by Don Rose

What a retro thrill it should be to see this SCTV Golden Classics special; SCTV was always superb, even in its beginning stages in the late 70s, but when the show hit its stride in the early 80s (featuring Second City castmembers from Toronto), it took comedy to new heights of hilarity. Concerning the new special, the YouTube post from WLIW (a Public Television station in New York) says:

Premieres nationwide March 2010 on public television (check local listings.) Memorable moments from the Canadian television sketch comedy show featuring Martin Short, Rick Moranis, John Candy, Eugene Levy, Dave Thomas, Joe Flaherty, Andrea Martin & Catherine O'Hara


 And since it airs on PBS, I hope they have a sense of humor and show the classic Battle of the PBS Stars: