Episodes of The Irrelevant Show from CBC Radio
Summary: A weekly romp of original, biting, ridiculous, outrageous and ultimately hilarious sketch comedy from a crack team in Edmonton.
Winnipeg woman who designated Benedict Cumberbatch her emergency contact doesn’t fool anyone with her string of “accidents.” New Ten Commandments codify laws for Reply All and microwaving. A Guru attains enlightenment by watching tons of action movies.
New Matthew McConaughey ads extol coolness of mini-vans with embarrassing names. Extreme Cat Café offers scrumptious snacks and terrifying adventure among feral beasts. And a sad calendar kiosk in mall offers even more obscure themed calendars.
Guru offers key to eternal life: listen to drum solos. Internet Café offers experience of working from home, without the comfort and hygiene. And a company forced to lay off 50% of workers named Ryan.
Gritty documentary traces Loreena McKennitt’s rise from Manitoba harp battles to stardom. Love song captures true heart of Saskatchewan and the Roughriders. And an exterminator breaks the bad news to a customer: you’ve got panthers.
Millennial time-travelers journey back to 1970s, promptly refuse to leave. Critic reviews next Jurassic Park movie years before it’s released or even filmed. Worst case, he’s turning into a vampire or zombie. Best case, he’s turning into his dad.
An exciting new CD of sounds your Dad makes. George Westerholm sings a Bowie-style song about the first busker in space. And the most ass-kicking lyrics ever written, as read in the gentle style of Canada’s beloved storyteller.
Which member of the Irrelevant Show cast are you? An audience at a rock show calls out for “one more song!” Cast members Jana and Amy join Jocelyn Ahlf to sing the praises of sexy, sexy stay at home dads. And aliens have attacked during an NHL game.
Coach Carlson answers a listener question about the birds and the bees. And also reveals his passion for Hayley Wickenheiser. Kieran Martin Murphy sings a rousing, rollicking drinking song about craft brewers and their skilful use of delicate herbs.
Our hero is bitten by a radioactive woman, and becomes the new hero WOMAN-MAN. A man and his father-in-law locked in a life-long battle over who will pay for dinner. And Ben Sures proves that gypsy swing can make absolutely anything sound cool.
Introducing a new product for homesick Canadians – the smells of home. The Oprah Winfrey network presents guy movies specially adapted for women. And a song about the fine art of phone-tography and the wonders of instagram.
Jocelyn confesses her burning, forbidden love for potato chips. James Bond and his arch-nemesis Blofeld meet again.. in a long-term care facility. And the greatest speeches ever given, as delivered by Ventriloquists!!
You don’t want to be rude to French-speakers, but on the other hand your French is terrible. We have the answer. The ridiculously tall and thin Chris Bullough of the Be Arthurs sings an awesome love song to himself.
Apparently Superman is also a super-jerk, as Batman learns the hard way. The Be Arthurs sing the praises of the Moustache, and some of the great moustaches of history. A plea for help from the downtrodden millionaires and billionaires of the NHL.
Three Canadian lads compete to see who can end a phone call with their Grandma the fastest. The amazing Hollywood career of Sarlacc, that giant gaping mouth-hole thing with tentacles in Return of the Jedi. And if you’ve been invited to join LinkedIn, but
The Irrelevant Show presents: The Hulk Musical!! Cast member Mark Meer answers emails from Irrelevant Show listeners. And a Sinatra-style tune about the koo-koo town that we call Edmonton.