From Sean Fitzgerald of QMI Agency:
Trailer Park Boys say Netflix owes them liquor
Life feels a little different for the Trailer Park Boys these days. Especially since property supervisor Jim Lahey (John Dunsworth) recently turned Sunnyvale Trailer Park into a retirement community. “Apparently there’s been a lot of changes in Sunnyvale,” says Ricky, played by Robb Wells. “It’s not good.” Continue reading.
Just over the past couple of years alone, in addition to winning a Canadian Screen Award playing Robert Cheeley on Mr. D., he was the host of Wipeout Canada and TV with TV’s Jonathan Torrens on TVTropolis, on which – in addition to hosting – he serves as writer/producer/director. He was also part of the multi-award winning sitcom Call Me Fitz on HBO Canada.
Before that, Torrens was seen as “Gerald” on Spike TV’s popular reality show parody Joe Schmo 2. Hosting stints include both The Kids Are in Charge for the Travel Channel U.S. and Popularity Contest for CMT U.S., as well as co-anchoring and reporting on Reality Remix, Fox’s Reality Channel’s daily flagship show, and making frequent appearances on the E! Network’s popular 50 Most…clip shows.
He’s been dropping rhymes for years as J-Roc on the infectious Trailer Park Boys. His work on five seasons (225 episodes) of Jonovision earned a total of 7 Gemini Award nominations.
Oh… and there was about a decade’s worth of Street Cents that EVERYONE growing up in 90’s Canada remembers.
He’s also currently co-hosting a podcast with Our Lady Peace’s Jeremy Taggart called Canadianity.
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From the National Post:
Let’s hear it for the Trailer Park Boys
Legend has it that the Canadian word “hoser,” the pejorative portmanteau made popular by SCTV’s Bob and Doug Mackenzie, may have originated when some snobby citiot caught a couple of guys down on their luck siphoning gas out of a car. Trailer Park Boys, the beloved Canadian television show that dilates on the fictional RV community of Sunnyvale, Nova Scotia is an extended study of the hoser conducted with the discernment of a connoisseur. Continue reading.
From Bill Harris of QMI:
‘Trailer Park Boys’ happy to be back for season eight
Mike Smith is so devoted to his role on Trailer Park Boys that he has undergone a physical transformation. “In the early seasons I would get nauseous wearing the glasses,” admitted Smith, who plays Bubbles. “But I can wear them now sort of indefinitely, my brain has adjusted to it.” Continue reading.
Meet Ricky, Julian and Bubbles a.k.a. the “Trailer Park Boys.” They’re the residents of the beautiful, scenic Sunnyvale Trailer Park in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia — a quaint Canadian locale full of dope, liquor, and a healthy dose of foul language. With a brand new season of ten all-new episodes, these lovable misfits bring all of their petty antics and hilarious misadventures exclusively to Netflix, available September 5th, 2014.