The Industry (1998–2002)
"Made in Canada" (original title)

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Rick Mercer ...
 Richard Strong (65 episodes, 1998-2003)
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 Alan Roy (32 episodes, 1998-2001)
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 Veronica Miller (32 episodes, 1998-2001)
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 Victor Sela (32 episodes, 1998-2001)
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Victor: How could you do this to me? How could you say that the Bionic Woman is fundamentally flawed?
Richard Strong: Okay, she's a bionic woman, I get that. But she has that bionic ear.
Victor: Yeah, super hearing!
Richard Strong: But wouldn't that mean that she'd be hearing everything at once? Wouldn't she just go crazy?
Victor: She does flip her hair out of the way.
Richard Strong: Oh, so the hair makes all the difference?
Victor: She has VERY THICK HAIR!
Richard Strong: Now you're just being unreasonable.
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PLEASE, somebody release the whole series on DVD
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This is one of the best sitcoms I have ever seen, which I stumbled across on PBS as "The Industry". Fabulous, wicked dark humor. Great one-sided characters you love to hate set in the Canadian television industry. In one episode one of the actors goes to Mexico for cheap hair transplants and dies--there's no sadness or warmth amongst the remaining characters, only a desperate scramble to cover it up and figure out a way to write 'im out of the series. Sadly, my PBS affiliate no longer shows it, preferring to air the same old 30+ year old britcoms and RedGreen. I eventually found one disc of 5 or 6 episodes out there, but there are something like five seasons that languish in a vault somewhere. SET THEM FREE!!!!


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