Tag Archives: comedy

new-age gal pals

Naturally, I took full advantage of my access to U.S. Netflix on my recent trip to Michigan and binge-watched everything and anything. First up to bat was Life Partners – mainly because it featured a photo of Gillian Jacobs and … Continue reading

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Short poppies fills a tall order

I’m not quite sure how I came across the show Short Poppies, but am I ever glad I did. The only other New-Zealandish program I know of is Flight of the Conchords. Seething with the same kind of humour, I … Continue reading

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trailer park trash

How has it taken me so long to watch this show? Seriously. Trailer Park Boys is a Canadian-made mockumentary series that follows the chaotic and scumbag lives of a group of trailer park residents living in Nova Scotia. Revolving around … Continue reading

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no condom on the bro, and you’ve got yourself a show

Pramface is a British comedy-drama starring a young lady and boy who become parents after a drunken night of fun. The morning after, Jamie (Sean Verey) leaves Laura (Scarlett Alice Johnson) a note with his number on it, only to … Continue reading

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a Hotz show

Watching Kenny vs. Spenny (KvS) is like watching a more comedic, humane and Jewish Kim Jung Un terrorize a higher-strung, Canadian version of Karl Pilkington. As you can imagine, it’s quite entertaining. Filmed in their shared Toronto apartment, Kenny Hotz … Continue reading

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oh mr. D, how I love thee

Mr. D follows the unusual and concerning life of a high school teacher named Gerry Duncan – self-nicknamed as Mr. D. Premiering in 2012, the Canadian sitcom series stars comedian Gerry Dee, as a not-so-knowledgeable teacher at Xavier Academy who will stop … Continue reading

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about a great show

There were three big reasons why I started watching About a Boy (AAB): David Walton’s mesmerizing muddy eyes David Walton’s beautiful, bristly face, and David Walton’s elegantly disheveled hairdo Will Freeman (David Walton), a wealthy and musically-inclined man child, was given a life of freedom … Continue reading

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