Second City Television (SCTV) was a Canadian sketch comedy show that ran from 1976-1981. SCTV was modeled on a television station in the fictional city of Melonville. Station owner Guy Caballero (Joe Flaherty) aired a bizarre and humorous range of cheap local programming. Featured John Candy, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Rick Moranis, Martin Short.
Last Episode03x26 The Best Of Season 3 Aired: Mar. 13, 1981
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- On Alice Cooper's 1981 album "Special Forces" special thanks is given to Joe Flaherty's SCTV character Count Floyd.
- While Eugene Levy's "SCTV News" co-anchor character, Earl Camembert, was named after Earl Cameron (II), his persona was modeled after Buffalo, NY TV news anchorman Irv Weinstein.
- Chris Columbus cast 'Catherine OHara as Kate McCallister in the Home Alone movies because of her work on SCTV.