It's not fair. That's the cry of foul play with a look at, or whines about, unfairness. Adding to the misery is an Un-Fairy-Godmother who keeps granting wishes in the worst possible ways.



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Alasdair Gillis
Abby Hagyard ...
Valerie Prevort
Lance Prevort / Barth Baggs / Ross Ewich / Nasti / Mr. Schidtler / Doctor / Announcer / Un-fairy Godmother
Forest Wolf Mohawk
Natalie Radmore


Christine welcomes viewers to a show focused on unfairness, which right away gets Ross griping about the unfairness of being so much older than Christine. Lisa and Natalie think the privilege of Alasdair being named "Producer's Pet" is unfair till they notice the endless grunt work that accompanies it. Short on vacation money, Mr. Schidtler fails his entire class so there'll be plenty of summer school students for him to be hired on to teach. Starving kids in Burundi find it unfair that relief shipments always contain just spinach, while kids back in America think it equally unfair of them to ship it all back. Mr. Schidtler provides the unjust after-school means for Alasdair to acquire a free dictionary. The magical Un-fairy Godmother grants wishes to kids who alternately want to be smart, fed, slim, unbothered, and not so singled out for the befalling slime. Alasdair's new toy rocket comes with unfair instructions for pre-destruction. Natalie decries the unfairness of always having ... Written by statmanjeff

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Family | Comedy





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28 July 1982 (Canada)  »

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Misspellings on the classroom blackboard: "Fare is Fowl/Fowl is Fare" (from Shakspeare's MacBeth). See more »


Before the Un-Fairy Godmother grants Alasdair's wish for a hamburger, Alasdair sits at his desk with his right foot is tucked under his left leg. When the wish is magically granted (with a flash), Alasdair's feet are now both firmly on the floor. See more »


Mr. Schidtler: ...And in his famous play MacBeth, Shakespeare wrote these immortal words: "Fair is foul and foul is fair." Now, what, uh, conclusions can we draw from these words? Uh, Alasdair?
Alasdair Gillis: Well, sir, we can conclude one thing - Shakespeare didn't know the first thing about baseball.
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