The first round of the Great Canadian TV Playoff is complete and the winners of the 1970s, 80s, 90s and 2000s have been decided.
Now on to the next round, where the winners of each decade face off. Next:Â Due South, representing the 1990s, goes head-to-head withÂ Durham County, on behalf of the 2000s. SCTVÂ triumphed overÂ Degrassi earlier in the week.
Unlike the Stanley Cup playoffs, TV, Ehâ€™s Great Canadian TVÂ Playoff boasts solely homegrown head-to-head matchups of television shows. Through the rest of the month, weâ€™ll pit eight television shows (just like the NHL) from the 1970s, 80s, 90s and 2000s against one another until the final showdown to name the top Canadian TV series of all time on May 29.
Cast your vote now and spread the word â€” the final showdown goes live next Monday!
What is your favourite Canadian TV series - 90s vs. 2000s?
- Durham County (85%, 236 Votes)
- Due South (15%, 42 Votes)
Total Voters: 278
4 thoughts on “Poll: Favourite Canadian TV Show – the 90s vs. 2000s”
Looking at old CTF-funded project lists today, I was reminded of one of my daughter’s favorite 90’s shows (she has seen it in syndication and YouTube, of course): The Worst Witch. Somehow channeling Harry Potter (in a low-budget way), this show was truly charming, with great acting.
I’ve never heard of that one. Amazing how many old gems there are out there. I wish older series were more easily accessible.
I didn’t vote for either. I tried an episode of each back in the day and neither caught my liking. Durham County was too dark and Due South never connected. The 90s, however, was the best decade for tv north and south of the border.
The 90s were chock-full of great shows. Below I’ve listed some of the forgotten gems with a link to the clips for each.
Nothing too Good for a Cowboy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-lRSUN94RE
Jake & the Kid http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fv5PDeHydmI
The Worst Witch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8G148PqrxJY
The Odyssey http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1rjRcQYOqM
Student Bodies http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3zSKAt7Vo4
Big Wolf on Campus http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83A9Hb9nEDI
Ready or Not http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aG8dFm0mlLo
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