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The Tournament

The Tournament


It's time for another season of trash-talk, rough play and "end-to-end" action. Plus, there'll be some kids playing hockey.

Nominated for 3 Gemini Awards, The Tournament returns for Season 2. It's the return of the most socially dysfunctional moms-and-dads ever to drink hot chocolate in an unheated rink. Watch as they drive the coach to drink, gasp as they abuse relationships like Don Cherry abuses colour schemes, cringe as their dignity gets roughed up like a Swedish rookie, and laugh like you've never laughed at hockey before.

Welcome back to the small town of Briarside, home to the Farqueson Funeral Home Warriors - an underdog Pee-Wee team whose players have heart and chemistry, and whose parents have gall and insensitivity.

The cast of characters is the same, and even less likely to win a Lady Byng trophy. The boorish Barry McConnell (Alain Goulem) is back, still counting the millions that his 10-year-old son Robbie (Martin Huismans) will inevitably earn in the NHL (though Robbie's dreams actually skew toward Bob Fosse dance numbers). Work-out babe/single-mom Deb Pishatelli (Kate Greenhouse) becomes engaged… to two men.

Meanwhile, team physician Dr. Singh's (Cas Anvar) pride in his own son Kumar's scoring ability is subconsciously turning him into the thing he hates most - Barry. And a crack in the marriage of Aurora (Tracey Hoyt) and Farqueson Funeral Home director Hal Farqueson (Richard Jutras) bodes ill for the very future of the team. All this, and the Warriors, including vomit-prone Anthony Pishatelli and foul-mouthed tomboy Denim Farqueson, still manage to find themselves tournament-bound, upholding Canada's honour at the famed NOR AM Tournament.
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Episode Info

Final: 2x10 -- The Pee Wee Summit Series (Jan/31/2006)


Janice is in labor, Aurora's heart is broken, Deb is engaged to two men, Doug is a traitor and Barry is devastated when Robbie gets his first dance solo... oh and there's the game too!
Cast
Alain GoulemAlain Goulem
As Barry McConnell
Annie BovairdAnnie Bovaird
As Denim Farqueson
Cas AnvarCas Anvar
As Dr. Singh
Emily TilsonEmily Tilson
As Hannah McConnell
Kate GreenhouseKate Greenhouse
As Deb Pishatelli
Louis Philippe DandenaultLouis Philippe Dandenault
As Coach Raymond Mercier
Richard JutrasRichard Jutras
As Hal Farqueson
Ryan TilsonRyan Tilson
As Anthony Pishatelli

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Crew

Creator: Marty Putz, Howard Busgang
Executive Producer: Howard Busgang
Producer: Bruce Hills, Irene Litinsky, Marty Putz
Editor: Stéphanie Grégoire, Gareth C. Scales
Line Producer: François Sylvestre
First Assistant Director: Erik Ajduk
Second Assistant Director: Angèle Gagnon

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Seasons

Warning: The Tournament guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: CBC ( Canada)
Airs: Tuesdays at 08:30 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: January 03, 2005
Ended: January, 2006
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