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Nothing gets a Canadian’s attention quicker than a mention on an American TV show. It happened again over the weekend as Saturday Night Live did a goof on Quebec television. The sketch opened with a (rather lame) CBC joke. A CBC station ID showed that Schitt’s Creek would be followed by “Schatt’s Cabin.” Then it

Some quick notes on this weekend’s 46th season premiere of Saturday Night Live. First, bravo. Not easy to duck out of a mask and straight into a sketch. Now, lets continue with the positives. Chloe Fineman’s precise take down of The Drew Barrymore Show was hilarious. Still, somehow, just a featured player rather than a

I can’t think of a single Buck Henry appearance or writing credit on TV or at the movies that didn’t make whatever it was better. That includes Captain Nice, an otherwise wretched series from 1967. The silly superhero spoof, created by Henry and starring a young William Daniels, made me laugh. What do you want,

I couldn’t help but wonder if Eddie Murphy had stayed away too long before his long-awaited return to Saturday Night Live over the weekend. After all, it had been since 1984 — 35 years — since the youngest-ever cast member had electrified audiences at 30 Rock. In hockey terms, would Murphy bathe in Rocket Richard-style