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Adventures In Rainbow Country

★★★★½

Adventures In Rainbow Country Adventures in Rainbow Country was a 26-week series, produced by Manitou Productions Ltd. of Toronto, with the CBC, ABC Television Films Ltd. of Britain and the Australian Broadcasting Commission as co-partners financing the project. It was seen on both English and French CBC-TV networks (as well as on British and Australian television). Adventures in ...

AkaAu Pays de l'Arc-en-ciel
Original Airdates1970-1971
TypeSeries

Adventures of Chich, The

★★★★

Adventures of Chich, The After a three year absence, puppets Uncle Chichimus and his housekeeper/ secretary Hollyhock, returned to television in this 15-minute, 26 episode weekly broadcast. Each program featured a human companion, chosen from Larry Mann, Helene Winston, and Tom Kneebone. The Adventures of Chich made fun of fairy tales.

Original Airdates1958-1959
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 Snelgrove Snail, The

★★★★

The Adventures of Snelgrove Snail takes place in an underwater village of Snailsville. Some dramatic story action takes place among the various puppets representing undersea creatures. An educational theme runs through the program: episodes about pioneers and a homily about a little knowledge being a dangerous thing. The characters also demonstrate thei ...

Original Airdates1979-1980
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 Timothy Pilgrim

★★★★

Adventures of Timothy Pilgrim Timothy is a young boy living on the streets of Toronto. He must routinely flee and hide from a bully who chases him for "five bucks! five bucks!" One day, to escape, Timothy hides in a big, battered, antique trunk that he finds in an alley. When he opens the lid and climbs out, he finds himself about one hundred years in the past where the trunk belong ...

Original Airdates1975
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

After Four

★★★★½

After Four was a Monday afternoon series featuring reports on afterschool activities aimed at pre-teen audiences. The series was hosted by Jan Tennant and Larry Green, with the music provided by the Christopher Ward Band. Martial arts with Park Jong Soo was one of several activities explored and demonstrated. Special guests, with unusual hobbies and ski ...

Original Airdates1977-1978
TypeSeries

After Four

★★★½

After Four After Four was a unique program for the young adult covering a variety of topics. It was seen on CTV on Saturday afternoons. The show was conceived to retain some of the elements which young people enjoyed in rock bands and "dance party" shows, while the young people were also presented as intelligent individuals, confident in their personalities and ...

Original Airdates1964-1968
TypeSeries

After Hours

Short rehearsal time helped preserve a sense of spontaneity in this variety show, which included films of well-known dance bands and live comedy sketches. Writers: Frank Peppiatt and John Aylesworth

Original Airdates1953
TypeSeries

Afternoon Delight

Afternoon Delight was an hour-long weekday program on sex and male/female relationships. John Donabie served as host for a series that promised to examine the changing state of relationships in modern society. In particular, the program tried to concentrate on changes in men and the way they are perceived by women.

Original Airdates1979-1983
TypeSeries

Against All Odds

Sullivan Films created this anthology series of ten half-hour episodes by various producers such as Flowers in the Sand and Claire's Wish by Ikon Kino Films, God Is Not a Fish Inspector by Alan Kroker, New Tomorrow and Jimmy Luke by Film Arts Incorporated, The Highway by Keith Lott, City Survival by Red Snapper Films, and Corletto and Son by Cineflics ...

TypeSeries

Age of Uncertainty, The

★★

The Age Of Uncertainty was a 13-part series written and narrated by internationally renowned economist John Kenneth Galbraith. Its theme was the rise and crisis of industrial society in the last 200 years. The project was a co-production of the British Broadcasting Corporation with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the public broadcasting system ...

Original Airdates1977
TypeSeries

Airwaves

★★★★★

Airwaves Airwaves was a comedy-drama series about urban life in the '80s as it was lived by an unusual family trio. Jean Lipton was a widowed, independent radio talk-show host who lived with her 19-year-old college dropout daughter and her 63-year-old college freshman father. Using the perspectives and wisdom of three generations, the trio relied on each oth ...

Original Airdates1986-1987
TypeSeries

Airwolf II

★★★★★

Airwolf II The series has been revamped with an all new cast. The brother that Stringfellow Hawke had been looking for during the original series has finally been found and is now the new pilot of the high tech helicopter. Dominic Santini's niece, Jo is also part of the team. Jason Lock is the new contact at the agency. And Mike Rivers is a hotshot pilot. In it af ...

Original Airdates1987-1988
TypeSeries

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