Comedian John Candy runs a summer camp.
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Series cast summary:
John Candy ...  Himself 17 episodes, 1989-1992
Lewis Arquette ...  Rex DeForest III 17 episodes, 1989-1992
Valri Bromfield ...  Nurse Molly 17 episodes, 1989-1992
Danny Mann Danny Mann ...  Chester 17 episodes, 1989-1992
Tony Ail Tony Ail ...  Binky 16 episodes, 1989-1990
Tom Davidson Tom Davidson ...  Iggy 16 episodes, 1989-1990
Willow Johnson ...  Vanessa 16 episodes, 1989-1990
Andrew Seebaran Andrew Seebaran ...  Rick 16 episodes, 1989-1990
Chiara Zanni ...  Alex 16 episodes, 1989-1990
Don Brown 16 episodes, 1989-1990
Jim Byrnes 16 episodes, 1989-1990
Garry Chalk 16 episodes, 1989-1990
Ted Cole 16 episodes, 1989-1990
Ian James Corlett 16 episodes, 1989-1990
Michael Donovan Michael Donovan 16 episodes, 1989-1990
Lorena Gale 16 episodes, 1989-1990
Mark Hildreth 16 episodes, 1989-1990
Alessandro Juliani 16 episodes, 1989-1990
Doug Parker Doug Parker 16 episodes, 1989-1990
Danielle Fernandes Danielle Fernandes ...  Robin 10 episodes, 1989
Charlie Adler 10 episodes, 1989
Tim Andres Tim Andres 10 episodes, 1989
Lynda Boyd 10 episodes, 1989
Scott Bremner Scott Bremner 10 episodes, 1989
William Callaway 10 episodes, 1989
Brent Chapman Brent Chapman 10 episodes, 1989
Pat Fraley 10 episodes, 1989
Doc Harris Doc Harris 10 episodes, 1989
Terry Klassen 10 episodes, 1989
Viktoria Langton Viktoria Langton 10 episodes, 1989
Bailee Ostry Bailee Ostry 10 episodes, 1989
James Sherry James Sherry 10 episodes, 1989
Cathy Weseluck 10 episodes, 1989
Tomm Wright Tomm Wright 10 episodes, 1989
Chris Candy 7 episodes, 1990-1992
Jennifer Candy 7 episodes, 1990-1992
Brian George ...  Botch 6 episodes, 1990
Gary MacPherson Gary MacPherson ...  Duncan 6 episodes, 1990
Cree Summer ...  Robin 6 episodes, 1990
Jane Mortifee Jane Mortifee 6 episodes, 1990
Babs Chula 6 episodes, 1990
Bob Costas 6 episodes, 1990
Marcy Goldberg Marcy Goldberg 6 episodes, 1990
Philip Maurice Hayes 6 episodes, 1990
Maurice LaMarche 6 episodes, 1990
Shane Meier 6 episodes, 1990
Jason Michas Jason Michas 6 episodes, 1990
Richard Newman 6 episodes, 1990
Alvin Sanders 6 episodes, 1990
Dale Wilson 6 episodes, 1990
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Comedian John Candy runs a summer camp.

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TV-Y
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Campamento Candy See more »

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(40 episodes)

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Color
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Featured in Who Shrunk Saturday Morning? (1989) See more »

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(theme song)
Written by Harry Nilsson
Performed by Harry Nilsson and John Candy
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Fondly Remembered

Yeah, sure, "Camp Candy", I definitely remember enjoying this show. Or rather it was the only thing on at that particular hour that didn't make me want to gouge my eyeballs out. Truth be that in 1990 or so when this was being broadcast on our local Fox affiliate I was in college & was a regular advocate of the use of a certain recreational psychedelic that was notorious for depriving it's users of sleep -- I could never "crash" immediately afterward, and would usually be up well into the morning of the next day before expiring.

The reason why "Camp Candy" came to my attention is that it aired on Sunday mornings, Saturday being the preferred Magical Mystery Tour evening. I'd usually wander home during the early morning hours to catch local syndicated re-runs "The Dukes of Hazzard" or "Emergency" and just leave the TV on, and after seeing it two or three times by accident came to look forward to "Camp Candy" as a Sunday morning come-down alternative to staring at a blank wall or the ceiling while trying to get some shuteye. As can be expected I remember squat of the shows themselves, but I distinctly recall enjoying John Candy's voicework and the animation.

I'd glom onto a complete series DVD box set in a heartbeat though, if only for the nostalgic novelty, but I do remember it having a certain appeal that other material of the ages like "The Smurfs" never did, in my eyes. It also wasn't just a toy commercial, there wasn't any associated merchandising and the presence of John Candy resulted in some amusing guest spots with people like Andrea Martin and I think Eugene Levey. In any event it would be welcome, I hope that somebody remasters the series for DVD, it would sell.

5/10, which is a neutral rating rather than a reflection of the shows merits -- I simply and understandably don't remember much, except that I enjoyed it and looked forward to it after a while.


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