From John Doyle of The Globe and Mail:
CBCâ€™s Still Standing gets laughs in small-town Canada
This is the sort of Canadian concept-show that could go horribly wrong. Itâ€™s a retro-CBC premise and on paper it reeks of CBC dutifully fulfilling its public broadcast mandate and showing Canada to Canadians.
But there is a delightful quality to Harrisâ€™s genuine curiosity about the people in obscure places, and there is great skill in his ability to lampoon the town without crossing any line into superciliousness. Heâ€™s a caution. Continue reading.