From Scott Stinson of the National Post:
- Double Dâ€™s: Republic of Doyle & Mr. D a pair of comedy hits
So when the fictional Gerry Duncan, protagonist of the new CBC sitcom Mr. D, stands up to meet his new teaching colleagues at a staff meeting and explains, while gesturing at his physique, â€œas you can see, my background is in physical education,â€ itâ€™s a scene that draws at least in part on the actorâ€™s own experiences. â€œThese are my stories,â€ says Dee, who is also a producer and the showâ€™s head writer. â€œI lived this for 10 years, so a lot of this stuff is coming from my own head.â€ Read more.