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Second City Television

Canadian television sketch comedy show

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.

Second City Television
Created byThere is no creator credit given
StarringJohn 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
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons6
No. of episodes135
Production
Running time30 mins. (1976-1981)
90 mins. (1981-1983)
45 mins. (1983-1984)
Release
Original networkGlobal (1976-1979)
CBC (1980-1983)
NBC (1981-1983)
Superchannel (1983-1984)
Original releaseSeptember 21, 1976 – July 17, 1984

In Canada, reruns are shown on The Comedy Network.

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