Apr 7, 2014 | 21:55Ron James Show Episode 7 VideoClosed Captions available
Ron James Show Episode 7 Apr 7, 2014 | 21:55From The CBC Vaults features the comically garish Quebec sitcom Monsieur Popo; L'il Ronnie confronts bully Bucky Lutley on the baseball diamond; in Birthday Black-Out, a suspect under interrogation has a surprise for his captor. Guest stars: Scott Thompson, Linda Kash, Marty Adams, Juan-Carlos Velis, Kathy Maloney.
Apr 3, 2014 | 1:49Ron James Show The Cupcake Klondike Video
Ron James Show The Cupcake Klondike Apr 3, 2014 | 1:49In this webisode, Ron talks about the lesser-known rush that followed the famous Klondike Gold Rush – the Gentrification Rush – in which artists and young families flocked to the Yukon for cheap housing prices and affordable rent.
Apr 3, 2014 | 2:04Ron James Show Jessemee Video
Ron James Show Jessemee Apr 3, 2014 | 2:04In this webisode, Ron tells the story of Canada’s least lucky town: Jessemee, Ontario. Over the years, Jessemee faced floods, tornadoes and earthquakes, but finally hit some good luck in 1914 when it became the Syphilis Capital of Canada.
Mar 31, 2014 | 21:56Ron James Show Episode 6 VideoClosed Captions available
Ron James Show Episode 6 Mar 31, 2014 | 21:56A look at the hazards of the office photocopier; L'il Ronnie - the North Korean version; Buell Crawford confronts a clean energy advocate; self-help guru Erskin Toob has some advice for his followers; and a modern day spin on a classic film. Guest stars: Linda Kash, Marty Adams, Paul Bates, Leslie Seiler, Murray Furrow, Emmanuel Kabongo.
Mar 27, 2014 | 2:20Ron James Show Lost Tribe Video
Ron James Show Lost Tribe Mar 27, 2014 | 2:20In this webisode, Ron James tells the story of a long forgotten First Nations’ Tribe, the NeOhKaans, who became extremely powerful under their Chief “Smiles With Difficulty”.
Mar 24, 2014 | 21:57Ron James Show Episode 5 VideoClosed Captions available
Ron James Show Episode 5 Mar 24, 2014 | 21:57A series that miraculously ran for 27 years, despite the fact that all episodes were set in a single jail cell; and a theatre director takes an unusual approach to identifying a suspect in a police line-up. Guest stars: Rick Roberts, Karen LeBlanc, Daniel Kash, Allana Harkin
Mar 20, 2014 | 2:08Ron James Show Verger Gustav Video
Ron James Show Verger Gustav Mar 20, 2014 | 2:08In these Canadian History Minutes, history nut Ron James takes us on a tour of the real history of Canada, detailing fantastical tales about our nation’s past and the people who made it great. In this webisode, Ron recounts the tale of the long-forgotten sidekick to Quebec’s famous Bonhomme Carnaval, the surly and intolerant troll, Verger Gustav, who
was known to stalk through town and reward children with gifts of sweet prune candy, bags of cinnamon and all the cigarettes they could smoke.
Mar 17, 2014 | 21:57Ron James Show Episode 4 VideoClosed Captions available
Ron James Show Episode 4 Mar 17, 2014 | 21:57ZOMBIE VACCINE - About to be attacked by Zombies, a man refuses to take the recently discovered antidote that could save him - because of a life-long fear of needles; OFFICE SAFETY - a parody of 1970s safety videos - we look at the debilitating effects of the Monday blahs. Guest stars: Pat McKenna, Marty Adams, Kathy Maloney, Paul Bates, Leslie Seiler, Murray Furrow.
Mar 10, 2014 | 21:54Ron James Show Episode 3 VideoClosed Captions available
Ron James Show Episode 3 Mar 10, 2014 | 21:54GHEDI - three wealthy friends have their boat overtaken by Somali pirates but think they're in the clear when one of them recognizes the leader; in FROM THE CBC VAULTS, host Elroy Faber looks back at the incredibly successful 70s cop series Bannerman & Wosnewski.
Mar 10, 2014 | 1:52Ron James Show Northwest Passage Video
Ron James Show Northwest Passage Mar 10, 2014 | 1:52In these Canadian History Minutes, history nut Ron James takes us on a tour of the real history of Canada, detailing fantastical tales about our nation’s past and the people who made it great. In this webisode, Ron tells the story of one Franklin Pud, a staple of the 1960s Toronto folk scene, who set out to pen the ultimate tribute song to St. John Franklin’s
doomed voyage, until he too became frozen in the icy seas of writer’s block.
Mar 6, 2014 | 2:03Ron James Show The Slap that Tamed the West Video
Ron James Show The Slap that Tamed the West Mar 6, 2014 | 2:03In this webisode, Ron James tells the story of the gentlemanly art of the Cowboy Slap Fight, the method by which Canadian Cowboys chose to settle their disputes. We hear of legendary “handsmen” like Bill “The Paddle” Clumpett, Big Sissy Jim, and Wyatt Sock and the most feared slapfighter of all - Bash Percus.
Mar 3, 2014 | 21:55Ron James Show Episode 2 VideoClosed Captions available
Ron James Show Episode 2 Mar 3, 2014 | 21:55SCARED APOSTLES - Jesus' band of apostles are stunned when they see their leader walk on water; SPRAY - a cat owner discovers that a simple spray bottle is the answer to keeping his feline quiet at night and decides to try it in other areas of his life.