You Can't Do That on Television
You Can't Do That on Television is a Canadian sketch comedy that first aired locally in 1979 before airing internationally in 1981. The series features pre-teen and teenaged actors in a sketch comedy format that is similar to Laugh-In and Saturday Night Live. Each episode featured a specific theme that is normally related to pop culture at the time. It is also notable for lauching the careers of many performers, including alternative rock songer-songwirter Alanis Morissette and screenwriter Bill Prady.
You Can't Do That on Television was produced by and aired on CJOH-TV, a CTV station based in Ottawa, which was later marketed specifically for an American audience. After the show ended in 1990, Nickelodeon continuted airing reruns until 1994, when it was replaced with All That.
See Cast Listing.
|Season One||February 3, 1979||May 19, 1979||14|
|Season Two||January 24, 1981||April 18, 1981||13|
|Season Three||October 18, 1982||November 15, 1982||13|
|Season Four||October 3, 1983||Februay 29, 1984||13|
|Season Five||June 4, 1984||February 5, 1985||26|
|Season Six||October 14, 1985||November 15, 1985||10|
|Season Seven||August 11, 1986||January 2, 1987||20|
|Season Eight||1987||1987||5 + 1|
|Season Nine||May 8, 1989||February 16, 1990||25 + 1|
|Season Ten||May 21, 1990||May 25, 1990||5|
- At a Glance: Additional information about the series
There are no DVD releases for this show.