From Mark Breslin of Post City Toronto:
Comic Stripped: Bizarre new comedy a welcome change for Canadian TV
Itâ€™s been hard finding a lot of examples of â€œbizarreâ€ comedy on Canadian TV. In the early â€™80s, there was, of course, a sketch comedy show on Global TV called Bizarre, starring John Byner, with a loopy sense of humour. Kids In the Hall sure had its weird moments, and you can see the influence of Monty Pythonâ€™s surrealism on The Frantics. Until the welcome debut of Sunnyside on Citytv, the truly absurd has been absent from our programming lineup for too long. Continue reading.