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Marvel Superheroes Show, The

★★★★★

Marvel Superheroes Show, The In 1966 the very first Marvel cartoons were released. Marvel Superheroes was an umbrella title for five different series. The animation was incredibly basic (little more than still frames from the actual comics with minor animation added) and most of the stories pretty well identical to some of the comics which they had been developed from. Each hero ha ...

AkaCaptain America; Incredible Hulk; Iron Man; Mighty Thor; Sub-Mariner
Original Airdates1966
TypeSeries

Mary and Michael

Mary Bellows and Michael Ayoub, the stars of "Mixed Doubles," returned in this comedy series as a married couple trying to cope with urban life. The series aired on Global for one season.

Original Airdates1977-1978
TypeSeries

Mary Cassatt: An American Impressionist

Mary Cassatt: An American Impressionist The story of this fine artist, a trail maker not only for independent women but for impressionist artists, is ably highlighted in this small gem. A surprise visit from her brother and his family has an impact on all, especially the artist. Share this slice of Mary's life with both boys and girls.

Original Airdates1999
TypeTV Movie

Mary Liz Show, The

Mary Liz Show, The Of special interest to women was the the weekly afternoon program, The Mary Liz Show originally on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and later on, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday on CBWT in Winnipeg. With Mary Elizabeth Bayer as hostess, The Mary Liz Show was designed to mirror the Winnipeg community, its people, places and projects. The program debuted Jan 29, 1 ...

AkaClose-Up
Original Airdates1957-1960
TypeSeries

Mary Silliman's War

Mary Silliman's War Mary Silliman's War is a unique, award-winning film on the American Revolution. Shot on location in Nova Scotia, the film relates the true story of a remarkable woman, whose husband, a patriot leader, was kidnapped from their home by a band of tories -- Americans loyal to the King of England. Left to fend for herself and their children as she sought her ...

Original Airdates1994
TypeTV Movie

Massey's, The

★★★★★

A two-part made for televison movie tracing the history of a Canadian Methodist family's climb to world-wide industrial prominence. Beginning in 1847 Hart Massey, an immigrant to Upper Canada (Ontario) takes over a bankrupt iron foundry and eventually turns it into the Massey-Harris (Massey-Ferguson) farm machinery corporation.

Original Airdates1978
TypeMiniseries

Material World

★★★★

Material World Material World started as a situation comedy about a young fashion designer, Kitty Reeves, who was anxious to establish herself in the fashion industry. In the first season, Kitty wanted to start her own business but couldn't break away from her grandfather Popsi, an industry veteran. The first season of episodes was shot as a sitcom, videotaped in fron ...

Original Airdates1990-1993
TypeSeries

Math Patrol

★★★★★

Math Patrol In this TV Ontario series, we follow the adventures of Sidney, the newest math detective for the Math Patrol, an agency set up for the solving of math problems. As he goes about his cases in a ridiculous kangaroo suit, the only disguise that fits him, we see he gets the job done by demonstrating grade school level math skills in arithmetic and geometry ...

Original Airdates1977
TypeSeries

Mathmakers

★★★★★

Mathmakers In this show, we see the humourous trials of a television show crew as they strive to produce a television show that illustrates various concepts of mathematics. While they face many complications, they do get the job done with entertaining lessons about arithmetic and geometry through comedy, songs and cartoons, particularly with the adventures of thei ...

Original Airdates1978
TypeSeries

Matinee

Welcome to Holsten, B.C., a small town where no one is very happy. Two years ago the local movie theatre had a horror film festival, during which a local teen was murdered at the same moment and manner as the onscreen character. Now another horror movie festival is set to happen, and some people feel history will repeat itself. Sure enough, as the line ...

AkaMidnight Matinee
Original Airdates1990
TypeTV Movie

Matinee Party

Monty Hall and Rosemary Boxer hosted this weekly, one hour variety show. Hall introduced guest performers and commercials, and Boxer demonstrated exercises. Other regulars included singers Terry Dale and Wally Koster, comic actor Larry Mann, and keyboard player Lou Snider. The program was produced at Toronto's Eaton Auditorium.

Original Airdates1953-1954
TypeSeries

Matrix

★★★★

Matrix Steven Matrix is one of the underworld's foremost hitmen until his luck runs out, and someone puts a contract out on him. Shot in the forehead by a .22 pistol, Matrix "dies" and finds himself in "The City In Between", where he is shown the faces of all the men and women he's murdered and a sea of fire. He's informed that he will being given a second cha ...

Original Airdates1993
TypeSeries

Matt and Jenny

★★★★

Matt and Jenny Matt and Jenny were two orphaned children from Bristol who arrived in Canada in 1850 in search of an uncle who was supposed to have a farm somewhere in the vast expanse of Canada. They thought they knew where it was - they had a map that put it near Halifax - but they discover only an abandoned farmhouse. The Tanners set out to find their relatives. On ...

AkaMatt and Jenny on the Wilderness Trail
Original Airdates1979-1980
TypeSeries

Maurice Pearson Sings

★★★★

Maurice Pearson, born in Montreal, had become well-known as a vocalist for the Lawrence Welk orchestra from 1956 to 1961, and had appeared on Welk's ABC television series during that time. When he returned to Canada that year, he started a radio broadcast on the CBC, from Vancouver. His quarter hour television program ran for nine weeks in summer 1963, ...

Original Airdates1963
TypeSeries

Max Glick

★★★★

Max Glick Max Glick was a CBC family drama/comedy series based on the 1988 Canadian feature film "The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick." The series followed a 13-year-old protagonist coping with growing up Jewish in a small town (fictional Beausejour). Though few of the movie's cast made the transition to the series, the grandparents (Jan and Susan Rubes) retur ...

Original Airdates1990-1991
TypeSeries

Max the Cat

★★★★★

Max the Cat Max is a young marmalade cat with a fine round head and big furry paws. All in all, he is a very happy cat, although one thing has always troubled him: he has no tail. Max travels to far-away places in search of his missing tail. There's always tall tales and fun along the way.

Original Airdates1996
TypeSeries

Max, The 2000 Year Old Mouse

★★★★½

Max, The 2000 Year Old Mouse The animated Max, the 2000 year old mouse, used to recall his adventures over the last 2000 years giving historical lessons. Each episode lasted about 5 minutes and sometimes played at the end of a Rocket Robin Hood episodes as a time filler. A total of 104 episodes were produced by Steve Krantz for Krantz Animation.

Original Airdates1969
TypeSeries

Maxie's World

Maxie's World Maxie is a blonde bombshell who has her own show on television in the town of Surfside. Rob also hosts the show along side Maxie. Ferdy and Mushroom are the two geeks that are poked at by Maxie and her friends. Sometimes they get along, but it is rare. Jerry is the snotty girl who is kinda friends with Maxie, and adored by Ferdy and Mushroom. She is alw ...

Original Airdates1987
TypeSeries

MAXimum Dimension, The

The MAXimum Dimension was a series of half-hour shows aimed at overcoming math phobia among young kids, using interactive games and puzzles to explore the mysterious and fun side of mathematics. The series aired on the SCN and TVO networks.

Original Airdates1998
TypeSeries

McQueen

★★★★

McQueen was a tough, no-nonsense newspaper man — with a conscience. His first aim was producing good stories that sold papers — but he hated to see people get pushed around by authority. That's why he edited a column called The Actioneer, dedicated to helping ordinary people in their struggle to cope with the problems of a complex society. The series ...

Original Airdates1969-1970
TypeSeries

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