Vinyl Cafe Stories from CBC Radio
Summary: CBC Radio presents the stories and misadventures of Dave, the owner of the "Vinyl Cafe", the world's smallest record store, where the motto is "We may not be big, but we're small." The show also features Dave's wife, Morley, their two children, Sam and Stephanie and assorted friends and neighbours.
To celebrate their wedding anniversary, Dave plans a re-enactment of his honeymoon with Morley—a canoe trip in Algonquin Park.
Dave tries to smuggle clothing across the border and the border patrol mistake him for a different kind of smuggler. Originally broadcast: August 25th, 2012
When Arthur, the family dog, gets sick, Dave reminisces about his boyhood dog, Scout. Originally broadcast: July 11th, 2010
Dave's neighbours, the Lowbeers, are out of town and they have left Dave their house key so that he can look after their cat. Dave accidentally drops their key down a sewer and then tries to get it back. Originally broadcast: August 21st, 2011
When Morley turns forty, Dave throws her a party. Unfortunately, the caterer he has hired for the event sets up the party at the wrong house.
When Dave and Morley learn they have mice living in their house, Dave becomes obsessed with getting rid of them.
Dave's ninety year old neighbour Eugene Conte teaches Sam and his friend Murphy how to track bees. Originally broadcast: November 28th, 2010
Morley and Dave, recently married, head to a cottage in the Laurentians for their summer vacation. They have agreed to do some small fix-it jobs around the cottage in exchange for a rent-free stay.
When Morley discovers that Sam has only two pairs of underwear that fit him, she is seized with maternal guilt. Morley feels that she needs to spend more time with her son, but Sam does not enjoy the extra attention.
Dave loses a favourite shirt and then discovers that one of his neighbours is wearing it.
Stephanie reluctantly brings her father, Dave, along with her on a yoga retreat.
Dave offers to look after the Turlingtons' dog Tissue during spring break and, once he does, other neighbours come forward asking Dave to watch their dogs. Originally aired: May 14th, 2010
Dave's daughter Stephanie decides to take advanced statistics at university. But she struggles with the course and ends up going to extreme measures to stay awake during study sessions. Originally aired: May 26th, 2012
Bert and Mary Turlington ask Dave to pick up Mary’s car at the shop while they are away on vacation. Dave decides to take Mary's brand new Lexus to the car wash. Originally broadcast: April 29, 2012
Morley learns about Dave's fear of dolls, a fear that started with a doll his sister Annie had as a kid. Originally aired: June 4th, 2011
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