Second City Television

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Second City Television
Format Sketch comedy
Created by There is no creator credit given
Starring John Candy
Robin Duke
Joe Flaherty
Eugene Levy
Andrea Martin
Rick Moranis
Catherine O'Hara
Harold Ramis
Tony Rosato
Martin Short
Dave Thomas
Country of origin  Canada
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 6
No. of episodes 135
Production
Running time 30 mins. (1976-1981)
90 mins. (1981-1983)
45 mins. (1983-1984)
Broadcast
Original channel Global (1976-1979)
CBC (1980-1983)
NBC (1981-1983)
Superchannel (1983-1984)
Original run September 21, 1976 – July 17, 1984

Second City Television is a Canadian sketch comedy television series that first aired on September 21, 1976 and last aired on July 17, 1984. The series had 6 seasons and made 135 episodes. One of SCTV's most popular sketches was the Bob & Doug McKenzie sketches which featured Bob who was played by Rick Moranis and Doug is played by Dave Thomas. The sketch was so popular that it was given its own animated show in 2009 and was featured on the 2002 episode, "The Bart Wants What It Wants" of The Simpsons when they visit Toronto.

In Canada, reruns are shown on The Comedy Network.

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