventures of a professional lumber salvager and his friends in Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada.
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Series cast summary:
Bruno Gerussi ...
 Nick Adonidas / ... (218 episodes, 1972-1990)
Robert Clothier ...
 Relic Phillips / ... (214 episodes, 1972-1990)
Pat John ...
 Jesse Jim / ... (196 episodes, 1972-1990)
Joe Austin ...
 Captain Jack O'Gorman / ... (151 episodes, 1972-1990)
Jackson Davies ...
 Constable John Constable / ... (108 episodes, 1975-1990)
Rae Brown ...
 Molly Carmody / ... (103 episodes, 1972-1986)
Charlene Aleck ...
 Sara Jim / ... (95 episodes, 1976-1990)
Marianne Jones ...
 Laurel (92 episodes, 1982-1990)
Cory Douglas ...
 Tommy (91 episodes, 1982-1990)
...
 Pat O'Gorman (90 episodes, 1979-1990)
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This series chronicles the adventures of a professional lumber salvager and his friends in British Columbia, Canada as they try to live their lives while preventing the local pest, Relic, from ruining it. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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1 October 1972 (Canada)  »

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(370 episodes)

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With a run of 18 years (from 1972 to 1990), this series was the longest running Canadian dramatic prime time TV production in Canadian history. It was canceled as a result of CBC budget cuts and declining viewer ship due to frequently shifting time slots. See more »

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Spin-off Constable Constable (1985) See more »

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The most enjoyable television show ever made.
25 October 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I grew up with The Beachcombers. As soon as the school holidays came I would excitedly check the tv guide to see if my favourite show would be on again. The Beachcombers is yet another example of the excellent quality of distinctly Canadian shows only the CBC could make. "Stoney Plains" and "Ritter's Cove" were also very enjoyable shows. I fell in love with The Beachcombers...even ol' Relic, and developed a fascination for stunningly beautiful Canada. The Beachcombers is a wonderful, feel good show...loads of good fun and laughs and a little sadness. It was very easy to become addicted to. I can honestly say it is still the most enjoyable series I have ever watched and I think always will be.


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