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Link: Rewind: Bizarre was funny in the ’80s

From Adam Proteau of the Toronto Star:

Rewind: Bizarre was funny in the ’80s
Filmed at CTV’s Agincourt studios, Bizarre featured Byner in most of its sketches, but it was also a home for notable Canadian stars, including Mike Myers (who appeared as Byner’s son in a Season 1 episode), the late Billy Van (who most memorably produced the Canadian cult hit The Hilarious House of Frightenstein), Royal Canadian Air Farce’s Luba Goy, Dave Thomas, Jayne Eastwood and Debra McGrath of SCTV, and former MuchMusic/City personality Ziggy Lorenc. It also had cameos from Americans Pat Morita (a.k.a. Arnold from Happy Days), Saturday Night Live’s Victoria Jackson and the Unknown Comic of Gong Show fame. Continue reading.