Mr. Young rejuvenates classic sitcom style in Canada

From Emily Olesen of

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    Sitting in the Mr. Young audience is like watching a live action cartoon. Props from past episodes adorn the walls of the studio, including oversized products from “Cyclops Wholesale Food Suppliers,” a Prius-sized beetle, and a morbid looking papier-mâché chicken. The atmosphere is carnival-like as warm-up guy Dave Dimpailus plays a round of “guess what’s in my bag” with the studio audience. Then he plays “produce a library card and win a prize.” The audience is remarkably pumped — given that the prize is a fridge magnet. Read more.