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Growing Up with Sandy Offenheim

★★★

Playing With Time produced a special program entitled Growing Up with Sandy Offenheim. The program was a delightful collage of song, dance, mime, animation and skits featuring children's songwriter Sandy Offenheim and her family, husband Harold and children, Nadine and Stephen. Based on Sandy's songs about childhood, the series of funny and painful vign ...

Original Airdates1981
TypeSpecial

Grumps

A Global Television production, Grumps takes a quartet of "well-known Canadians," one or two of whom you might actually recognize, and has them gripe about something topical. The banter is usually engaging, though it seems kind of surreal having guests like crusty Sun columnist Peter Worthington discuss whether they'd save a stranger or their pet if bot ...

Original Airdates1998-1999
TypeSeries

Guess My Story

Guess My Story was a precursor of Front Page Challenge. This quiz show from Toronto featured a chairman and four guests, one of whom had played a part in a recent news story. The three panelists had to guess, through a series of questions, who the challenger and what the story were. Guests were brought from all parts of the country and, if they might be ...

Original Airdates1954
TypeSeries

Guess What?

★★★★½

This show was hosted by Jan Rubes. It aired starting in 1975 on TV Ontario (TVO). "Welcome boys and girls" was said by Jan in a friendly reassuring voice. He also sang the shows opening theme.

Original Airdates1975-1983
TypeSeries

Guess What?

★★★½

Guess What? Guess What? was a CTV game show featuring two families competing in general knowledge trivia. As each question was asked, a large board on the set lit up with six possible answers. The first correct answer gained the maximum number of points. With each incorrect guess, the point value of a correct answer decreased, and the question moved over to the oth ...

Original Airdates1983-1987
TypeSeries

Guest Stage

Guest Stage was a CBC summer series from Montreal in which radio or stage directors presented television productions of their own choice.

Original Airdates1956
TypeSeries

Guilty or Not Guilty

In this thirty minute panel game show for Sunday afternoons, lawyer Duncan Crux presented a case to a jury, which also saw a version of the trial acted out before it. They jury and the viewers then had the opportunity to make a verdict and compare theirs to the actual verdict in the case.

Original Airdates1958-1959
TypeSeries

Guitarman

★★★

Guitarman A guitar playing stranger saves a small towns crops from swarms of locusts. When the job is done, the mayor wont pay. But when the stranger drives all this kids from the town, they realize the kids are more important then they knew.

Original Airdates1994
TypeTV Movie

Gullage's

★★★★★

Gullage's The title refers to a dismal little renegade cab stand in downtown St. John's and stories flow from the interaction of the various characters that pass through it. And what characters. First, there's our hero, Calvin Pope, a balding middle-aged taxi driver who has seen the world but prefers to stay at home and savor its innocence. And yet he frequ ...

Original Airdates1996-1998
TypeSeries

Gunfighters, The

Gunfighters, The The Everetts, two brothers and a cousin are trying to make a go of their ranch in Kansas but Deke Turner, someone who wants to see them fail, is doing everything he can to see that happen. The younger brother's hero is Billy the Kid, and while during an argument with someone who works for Turner, he kills him in self-defense but Turner makes it appear t ...

Original Airdates1987
TypeTV Movie

Gzowski and Company

This weekly CBC series featured veteran broadcaster Peter Gzowski interviewing interesting people across Canada. It lasted for only one season.

AkaGzowski & Co.
Original Airdates1985-1986
TypeSeries

Gzowski in Conversation

★★★★★

Gzowski in Conversation Beloved radio broadcaster and Canadian cultural legend Peter Gzowski made a return to television with this popular performing arts series. Featuring interviews with some of Canada's most respected artists, actors, musicians, politicians and intellectuals, Conversation brought Gzowski's warm, insightful and intelligent interview style home to a whole ...

Original Airdates1997-1999
TypeSeries

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