Baroness von Sketch Show
GenreSketch comedy
Created byCarolyn Taylor
Meredith MacNeill
Aurora Browne
Jennifer Whalen
Directed byAleysa Young
Yael Staav
Jordan Canning
Jeremy Lalonde
StarringCarolyn Taylor
Meredith MacNeill
Aurora Browne
Jennifer Whalen
Opening theme"Dancing Underwater" by Brave Shores
Ending theme"Watch and Learn" by Marcus Thompson
ComposersBrendan Canning
Ohad Benchtrit
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes46
Production
Executive producersJamie Brown
Carolyn Taylor
Meredith MacNeill
Aurora Browne
Jennifer Whalen
ProducersGraham Ludlow
Jeff Peeler
Running time22 minutes (approx.)
Production companyFrantic Films
Release
Original networkCBC Television
Original releaseJune 14, 2016 (2016-06-14) –
February 2, 2021 (2021-02-02)
External links
Website

Baroness von Sketch Show is a Canadian television sketch comedy series. It debuted on CBC Television on June 14, 2016.[1] Produced by Frantic Films, the series is an all-female comedy series starring Carolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne and Jennifer Whalen.[2] The four also serve as executive producers of the show.

CBC renewed the show for a second season, which aired in 2017.[3] The show's third season started in September 2018, and CBC renewed the show for a fourth season, that began airing shows in October 2019.[4] CBC has announced that the show will continue with a 5th and final season starting October 6, 2020.[5][6]

The show also airs on IFC in the United States.[7] The show is a three-time winner of the Canadian Screen Award for Best Sketch Comedy Program or Series, winning at the 5th Canadian Screen Awards in 2017,[8] the 6th Canadian Screen Awards in 2018,[9] and the 7th Canadian Screen Awards in 2019.[10]

Episodes

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
16June 14, 2016 (2016-06-14)July 19, 2016 (2016-07-19)
27June 27, 2017 (2017-06-27)August 8, 2017 (2017-08-08)
310September 18, 2018 (2018-09-18)November 20, 2018 (2018-11-20)
410October 31, 2019 (2019-10-31)November 28, 2019 (2019-11-28)
513October 6, 2020 (2020-10-06)February 2, 2021 (2021-02-02)

Season 1 (2016)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
11"I Can't Believe This Used To Take Days"Aleysa YoungCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Jennifer Whalen,
Jen Goodhue, Dawn Whitwell, Monica Heisey, Mae Martin
June 14, 2016 (2016-06-14)
22"Last Year You Weren't Forty"Aleysa YoungCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Jennifer Whalen,
Jen Goodhue, Dawn Whitwell, Mae Martin
June 21, 2016 (2016-06-21)
33"We've Lost Communication"Aleysa YoungCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Jennifer Whalen,
Jen Goodhue, Dawn Whitwell, Monica Heisey
June 28, 2016 (2016-06-28)
44"If The Killer Is Watching"Aleysa YoungCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Jennifer Whalen,
Jen Goodhue, Dawn Whitwell, Monica Heisey, Mae Martin
July 5, 2016 (2016-07-05)
55"Stay for a Drink"Aleysa YoungCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Jennifer Whalen,
Jen Goodhue, Dawn Whitwell, Monica Heisey
July 12, 2016 (2016-07-12)
66"2CatShaPurr"Aleysa YoungCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Jennifer Whalen,
Jen Goodhue, Dawn Whitwell, Mae Martin
July 19, 2016 (2016-07-19)

Season 2 (2017)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
71"It Satisfies on a Very Basic Level"Yael StaavCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen, Jennifer Goodhue, Monica Heisey, Mae Martin, Zoe WhittallJune 27, 2017 (2017-06-27)
82"Don't Call Me Ma'am"Yael StaavCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Jennifer Whalen, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Goodhue, Monica HeiseyJuly 4, 2017 (2017-07-04)
93"I Can't Vote"Yael StaavCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Jennifer Whalen, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Goodhue, Monica HeiseyJuly 11, 2017 (2017-07-11)
104"Taco and a Hair Flip"Yael StaavCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen, Jen Goodhue, Monica HeiseyJuly 18, 2017 (2017-07-18)
115"Don't Make Me Send a Lawyer Up There"Yael StaavCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen, Jen Goodhue, Monica HeiseyJuly 25, 2017 (2017-07-25)
126"It's a Garment of Liberty"Yael StaavCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen, Jen Goodhue, Monica HeiseyAugust 1, 2017 (2017-08-01)
137"You've Reached the Voicemail of Tracy Herrity"Yael StaavCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Jennifer Whalen, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Goodhue, Monica HeiseyAugust 8, 2017 (2017-08-08)

Season 3 (2018)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
141"Is That You Karen?"Jordan Canning, Jeremy LalondeCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen, Jen Goodhue, Monica HeiseySeptember 18, 2018 (2018-09-18)
152"Tonight Is Spaghetti Thursday"Jordan Canning, Jeremy LalondeCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen, Jen Goodhue, Monica HeiseySeptember 25, 2018 (2018-09-25)
163"Don't Even Say Goodbye Just Go"Jordan Canning, Jeremy LalondeCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen, Jen Goodhue, Monica HeiseyOctober 2, 2018 (2018-10-02)
174"Sex and Things and Whispers"Jordan Canning, Jeremy LalondeCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen, Jen Goodhue, Monica HeiseyOctober 9, 2018 (2018-10-09)
185"It's Because I Care"Jordan Canning, Jeremy LalondeCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen, Jen Goodhue, Monica HeiseyOctober 16, 2018 (2018-10-16)
196"Buffin' Your Muffin"Jordan Canning, Jeremy LalondeCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen, Jen Goodhue, Monica HeiseyOctober 23, 2018 (2018-10-23)
207"Summer of ’65"Jordan Canning, Jeremy LalondeCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen, Jen Goodhue, Monica HeiseyOctober 30, 2018 (2018-10-30)
218"Sometimes It's Good to Be the Shaman"Jordan Canning, Jeremy LalondeCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen, Jen Goodhue, Monica HeiseyNovember 6, 2018 (2018-11-06)
229"Start by Having Rich Parents"Jordan Canning, Jeremy LalondeCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen, Jen Goodhue, Monica HeiseyNovember 13, 2018 (2018-11-13)
2310"Bangs Do Not Define Me"Jordan Canning, Jeremy LalondeCarolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen, Jen Goodhue, Monica HeiseyNovember 20, 2018 (2018-11-20)

Season 4 (2019)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
241"Humanity is in an Awkward Stage"September 17, 2019 (2019-09-17)
252"Something for Daddy"September 24, 2019 (2019-09-24)
263"It's a Peachy Abomination"October 1, 2019 (2019-10-01)
274"No One Wants To Be That Lady"October 8, 2019 (2019-10-08)
285"I Always Order Wrong"October 15, 2019 (2019-10-15)
296"Shangela Was Robbed"October 22, 2019 (2019-10-22)
307"I Might Still Be Mad In A Week"October 29, 2019 (2019-10-29)
318"There's A Special Place in Hell"November 5, 2019 (2019-11-05)
329"My Instagram is Suffering"November 12, 2019 (2019-11-12)
3310"Those Chickens Won't Clean Themselves"November 12, 2019 (2019-11-12)

Season 5 (2020)

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title [11]Original air date [11]
341"Whatever You Do, Don't Smell His T-Shirts"October 6, 2020 (2020-10-06)
352"I Prefer the Term 'Bonus Parent'"October 13, 2020 (2020-10-13)
363"Did an Eagle Steal Your Baby?"October 20, 2020 (2020-10-20)
374"I've Got a Date With a Gnome and He Is Hawt"October 27, 2020 (2020-10-27)
385"All I'm Saying Is Her Car Has Eyelashes"November 10, 2020 (2020-11-10)
Guest star: Debra McGrath
396"Baby Toe Disease"November 17, 2020 (2020-11-17)
407"Pénis Misérable"November 24, 2020 (2020-11-24)
418"Don't Call Me Lady"December 1, 2020 (2020-12-01)
429"Mercury Is in Retrograde"January 5, 2021 (2021-01-05)
4310"I Wrote a Play About My Ex"January 12, 2021 (2021-01-12)
4411"Women Love Breadcrumbs"January 19, 2021 (2021-01-19)
4512"Back of the Line Old Man"January 26, 2021 (2021-01-26)
4613"No One Steals the Kale"February 2, 2021 (2021-02-02)

References

  1. ^ "CBC reveals new TV shows, revives Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays". The Globe and Mail, March 4, 2015.
  2. ^ "Baroness Von Sketch Show starts production". Playback, September 22, 2015.
  3. ^ "CBC renews Baroness von Sketch Show". Toronto Star, July 19, 2016.
  4. ^ "CBC RENEWS ACCLAIMED SKETCH COMEDY BARONESS VON SKETCH SHOW FOR SEASON 4". CBC Media Centre, August 23, 2018. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  5. ^ ""Baroness Von Sketch Show" Co-Creators Announce the Fifth and Final Season of the CBC Original Sketch Comedy Series". The Futon Critic. May 21, 2020.
  6. ^ https://twitter.com/BaronessShow/status/1291766152293744641
  7. ^ Onstad, Katrina (July 28, 2017). "The Baronesses Are Coming! And Filling a Comedy Gender Gap". The New York Times. Retrieved January 16, 2019.
  8. ^ "Canadian Screen Awards 2017: Baroness von Sketch Show, Orphan Black big winners". CBC News, March 8, 2017.
  9. ^ "Canadian Screen Awards 2018: All the winners". Hello! Canada. March 12, 2018.
  10. ^ "Anne with an E, Cardinal win big at Canadian Screen Awards". CBC News, March 27, 2019.
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