32 episodes

The Debaters is the hit show where comedians go toe-to-toe in a battle of laughs and logic. Hosted by award-winning funnyman Steve Patterson, the program is a combustible combination of sharply crafted comedic rants and hilarious ad libs. The engaging format is part stand-up, part quiz show and part comedy competition, with the live audience picking the winners.

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The Debaters is the hit show where comedians go toe-to-toe in a battle of laughs and logic. Hosted by award-winning funnyman Steve Patterson, the program is a combustible combination of sharply crafted comedic rants and hilarious ad libs. The engaging format is part stand-up, part quiz show and part comedy competition, with the live audience picking the winners.

    1502: Home Births & Vancouver Grizzlies

    1502: Home Births & Vancouver Grizzlies

    Chris Locke and Julie Kim dive headfirst into their debate on home births. Then, Graham Clark and John Cullen power forward on bringing back Vancouver’s NBA team, the Grizzlies.

    • 34 min
    1501: Maid of Honour vs. Best Man & Basements

    1501: Maid of Honour vs. Best Man & Basements

    The Debaters’ 15th season kicks off with Arthur Simeon and Baroness von Sketch Show’s Caroyln Taylor ringing each other’s wedding bells when they compare the maid of honour to the best man. Then, Jon Steinberg and Laurie Elliott get down and dirty on the subject of basements.

    • 34 min
    1433: Social Distance Dating & Drive-Ins

    1433: Social Distance Dating & Drive-Ins

    On The Debaters’ season finale DeAnne Smith and Arthur Simeon unmask the notion of dating in the age of social distancing. Then, Sean Cullen and Ryan Belleville deliver pop-corny jokes in their debate on drive-in movies.

    • 36 min
    1432: Moose vs. Beaver & No More Royals

    1432: Moose vs. Beaver & No More Royals

    It’s time to go wild with two hilarious debates from season 12! Moose-lover Lorne Cardinal (Corner Gas) behooves Craig Lauzon (Royal Canadian Air Farce) to damn the beaver as Canada's national animal. Then, Aisha Brown and Scott Vrooman duke it out over whether or not we need more royals!

    • 27 min
    1431: Working from Home & Baking

    1431: Working from Home & Baking

    The Debaters are working overtime in their latest isolation episode! The Skype’s the limit when Katie-Ellen Humphries and Ivan Decker discuss working from home. Then, the oven mitts come off as Dean Jenkinson and Elvira Kurt debate baking.

    • 37 min
    1430: People Don't Change & Pencil vs. Pen

    1430: People Don't Change & Pencil vs. Pen

    In this memorable debate from season 10, Lara Rae and her old friend Bruce Clark debate whether it’s possible for people to really change. Then, DeAnne Smith and Andy Kindler make their mark when they compare pencils to pens.

    • 27 min

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