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Note: This Article is about the seasons of the show. See the Episode Guide for individual episodes.


Season 1 - 1991[]

Consisted of 24 half-hour episodes airing on CHCH-TV in Hamilton, Ontario. Established the format that would serve the show for most of its run, including Handyman Corner and Adventures With Bill segments. This is the first season where Red and Harold wore red suspenders, and where Red's voice was softer.

Recurring Character Debuts: Red Green, Harold Green, Bill Smith, Ranger Gord, Glen Brachston, Dougie Franklin, Hap Shaughnessy, Bob Stuyvesant

Season 2 - 1992[]

Season 2 consisted of 24 half-hour episodes, but the format of the show was changed to more closely resemble a traditional sitcom. This was the last season of The Red Green Show to air on CHCH-TV, and the last season where Red and Harold wore red suspenders, and Red's voice was softer.

  • This was the only season where the Lodge Meeting took place before the closing credits, Red began telling Bernice that he will be home after the meeting.
  • The cast was greatly expanded in this season. Most of the new cast would not return in Season 3 and beyond.

Season 3 - 1993[]

Consisted of 24 half-hour episodes, and the only season to air on CFPL in London, Ontario, and YTV across Canada. This season marked the debut of The Experts, which remained until the end of the series. Red's voice became louder, and Red and Harold's suspenders gained a red and green color scheme. The Lodge Meeting started taking place during the closing credits. It was the last season to have Red and Harold's red and beige plaid shirts, which had been worn since Season 1.

Recurring Character Debuts: Buzz Sherwood

Season 4 - 1994[]

Consisted of 24 half-hour episodes airing on Global, where the show's titling got revamped as The New Red Green Show, which remained in use until The Winter Carnival. Male Call came back to the show in this season, where Harold opens the segment by ringing a bell loudly, and saying "It's Male Call!". This season marked the debut of Midlife and Buddy System. Red and Harold's plaid shirts gained a red and blue color scheme in this season.

Recurring Character Debuts: Dalton Humphrey, Winston Rothschild, Mike Hamar, Edgar Montrose

Season 5 - 1995[]

Consisted of 24 half-hour episodes airing on Global. This is the last season where Handyman Corner segments took place in a workshop at Possum Lodge. This season marked the debut of The Possum Lodge Word Game.

Season 6 - 1996[]

Consisted of 24 half-hour episodes airing on Global. This was the last season on Global before CBC picked it up for Season 7 in 1997. This season had a short-lived segment called Possum 911. This is the last season to have the 1991 S&S Productions logo. Handyman Corner segments started taking place outdoors; rather than a workshop in the first five seasons, which remained in use until the end of the series. In The Possum Lodge Word Game, Harold and the other characters began saying the word out loud, in addition to showing it to the audience. This was in response to feedback from a blind viewer.

Recurring Character Debuts: Kevin Black, Arnie Dogan

Season 7 - 1997[]

Consisted of 17 half-hour episodes, and the show moved to CBC, which remained until the end of the show's run. This is the last season to use the show's title The New Red Green Show, which had been used since Global picked it up in 1994. The show was produced in a larger soundstage, allowing for larger studio audiences than previous seasons; S&S Productions introduced a new logo called "Red Bouncing Balls". Red's beard gained a whitish gray color scheme starting with this season, while Red and Harold's plaid shirts gained a red, blue, and green color scheme. This season introduced a new segment called If It Ain't Broke, You're Not Trying.

Season 8 - 1998[]

Consisted of 14 half-hour episodes airing on CBC. The title of the show reverted back to The Red Green Show, while Red and Harold's plaid shirts gained a pink and blue color scheme. Their khaki pants became lighter, and the last season where Harold introduced Red at the beginning of the show.

Recurring Character Debuts: Ed Frid

Season 9 - 1999[]

Consisted of 17 half-hour episodes airing on CBC. Harold Green no longer introduced Red at the beginning of the show, so began wearing colorful clothes; Red now enters the lodge by waving to the audience. This is the first season in which Bill Smith did not appear in the Adventures With Bill segments. His segments were also given to Walter.

Recurring Character Debuts: Anne-Marie Humphrey, Walter

Season 10 - 2000[]

Consisted of 18 half-hour episodes airing on CBC. This is the only season in which Harold Green did not appear, though the latter's beaver appearance, Little Harold, continued to appear in that season's Ranger Gord's Educational Films cartoons.

Recurring Character Debuts: Dwight Cardiff

Season 11 - 2001[]

Consisted of 17 half-hour episodes airing on CBC. Harold Green came back to the show this season.

Season 12 - 2002[]

Consisted of 18 half-hour episodes airing on CBC. Red's plaid shirt gained a blue color scheme starting with this season.

Season 13 - 2003[]

Consisted of 18 half-hour episodes airing on CBC. Bill Smith came back to the show this season, initially sharing his segments with Walter for this and the next season.

Recurring Character Debuts: Bonnie Green

Season 14 - 2004[]

Consisted of 18 half-hour episodes airing on CBC.

Season 15 - 2005[]

Consisted of 19 half-hour episodes airing on CBC. This is the final season of The Red Green Show to air on CBC, when the show was picked up in 1997 for the show's seventh season.

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