These are just some of the articles, letters and images that have been found pertaining to one or more aspects of YCDTOTV.
FANS SELECT 1984 AS FAVORITE SEASON
In a month-long poll on YCDTOTV.com, fans chose 1984 as their favorite year, but it didn't win by much.
ROGER PRICE TELLS KIDS "IT'S OVER"
Show creator Roger Price sent this letter to kids after the 1987 season, telling them he was moving on.
REVIEW: THE WORST OF YOU CAN'T DO THAT ON TELEVISION
A home video review from 1990.
NICKELODEON PROGRAM SHOWS YOUNGSTERS HOW TO COPE WITH ADULTS
A magazine article from 1990 in Entertainment Weekly.
YOU CAN'T DO IT ... BUT KIDS CAN
A newspaper article from 1986 in the Houston Chronicle.
1982 YCDTOTV ADVERTISEMENT
A magazine ad for Nickelodeon, featuring YCDTOTV.
YCDTOTV AUDITION ADVERTISEMENT
An advertisement asking for kids to audition for YCDTOTV
NICKELODEON SAYS NO TO A YCDTOTV RETURN (1994)
Check out this 1994 letter Nickelodeon sent to a viewer who asked to see a return of YCDTOTV on the weekends.
EX-NICKELODEON STARS RELATE HORRORS OF GREEN SLIME SYNDROME
A satirical piece published on TheOnion.com.
ROGER PRICE WRITES LETTER REGARDING "ADOPTION"
Thanks to Jim "Soundman" Clarke, YCDTOTV.com is now in possession of a three-page letter that Roger Price sent to a preacher in New Jersey regarding the preacher's negative response to the "Adoption" episode.
OFFICIAL "BARTH" CERTIFICATE
Did you know that everyone's favorite phleghm-infested chef had a last name?
YOU CAN'T DO THAT MAY BE OVER
Published in The Ottawa Citizen in 1990, this article talks about the impending cancellation of YCDTOTV.
GRAMPS SHARED WORDS OF INVESTMENT WISDOM
Filmmaker and actor Adam Reid learned all he needed to know, and then went out and made his own mistakes along the way. Check out this updated look at YCDTOTV's Adam Reid.
DISHGLOVES OFF, 'MOM' SERVES UP SOME APPETIZING DIALOGUE
Published in 1992, this articles takes a look at Abby Hagyard's career after YCDTOTV.
GEOFFREY DARBY: PREMIER'S AWARD WINNER (2003)
Thanks to Anthony Stechyson, you can now scan this three-page spread that covers Darby's win of an Ontario Premier's Award. The Premier's Awards are presented annually to Ontario college alumni whose achievements have improved the quality of life for their communities and society.
FROM CJOH-TV TO BRAD HAMPSON: AN INVITATION FROM 1978
Brad Hampson, an original 1979 YCDTOTV cast member, sent us this letter, which he received in 1978 as an invitation to join the CJOH Children's Drama Club.
REJECTED: A LETTER FROM CJOH-TV THAT NO KID WANTED TO RECEIVE
Check out this rejection letter that CJOH-TV sent out to kids who wanted to tryout for YCDTOTV. The letter is dated May 6, 1985.
OTTAWA, THE CAPITAL OF SLIME: SLIMECON, A TREKKIE-LIKE CONVENTION, HONOURS 'YOU CAN'T DO THAT ON TELEVISION'
This article ran on July 12, 2002 -- the first day of SlimeCon 2002 -- in The Ottawa Citizen
TEN YEARS LATER, IT'S STILL THE KIDS' SHOW PARENTS HATE
Read this 1989 article from The Ottawa Citizen celebrating the tenth anniversary of YCDTOTV!
A CANADIAN SPOOF STARS AN AMERICAN
Previews Whatever Turns You On
ALASDAIR MEETS THE MUPPETS!
Catch this Alasdair interview from the 1985 Fall edition of Muppet Magazine.
ALASDAIR GILLIS TELLS ALL!
Check out these two articles about Alasdair, sent in by Sara Schulman
CJOH REVIVES HIT CHILDREN'S SHOW
Talks about the return of YCDTOTV right before the 1989 season
KIDS IN SPOTLIGHT ON CTV SHOW
An article printed before the premiere of Whatever Turns You On
NOTHING IS SACRED ON KID'S LAUGH-IN
Another article that talks about the premiere of Whatever Turns You On
SEVEN-DAY WEEK ON KIDS' TV SHOW PRICE OF SUCCESS
Feature on the first season of YCDTOTV
THE HIT TV SHOW CANADA IGNORES
Taken from the Ottawa Citizen
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF LES LYE
Read more about the magical Les Lye
WHO SAYS YOU CAN'T DO THAT ON TELEVISION?
A look at the show's success
NEW CONCEPT FOR KIDS' TV ON CJOH-TV
A review of YCDTOTV before it aired
THE EVOLUTION OF GROSS
Did YCDTOTV help perpetuate television bathroom humor?
ALL ABOUT YOU CAN'T DO THAT ON TELEVISION
An article from STAR Magazine about the show