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Happy Town

A new series following a weird engineer and his drunk cousin as they design ridiculous things.

Edmonton, AB
6.12 (59)

Week #1 Show Teaser Happy Town

Cousin Jay laments the difficulty of being an Edmonton surfer. The buses refuse to let him ride with a surfboard. So he designs and builds a revolutionary new type of board that is worn like a suit of armour. He also attempts to surf on it at the West Edmonton Mall Wave Pool. Meanwhile Frederick gets drunk and sprays him with a fire extinguisher. NOTE: We apologize to the Edmonton Surf Club.

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Cousin Jay is a brilliant, highly educated engineer with a childlike imagination and a willingness to execute his wildest fantasies, no matter how unusual or inappropriate they may be.

Fred is a professional film critic with zero patience for idiocy and a tendency to drink.

Watch them as they try to build things that shouldn't exist. Clothes made out of surfboards. Hammocks for fish. Lasagnas made OUT OF LASAGNAS!


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Frederick Kroetsch

Producer, Talent

I'm a very silly person from Edmonton. When I'm not making documentaries or working as a journalist, I film my cousin Jay making weird inventions. Often i get drunk and mock him. We filmed many of these escapades and I believe now is the time to turn this into a TV series.

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Rebecca Campbell

Producer, Marketing / Social

I'm Frederick's fiancé - one day our little Freddies and our little Jays will ask Mommy: "why are daddy and cousin Jay so silly?" Foreseeing this impossible question, and not quite knowing if I'll ever be able to answer it, I decided to help document their almost-comical interactions, so that one day mommy can roll her eyes and tell her little darlings: "Just push play."

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kurt spenrath

Director, Writer

Kurt Spenrath, once known as the 'Sausage King of St. Albert,' is now a consummate filmmaker with his creative partners Fred and Rebecca. He has produced a TV series for Telus Local Optik this summer and recently completed a short film for BravoFactual. He also likes to origami and legislature tours.

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Reviews (10)

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    Sheldon O.
    posted 10 years ago

    Funny, good idea but i think it would do better as a short
  • Michael's Photo

    Michael K.
    posted 10 years ago

    pretty good, not sure about a season long but could be interesting
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    Dwight I.
    posted 10 years ago

    This is good!
  • Samantha's Photo

    Samantha Q.
    posted 10 years ago

    Happy Town is ridiculous and awesome! Watch the clip that started it all: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGuplVq_YUg
  • Ron's Photo

    Ron E.
    posted 10 years ago

    Intriguing. Where can this go? Where will you take us? I'll tune in.
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    Chris H.
    posted 10 years ago

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    Matt S.
    posted 10 years ago

    Loves the Happy Town, fellas.
  • Rebecca's Photo

    Rebecca C.
    posted 10 years ago

    Happy Town makes me happy!
  • Frederick's Photo

    Frederick K.
    posted 10 years ago

    Is it selfish to say this project is amazing?
    Fine. i won't say it.
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    Donal O.
    posted 10 years ago

    Oh god help me I love this. Canada's worst handyman meets that crazy bear suit inventor, all through the lens of the Trailer Park Boys.
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