HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA–Barely recognized Robb Wells and John Paul Tremblay (above right with me and Mike Smith) on location at their new series Drunk and on Drugs. The former Trailer Park Boys have both shaved off their face hair. Gone are Ricky’s trade mark sideburns and Julian’s black hair and goatee. J.P. in particular was barely recognizable, especially without a mixed drink in his hand. He had just shaved off the beard the day before and said his own kids didn’t recognize him. “I hate it,” says Tremblay, who had been dyeing his hair black for ten years. “Nobody is buying me drinks anymore.”
The threesome have been jotting down ideas for the series over the last three years. They came up with so many characters they decided to throw them all into the same series.