This was expanded by another 13, which aired in the fall of 1977, for a total of 26.
In exchange for providing the production facilities, Global broadcast SCTV without paying a fee.
Moe Green - Harold Ramis; announcer - Thomas When little problems demand extreme solutions, it's Unnecessary Surgeon.
Captain Combat - Dave Thomas; Mr Green Fatigues - Ramis; Puppeteer Lampeer - Candy Help out arabs with stomach aches.
Second City notes: Big News/Little News is from the 1975 Alterations While You Wait revue; the stage version was also played by Levy and Flaherty.
Joni Newton Buffy is a character Martin developed on the stage, but only used it this one time on SCTV. Pitch man - Thomas; Subjects - Flaherty, Extra, Ramis, Martin, O'Hara Tips on keeping books, and a bit of anti-capitalist ranting.
And though the budget was limited, and the shows looked it, SCTV's cheapness became one of the best and longest running gags.
The show started with a very loose framework - the Sunrise Semester show, SCTV News, Words to Live By to finish off, and borrowed heavily (both sketches and characters) from The Second City stage show.
Floyd Robertson - Flaherty; Earl Camembert - Levy We are all one, and that sort of cosmic thing.