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You Can't Do That on Television is a Canadian television program that first aired locally in 1979 before airing internationally in 1981. It featured pre-teen and teenaged actors in a sketch comedy format similar to that of the United States Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In and Saturday Night Live. Each episode had a specific theme normally relating to pop culture of the time. During its original run, the show was seen as one and the same with Nickelodeon, achieved high ratings, and is most famous for inventing the network's iconic green slime. The show was also notable for launching the careers of many performers, including alternative rock singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette, filmmaker Patrick Mills, and screenwriter Bill Prady.

The show was produced by and aired on Ottawa's CTV station CJOH-TV, and was marketed specifically for an American audience. After production ended in 1990, the show continued in reruns on the Nickelodeon cable network in the United States through 1994, when it was replaced with the similar themed sketch-comedy variety program All That.
The show is the subject of the feature-length documentary, You Can't Do That on Film, directed by David Dillehunt, which was released in North America by Shout! Factory in 2004.

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