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Getting By

Rich Dodge, the Clown Prince of Kensington, plots and schemes to pay his daughter Scotty's tuition.

Toronto, ON
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6.93 (55)

Week #1 Show Teaser Getting By

Rich Dodge, the Clown Prince of Kensington, plots and schemes to pay his daughter Scotty's tuition. Featuring Ted Hawkins, Aaliya Alibhai, Laura Sanchez, Sandra Cardinal, Toby Pritchard, and Claire Guastavino.

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Synopsis

Getting By is a quirky, fast-paced comedy series about the Dodge family. After his nude model wife Godiva leaves to tour the bedrooms of the rich and famous, Richard Dodge, the Clown Prince of Kensington, gets by just fine on the meagre income from his junk shop. But when his lucky charm of a daughter Ascot "Scotty" Dodge is accepted at the prestigious University of Toronto, Rich needs to haggle, dicker, and scheme to foot the tuition bill before Scotty gets the boot. Alongside Rich, Scotty will need the help of her addled Uncle Artie, free-spirited mother Godiva, and clueless friend Caitlyn in order to get by.

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Natalie Kaye

Writer, Marketing / Social

Natalie Kaye is an award-winning poet and playwright. A graduate of York University and the University of Toronto, Natalie has a Masters' in Drama. She is also an editor and an award-winning poet. She is the playwright in residence with Unspoken Theatre, the co-editor of 20 Something Going Nowhere, and a member of the gutterbird arts collective.

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Shawn Hook-Carleton

Director of Photography, Editor

Shawn has been working in independent film for almost 10 years. Starting out in production sound he transitioned into video editing and more recently has been working as a videographer on small productions. From this standpoint he has developed a keen sense of producing and putting an entire project together from start to finish.

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Nina Kaye

Director, Writer

Nina is an indie theatre producer, director, publicist, actor, costumer, and the Artistic Director of Unspoken Theatre Company. She is an award-winning playwright and published author. She has experience in business and project management working with El Cheapo Movers. She is a recent graduate from the Masters program in Drama at the University of Toronto.

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Ratings & Reviews

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Reviews (15)

  • Sheldon's Photo

    Sheldon O.
    posted 3 years ago

    Not bad, good effort put into it, good little teaser
  • Lynn's Photo

    Lynn K.
    posted 3 years ago

    A mean team!! Go with the veggie and meet the meat!
  • Dwight's Photo

    Dwight I.
    posted 3 years ago

    Charming!
  • Wayne's Photo

    Wayne C.
    posted 3 years ago

    Great concept! Good luck.
  • James's Photo

    James L.
    posted 3 years ago

    A get rich quick scheme... Needs a little more meat to it.
  • John's Photo

    John S.
    posted 3 years ago

    Good premise.
  • Marc's Photo

    Marc H.
    posted 3 years ago

    Original and reflects Canadian comedy values.
  • Ewa's Photo

    Ewa B.
    posted 3 years ago

    Nina & Natalie - break a leg! I am proud of you. Love ewa
  • Elva's Photo

    Elva H.
    posted 3 years ago

    He reminds me of a modern Archie Bunker/Homer Simpson guy .
  • Ingrid's Photo

    Ingrid P.
    posted 3 years ago

    Want more!
  • Sandra's Photo

    Sandra C.
    posted 3 years ago

    Funny!!! Characters I want to know more about.
  • Gary's Photo

    Gary K.
    posted 3 years ago

    I want to see more! I want to know if he wins the bet!
  • Nina's Photo

    Nina K.
    posted 3 years ago

    Thanks to all the talented folk who pitched in to help with this project!
    And thank you to YOU for watching!
  • Suzanne's Photo

    Suzanne B.
    posted 3 years ago

    Funny and looks like it will be a hit!
  • Natalie's Photo

    Natalie K.
    posted 3 years ago

    What DO they do at the Bovine Sex Club?
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