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Boom Boom
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posted 07 April 2006 08:54 AM      Profile for Boom Boom     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Tonight's the last episoide, after 15 years.
Do we have favourite memories of the show? I liked the Possum Lodge, the general silliness, and the revelation that duct tape can fix just about anything (at least temporarilly). Patrick McKenna was just on The National saying one of the reasons for the show was to give an alternative for those who just didn't 'get' Seinfeld New York humour. Actually, I got both. I loved both Seinfeld and Red Green. Go figure. Im a man, but I can change.

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Ken Burch
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posted 07 April 2006 08:56 AM      Profile for Ken Burch     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
If I have to...I guess...
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Michelle
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posted 07 April 2006 08:57 AM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I thought the Red Green show was kind of dumb and boring. However, there was one thing I got a laugh out of, and that was his men's group serenity prayer. I forget how it goes. Something about how he's a man, and he's sorry, but he can change, or whatever.
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Ken Burch
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posted 07 April 2006 08:59 AM      Profile for Ken Burch     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I remember watching the "Trudeau" miniseries and suddenly bursting out laughing when I realized that the actor who was playing one of Trudeau's aides was Patrick McKenna.

I wonder if THAT was the real reason Trudeau lost to Joe Clark in '79...they put Harold in charge of the campaign.


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Boom Boom
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posted 07 April 2006 08:59 AM      Profile for Boom Boom     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I liked Red Green's closing comment: "If the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy"

ETA: and 'keep your stick on the ice".

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Boom Boom
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posted 07 April 2006 09:03 AM      Profile for Boom Boom     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Ranger Gord and his 'educational films'.
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Tommy_Paine
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posted 07 April 2006 11:18 AM      Profile for Tommy_Paine     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I found the slap stick in Red Green too predictable and broad. I like Smith's timing, though.

I liked the poetry readings in the winter woods-- or was that from the variety show he had with his wife?


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Tommy_Paine
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posted 07 April 2006 11:20 AM      Profile for Tommy_Paine     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Ha.

My one serious post this morning was about comedy.

Two now, I guess.

Time for bed.


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N.Beltov
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posted 07 April 2006 11:25 AM      Profile for N.Beltov   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Michelle: However, there was one thing I got a laugh out of, and that was his men's group serenity prayer. I forget how it goes. Something about how he's a man, and he's sorry, but he can change, or whatever.

The Man's Prayer goes as follows:

quote:
I'm a man...
But I can change...
If I have to...
I guess.

Welcome to Possum Lodge


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Américain Égalitaire
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posted 07 April 2006 11:30 AM      Profile for Américain Égalitaire   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
check this out

Hey, I'll be in Hamilton in two weeks. I should check this out. Hopefully all the junk won't be gone by then.


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otter
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posted 07 April 2006 09:37 PM      Profile for otter        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
They are cancelling the show for two reasons.

1. they have used up every second hand car under $500 in the province and cannot afford any more expensive ones.

2. george bush asked harpie to shut it down because the U.S. will need all that duct tape to cover their windows with plastic in case of a gas attack.

3. Red Green is replacing Chaney as VP.


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Diane Demorney
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posted 07 April 2006 09:43 PM      Profile for Diane Demorney   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Several years ago, my brother was going to the University of Michigan. At the Halloween party, he dressed as "Dead Green". The Red Green outfit, but he added a "chainsaw" through his head, with accompanying amounts of gore. No one got it. Except the hockey players (from Canada) on scholarship. heeee.
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posted 07 April 2006 10:26 PM      Profile for Contrarian     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by otter:
...Red Green is replacing Chaney as VP.

We can only dream. Wit and humour, a laidback attitude, a deep tolerance for weird people; and practical attempts to make the world a better place.

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West Coast Greeny
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posted 09 April 2006 05:46 PM      Profile for West Coast Greeny     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I hear the Liberals have stolen Possum Lodge's motto:

Quando Omni Flunkus Moritadi.


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posted 09 April 2006 08:32 PM      Profile for Contrarian     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Found it; When all else fails, play dead.
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Reality. Bites.
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posted 09 April 2006 11:10 PM      Profile for Reality. Bites.        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Diane Demorney:
Several years ago, my brother was going to the University of Michigan. At the Halloween party, he dressed as "Dead Green". No one got it.

Of course not. Red Green is too high-brow for university students. It airs on PBS stations down in the states.


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