To prepare herself against bullies, Christine dons her gi to practice karate moves, but that won't stop the usual pitfalls of being the host or the relentless little terror that is Alasdair Gillis.

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Kevin Kubusheskie ... (as Kevin Kubucheski)
Darryll Lucas ... Zilch
... El Capitano / Lance Prevort / Barth Baggs / Ross Ewich / Mr. Schidtler / Announcer / Legs Brokenoff
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Ross thinks Christine forgot to get out of her PJ's before coming to the studio, but it's her gi in which she practices karate moves throughout the show to deal with any bullies she may meet (which doesn't protect her from little Alasdair's headlock or from devious belittlements by others). Elsewhere: Lance gets billed for son Alasdair following his exact advice on how to handle bullies. Kevin, though tall, is the perpetual target of bullies till friend Brodie stands up for him. Alasdair in a sailor suit (but a karate expert) hangs out in back allies to entice unwary bullies to pick on him. Bullying Barth - though no part of any Headbangers' Ball - sure has a ball banging the heck out of Zilch's head with his frying pan. Alasdair roughs up Capitano and his amigos for doing a shoddy job of executing Kevin at the firing post. Preppies push around a punk. Lisa gives the hypocritical vice principal a tongue-lashing after figuring that his detention punishments constitute bullying. Mr. ... Written by statmanjeff

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Family | Comedy

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TV-Y
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5 May 1982 (Canada)  »

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Several scenes were cut by Nickelodeon to reduce the show from 28 to 24/25 minutes, but a few of the amputated scenes can be glimpsed in still photos shown as the credits roll (including a unique character named Legs Brokenoff played by Les Lye). See more »

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Christine McGlade: Hi. And welcome to another episode of You Can't Do That On Television - the show that beats you over the head with sick jokes, bad puns and lousy acting.
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Executive Producers and Animal Crackers Bryn Matthews (&) Jeffrey Weber See more »

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