FROM THE HORSEíS MOUTH

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How embarrassing...

In Season 1, leading Canadian author W.O. Mitchell made a guest appearance on Road to Avonlea as Alexander Abraham. While on the set in Uxbridge, Ontario, Mitchell heard the Assistant Director say "Thatís it" and having understood the dayís shoot was finished, Mitchell hopped into his car to go home. Turns out, the Assistant Director had announced the end of the scene and when ready to shoot the next one, Mitchell had disappeared! A car was sent out after him and cut him off just as he was arriving in Toronto. Mitchell had to make his way back to finish the scene. Oooh, how embarrassing!!!

How disgusting...

During Season IV, R.H. Thomson, who plays Jasper Dale, came running out of his dressing room complaining about the coffee in his thermos. Apparently, the previous occupant had filled the thermos with urine. Bottoms up!!

Can you believe it?

When the trucks arrived to start shooting outdoor scenes, a guy with a chainsaw would show up and start cutting down wood. He did this for days until we approached him and offered him money if he would stop cutting. Time passed by and the crew decided it was outrageous to be paying this guy, so they decided to help him instead. After each take, they would help this guy cut down wood. Well, this didnít last too long because the man didnít really want the wood, he wanted the money!!

Bet you didnít know...

When Sarah Polley was on the set, she preferred not to eat gourmet meals, instead, she ate hamburgers from McDonaldís.

Accidents can happen...

After a heavy shopping day at a popular downtown Toronto clothing store (Roots), Faye Dunaway and her driver got into a head on collision with another car at Bloor and Yonge. Not wanting to deal with the incident, she jumped out of the car, hardly able to carry her massive number of parcels and ran through the streets frantically searching for her hotel while her bloodied driver yelled frantically for her to come back. This happened while police circled. The driver and police were unsuccessful in detaining the indomitable Ms. Dunaway.

You never know whoíll be calling...

One day, the casting agent for Seinfeld calls Sullivan Entertainment looking for Kevin Sullivan. Kevinís not around so he leaves a message. Next day, another phone call only this time the caller says heís Jerry Seinfeld. When the message is passed to Kevinís assistant, that Jerryís on the phone, she just laughs and says, "Sure itís Jerry. Take a message." Turns out, it really was Jerry Seinfeld looking to change the schedule of one of our actors who also happened to be on Seinfeld.


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