Popular comedian Brent Butt returns to small town Saskatchewan to portray the life he would have led had he gotten a real job - pumping gas at Corner Gas. Each episode of Corner Gas delivers a half-hour of comedic voyeurism in a place where everyone knows everyone else's business. The series is set in the fictional town of Dog River Saskatchewan, and focuses on the life (or lack thereof) of gas station owner Brent LeRoy, coffee shop proprietor Lacey Burrows and the folks who populate the area. Dog River is a nice town, but far from the quaint and idyllic little burgs we're used to seeing on TV. Written by
Forty kilometres from nowhere and way beyond normal.
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Did You Know?
While its actual location is never mentioned on the show, the fictitious town of Dog River, Saskatchewan has been described by Brent Butt as somewhere between Regina and Saskatoon. It is also said to be within driving distance of the city of Weyburn (which places it closer to Regina than Saskatoon). See more
Listen, Oscar, I would prefer it if you didn't tell anyone I was cooking for you.
Don't you wanna know why?
Does it seem like I wanna know why?
I read an article that said career women shouldn't exhibit traditional woman skills, like cooking. Because it can undermine our status and we could lose the respect of our male colleagues.
Whatever you say, Toots.
The third season episode "The Littlest Yarbo" replaces the show's usual closing credits theme with "Maybe Tomorrow", the theme song from the 1980s TV series "The Littlest Hobo." See more
Featured in It's Been a Gas
Not A Lot Goin' On
(Main title theme)
Written and Performed by Craig Northey
& Jesse Valenzuela See more