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Release Date:
29 August 2007 (Canada) See more »
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Plot:
In each episode, two urban legends and one true strange story are narrated; and in the end the narrator tells us which of the three was true, and which ones were fake legends.
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Cast

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Michael Allcock ... Narrator (45 episodes, 2007-2011)

David Hewlett ... Narrator (15 episodes, 2011)
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Series Directed by
Luke Campbell (14 episodes, 2007)
Amy Walton (9 episodes, 2008-2009)
Srdjan Vilotijevic (5 episodes, 2009)
Stephen Scott (4 episodes, 2007-2009)
John Griffith (4 episodes, 2008-2009)
Annie Bradley (3 episodes, 2009)
Jeffrey Christian (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Alan Powell (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
 
Series Writing credits
Stewart Williams (16 episodes, 2007)
Amy Walton (11 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jeffrey Christian (9 episodes, 2008-2009)
Ashley Anderson (6 episodes, 2008-2009)
Srdjan Vilotijevic (6 episodes, 2009)

Series Produced by
Suzanne Chapman .... production executive (30 episodes, 2008-2011)
Matt Smith .... co-executive producer (15 episodes, 2011)
Andy Scott .... series producer (9 episodes, 2011)
Nick Cory Wright .... executive producer (8 episodes, 2008-2009)
Shelby Taylor .... series producer (5 episodes, 2008-2009)
Sherri Rufh .... supervising producer (4 episodes, 2007)
Katherine Buck .... producer (4 episodes, 2009)
Simon Lloyd .... executive producer (4 episodes, 2009)
Susan McGrath .... line producer (4 episodes, 2009)
Glen Salzman .... executive producer (4 episodes, 2009)
John Vandervelde .... producer (4 episodes, 2009)
Carmen Arndt .... line producer (3 episodes, 2009)
Kip Spidell .... series producer (3 episodes, 2009)

Helen Jackson .... line producer (unknown episodes)
Tara Jan .... line producer (unknown episodes)
James Murdoch .... series producer (unknown episodes)
Betty Orr .... line producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Walter Rathie (46 episodes, 2007-2011)
Patrice Dubuc (3 episodes, 2009)
Gaëtan Gravel (3 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Cinematography by
James Griffith (4 episodes, 2007-2009)
Jordan Lynn (4 episodes, 2009)
Anton Van Rooyen (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Film Editing by
Greg West (2 episodes, 2009)

Graeme Ball (unknown episodes)
Eric Gold (unknown episodes)
Alex Hutchinson (unknown episodes)
Christian Murray-Smith (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Marjorie Lecker (4 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Production Design by
Svjetlana Jaklenec (4 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Set Decoration by
James Banos (12 episodes, 2009)
Michelle Lannon (10 episodes, 2008-2009)
Selena Colucci (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Costume Design by
Jessica McCormick (4 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Makeup Department
Kelly Kavanagh .... hair designer / makeup designer (6 episodes, 2008-2009)
Debra Corbeil .... make-up and hair (2 episodes, 2009)

Sarah Craig .... key hair stylist / key makeup artist (unknown episodes, 2007)
 
Series Production Management
Srdjan Vilotijevic .... production manager (14 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Matthew Gorman .... first assistant director (15 episodes, 2011)
Heather K. Rose .... third assistant director (15 episodes, 2011)
Charles M. Smith .... daily assistant director (3 episodes, 2011)
Dean Bernard .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Kristina Small .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 2011)

James Rait .... first assistant director (unknown episodes, 2007)
 
Series Sound Department
Brian Eimer .... sound re-recording mixer (15 episodes, 2008-2009)
Niall David Collins .... sound editor (15 episodes, 2011)
David K. Grant .... sound recordist (10 episodes, 2007)
Brian Barret Collins .... sound recordist (3 episodes, 2009)
Gary Oppenheimer .... sound recordist (3 episodes, 2009)
Bissa Scekic .... sound recordist (3 episodes, 2009)
Adrian Tucker .... sound recordist (2 episodes, 2009)

Steve Payne .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes, 2010-2011)
Chris Cobain .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
J.R. Fountain .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Jeff Skochko .... special effects supervisor (unknown episodes, 2007)
Steve Skochko .... effects key (unknown episodes, 2007)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
John Crockford .... second unit cinematographer (15 episodes, 2011)
James Teevan .... first assistant camera / assistant camera (9 episodes, 2007-2009)
Ian Watson .... still photographer (4 episodes, 2009)
Craig Cooper .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Animation Department
Andrew Strang .... senior animator (3 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Cecilia Tachini .... assistant costume designer (4 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Editorial Department
Adrian Saywell .... on-line editor (39 episodes, 2007-2011)
Jozef Karoly .... on-line editor (20 episodes, 2007-2011)
Patrick Buchanan .... assistant editor (15 episodes, 2008-2009)
Katherine Lisi .... vice president of post-production (4 episodes, 2009)
Jillian Locke .... post-production coordinator (4 episodes, 2009)
Lynn van Rooyen .... head of post-production (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Transportation Department
Charles M. Smith .... driver (3 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Other crew
Brian Barret Collins .... production assistant (46 episodes, 2007-2011)
Srdjan Vilotijevic .... location manager (16 episodes, 2007-2009)
Melissa Munroe .... production secretary (15 episodes, 2011)
Sherri Rufh .... head of production administration (14 episodes, 2009)
Tara Anderson .... production coordinator (3 episodes, 2009)
Matt H. Braun .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2009)
Sarah Sharkey Pearce .... researcher (3 episodes, 2009)
Allison Todd .... head of production (3 episodes, 2009)

Bruno Cassoni .... location supervisor: UK (unknown episodes, 2007)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"New Urban Legends" - Canada (English title) (new title)
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30 min
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10 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
Warning: This show lies to its viewers!, 19 September 2008
Author: greginess7878 from United States

*** This review may contain spoilers ***

This show presents you with three stories, two of which are urban legends, and one of which is supposedly true. Right before the show ends, the "true" story is revealed to you. Being an avid fan of all things 'urban legend', I decided to give this show a try. The episode I saw presented two urban legends (the kidney thief and the flashing car lights gang initiation) and one supposedly "true" story of a man who got shot in the chest, had the bullet lodged next to his spine, and then miraculously "coughed up" the bullet by way of divine intervention. This supposedly "true" story really piqued my interest, as it would be ostensibly impossible for that to have happened, seeing that the location of the bullet was nowhere near his airway or digestive system. After doing 2 minutes of internet research, I found out that the gentleman in question was actually shot in the mouth. Makes coughing up a bullet seem a little less "miraculous", right? What angers me the most is when writers insult the viewers' intelligence in such a patronizing manner. Don't get me wrong: I love fiction just as much as the next guy... just don't go claiming it to be "true", and then expect people to believe it was a bona-fide miracle. That's what TV evangelists are for!

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