The Best Episodes of The Red Green Show
Last Updated: Jun 16, 2019
The Red Green Show is a Canadian television comedy that aired on various channels in Canada, with its ultimate home at CBC Television, and on PBS stations in the United States, from 1991 until the series finale April 7, 2006 on CBC. The Red Green Show is essentially a cross between a sitcom and a sketch comedy series, and is a parody of home improvement, do-it-yourself, fishing, and other outdoors shows (particularly The Red Fisher Show). The show initially aired on CHCH Television in Hamilton, Ontario, before moving to CFPL-TV in London, Ontario for the third season. It then aired on the Global Television Network for three seasons before ending up at CBC for season seven onward.
#2 - Swiss It Up
Season 7 - Episode 2
Red and Harold sell the show to Switzerland and are forced to change the content to suit the Swiss audience. Red builds a house trailer our of appliance doors. Bill plays with his yoyo.
#3 - Adopt-A-Highway
Season 7 - Episode 4
Possum Lodge adopts a three mile curved stretch of highway dubbed "Orphan's Bend". Red builds a party-sized barbeque out of bathtubs. Bill tries to uproot a monster-sized tree stump.
#4 - Coup De Grass
Season 9 - Episode 7
Red creates a new type of grass seed that only grows two inches tall. Edgar creates a fireworks display using real explosives. Animal Control Officer Ed Frid brings a falcon to the show. Red makes a backyard swing out of a car seat. Ranger Gord has made a cartoon about sun protection. Mike has Harold join him for a special feature on careers.
#5 - Winston's Wedding
Season 10 - Episode 4
Winston needs Red's help in planning his wedding - he has everything except the bride. Dalton tries to sneak a new boat home without telling his wife. Red and Walter have a melon tossing contest. Red demonstrates easy ways to exercise and keep your windshield clean. He also makes a stretch limo out of two mini-vans and a pick-up truck.
#6 - School Demo
Season 13 - Episode 3
The men of Possum Lodge get to tear down the local Public School and have deep emotional reactions. Red converts an old car into a yard clock. All of the steaks go missing in a barbecue adventure. Red has a way to get more gas out of the tank using an enema bottle and a whoopee cushion. Red also has a handy tip explaining how to get two cars into the same parking spot. Cast: Steve Smith, Patrick McKenna, Bob Bainborough, Wayne Robson, Jeff Lumby, Joel Harris, Rick Green.
#7 - Harold's Leaving
Season 8 - Episode 1
Harold ruins everything by going off to college. Red builds a fishing boat out of furnace ducts. Bill gets a trout in his pants and Ranger Gord describes his numerous lightening encounters.
#9 - Magnetic Lake
Season 3 - Episode 4
A freak accident and a lot of pollution result in Possum Lake being magnetized. Lodge life becomes difficult, especially for anything with iron in it. Meanwhile, Harold pretends to be God, Bill shows how not to launch a boat and Red makes a kiddie ride out of an umbrella clothesline. Featured Members: Hap Shaughnessy, the exaggerator and Glen Brackston, the world's laziest marina owner. Featured Expert: Bob Stuyvesant describes how to entertain kids when they came to stay for the summer.
#11 - The Movie
Season 7 - Episode 7
Red and Harold make a feature film on Super 8 M.O.S. Bill power washes a friend's car. Red turns a hot water heater into a man-sized espresso machine.
#12 - The Winter Carnival
Season 7 - Episode 17
The men stage a winter carnival at Possum Lodge, so that their wives won't want to go south for the winter. Red builds a zamboni our of a K-car. Ranger Gord explains the danger of snake bites. Bill tries the Luge.
#13 - Harold's Job
Season 9 - Episode 1
A major change in the show as Harold leaves the Lodge and moves to the city to take a job as Assistant Account Executive at Multi-Corp International Inc. This makes room for several new features that will be introduced throughout the season, the first of which is Ranger Gord¹s Animated Educational Films this week's topic : Tree Holes. On Handyman Corner, Red demonstrates how to clean out your car with a garbage truck.
#14 - New Job In Town
Season 11 - Episode 1
Patrick McKenna returns to The Red Green Show. When the town of Possum Lake decides to hire a professional Public Relations person to promote the area, everyone at the Lodge applies for the job and are shocked to find out that Harold is the successful candidate, instantly making him the most successful Lodge member in history. In other segments of this episode, Red makes a trailer with no wheels and an automatic dog wash. Walter's rototiller gets away from him.
#15 - Once More To The Well
Season 14 - Episode 3
The well runs dry in Possum Lodge and Harold suggests that they should hook up to the town's water main; Walter and Harold milk cows; Winston goes on a blind date.; Red talks about younger people being smarter than him; Red makes a lure that make it look that that you have big fish and he builds his version of a fancy European mid-engine sports car.
#16 - The Statue
Season 14 - Episode 4
Red knocks over a historic statue downtown and must replace it. Harold, Bill and Walter have an adventure with hammocks. Red combines a boat trailer and a K-car to make a boat launcher that's easy to back up. The fishermen exchange ideas on the importance of education. Red introduces method where instead of counting calories, you count meals. Red creates reversible pants and a canoe made entirely out of coolers, called a Canooler.
#17 - The Grapes Of Wrath
Season 14 - Episode 7
The men use the next door neighbour's grapes to make their own wine. Red makes a flintlock musket out of some eavestrough and a can of whipped cream. Bill and Walter try to re-point a chimney. Red makes a boat out an old bed and some inflatable mattresses. Dalton brings his coin collection to Harold's Hobby House. Red shows us how to make different sized ice cubes to fit different sized drinks.
#18 - Ticket To Fame
Season 14 - Episode 9
Red owes Harold fifty dollars and repays him with a lottery ticket. Ed Frid is too afraid to use a real animal so he does his segment with a puppet. Red makes a homemade jeep using the awnings, canopy and storm door from his house. Walter and Harold have an adventure picking up office furniture in the Possum Van. Red turns an old fridge into an entertainment center and uses a jai alai bat to pick up apples.
#19 - Stay Tuned
Season 14 - Episode 10
When the government erects a building that blocks the Lodge satellite signal, the men build a huge tower for their satellite dish. Red uses dryer hoses to make the Possum Van more aerodynamic. The men encounter a bear on a fishing trip. Red attaches a propane tank to a lawn sprinkler to make an instant campfire. Red turns his car into a miniature garbage truck.
#20 - Red Green Insurance
Season 14 - Episode 12
Bothered by the high cost and poor coverage offered by the insurance company, Red decides to personally insure the Lodge. Red turns a treadmill into a heavy duty belt sander. Harold and Walter make an adventure out of a flat tire. Red demonstrates the easy way to assemble kit furniture. When Red's car crashes through the garage door, Red sees that as an opportunity to turn it into a sauna.
#21 - Lodge Luau
Season 14 - Episode 13
In an attempt to attract tourists, Harold convinces the men to have a Hawaiian theme weekend. Surprisingly, it doesn't go well. Red recycles assorted pieces of junk in very creative ways. Bill and Walter turn a tornado into an adventure. Red demonstrates how to defrost your freezer quickly using a microwave oven, and how to single-handedly operate a two-man saw.
#25 - Not One Fish
Season 2 - Episode 24
Doc claims that Bob and the government have killed all the fish in Possum Lake. Red makes a recliner rocker out of an old wooden chair and a barbecue grill. Bill demonstrates how to help at the scene of an accident.