Canadian sketch comedy show set in Sunnyside, a quirky neighborhood in transition, where residents aren't always what they seem and surprises lurk around every slightly dingy corner.
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Kathleen Phillips Kathleen Phillips ...  Calliope / ... 13 episodes, 2015
Pat Thornton ...  Shaytan / ... 13 episodes, 2015
Patrice Goodman ...  Officer Donna / ... 13 episodes, 2015
Alice Moran ...  Rookie Kerri / ... 13 episodes, 2015
Kevin Vidal ...  Quennel / ... 13 episodes, 2015
Rob Norman ...  Eugene / ... 13 episodes, 2015
Norm MacDonald ...  The Hole 12 episodes, 2015
Glenn Odero Glenn Odero ...  Gordon / ... 7 episodes, 2015
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Canadian sketch comedy show set in Sunnyside, a quirky neighborhood in transition, where residents aren't always what they seem and surprises lurk around every slightly dingy corner.

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Filmed in the hip Wolseley neighbourhood in Winnipeg Manitoba Canada. See more »

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The Sunny Side of Laughter
29 January 2015 | by douglas_mannSee all my reviews

One of the basic reasons to watch comedy TV shows is to make you laugh. The many bland, formulaic American sitcoms that pollute our airwaves rarely do this. That's why Sunnyside was such a pleasant surprise – it's genuinely quirky and genuinely funny. A sketch comedy show with recurring characters set in the "Sunnyside" neighbourhood in a seedy section of the middle of Toronto, it's part of the absurdist, surreal tradition of British TV comedy (Monty Python, Big Train, The Mighty Boosh and Spaced) that's also seen in bit and bites in Canadian sketch comedy (SCTV, The Frantics, and Kids in the Hall, especially the laconic cops played by Bruce McCullough and Mark McKinney, replicated in this series). The other thing that Sunnyside borrows from this tradition is the idea of the world turned upside down – instead of celebrating the lifestyles the successful middle class, if not of the rich and famous (e.g. Charlie Sheen's sitcoms) – it's the phony aesthetes, the down and out and the working poor who make us laugh. They're all over the place in Sunnyside: the pretentious barista Shaytan, the skanky women fishing for money in a sewer, the woman who crashes an art exhibit to get free wine. There's also some social satire, as in the sketch of the man who is so reliant on Siri and his iPhone that he winds up on his back in an alley being robbed. And the surrealism is at times gut-bustingly funny, as in the episode "Australia", the title of which doesn't make sense until the last line – "It's like they've never seen an Australia moon!" If you prefer "Mom" or "Mike and Molly" or "Modern Family" to this show, we don't live in the same mental universe.


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