1980s

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Yarns From Pigeon Inlet

★★★★½

Yarns From Pigeon Inlet Yarns From Pigeon Inlet was a CBC Newfoundland series of dramas based upon the writing of noted Newfoundland Humourist, Ted Russell.

Original Airdates1983-1985
TypeSeries

Yes You Can

★★★★★

Yes You Can Yes You Can was a fast-paced children's show of music, humour, exercise, sports information, athlete profiles, coaching tips, fitness and nutrition advice for the 8 to 12-year-old crowd. Kevin Gillis was joined during this half-hour by Tammy Bourne and Trevor Bruneau, who weekly received instruction from such sports greats as Debbie Brille, Wayne Gretzk ...

Original Airdates1980-1983
TypeSeries

Yesterday's Heroes

Yesterday's Heroes was a series of seven half-hour film biographies celebrating heroism, achievement or notoriety in Newfoundland history.

Original Airdates1981-1983
TypeSeries

You Can Do It

★★★★½

Originally titled Mr. Chips from 1972-1979, You Can Do It showed viewers how to do home repairs and basic carpentry projects through short information segments, helpful hints and information on various "do-it-yourself" topics. The program was produced at CFCF-TV in Montreal.

AkaMr. Chips
Original Airdates1972-1981
TypeSeries

You Can't Do That on Television

★★★★½

You Can't Do That on Television You Can't Do That on Television (YCDTOTV) was a children's television program produced from 1979 until 1990, with a reunion episode in 2004. It primarily featured child actors in a sketch comedy format, acting out short scenes based on a theme that served as the topic for the episode. Connecting scenes based on the theme would often serve to create a st ...

AkaYCDTOTV; Whatever Turns You On
Original Airdates1979-1990
TypeSeries

You've Come A Long Way, Katie

★★★★★

You've Come A Long Way, Katie You've Come A Long Way, Katie was the title of a three-part drama that CBC Television aired on three consecutive evenings starting Sunday, Jan. 4, 1980. The mini-series dealt with the widespread practice of mixing alcohol and sedative drugs as a means of relieving stress. Lally Cadeau starred as Kate Forbes, an addict.

Original Airdates1981
TypeMiniseries

Young Chefs, The

★★★★½

Jehane Benoit of Quebec who had already been teaching people about the joys of food preparation for 45 years turned her attention to beginners on The Young Chefs. Eager young apprentices on the program were Karim Kovacevich and Lisa Schwartz, both of Montreal. Each program was built around a specific subject and began with a nature study.

Original Airdates1976-1982
TypeSeries

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

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