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    I would have thought if it were going to be a...

    I would have thought if it were going to be a one-night-only thing, they would have gone with Alanis Morissette episodes, like they did for Nick's 20th anniversary in 1999, or with mid-1980s episodes...
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    Although I can watch any episode on YouTube now...

    Although I can watch any episode on YouTube now with the click of a mouse, it will be great to have it back on actual television, even if only for one night (and I'm assuming, based on...
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    One of the articles on this website puts the date...

    One of the articles on this website puts the date for the start of filming as November of 1988.
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    The "dog" joke you mentioned was a reworking of a...

    The "dog" joke you mentioned was a reworking of a joke from the 1979 Executive Washrooms episode, where Ian Fingler mentions how smart his baby sister is, and the punch line is the same.

    As for...
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    I guess one thing I'm unclear on is at what stage...

    I guess one thing I'm unclear on is at what stage in the 1990 episode production process did they learn that Nickelodeon was canceling the show? If they knew in advance that Nick only wanted five...
  6. Thread: "War" (1984)

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    I have to agree. 1984 was a season with its...

    I have to agree. 1984 was a season with its share of clunkers (Politics, War) as well as classics (Technology). Some of them are really a chore to watch, honestly. Even the dumbest and grossest...
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    Jen looked quite a bit older after her hairstyle...

    Jen looked quite a bit older after her hairstyle change (dumping the barrette, shortening the hair and bringing out the bangs). By the end of '89 and through the '90 season her voice had also...
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    I believe comedian Mark Malkin was slimed at one...

    I believe comedian Mark Malkin was slimed at one of the conventions, but I forget which one. His sliming was posted on YouTube but I'm not sure if it's still there.
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    Aside from Amyas, the other kids who were...

    Aside from Amyas, the other kids who were regulars or semi-regulars in 1989 who didn't make it to '90 were Nick Belcourt, Sid Sahay, and Chantal Tremblay.

    James Tung, who, like Rekha, appeared in...
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    I thought Kubusheskie was quite good as well. ...

    I thought Kubusheskie was quite good as well. Especially from 1982 onward. His reactions when getting slimed/watered were almost as good as Christine's at times (I love his facial expression during...
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    Very hard to pick a top 5 overall, so I'll go...

    Very hard to pick a top 5 overall, so I'll go with Top 5 by era.

    Pre-Nickelodeon (1979, WTYO, 1981 season): Moose (of course), Sarah West, Kevin Schenk, Jono, Kevin Somers
    Honorable mentions:...
  12. The "Slimed!" book goes into some detail on the...

    The "Slimed!" book goes into some detail on the dress thing, including a lengthy quote on the subject from Roger himself.

    Bob, I've heard that Roger didn't like it when a cast member changed his...
  13. YCDTOTV liked to toy with gender roles quite a...

    YCDTOTV liked to toy with gender roles quite a bit. That was one of the things that set it apart from other kids' shows of the era. I'm not sure a show could still get away with content like that...
  14. I liked her. Her acting was a little rough, but...

    I liked her. Her acting was a little rough, but she was cute and charming.
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    In one of the '81 episodes (I forget which...

    In one of the '81 episodes (I forget which one...), Jono Gebert actually gets shot - or so it seems at first. This causes Capitano to lament that now that they've actually SUCCEEDED in shooting a...
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    Scenes like that were always funny, where one...

    Scenes like that were always funny, where one person said a trigger phrase but then the other person in the scene got the slime or water instead. You can tell the writers had some fun playing around...
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    Good question about Doug, he wasn't interviewed...

    Good question about Doug, he wasn't interviewed for "Slimed!" so I can't give any insight there. Doug didn't seem like the type who would faze easily though. However, Roger Price did mention in the...
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    Adam Reid had to do the same thing in the "Back...

    Adam Reid had to do the same thing in the "Back to School" episode, when he was complaining to Valerie about his back-to-school outfit and complained about each item of clothing as he took it off. ...
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    Thanks for sharing! My favorite "CanaDisco"...

    Thanks for sharing!

    My favorite "CanaDisco" act would be The Raes. They were a husband-and-wife team who had a variety show on the CBC for a time. They were known for a disco remake of Doris...
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    I noticed that right off the bat. Later in that...

    I noticed that right off the bat. Later in that same episode, that same kid (Gordon Smith), in a dungeon skit, hears an
    "Avon Calling" salesman outside and gets all excited thinking maybe they'll...
  21. Regarding the classroom beating(s), I think it...

    Regarding the classroom beating(s), I think it works on the same level that many other sketches on YCDTOTV worked - it took various unpleasantries suffered by kids and exaggerated them not only for a...
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    WTYO Pilot Question

    I was just watching the WTYO pilot episode on Chris Bryant's YouTube channel and realized that there are two different versions of Moose's outro. The one on Bryant's channel - which looks to be a...
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    YCDTOTV and Shirley Temple

    In memory of Shirley Temple who passed away yesterday at the age of 85, I thought it might be fun to recall the scene in the WTYO pilot where R. Sole tells auditioning Kevin Schenk that they're...
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    Poll: Let's face it, in the 1979 season, EVERYONE had a...

    Let's face it, in the 1979 season, EVERYONE had a thing for Sarah West. Including the crew.

    Episode one also had Tim trying to get a date with Moose (redone for the WTYO pilot with Marc Baillon...
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    If I had to guess, I'd say, based on the...

    If I had to guess, I'd say, based on the information in his cast interview conducted 10-ish years ago, that Pipercopper is probably Brad Hampson, as he mentioned in his interview that he was both a...
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