The Last Man in the World Original Airdate : 1966-09-13
The plight of the Indian in the white person's world is subject of this episode written by Phillip Hersch. Joe Smith, a Cree from Moosonee comes to the city in search of work and is driven to end his life in a jail cell. Steve Wojeck investigates and uncovers aspects of the alien society which led Joe to his death. Cast: John Vernon, Ted Follows, Carl Banas, Patricia Collins, John Yesno, Gene Lahache, Rex Sevenoaks, Sabina von Fircks, Larry Reynolds, Robert Goodier, Art Jenoff and Blanche Kieley. *This episode of Wojeck won a number of awards; the 1967 CBC Wilderness Award; the 1967 Golden Nymph Award at the Monte Carlo Film Festival; three major awards at the 1967 Canadian Film Festival Awards; and an honourable mention in the Vancouver International Film Festival.