Scot Calonico

History of Knock-Knock Jokes

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Knock knock? Who’s there? It’s time for the history of knock-knock jokes…

Knock-knock jokes are the classic question and answer kid joke. But did you know that its origin goes all the way back to Shakespeare’s Macbeth? Well it does.

In the episode we dive into the joke’s origin - and how Rowen and Martin’s Laugh In - helped it’s comeback into pop culture.

(Pt 2) CH101 Select: History of SCTV

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We continue with Part Two of our history of SCTV, the iconic TV comedy sketch show that launched the careers of John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Catherine O'Hara, Rick Moranis, and Dave Thomas.

This episode we dive into the later years of SCTV with such movie spinoffs as Strange Brew, starring Bob and Doug Mackenzie.

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Ch101 Select: History of SCTV

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We dive into the history behind the legendary sketch comedy show: SCTV.

Learn how SCTV was an offshoot of the original Toronto company of Second City - and find out more about the original SCTV cast that consisted of John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Catherine O'Hara, Harold Ramis, and Dave Thomas.

Hear what about our favorite episodes - and learn the meaning behind, "Crane shot!"