The adventures of a professional lumber salvager and his friends in Gibsons, British Columbia.
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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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With a run of eighteen years (from 1972 to 1990), this series was the longest running Canadian dramatic prime time television production in Canadian history. It was cancelled as a result of CBC budget cuts, and declining viewership, due to frequently shifting time slots. See more »

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Why I'm proud to be a Canadian
30 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

My public school days come flooding back to me all over again. Every Sunday night, I would watch this show religiously when I was a little kid. I used to call it "The Boat Show" before I ever knew what the name of it was. I thought it was so cool to see these guys ride around in their little boats and collect logs, then go drink coffee at Molly's Reach. Instead of Canadians portraying themselves as hard-drinking hosers, this show was a positive role model for our country. These life-loving vital people have a lot of humour and really share the expansive land. Man, they don't make them like this anymore. Too bad. Its simple love of life and people is totally endearing; it still towers above most of the crapola that crowds most of the tube today. Every Sunday night after I watched this, I would go take a bath, and play with my boats in the tub. Sometimes art and life are connected more closely than we think.


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