1990s

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100 Huntley Street

★★★

100 Huntley Street 100 Huntley Street, the flag-ship television program of Crossroads Christian Communications, was the first daily Christian television program in Canada. An interview/talk program, 100 Huntley Street, brings the Christian message to the viewer by exposing them to real people with real stories.

Original Airdates1977-
TypeSeries

5-4-3-2 RUN

★★★½

5-4-3-2 RUN 5-4-3-2-Run was one of many copycats of the successful U.S. children's game show, Double Dare. The program was taped at BCTV studios in Burnaby, and aired across Canada on the CTV networks on Saturdays beginning in September, 1988. In the show, kids competed to be first to complete a series of physical tests in order to answer a question. Correct ans ...

Original Airdates1988-1990
TypeSeries

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

★★★★½

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective The completely-bonkers Ace Ventura continues to tackle cases involving stolen or missing animals, usually arriving at the solutions by pure fluke as he blunders his way through the facts in his inimitable way. Produced by Nelvana

Original Airdates1995-2000
TypeSeries

Acting Crazy

★★★★★

Acting Crazy Acting Crazy was a game show featuring two teams of four, each having one contestant, one celebrity and two house players, playing several rounds. The format of the show was based on the game of charades. The celebrity guests generally appeared for ten shows at a time.

Original Airdates1991-1995
TypeSeries

Adrienne Clarkson Presents

★★★★

Adrienne Clarkson Presents Adrienne Clarkson Presents was a prime-time cultural affairs series on which Clarkson offers profiles of Canadian and international figures from the worlds of opera, ballet, folksinging, and the other arts. Adrienne Clarkson Presents was Canadian cultural programming at its very best. The series was originally titled Adrienne Clarkson's Summer Festi ...

AkaAdrienne Clarkson's Summer Festival
Original Airdates1988-1999
TypeSeries

Adventures in Golf

Adventures in Golf Adventures in Golf is an exciting new television program about two friends-Corey Atkins and Andrew Livingston-who have their dream job. They travel the globe in search of the ultimate golf experience as hosts of their own golf adventure series. Better than average golfers-but not pros, Corey and Andrew have taken viewers on exciting golf adventures. ...

Original Airdates1999-2000
TypeSeries

Adventures of Dudley the Dragon, The

★★★★½

Adventures of Dudley the Dragon, The Dudley the Dragon - A bumbling, but affable eight-foot tall green dragon who lived in a cave on this education fantasy series. The series followed the tale of Dudley the dragon who emerges from a hundred year slumber and finds that the world has changed. With the help of two 10-year old children, Sally and Matt, Dudley solves mysteries, observes the won ...

Original Airdates1994-1999
TypeSeries

Adventures of Paddington Bear, The

★★★★★

Adventures of Paddington Bear, The After bidding farewell to his Aunt Lucy in darkest Peru, Paddington Bear sails off and eventually finds himself alone in Paddington Station. The label around his neck reads simply: “Please look after this bear. Thank You.” When the Brown family takes him in, they get a lot more than they bargained for. Paddington is a stranger in a strange land and m ...

Original Airdates1997-1998
TypeSeries

Adventures of Shirley Holmes, The

Adventures of Shirley Holmes, The Shirley Holmes is far from your normal teenaged girl. Like her great uncle, the famous Sherlock Holmes, Shirley is a keen observer and tries to remain detached from everything. Her closest friend is her upper class boarding school's scholarship student, Bo Sawchuk, who helps her solve each case, deal with the disapearence of her explorer mother, and kee ...

Original Airdates1997-2000
TypeSeries

Adventures of Sinbad, The

★★★½

Adventures of Sinbad, The Two years after having been swept away in a storm and awakening to find a mysterious bracelet strapped to his wrist, the famous captain sets off on new voyages. Sinbad assembles a crew with his impulsive elder brother Doubar which includes the under appreciated inventor/man of sciene Firouz, the silent warrior Rongar, a Celtic woman named Maeve (the app ...

Original Airdates1996-1999
TypeSeries

Adventures of the Black Stallion, The

★★★★★

Adventures of the Black Stallion, The The Adventures of the Black Stallion told of the adventures and friendship between Alec Ramsay and The Black, a wild stallion and fastest racehorse in the world, who will only allow Alec to ride him. Based on the books by Walter Farley.

AkaThe New Adventures of the Black Stallion (USA)
Original Airdates1990-1993
TypeSeries

Adventures of Tintin, The

★★★★★

Adventures of Tintin, The An animated series based on the popular European comics. Tintin, a young Belgian reporter, gets involved in various mysteries and adventures with his dog Snowy, his friends Captain Haddock and Professor Calculus, and the bumbling detectives, Thomson and Thompson. Tintin and his cohorts investigate jewel thefts, track kidnappers, solve murders, and find ...

AkaAventures de Tintin, Les
Original Airdates1990
TypeSeries

African Journey

The story of Luke Novak, a normal, fun-loving Canadian teen whose life has been torn apart by his parents' divorce. Luke's father, a mining engineer now working in East Africa, sends for his son in the hope of helping the 17-year-old through rough times. But it is Africa as much as his father that brings Luke around. Here he befriends Themba, a 16-year- ...

Original Airdates1990
TypeSeries

African Skies

African Skies An adventure series about two teenagers, one black and one white, living in post-Apartheid South Africa. Rory lives with his mother on a large range out in the countryside, while Jam lives with his mother while his father runs a medical clinic far away. Together, the two friends get into various adventures, often having to rely on each other to get out ...

Original Airdates1992-1994
TypeSeries

All For One

All For One Tom Coleman and his best mate Lavender Gibson are pupils of Greenhill School and leaders of a bunch of wacky teenage idealists. Together they learn to take whatever fate has to throw at them – and throw it back. Whether it's turning a deadbeat soccer team into a well-oiled winning machine, putting on a play, or just plain growing up, they conspire to le ...

Original Airdates1990
TypeSeries

Amazon

Amazon A commercial aircraft (Trans Rio Airlines flight 767 to Rio de Janeiro) crashes in the Amazon jungle, leaving 6 survivors. After the terrifying air disaster, as they wait for rescue, they must cope with an extremely hostile environment: piranhas, deadly snakes, flesh-eating ants, poisonous plants, hostile tribes, and more.

AkaPeter Benchley's Amazon (complete title)
Original Airdates1999-2000
TypeSeries

American Whiskey Bar

American Whiskey Bar consisted of a series of politically charged, increasingly artificial conversations between sketchy characters sitting the same seedy bar. In one, three garbagemen discuss the racy plot of one of their reputed 200 screenplays; in another, a legal secretary discusses (in lurid detail) a past sex encounter with a Liberian exchange stu ...

Original Airdates1998
TypeSpecial

Animal Crackers

★★★★★

Animal Crackers A colourful and eccentric group of animals live in a fictional jungle. There's the neurotic single-dad, Gnu, the arrogant elephant Eugene (who enjoys stomping petunias), a DoDo determined to fly, and geeky lion Lyle constantly trying to gain his crush, Lana's, respect.

Original Airdates1997-1999
TypeSeries

Another Woman

Another Woman After a brutal attack leaves Lisa Temple without her memory, her husband declares that she is another woman. She begins to find out just what that means when she begins to try to recover that lost memory. The life that emerges is one of a bitter and depressed woman who who has apparently alienated everyone, including her husband. He has already filed fo ...

Original Airdates1994
TypeTV Movie

Anti Gravity Room, The

★★★★★

Anti Gravity Room, The The Anti-Gravity Room was a weekly Canadian television program of the mid- to late-1990's, spotlighting comic books and video games, and hosted by Nick Scoullar and Phil Guerrero. It was produced by YTV in Canada, and was carried in the United States on the Sci Fi channel. It featured interviews with international comic creators, coverage of comic event ...

Original Airdates1993-1998
TypeSeries

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