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 Sheldon Blecher / ... (42 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Josh Blecher (41 episodes, 2008-2013)
Wendel Meldrum ...
 Anne Blecher (40 episodes, 2008-2012)
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 Clara Fine (40 episodes, 2008-2012)
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 Miriam Goldstein (39 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Shandra (27 episodes, 2008-2012)
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 Sam Blecher (26 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Danny Lubbe (23 episodes, 2010-2012)
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 Mr. Lubbe (19 episodes, 2008-2012)
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15-year-old Sheldon Blecher is overweight, with a self-destructive driving instructor father and pyromaniac mother who never quite seem to fit into their community. His egotistical failed-actor brother has just returned home and taken up residence in his bedroom after marking the territory. His family business is on its way down the toilet, and under investigation for tax evasion. AND, on top of all this, he lives in Winnipeg. Written by Breakthrough Films & Television

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An epiphany during his delayed Bar Mitzvah reveals to 15-year-old Sheldon Blecher that his life sucks.

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Underrated Show
23 January 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a tremendously underrated show from Canada. The characters are well fleshed out, the story lines are funny and very entertaining. It's not one of those typical cheap, low budget, old school Canadian shows but rather more like the modern show like TPB, or Corner Gas where it's got good production values and an amazing writing staff. The problem with it is that City is not promoting it enough, and it's never on when they say it's going to be on. I hope this show doesn't get canceled, or if it does, i hope it gets picked up by Showcase since they seem to have a better eye for talent and originality.

Find out where you can find this show and watch it. You won't be disappointed. It's another one of those shows that are amazing but need your support or it will go the way of the dodo or the Firefly.


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