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Kenny vs. Spenny

Season 1 2003 - 2004

  • 2003-08-27T11:30:00+10:00 on Showcase (CA)
  • 30 mins
  • 10 hours, 4 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Comedy

This show is about Canadian friends Kenny Hotz and Spenny Rice who compete against each other. Glory for the Winner, Humiliation for the Loser! The main characters of the show are: - Kenneth Joel Hotz (Kenny) and Spencer Nolan Rice (Spenny) who have been best friends since a very young age; Spenny is a stressed out, neurotic, short-fused adult-type who believes in preparation and hard work. He's responsible, often angry, introspective, paranoid and ethical, and Kenny is all the opposite to his friend, the best way to describe Kenny that he`s a witty wise-cracker, brilliant schemer, a goofball looking for a shortcut, he loves to humiliate Spenny and will do anything to win.

26 episodes

1x01 Who is the Best Fashion Designer?

  • Series Premiere

    2003-08-27T11:30:00+10:00 — 22 mins

Spenny tries to bring political consciousness to the superficial world of fashion, as Kenny finally gets his chance to create skimpy swimwear and get close to yummy hottie models.

1x02 Who Can Stay Awake the Longest?

  • 2003-09-03T11:30:00+10:00 — 22 mins

The first one to fall asleep loses. Without stimulants Spenny feels he can outlast the lazy Kenny but Kenny is chugging coffee because he’s highly motivated by the prospect of eventual hallucinations.

1x03 Who is the Better Chef?

  • 2003-09-10T11:30:00+10:00 — 22 mins

Kenny has always been a much better cook than Spenny so he pledges to play by the rules. Spenny, knowing he’s screwed, goes against his moral code, and finally decides it’s time to cheat.

1x04 Who Can Stand Up the Longest?

  • 2003-09-17T11:30:00+10:00 — 22 mins

This competition degenerates into a philosophical argument about what it means to stand. Is Kenny actually standing in his vertical sleeping bag apparatus or has he just managed to outsmart Spenny?

1x05 Who Can Sit On a Cow the Longest?

  • 2003-09-24T11:30:00+10:00 — 22 mins

Dairy cows don’t like being mounted and they can run faster than most people. Will Kenny’s bag of dirty tricks help him to stay on his cow longer than Spenny? The boys risk life and limb and learn more than they ever wanted to know about cow dung.

1x06 Who is the Sanest?

  • 2003-10-01T11:30:00+10:00 — 22 mins

Kenny and Spenny get various psychiatric evaluations to see who is the sanest. Will Spenny’s paranoia and neurosis cost him victory, or will the head-shrinkers see thorough Kenny’s con-man ways giving Spenny victory?

Will Spenny’s hard work and perseverance win over Kenny’s effortless and brilliant money making schemes?

1x08 Who Does She Like Better?

  • 2003-10-15T11:30:00+10:00 — 22 mins

Kenny and Spenny agree to date the same girl -- the one she likes best is the winner. Though they both try to impress, one has lost before the competition has started. Kenny pulls out all the stops for this critically important competition.

1x09 Who Can Stay Blindfolded the Longest?

  • 2003-10-22T11:30:00+10:00 — 22 mins

Kenny decides to make this competition “The Torture Spenny Show.” Imagine being blind and having a madman torment you. Spenny won’t have to imagine.

1x10 Who Can Win a Beauty Pageant?

  • 2003-10-29T13:30:00+11:00 — 22 mins

Formal wear, swimsuits, talent and personality will all be put to the test as one of the boys gets to wear the tiara. Taking the superficial route, Kenny makes himself as gorgeous as possible, while Spenny hopelessly learns to tap dance.

Kenny and Spenny do a series of fast paced mini-competitions. Spitting grapes, climbing stairs, standing on their head, rock/paper scissors, wrestling – and many more. One gets injured, the other wins.

1x12 Who Can Lose the Most Weight?

  • 2003-11-12T13:30:00+11:00 — 22 mins

The boys risk heart attacks and fainting spells to see who can lose the most weight in 72 hours. Laxatives, starvation, sweating, colonics, spitting and dehydration are just a few strategies of this epic contest. Do not try this at home!!!

1x13 Who Can Stay Handcuffed the Longest?

  • 2003-11-19T13:30:00+11:00 — 22 mins

The boys are handcuffed together and the first one to take off the cuffs is the loser. Kenny becomes mega-annoying, cleverly using everything he knows about Spenny to make his life a living hell.

1x14 Who Can Put on the Best Concert?

  • 2003-11-26T13:30:00+11:00 — 22 mins

The boys write and perform their own original song. Spenny embraces his childhood fantasy and forms a rock band while Kenny tries to con the judges by conducting a full children’s choir as they perform perhaps the cheesiest song ever written.

1x15 Who is a Better Parent?

  • 2004-01-08T13:30:00+11:00 — 30 mins

It’s diapers, bottles and late night feeding as the boys get life-like, state-of-the-art computer chip babies. The data is measured and whoever has taken the best care of their baby is the winner.

1x16 Who do Kids Like Most?

  • 2004-01-15T13:30:00+11:00 — 22 mins

Seven six year olds spend half the day with Kenny then half the day with Spenny. The kids decide which guy they like most. Kenny spoils them rotten, while Spenny takes them on a mysterious fantasy adventure.

1x17 Who is the Strongest?

  • 2004-01-22T13:30:00+11:00 — 22 mins

Kenny, who knows he’s stronger, offers up his sister Miriam to compete in a bench press competition. Spenny takes the challenge not fully realizing that if he loses to Kenny’s sister, it will be the most humiliating defeat he’s ever suffered.

1x18 Who Makes the Most Convincing Woman?

  • 2004-01-29T13:30:00+11:00 — 22 mins

The boys, in full drag, host a ladies-night-out cocktail party at the house. The real women will choose which one has transformed himself into the most convincing woman: Will it be Kendra, the slutty party girl, or Spennita, the career woman, who wants it all.

1x19 Who is the Best Actor?

  • 2004-02-04T13:30:00+11:00 — 22 mins

Taking the stage, the boys perform a theater piece judged by a professional. Kenny brings back the lost art of mime, while Spenny, using his embattled friendship with Kenny as inspiration, writes and acts a scene where he plays 1950’s down and out prize fighter.

1x20 Who is the Best Male Stripper?

  • 2004-02-11T13:30:00+11:00 — 30 mins

The boys don g-strings and take to the poles to see who will make the better male stripper. Kenny’s devious plot makes his own Tarzan routine obsolete and puts Spenny’s stripping nerd character on the brink.

1x21 Who is the Best Figure Skater?

  • 2004-02-18T13:30:00+11:00 — 22 mins

The boys hit the rink to see who is the better figure skater. Kenny, as usual, has to think on his feet because he can’t skate, while Spenny works very hard on his ever-so-cheesy tribute to rock and roll.

It’s a city boy’s worst nightmare, as Kenny and Spenny have to fend for themselves in the unforgiving wilderness. This fish-out-of-water competition has the boys pathetically attempting to make fire, hunt, forage, build shelter while driving each other crazy.

1x23 Who Will Use Their Arms First?

  • 2004-03-03T13:30:00+11:00 — 22 mins

Kenny and Spenny are in another endurance contest. Their arms are tied and the first guy to use them loses. The boys have to try and survive, living life as amputees. Can they survive going to the bathroom, or eating and watching TV without the use of their most important appendages?

1x24 Who Can Win a Court Case?

  • 2004-03-10T13:30:00+11:00 — 22 mins

Kenny thinks that Spenny owes him a lot of money from picking up tabs over the years. He takes Spenny to court, brilliantly arguing his case as Spenny attempts to assassinate Kenny’s character, which given his behavior on the show, shouldn’t be too hard.

1x25 Who Can Live in a Van the Longest?

  • 2004-03-17T13:30:00+11:00 — 30 mins

The boys see who can last the longest living in the same van. Spenny, scared to death of Kenny's driving, opts for the front, while Kenny turns the back of the van into his own personal Turkish party palace. This bizarre competition offers a unique, claustrophobic twist on road rage.

1x26 Who is the Better Boxer?

  • 2004-03-24T13:30:00+11:00 — 22 mins

After a season of competing, the boys decide to punch out their mutual frustration with each other in the squared-circle. Are best friends really capable of beating the crap out of each other? Watch as tensions explode in a most surprising and sadistic season finale.