The Rick Mercer Report (formerly Rick Mercer's Monday Report) is a political news-comedy show. Most of each episode is done with Rick in front of the camera displaying his unique brand of satire, from insulting politicians to mocking Americans. Rick tries to do at least one segment in a different Canadian city each week. This is a must see for everyone in Canada. You'll either love or hate this show within the first viewing.
Rick is at the Calgary Zoo where he takes king penguins for a stroll and then he’s off to the Monster Jam Truck Rally in Edmonton.
Rick is in Ottawa to check out the annual Winterlude Festival and then he’s off to the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides training facility in Oakville, ON.
Rick visits the winners of this year's Spread the Net Student Challenge. Congratulations Kew Beach Junior Public School in Toronto, ON; Algonquin College in Ottawa, ON; and John F. Ross Collegiate Vocational Institute in Guelph, ON.
Rick ends his fifteen-season record-breaking run on CBC with a look back at some of the most memorable moments of his adventures across Canada from coast-to-coast-to-coast and with a final rant.
Rick is back! Tonight he checks out Vancouver's Harbour Air, the largest all seaplane operation in the world and helps land a plane on a glacial lake. Then he heads to Drummond, New Brunswick to do some face first rappelling.
Tonight Rick tries some cable wakeboarding in Bala, Ontario with Amazing Race champs, and then heads to the Fan Expo pop culture extravaganza in Toronto.
Tonight Rick teams up with Rick Hansen for some catch-and-release sturgeon fishing on British Columbia's Fraser River and then Mr. Mercer goes to the annual Cottage Life Show in Toronto for some tips.
Rick visits the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Hamilton, ON, for a flight in one of only two remaining airworthy Lancasters in the world.
onight Rick goes to Haida Gwaii in British Columbia and tours lush Gwaii Haanas National Park where he checks out ancient totem pole ruins, tries his hand at traditional fishing techniques and samples Haida cuisine.
Rick is in Ottawa with a society dedicated to recreating the medieval world so he dons armour and goes into battle at their 'Feast of the Hare'. Then he gets a lesson in cheese making and helps judge the finished products at a renowned cheese show in Belleville, Ontario.
(Season Finale) Rick attends celebration festivities at the winning schools in the annual Mercer Report Spread the Net Student Challenge. Highlights include an extreme dodge ball game in Quispamsis, New Brunswick; African drumming in Peterborough, Ontario; and at McGill University Rick drives a 'Baja' off-road car on campus.
Top items from last year including Rick's visit to Inuvik, NWT for the Sunrise Festival, his tall ship sailing lesson across Lake Ontario, plus the tribute to Gord Downie and much more.
Another season begins! Rick visits St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia to join a lively 'Get Out The Vote' rally encouraging students to vote in the upcoming federal election
Tonight Rick drives in the Red Bull Soap Box Race through the streets of downtown Montreal and then he's off to Georgetown, PEI for a clam-digging lesson.
Rick is in Pictou County, Nova Scotia where he assists felling a special Christmas tree that Halifax sends to Boston, Mass. every year as a 'thank you' for their help after the Halifax Explosion of 1917. Then he's off to the Long Point Bird Observatory in Port Rowan, ON where he helps trap, tag and release birds.
Watch a selection of the show's top items: including Rick's ride on a vintage Lancaster Bomber, and his visit to Variety Village, plus Justin Trudeau's escalator tumble
Tonight Rick visits the four schools and colleges that won The Mercer Report's annual Spread the Net Student Challenge.
Rick is in Kamloops, BC to join the BC Search Dog Association's training programme & rescue practice, then he heads to Manitoba to partake in festivities at the annual Morden Corn & Apple festival.
Rick is in Regina where he learns how to play the Canadian sport broomball, and then joins in at the Broomball World Championships. He also plays Santa at an annual Christmas pet show.
Rick goes to the 'most haunted place in Canada', Fort Henry, in Kingston, Ontario, and gets into the Halloween spirit at their yearly 'Fort Fright' and then he's off to Haida Gwaii, BC to learn traditional wood-carving techniques.
Rick helps test and maintain the ice highway that runs between Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk, NWT and then he's in Vaughan, ON checking out an indoor freestyle skiing and snowboarding facility.
Rick is in St. John's, NFLD where he helps feed and care for seals housed at Memorial University's Ocean Sciences Centre and then he heads to Toronto for North America's largest Polish festival where he learns traditional dances and samples the food.
Rick is in Edmonton for the sub-zero Polar Plunge and then he spends a day on the job with the Edmonton Police Service.
Tonight Rick is in Revelstoke, BC for a paragliding adventure over the mountains, and then he's in Toronto helping a charitable organization build & distribute ramps to make the city more accessible.
Rick goes to schools in Vancouver, Hamilton, Prince George, and Fort McMurray to celebrate the winners of his annual Spread The Net Student Challenge.