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Zardip's Search for Healthy Wellness

★★★★

Zardip, a friendly alien, is sent to Earth by Highship, his overlord, to find the secret of good health. Disguised as an earthling, Zardip joins the Hideaway Health Club, where he learns about the structure of human beings and the importance of good health practices.

AkaZardip's Quest
Original Airdates1988
TypeSeries

Zero Avenue

Each week the host, Christine Lippa, would interview and explore all manner of alternative culture, including music, comic books, dance, literature, theater, politics, movies and food. Especially clever was the Shopping Cart of Culture and the weekly Public Service Announcements by local and national celebrities.

Original Airdates1994-1997
TypeSeries

Zig Zag

★★★★½

Zig Zag Zig Zag was a children's series produced by BCTV in Vancouver. The show went on to take several different formats and hosts, but probably the most popular version was hosted by Bill Reiter and Rick Ducommun who played Biff and Bart respectively. Biff and Bart were previously only seen a few minutes per episode (hidden among the segments hosted by Terry ...

Original Airdates1979-1987
TypeSeries

Ziguener

Ziguener was a local series on CJAY-TV in Winnipeg. The series featured gypsy music with singer Miriam Breitman, Dick Seaborn (as a gypsy violinist) and a string trio. The set was made to look like a forest glade. The series aired for one summer in 1961 to good reviews, and CTV even expressed interest in picking up the show. Ziguener appeared again in t ...

Original Airdates1961;1962
TypeSeries

Zoo World

★★★

On Zoo World, an eight part series from Winnipeg, produced by Larry Brown, host Clive Roots, formerly director of the Assiniboine Park Zoo, discussed the history and development of zoos. He addressed issues such as animal conservation, the simulation of natural habitats in captivity, feeding practices, and the problems of zookeeping.

Original Airdates1974
TypeSeries

Zut!

★★★★

Zut! succeeded Comedy Cafe and Comedy Crackers as the television descendant of CBC radio's Funny You Should Say That. Among other slight changes, it retrieved Peter Cullen to the cast, which also included Barrie Baldaro, Joan Stuart, Ted Zeigler, Dave Broadfoot, Wally Martin, Al Boliska, and Dave Harriman, with singer Donald Lautrec, and an orchestra co ...

Original Airdates1970-1971
TypeSeries

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