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The Red Green Show

Season 8 1998

  • 1998-03-27T02:30:00+01:00 on CBC (CA)
  • 21 mins
  • 4 hours, 54 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.

14 episodes

8x01 Harold's Leaving

  • Season Premiere

    1998-03-27T02:30:00+01:00 — 21 mins

Harold ruins everything by going off to college. Red builds a fishing boat out of furnace ducts. Bill gets a trout in his pants and Ranger Gord describes his numerous lightening encounters.

8x02 House Moving

  • 1998-03-27T02:30:00+01:00 — 21 mins

Red and the guys try to move an old building by balancing it on pick up trucks. Bill discovers a correlation between ladders and gravity. Red turns a Cadillac into a backhoe. Special Guest - Graham Greene.

8x03 Neither Rain Nor Sleet

  • 1998-03-27T02:30:00+01:00 — 21 mins

Red starts his own postal system. Bill demos the rifle range. Red makes a heart pacemaker out of a digital clock. Mike Hammer shares a trick for high school reunions.

8x04 The Cult Visit

  • 1998-03-27T02:30:00+01:00 — 21 mins

The lodge is visited by a strange cult from the planet Gorgon. Red builds a riding mower out of a Pontiac and a ceiling fan. Bill tries roller blade street hockey. Special Guest - Gordon Pinsent.

8x05 College Life

  • 1998-03-27T02:30:00+01:00 — 21 mins

Harold goes off to college where he shares an apartment with three girls. Red makes a doggie ride out of a car door. Bill has chain saw problems. Special Guests - Peter Keleghan, Albert Schultz, Gordon Pinsent

8x06 The New Monument

  • 1998-03-27T02:30:00+01:00 — 21 mins

The lodge inherits an old army tank and gets it running. Red shows you how to teenproof your car. Bill tries axe throwing. Special Guests - Boyd Banks, Gordon Pinsent, Paul Gross

8x07 Free Apricots

  • 1998-03-27T02:30:00+01:00 — 21 mins

A tractor-trailer flips over and the lodge members get an unlimited supply of apricots. Red makes a really high car jack. Bill goes rock climbing. Special Guests - Wayne Robson, Bob Bainborough, Peter Keleghan

8x08 The Mayor Race

  • 1998-03-27T02:30:00+01:00 — 21 mins

Red runs for mayor of Possum Lake. Red tries to run the lodge electrical system from a car cigarette lighter. Bill goes backpacking with a shopping cart. Special Guests - Bob Bainborough, Wayne Robson, Boyd Banks, Jerry Schaeffer.

8x09 Better To Give Than Receive

  • 1998-03-27T02:30:00+01:00 — 21 mins

Possum Lodge has a blood donor competition with Caribou Lodge. Red turns a garage and a dishwasher into a home car wash. Bill tries to collect wild honey. Special Guests - Wayne Robson, Peter Keleghan, Graham Greene

8x10 Town Services Contract

  • 1998-03-27T02:30:00+01:00 — 21 mins

Possum Lodge gets the contract to supply tow truck, snow plow and ambulance service to Possum Lake. Red turns a car into an exercise machine. Bill tries to plant a garden over the Trans Canada pipeline. Special Guests - Wayne Robson, Bob Bainborough, Peter Keleghan

8x11 It's A Wonderful Red Green Christmas

  • 1998-03-27T02:30:00+01:00 — 21 mins

It’s that time of year again: Christmas. When you spend money you don’t have—to buy family members you don’t like—gifts they don’t need. But then, that’s where garage sales come from. So this year, do something different. Spend the holidays with us at Possum Lodge! It’s really the ideal place for an old-fashioned Christmas. I make a one horse open sleigh out of a K-car, Bill demonstrates the wrong way to cut down your own Christmas tree, and The Experts answer the age-old question, "Is there a Santa Claus?" Plus, Hap describes how he invented Christmas lights, Edgar decorates the tree using a howitzer, Harold and I do the Possum Lodge version of "The Night Before Christmas," and much more. This video is more jam-packed than you’ll be after Christmas dinner. Happy holidays and have a laugh or two on us! Red Green.

8x12 Life Cycle

  • 1998-03-27T02:30:00+01:00 — 21 mins

Red in the possum van competes with Harold on a bicycle for distance covered on a ten-dollar budget. Red shares his recipe for fire engine chili. Bill, Red and Harold have a tug of war. Special Guests - Wayne Robson, Jeff Lumby, Peter Keleghan

8x13 Mad About You

  • 1998-03-27T02:30:00+01:00 — 21 mins

Harold teaches Red about anger management. Red shows us how to re-cane a chair with garden hose. Bill tries a mountain bike. Special Guests - Bob Bainborough, Jeff Lumby, Peter Keleghan

8x14 Bingo Was His Name

  • 1998-03-27T02:30:00+01:00 — 21 mins

Red has the lodge declared a religion to allow bingo games. Red shows us how to customize a car. Bill dabbles in archeology. Special Guests - Peter Keleghan, Jerry Schaeffer, Paul Gross