You Can't Do That on Television (1979–1990)

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Sketch TV by young amateur actors in true classic Nick-style. But whatever you do, never admit that you don't know or ask for water.

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Les Lye ...
 Ross Ewich / ... (143 episodes, 1979-1990)
Abby Hagyard ...
 Valerie Prevort / ... (114 episodes, 1982-1990)
Christine McGlade ...
 Christine / ... (86 episodes, 1979-1986)
Lisa Ruddy ...
 Lisa Ruddy / ... (66 episodes, 1979-1985)
Alasdair Gillis ...
 Alasdair Gillis / ... (63 episodes, 1982-1987)
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Sketch TV by young amateur actors in true classic Nick-style. But whatever you do, never admit that you don't know or ask for water.

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The man who gets the show's title stamped on his face in the opening sequence is cast member Les Lye. See more »

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Lisa: So I was over at Barff's place...
Barth: Duh It's Barth. BARTH!
Lisa: Woof, woof, whatever.
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You Can't Do That On Television Theme
Performed by the National Press Club and Allied Workers Jazz Band, Ink.
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Good show
17 July 2006 | by (Chantilly, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

I used to watch this show when I was a little girl. I remember it pretty well. If you ask me, it was a good show. I also remember the opening sequence and theme song pretty well, too. In addition to that, everyone was ideally cast, and it was always funny when someone got something dumped on them. Also, the writing was very strong. The performances were top-grade, too. I hope some network brings it back so I can see every episode. Before I wrap this up, I'd like to say that I'll always remember this show in my memory forever, even though I haven't seen every episode. Now, in conclusion, if some network ever brings it back, I hope that you catch it one day before it goes off the air for good


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