Todd Houseman as Robert Lepage. He wears a suit and is making a sarcastic facial expression

5 Sketch Shorts You May Have Missed

Since the closure, re-opening, and re-closing of comedy venues across the city due to COVID-19, we have all been treated to many online comedy shows throughout the year from Bad Dog TV to ReelAbilities Annual Comedy Night. Heck, even Because News expanded from their weekly CBC radio show to a national television format.

Comedians have shown that their creativity cannot be contained, so now we share five sketch comedy shorts you might have missed!

Spiders by Cookie Biscuits Comedy

Written and Directed by: Erik Helle
Cast: Julius Cho, Adam Fawns, Angela Kaiser, Christopher Seeney; Tamlynn Bryson, Erik Helle, Foad HP, Garatt Kerr

Lockdown Dance – Flo & Joan

Written and Directed by Flo & Joan
Cast: Rosie Dempsey and Nicola Dempsey

I Gained Weight During COVID by Luba Magnus

Written, Directed and Animated by Luba Magnus
Cast: Meg Mackay

Name That Arab Celebrity:
Hollywood’s Toughest Gameshow by Wishful Genies

Directed by: Fady Ghali & Rob Michaels
Written by: Rob Michaels
Cast: Fady Ghali, Rob Michaels, MK Morris, Jonathan Shaboo, Sam Polito, and Zain Lawrence

Anti-Racism Healing Circle FAIL by Folk Lordz

Created by Todd Houseman and Ben Gorodetsky
Directed by Mike Robertson
Cast: Todd Houseman, Nigel Robinson, Ambrose Cardinal, Ben Gorodetsky and more