Jimmy Herman is alive and well and sometimes living in Dillon, Saskatchewan
As an inside joke, Gordon Tootoosis's character tells the audience that his brother Martin (played by Jimmy Herman)is not dead, that he only died in the movie version but in real life (that is, on the spin off TV series)he lives on. A neat cinematic trick but it's good to see Jimmy back for the series. In the series' second episode, he and a bear mischievously wander around the local grocery store. Another nice addition to the TV series is the personable Sheldon Elter as the crafty entrepreneur Huey Bigstone. Hot off of Canadian IDOL (yes, that Sheldon), Elter replaces Bernard Starlight in this role. Also new to the franchise is Mexican Teneil Whiskeyjack who replaces Stacy DaSilva as Huey's girlfriend, Sarah Fox. The script, aided immeasurably by the talented Jordan Wheeler, is humorous and life size. If the first few episodes are any indication, this could be a big hit for Canadian television (the next CORNER GAS). Right now, only APTN carries this show but it would be nice to see the big boys (CBC, CTV, Global) pick up this series. It's bound to be a Canadian classic.
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