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22 November 1983 (USA) See more »
The staff of Melonville's TV station put on programming that is unique in its own silly way. Full summary »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 15)

Joe Flaherty ... Various (18 episodes, 1983-1984)

Eugene Levy ... Various (18 episodes, 1983-1984)

Andrea Martin ... Various / ... (18 episodes, 1983-1984)

Martin Short ... Various (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
John Hemphill ... Happy Marsden / ... (13 episodes, 1983-1984)

Series Directed by
John Blanchard (18 episodes, 1983-1984)

John Bell (unknown episodes)
George Bloomfield (unknown episodes)
Jim Drake (unknown episodes)
Don McCutcheon (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Dick Blasucci (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Bob Dolman (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
David Flaherty (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Joe Flaherty (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Paul Flaherty (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Eugene Levy (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Andrea Martin (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
John McAndrew (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Martin Short (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Michael Short (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
John Hemphill (12 episodes, 1984)
Doug Steckler (7 episodes, 1984)
Valri Bromfield (6 episodes, 1983-1984)
Judith Kahan (5 episodes, 1983-1984)
Catherine O'Hara (3 episodes, 1983-1984)
Dave Thomas (2 episodes, 1983-1984)

Series Produced by
Andrew Alexander .... executive producer / producer (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Charles Allard .... executive producer (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Nancy Geller .... producer (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Doug Holtby .... executive producer / co-executive producer (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Len Stuart .... executive producer / co-executive producer (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Patrick Whitley .... producer (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Nic Wry .... executive producer / co-executive producer (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Valri Bromfield .... producer (6 episodes, 1983-1984)

Don Novello .... producer (unknown episodes)
Len Wry .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Russ Little (unknown episodes)
Series Costume Design by
Juul Haalmeyer (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Series Makeup Department
Judi Cooper-Sealy .... hair stylist (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Ivan Lynch .... makeup artist (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Barbara Palmer .... makeup artist (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Robert Palmer .... makeup artist (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Beverly Schechtman .... makeup artist (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Series Production Management
Marc Giacomelli .... post-production supervisor (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Bell .... second unit director (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
David McAree .... assistant director (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Series Art Department
Don Miloyevich .... property master (unknown episodes)
Series Stunts
Branko Racki .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Jack Hardy .... still photographer (18 episodes, 1983-1984)

Michael McMurray .... best boy (unknown episodes, 1980-1984)
Rick Boston .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Martin Corley .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Simon Dalrymple .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Loris Mattiello .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Rick McVicar .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
John Pashley .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Robin Periana .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Series Editorial Department
Steve Robinson .... on-line editor (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Series Other crew
Dave Proc .... technical coordinator (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Jamie Paul Rock .... floor director (18 episodes, 1983-1984)
Nancy Geller .... creative consultant (5 episodes, 1983-1984)

Dan Howard .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Peter Wugalter .... production assistant (unknown episodes)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"S.C.T.V." - Canada (English title) (short title)
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45 min (18 episodes)
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One Heck of a Great Show..., 12 December 2002
Author: MovieAddict2016 from UK

John Candy, Martin Short, Eugene Levy -- film stars we have seen come and go. They all got their start on SCTV, which spells out "Second City TV."

The group of Canadians were hilarious, and every time I see a rerun with John Candy it makes me feel sad. As everyone knows, he passed away in a few years back while wrapping up filming on "Wagons East," which probably was such a bad movie because they had to cut it short and use footage they had shot with Candy.

SCTV wasn't as big a hit as SNL, but it was still a legacy in comedy. Most of the stars from the show went on to be in "Saturday Night Live."

5/5 stars --

John Ulmer

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