The Red Green Show (1991–2006)

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Red Green airs his handyman show from Possum Lodge, Canada, and also experiences some zany adventures in real life.

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Steve Smith ...
 Red Green / ... (298 episodes, 1991-2006)
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 Harold Green (188 episodes, 1991-2005)
Rick Green ...
 Bill Smith (176 episodes, 1991-2005)
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Red Green is a bearded Canadian carpenter who's really handy with his hands, and can find great uses for duct tape. He hosts "The Red Green Show", where he and his nerdy nephew, Harold, teach the viewers how to make excellent and useful crafts, as well as give marriage advice, from their home at Possum Lodge. Also, he plays games with Dalton Humphries where he must try to get him to guess a word by giving examples of it or saying a sentence it would be used in. Red also appears in a black-and-white series with the bungling Bill Smith were they show young viewers things like how to hunt and the existence of gravity. Other characters who frequently appear are the deprived Ranger Gord, who lives on top of a 100-foot tower on top of a 200-foot hill, has been guarding the watch tower for 16 years without a vacation and has no friends; the golf-obsessed loser Bob Stuyvestant who knows nothing about women; Buzz Sherwood, a daredevil pilot; and Winston Rothschild III, a loyal! Written by Bloggers!

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Trivia

Creator/host Steve Smith loosely based the show on the outdoor fishing The Red Fisher Show (1965), a staple of Canadian television for many years. See more »

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Dalton's last name changes from Humphries to Humphrey over the course of the series. See more »

Quotes

Harold Green: Where does cheese come from, anyway?
Red Green: I'm not sure but I think butter comes from leaving milk out too long.
Harold Green: Maybe cheese is butter that has been left out too long...
Red Green: Yeah, could be... but I always thought cheese was a urine product. No, maybe that's cheez-whiz.
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Crazy Credits

During the closing credits, the Possum Lodge members gather in a basement, say the Possum Oath (Quondo omni flunkus moratati) and, in later seasons, The Man's Prayer, before Red makes some opening comments to the men based on the content of the episode. See more »

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Referenced in Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 3 (2007) See more »

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Fantastic
18 September 2003 | by (manitoba, canada) – See all my reviews

A fantastically funny show about Red Green and some other men living up at Possum Lodge in the Yukon Territory. It's Canadian, but you don't need to be Canadian to love this show. Some of the older episodes are a little bit boring, but they still manage to top American shows like "Will and Grace". I will be very sad if this show goes off the air.


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