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Stickin' Around

Stickin' Around Stickin' Around uses the advanced computer graphics of "Boiler Paint," virtually convincing us that kids are creating their own animated series. Follow best friends Stacy and Bradley as they navigate their way through their elementary school lives. Every day is a new adventure, enhanced by Stacy and Bradley's wild imagination and the wacky animation in ...

Original Airdates1996-1997
TypeSeries

Stock Car Races

The CBC featured remote broadcasts of stock car racing from the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto as summer programming.

Original Airdates1953-1954
TypeSeries

Stompin' Tom's Canada

★★★★

Stompin' Tom Connors had become a true star of Canadian country music with his working class anthems, like "Bud the Spud" and "Sudbury Saturday Night." An ardent nationalist, Stompin' Tom composed songs and sang with heartfelt love about the different regions of Canada and the people he met and who returned his attention and affection with their own. Th ...

Original Airdates1974-1975
TypeSeries

Stop, Look and Listen

Originally hosted by Warren Davis, Stop, Look and Listen was a 45-minute magazine for young people from six to sixteen from CBC Winnipeg. The show was originally in three segments — hobbies, history and music. Geoff Spurll conducted the Hobby Page segment, which also included chess instruction; Cec Montgomery handled the "Manitoba Diary" section, resear ...

AkaStop, Look, Listen
Original Airdates1960-1964
TypeSeries

Stopwatch and Listen

Stopwatch and Listen was actually a CBC-TV adaptation of an adventurous comedy and variety program transmitted on the radio network the year before. Production staff and performers rehearsed the programs extensively over a two week period before telecast dates for these half-hour mock documentaries. The show was pulled from the air after only six episod ...

Original Airdates1952
TypeSeries

Storm Warning

★★★★★

Discovery Channel documentary series which explores human struggle and triumph in the face of some of the most extreme weather on Earth.

Original Airdates1998
TypeSeries

Story Book

A fifteen minute CBC broadcast with Beth Gillanders, Story Book replaced her previous television reading for children, Hidden Pages.

Original Airdates1955-1956
TypeSeries

Story Seat

In Story Seat, a fifteen-minute afternoon CBC broadcast, Lillian Carlson and Norman Young read and acted out stories for children. The program was produced in Vancouver.

Original Airdates1962
TypeSeries

Story Theatre

★★★★½

Winters/Rosen Productions produced this television version of the Broadway hit Story Theatre, which featured farcical recreations of fairy tales and fables from Aesop and the Brothers Grimm. The stories were acted out by a cast of noted actors and actresses, who on the show, travelled as a group, performing their stories throughout the countryside. T ...

Original Airdates1971-1972
TypeSeries

Story Time

★★★★★

Story Time Story Time began as a local children’s series on CFRN-TV in Edmonton. The program was rewritten and reworked and aired on the entire CTV network beginning in 1981. It was the first Edmonton-produced children's show to be broadcast nationally. The new version of the series starred 6-year-old Pamela and her friends, Jinxo the magician and Johnabee his ass ...

AkaStorytime
Original Airdates1976-1985
TypeSeries

Straight Up

Straight Up Straight Up was a gritty, realistic series about today’s urban teens. Sarah Polley stars as the Goth girl, Lily, along side Merwin Mondesir and Mark Taylor in 13 half-hour episodes inspired by real-life experiences of today’s teens. Each story is told in a quick-cut documentary style, underscored by hip-hop beats, rave sounds and urban instrumentals.

Original Airdates1996-1997
TypeSeries

Strange But True

★★★★

Strange But True was a Canadian-British co-production in which Barry Morse presented 'strange but true' stories from all over the world. All strange stories, all true stories, from experiences carefully researched and painstakingly verified. Some stories touched on the supernatural, and some were just plain quirky.

Original Airdates1983-1984
TypeSeries

Strange Paradise

★★★★½

Strange Paradise A weekday serial on CBC, Strange Paradise was set on the Caribbean island of Maljardin, which belonged to millionaire Jean-Paul Desmond. Having lost his wife, Desmond made a deal with his 300 year old ancestor, Jacques du Brevert des Mondes, to bring her back to life.

Original Airdates1969-1970
TypeSeries

Strange World

Strange World X-Files writer/executive producer Howard Gordon presents an exploration of a nefarious world where "big business" funds "big science," and the answers Paul Turner (Tim Guinee) finds lead to more questions than have ever been imagined. After exposure to chemical weapons during the Gulf War, ex-Government scientist Turner spent six isolated years fighting ...

Original Airdates1999-2002
TypeSeries

Stranger in Town

Stranger in Town Aaron doesn't like his widowed mother's new friend Jack (Harry Hamlin), a mysterious drifter who seems to be hiding something. When a local woman is murdered, Aaron is convinced that Jack is behind it. But can he prove it before he becomes the next victim? Find out!

Original Airdates1998
TypeTV Movie

Strategy

★★★★★

Strategy was a CBC game show laid out on a studio floor, with the human participants as markers. Host Alex Trebek asked the contestants questions from the centre of a large playing surface, which resembled a dartboard. With each correct answer the contestants, usually married couples, moved closer and closer to the centre of the board. With correct answ ...

Original Airdates1969
TypeSeries

Stratusfaction

★★★½

Stratusfaction was an eighteen-piece band and vocal group from Calgary, who formed the centrepiece of this musical variety series of six half-hour shows produced in Winnipeg.

Original Airdates1973
TypeSeries

Street Cents

★★★★

Street Cents In this series, the teen hosts of the show explore consumer issues concerning teens in the form of product tests, answering viewer consumer questions, showcasing teen entrepreneurs and environmental initiatives, examining advertising claims and identifying rip offs. Interspersed in each episode are comedy sketches that help illustrate consumer issues wh ...

Original Airdates1989- 2006
TypeSeries

Street Justice

★★★★

Street Justice Adam Beaudreaux was a soldier in Vietnam, when he got wounded. He was fortunate that a young boy named Grady Jameson, whose parents were missionaries, found him and got him to help. Years later, Beaudreaux is now a cop, and he has also vowed to find Grady, whom he never saw again after that. Eventually he finds and he discovers that Grady's parents were ...

Original Airdates1991-1993
TypeSeries

Street Legal

★★★★

Street Legal Street Legal was a Canadian television drama that focused on professional and personal lives of the members of Toronto law firm. The show, set and often shot in downtown Toronto, dealt with Canadian issues that made it strikingly different from its counterparts. Filled with memorable characters and, at times, controversial storylines, the series ran for ...

Original Airdates1987-1994
TypeSeries

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