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This article is about the television series. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_0

For movies based on the series, see Trailer Park Boys § Films. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_1

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Trailer Park BoysTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_0_0
GenreTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_1_0 Trailer Park Boys_cell_0_1_1
Created byTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_2_0 Mike ClattenburgTrailer Park Boys_cell_0_2_1
StarringTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_3_0 Trailer Park Boys_cell_0_3_1
Voices ofTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_4_0 Mike SmithTrailer Park Boys_cell_0_4_1
Theme music composerTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_5_0 Blain MorrisTrailer Park Boys_cell_0_5_1
ComposersTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_6_0 Trailer Park Boys_cell_0_6_1
Country of originTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_7_0 CanadaTrailer Park Boys_cell_0_7_1
Original languageTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_8_0 EnglishTrailer Park Boys_cell_0_8_1
No. of seasonsTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_9_0 12Trailer Park Boys_cell_0_9_1
No. of episodesTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_10_0 105 (+10 specials) (list of episodes)Trailer Park Boys_cell_0_10_1
ProductionTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_11_0
Executive producersTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_12_0 Trailer Park Boys_cell_0_12_1
ProducersTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_13_0 Trailer Park Boys_cell_0_13_1
CinematographyTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_14_0 Trailer Park Boys_cell_0_14_1
EditorsTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_15_0 Trailer Park Boys_cell_0_15_1
Camera setupTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_16_0 Multiple-cameraTrailer Park Boys_cell_0_16_1
Running timeTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_17_0 approx. 23 minutes (S1–S7)

23–32 minutes (S8–S12) 30–47 minutes (specials)Trailer Park Boys_cell_0_17_1

Production companiesTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_18_0 Trailer Park Boys_cell_0_18_1
DistributorTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_19_0 Trailer Park Boys_cell_0_19_1
ReleaseTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_20_0
Original networkTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_21_0 Trailer Park Boys_cell_0_21_1
Picture formatTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_22_0 Trailer Park Boys_cell_0_22_1
Audio formatTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_23_0 Trailer Park Boys_cell_0_23_1
Original releaseTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_24_0 Original series
April 22, 2001 (2001-04-22) –
December 7, 2008 (2008-12-07)
September 5, 2014 (2014-09-05) –

presentTrailer Park Boys_cell_0_24_1

External linksTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_0_25_0

Trailer Park Boys is a Canadian mockumentary television series. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_2

The show focuses on the misadventures of a group of outrageous trailer park residents, some of whom are ex-convicts, living in the fictional Sunnyvale Trailer Park in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_3

The television series, a continuation of Clattenburg's 1999 film of the same title, premiered on Showcase in 2001. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_4

There are three films in the series: The Movie, released on October 6, 2006; Countdown to Liquor Day, released on September 25, 2009; and Don't Legalize It, released on April 18, 2014. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_5

The seventh and final season of the series' original run on Showcase ended in 2007, with its final episode, "Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys", premiering as a one-hour special on December 7, 2008. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_6

In 2013, Robb Wells, John Paul Tremblay, and Mike Smith, the actors who respectively portrayed Ricky, Julian, and Bubbles, purchased the rights to the show from the original producers and created their own internet streaming network, "Swearnet". Trailer Park Boys_sentence_7

In March 2014, Swearnet began co-producing new seasons of the show, partnering with the streaming service Netflix to produce an eighth and ninth season, as well as three new specials. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_8

Season 8 premiered on September 5, 2014, followed by Season 9 on March 27, 2015. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_9

A new eight-part series, Trailer Park Boys: Out of the Park: Europe, became available for streaming on Netflix on October 28, 2016. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_10

A vlog series on Swearnet called State of the Union confirmed a second season taking place in the United States. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_11

Titled Trailer Park Boys: Out of the Park: USA, it premiered on Netflix on November 24, 2017. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_12

A spin-off series aired on Netflix on March 31, 2019, as an animated series and continuation of the original release. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_13

In October 2019, Smith revealed that filming had begun on another season and in December 2020, a spin-off series, Trailer Park Boys Jail was announced, taking place in jail, to begin streaming on Swearnet on January 1st, 2021. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_14

A second Christmas special was also announced, featuring unseen footage of John Dunsworth before his death in 2017. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_15

History Trailer Park Boys_section_0

In 1998, director Mike Clattenburg wrote and directed a short film titled One Last Shot, which was shot in black-and-white. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_16

The film followed the exploits of two friends, Rob (Robb Wells) and Gary William or GW (John Paul Tremblay), although it is not based in the same setting as Trailer Park Boys. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_17

It was the first time Robb, John Paul and John Dunsworth worked together. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_18

In the 1999 feature film Trailer Park Boys, the character Julian states to the camera that he wanted his life to be documented after receiving a telephone psychic's prediction that he would die soon. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_19

He hoped that the film would deter others from the life of crime he had chosen. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_20

The feature film was shown at the Atlantic Film Festival in 1999, and it caught the attention of producer Barrie Dunn, who saw the potential for a TV series. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_21

Clattenburg and Dunn, along with Wells and Tremblay, worked on a proposal for a 13-episode season of the show and traveled to Toronto to pitch the show to The Comedy Network. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_22

After being turned down, they suddenly decided to pitch the show to Showcase before returning home to Nova Scotia. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_23

They found that the network was receptive and sent them back with a commitment to a first season, with the provision that a second experienced producer (which ended up being Michael Volpe) be brought on board to assist the team. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_24

The first six 30-minute episodes were then written and filmed. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_25

Some modifications were made to the characters and storyline for the series, and more humor was added to the series in comparison to the film. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_26

The biggest change from film to series was the addition of Mike Smith's "Bubbles" character, who was originally developed for the earlier short film The Cart Boy, a film that Smith, Wells, Tremblay, and Clattenburg worked on together in 1995. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_27

Smith's character soon grew from a recurring character to one of the show's primary protagonists (although in the earlier film, "Bubbles" was the name of Smith's character's cat). Trailer Park Boys_sentence_28

Trailer Park Boys resided with Showcase for its first seven seasons. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_29

Beginning with the eighth season, the series was released through Netflix. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_30

Early seasons were shot in various trailer parks in Nova Scotia, but the crew was not welcome to film again due to complaints from residents. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_31

Space was purchased and a functional trailer park set was built in Dartmouth for later seasons, giving the staff more freedom than at previous locations. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_32

When the series returned from hiatus beginning with Season 8, it was shot at Bible Hill Estates Trailer Park in Truro, Nova Scotia, with every subsequent episode being filmed at that location. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_33

After the 12th season, they ceased filming at the location and removed all sets and props from Bible Hill Estates, which still exists as an operating land lease community. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_34

On September 1, 2014, Netflix announced that season 8 of Trailer Park Boys would be available on September 5. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_35

Season 9 of Trailer Park Boys was made available on March 27, 2015. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_36

On June 1, 2015, Swearnet officially announced that the production of Season 10 was underway. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_37

On March 28, 2016, Netflix released season 10 of the Trailer Park Boys. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_38

It consisted of 10 episodes and includes appearances from several well-known stars such as Snoop Dogg, Jimmy Kimmel, Doug Benson and Tom Arnold. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_39

Two episodes were directed by Bobby Farrelly. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_40

On April 2, 2016, and on April 20, 2016, Lucy DeCoutere and Jonathan Torrens announced they were leaving the show. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_41

On May 30, 2016, filming and production began for Season 11 of Trailer Park Boys. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_42

On July 5, 2016, filming for Season 11 was completed and editing began. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_43

On February 22, it was announced that Season 11 would air March 31, 2017. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_44

On March 31, 2017, Season 11 aired. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_45

On June 19, 2017, it was announced that filming of the twelfth season is officially underway. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_46

On October 16, 2017, John Dunsworth died at the age of 71, with Season 12 marking his final appearance on the show. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_47

Season 12, the final season produced as part of the Netflix deal was made available on March 30, 2018. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_48

On October 16, 2017, actor John Dunsworth, who played Jim Lahey, died after a short illness. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_49

Filming for the twelfth season had begun in June 2017 and concluded in August, marking his final appearance on the show. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_50

The final episode of Season 12 featured a tribute to Dunsworth. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_51

Premise Trailer Park Boys_section_1

Setting and characters Trailer Park Boys_section_2

Main article: List of Trailer Park Boys characters Trailer Park Boys_sentence_52

Episodes revolve around Sunnyvale Trailer Park residents Ricky, Julian, and Bubbles trying to make money through petty crimes while avoiding the police. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_53

Their schemes are complicated by the interference of the park's vindictive alcoholic supervisor Jim Lahey and his assistant and romantic partner, Randy. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_54

Ricky and Julian's incompetence is rivaled by Lahey's drunken ineptitude. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_55

Throughout the series, Ricky, Julian and Bubbles end up in and out of jail, with most of their schemes collapsing into failure. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_56

Later seasons adopted a cyclical formula: each season finale featured the boys' schemes succeeding, and their future looking optimistic, while the next season's premiere would show them explaining how everything had gone wrong in the interim. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_57

Fans learned to expect that seasons would somehow end with some or all of the main characters going to jail. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_58

Each character has his or her own trademark mannerism or trait. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_59

Julian often takes a leadership role and devises schemes, all while holding a Cuba Libre on the rocks in his hand. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_60

Ricky believes himself to be dumb, and his speech is often laced with malapropisms that fans call "Rickyisms"; he lives in a dilapidated 1975 Chrysler New Yorker (nicknamed "the Shitmobile"), and grows marijuana. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_61

Bubbles wears spectacles that magnify his eyes to an unusual extent, drives a go-kart, and lives in a shed with many cats; he is the least likely to face any repercussions for the trio's illegal activities. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_62

Alcoholic trailer park supervisor and ex-cop Jim Lahey usually attempts to derail the Boys' schemes, and nearly always shoehorns the word "shit" into his cautionary metaphors that fans call "Shitisms." Trailer Park Boys_sentence_63

Randy is Lahey's assistant and lover; he never wears a shirt unless he absolutely has to and is often taunted for his large gut and addiction to cheeseburgers. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_64

There are also a number of minor characters. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_65

Ricky's wheelchair-bound father Ray is a former trucker and self-declared Calvinist, who is secretly committing disability fraud, in addition to being an alcoholic and gambling addict. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_66

Barbara is the trailer park owner and Lahey's ex-wife. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_67

Cory and Trevor are hapless best friends who assist and idolize Ricky and Julian, often unaware that they will serve as scapegoats when Ricky and Julian's plans inevitably go awry; Jacob later replaces Trevor after his disappearance from Sunnyvale. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_68

Lucy is the mother of Ricky's daughter Trinity, while Sarah, a friend, moved in with Lucy after Ricky's first imprisonment. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_69

J-Roc is a white aspiring rapper who genuinely thinks he is black; he is rarely seen without his friend Tyrone, who actually is black. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_70

Production Trailer Park Boys_section_3

Format Trailer Park Boys_section_4

The series is shot in a mockumentary style (including the use of long takes), featuring handheld camera work. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_71

Characters often speak directly to crew members, who frequently become involved in the plot. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_72

In one episode, a crewman is shot; in another, one is tased by Jim Lahey. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_73

The show is loosely scripted, with much of the dialogue ad-libbed from basic plot points. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_74

These aspects are intended to evoke a sense of realism. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_75

The trio have stated that many of the show's most popular moments were not in the script. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_76

To support the "lore" that the show is nonfiction, many of the actors (particularly Robb Wells, John Paul Tremblay, Mike Smith, John Dunsworth and Patrick Roach) often make public appearances in character. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_77

Cast Trailer Park Boys_section_5

Episodes Trailer Park Boys_section_6

Main article: List of Trailer Park Boys episodes Trailer Park Boys_sentence_78

Films Trailer Park Boys_section_7

Trailer Park Boys: The Movie Trailer Park Boys_section_8

Main article: Trailer Park Boys: The Movie Trailer Park Boys_sentence_79

The second Trailer Park Boys movie to be produced (the first being the original black and white production that sparked the series), Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (also known as The Big Dirty) was released on October 6, 2006, and distributed by Alliance Atlantis. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_80

Ivan Reitman produced the movie, Mike Clattenburg directed it, and Clattenburg and Robb Wells co-wrote it. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_81

It was nominated for a Genie Award for Best Motion Picture, but did not win. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_82

This movie and later on the second one also paved the way for its popularity in the U.S. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_83

Countdown to Liquor Day Trailer Park Boys_section_9

Main article: Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day Trailer Park Boys_sentence_84

The franchise's second feature film, Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day, was released in Canada on September 25, 2009. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_85

The movie serves as sequel to the last televised episode, "Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys". Trailer Park Boys_sentence_86

Don't Legalize It Trailer Park Boys_section_10

Main article: Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It Trailer Park Boys_sentence_87

In May 2012, Mike Clattenburg announced on his Twitter page that a third and final film in the Trailer Park Boys franchise was in development. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_88

Principal photography for the third and final installment was scheduled to begin in October 2012, but was pushed back to March 2013; filming began on March 17, 2013. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_89

On April 20, 2013, the production moved to Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, where filming took place at Parliament Hill during the 4/20 weekend. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_90

Entertainment One announced that the third and final film, titled Trailer Park Boys 3: Don't Legalize It, would be released in Canada on April 18, 2014. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_91

The film picks up shortly after where Season 7 of the TV show left off, and centres around Ricky's concerns that if the Canadian government legalized and controlled marijuana sale, it would put his grow-op out of business. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_92

Specials Trailer Park Boys_section_11

Trailer Park Boys: Xmas Special Trailer Park Boys_section_12

In 2004, the Christmas Special was made featuring Randy, J-Roc, Barb, and Jim Lahey in a flashback time setting before the time of the pilot episode. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_93

The movie sheds background insight on the origins of Sunnyvale Trailer Park and the characters. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_94

Live in Fuckin' Dublin Trailer Park Boys_section_13

A new 80-minute special titled Trailer Park Boys: Live In Fuckin' Dublin debuted on June 1, 2014, exclusively on Netflix. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_95

Footage from the trio's May 9, 2013, performance at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin, Ireland, the Ricky, Julian and Bubbles Community Service Variety Show, was collected for a concert film. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_96

The live show contains an introduction and epilogue shot in the format of a Trailer Park Boys episode, with the premise that the boys are arrested in Dublin and forced to serve community service by staging a puppet show discouraging drug and alcohol use. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_97

Some elements from the television series return in Live in Fuckin' Dublin, such as Alex Lifeson's (from the band Rush) feud with Ricky, Ricky's inadvertently gluing objects to his nose, and Conky's many resurrections. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_98

The film was released on June 1, 2014. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_99

The season 8 episode "Community Service and a Boner Made with Love" contains a similar premise. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_100

Live at the North Pole Trailer Park Boys_section_14

On November 15, 2014, Netflix released a new 90-minute special, titled Trailer Park Boys: Live at the North Pole. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_101

This is a concert film of their choice. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_102

It was filmed on location at the State Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_103

Drunk, High, and Unemployed (Live in Austin) Trailer Park Boys_section_15

On December 9, 2015, a new 75-minute special debuted on Netflix, titled Trailer Park Boys: Drunk, High, and Unemployed Live In Austin. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_104

Ricky, Julian and Bubbles bring their trailer park humor out onto the stage for a night of liquor, schemes and an intoxicated acting demo. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_105

The boys are at it again in Texas. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_106

Bubbles is auditioning for a movie in Austin, TX, and brings the boys with him. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_107

Alcohol, drugs and shenanigans await them live on stage. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_108

Spin-offs and other media Trailer Park Boys_section_16

On October 28, 2016, Trailer Park Boys Out of the Park: Europe was made available to stream on Netflix with 8 episodes. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_109

On November 7, 2017, the cast announced through social media that "Trailer Park Boys: Out of the Park: USA" would be available on Netflix on November 24, 2017. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_110

This is the second season in the "Out of the Park" spin-off series. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_111

On March 31, 2019, Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series was released on Netflix. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_112

The second season was released worldwide via Netflix on May 22, 2020. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_113

On April 20, 2017, an animated, story-driven mobile video game, entitled Trailer Park Boys: Greasy Money (as the TV show's only video game), was released on Android and IOS devices. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_114

The game was later ported to PC and released February 15, 2018 on services such as Steam. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_115

DVD releases Trailer Park Boys_section_17

Entertainment One (formerly Alliance Home Entertainment) has released all twelve seasons of Trailer Park Boys on DVD in Region 1. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_116

The Say Goodnight to The Bad Guys special was also released on Blu-ray. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_117

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DVD NameTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_1_0_0 EpisodesTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_1_0_1 Release dateTrailer Park Boys_header_cell_1_0_2
The Complete First and Second SeasonsTrailer Park Boys_cell_1_1_0 13Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_1_1 May 27, 2003Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_1_2
The Complete Third SeasonTrailer Park Boys_cell_1_2_0 8Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_2_1 April 6, 2004Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_2_2
The Complete Fourth SeasonTrailer Park Boys_cell_1_3_0 8Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_3_1 April 12, 2005Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_3_2
Christmas SpecialTrailer Park Boys_cell_1_4_0 1Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_4_1 November 15, 2005Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_4_2
The Complete Fifth SeasonTrailer Park Boys_cell_1_5_0 10Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_5_1 May 9, 2006Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_5_2
The Complete Sixth SeasonTrailer Park Boys_cell_1_6_0 6Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_6_1 May 8, 2007Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_6_2
The Complete Seventh SeasonTrailer Park Boys_cell_1_7_0 10Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_7_1 May 6, 2008Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_7_2
Say Goodnight to the Bad GuysTrailer Park Boys_cell_1_8_0 1Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_8_1 December 7, 2010Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_8_2
The Complete Eighth SeasonTrailer Park Boys_cell_1_9_0 10Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_9_1 December 9, 2014Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_9_2
The Complete Ninth SeasonTrailer Park Boys_cell_1_10_0 10Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_10_1 June 2, 2015Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_10_2
The Complete Tenth SeasonTrailer Park Boys_cell_1_11_0 10Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_11_1 October 4, 2016Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_11_2
The Complete Eleventh SeasonTrailer Park Boys_cell_1_12_0 10Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_12_1 April 3, 2018Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_12_2
The Complete Twelfth SeasonTrailer Park Boys_cell_1_13_0 10Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_13_1 April 2, 2019Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_13_2
The Complete SeriesTrailer Park Boys_cell_1_14_0 55Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_14_1 June 16, 2009Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_14_2
The Complete CollectionTrailer Park Boys_cell_1_15_0 55Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_15_1 October 11, 2011Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_15_2
Dressed All Over (The Complete Collection)Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_16_0 55 eps., 2 specials and 2 filmsTrailer Park Boys_cell_1_16_1 November 5, 2013Trailer Park Boys_cell_1_16_2

Reception Trailer Park Boys_section_18

The show became very successful in many countries. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_118

The show's lead trio formerly toured with Our Lady Peace, with whom Bubbles sings his trademark song "Liquor and Whores". Trailer Park Boys_sentence_119

On January 13, 2017, Trailer Park Boys and Bubbles finally released "Liquor & Whores" as an EDM track produced by Canadian Multi-Platinum producer, Marc Mysterio on Sony Music. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_120

The Trailer Park Boys have also appeared in music videos with The Tragically Hip, while Bubbles has appeared with George Canyon and Snow, and they have been presenters at numerous award shows – always in character. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_121

Several famous artists appear on the show, such as Alex Lifeson from Rush in "Closer to the Heart," singer Rita MacNeil in the season four finale "Working Man," Brian Vollmer from Helix, Sebastian Bach from Skid Row, and the late singer-songwriter Denny Doherty of The Mamas and the Papas in the season seven finale "A Shitriver Runs Through It". Trailer Park Boys_sentence_122

The show is a great success for the cable network Showcase, where it is the network's highest-rated Canadian series. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_123

It airs in Australia on The Comedy Channel, in the United Kingdom and Spain on Paramount Comedy, in the Republic of Ireland on 3e, in Iceland on SkjárEinn, in New Zealand on TV 2, in Israel on Xtra Hot, in the Netherlands on Comedy Central Netherlands, in Denmark on DR2, in Portugal on SIC Radical, in Germany on Comedy Central Germany, in Finland on Nelonen, in Bulgaria on Nova Television, and in Poland on Comedy Central Polska. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_124

In the United States, BBC America formerly aired a censored version of the show, but it is no longer part of their lineup. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_125

On February 5, 2009, satellite provider DirecTV began airing the series in the United States on its channel The 101 Network, uncensored, at the rate of two episodes per week. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_126

DirecTV aired the entire seven-season run of Trailer Park Boys, plus both specials. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_127

All episodes aired on DirecTV are in 16:9 widescreen format (although not in High Definition resolution), as opposed to the standard definition 4:3 aspect DVD releases of the first five seasons. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_128

It is also available on Netflix. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_129

Actors John Dunsworth, John Paul Tremblay, and Robb Wells can be seen in the 2002 movie Virginia's Run starring Gabriel Byrne and Joanne Whalley. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_130

John Dunsworth plays a local cop while John Paul Tremblay and Robb Wells play active and verbal townsmen similar to their Trailer Park Boys characters. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_131

Actors are credited as the cop for John Dunsworth, J.P. for John Paul Tremblay (credits as J.P. Tremblay), and Robb Wells as Rob. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_132

The movie was filmed in Shelburne, Nova Scotia. Trailer Park Boys_sentence_133

Credits to the contents of this page go to the authors of the corresponding Wikipedia page: Park Boys.