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The Red Green Show

Season 5 1995 - 1996

  • 1995-10-01T00:30:00Z on CBC (CA)
  • 21 mins
  • 8 hours, 24 mins
  • Canada
  • English
  • Comedy

The Red Green Show is a Canadian television comedy that aired on various channels in Canada, with its ultimate home at CBC Television, and on PBS stations in the United States, from 1991 until the series finale April 7, 2006 on CBC. The Red Green Show is essentially a cross between a sitcom and a sketch comedy series, and is a parody of home improvement, do-it-yourself, fishing, and other outdoors shows (particularly The Red Fisher Show).

The show initially aired on CHCH Television in Hamilton, Ontario, before moving to CFPL-TV in London, Ontario for the third season. It then aired on the Global Television Network for three seasons before ending up at CBC for season seven onward.

24 episodes

5x01 Men's Night On The Mountain

  • Season Premiere

    1995-10-01T00:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women accept what they are; Men have to prove it." Harold finally is invited to spend a night out with the boys. Animal Control Officer, Garth Harble swallows a rodent. On Handyman Corner, Red demonstrates how to turn a grocery cart into a lounge chair complete with snacks. Adventures with Bill features Cliff Diving. Special Guest - Graham Greene

5x02 The Driving Test

  • 1995-10-08T00:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women know where they're going; Men drive." On Handyman Corner, Red makes an anti radar device. Bill demonstrates alternative modes of transportation. Hap recounts his Sport Whaling days. Harold impersonates Red at the driving test after Red loses his license. Special Guest - Gordon Pinsent

5x03 The Satellite Dish

  • 1995-10-15T00:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women are watching the world; Men are watching television." As usual the men at Possum Lodge overdo everything. On Handyman Corner, Red shows how to turn a discarded dashboard into the ultimate remote control. Adventures With Bill features pogo sticking.

5x04 Father and Son Banquet

  • 1995-10-22T00:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women can bear children; Men can't." Red & Harold need fathers for the banquet. On Handyman Corner, Red makes a girl's bedroom suite out of recycled tires. Bill's Adventure centers on a tire swing. Edgar Montrose demonstrates the use of dynamite for home renovations. Special Guest - Graham Greene

5x05 The New Doctor

  • 1995-10-29T00:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women pursue good health; Men pursue good doctors." Local Tastee Freeze is converted into Possum Lake Medical Clinic. On Handyman Corner, Red makes a golf cart from a bicycle and plastic pipe. Adventures With Bill features a Bar-B-Q.

5x06 The Vertical Grandstand

  • 1995-11-05T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women enjoy good entertainment; Men prefer good seats." New transformer tower is the inspiration for a grandstand. On Handyman Corner, Red demonstrates bonding metals. Adventures With Bill features rocketry.

5x07 The Network Deal

  • 1995-11-12T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women appreciate creative input; Men appreciate silence." A big network becomes interested in the show and wants to make a few minor changes including replacing Harold and adding the first female to the cast. On Handyman Corner, Red demonstrates the fine art of packing. Adventures With Bill features boxing.

5x08 Medieval Times

  • 1995-11-19T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women try to preserve history; Men try to make it." Camelot comes to Possum Lake. On Handyman Corner, Red makes a crossbow courier device. Adventures With Bill features fencing.

5x09 Van Go

  • 1995-11-26T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women protect their feelings; Men protect their possessions." The Possum Van is stolen. On Handyman Corner, Red burglar proofs a car. Cycling is featured on Adventures With Bill.

5x10 Possum Lodge Radio

  • 1995-12-03T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women like to communicate; Men like to broadcast." CB Radios replace the telephone system at Possum Lake. On Handyman Corner, Red turns an outhouse into a phone booth. Bowling is the demonstrated sport on Adventures With Bill.

5x11 X Marks The Spot

  • 1995-12-10T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women better themselves; Men better their friends." Lodge members search for buried treasure. On Handyman Corner, Red makes a lawn roller from a bicycle and 2 clothes dryers. Bird Watching is featured on Adventures With Bill.

5x12 Sedgwick The Thief

  • 1995-12-17T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women are helpful by nature; Men need a court order." Old Man Sedgwick is arrested for shoplifting. On Handyman Corner, Red converts an ordinary car into a cable car. Bill demonstrates pickpocketing.

5x13 The Cement Load

  • 1995-12-24T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women have to cement a romance; Men have a romance with cement." When the submarine pen project is cancelled, the men of Possum Lodge contend with 15 truckloads of cement. Bill builds a cement table. On Handyman Corner, Red converts a boat into a hovercraft.

5x14 The Gas Shortage

  • 1995-12-31T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women travel; Men bum gas." A crisis results when Possum Lake's only gas station closes. On Handyman Corner, Red converts the Possum Van into a huge gas tank. Bill becomes a cowboy.

5x15 Trout Season

  • 1996-01-07T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women go forward; Men go fishing." With the start of a new season the lodge members create innovative and sometimes illegal ways to catch fish in Possum Lake. On Handyman Corner, Red adapts hip waders to carry all his fishing gear. On Adventures With Bill the fine art of casting is demonstrated.

5x16 The Lost Dog

  • 1996-01-14T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women lament lost love; Men lament lost pets." Lodge members go in search of a lost dog in Possum Woods. On Handyman Corner, Red demonstrates creative ways to keep your dog at home. Ballooning is the subject of Adventures With Bill.

5x17 The New Statue

  • 1996-01-21T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women build friendships; Men build statues." Lodge members decide to replace the town statue they destroyed. On Handyman Corner, Red comes up with a non chemical mosquito control system. Bill tries to get his car going.

5x18 One Man's Garbage

  • 1996-01-28T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women throw out their garbage; Men catch it." Members decide to clean up the lodge and end up in the landfill business. Red builds a Compactor on Handyman Corner and Bill demonstrates frisbee.

5x19 The Big Thing

  • 1996-02-04T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women value quality; Men value size." Big mysterious machine creates big excitement at Possum Lake. On Handyman Corner, Red builds an elevated observation chair. Bill plays with ladders.

5x20 Bottled Water

  • 1996-02-11T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women value free spirits; Men bottle them." Lodge Members set up their own still. Red builds a robot on Handyman Corner. Bill installs an above ground pool.

5x21 Floating Church

  • 1996-02-18T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women enjoy church; Men enjoy Sundays." Religion comes to Possum Lake with explosive consequences. On Handyman Corner, Red makes himself unsinkable. Adventures With Bill demonstrates martial arts.

5x22 The Not-Chicken Franchise

  • 1996-02-25T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women enjoy good food done well; Men enjoy fast food done cheap." Red and Harold promote the new restaurant in town. Red makes a neon sign on Handyman Corner. Adventures With Bill features soccer.

5x23 The Compost Heap

  • 1996-03-03T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women make compost heaps; Men make garbage piles." Lodge members decide to grow their own beer nuts. On Handyman Corner, Red demonstrates his planting technique. Bill tries his hand at mulching.

5x24 Homemade Cheese

  • 1996-03-10T01:30:00Z — 21 mins

"Women mature; Men ferment." Junior's house develops a major mouse infestation. On Handyman Corner, Red offers pest control tips. Adventures With Bill demonstrates making cheese.