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Old 09-12-2012, 12:56 PM
 
Location: Somewhere flat in Mississippi
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Are there any shows where characters speak English and French AND everyone generally gets along hunky-dory?
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Old 09-12-2012, 02:22 PM
 
Location: Gatineau, Québec
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When I was a kid there were bilingual TV shows aimed at teaching kids the other official language. Not many but a few. There may still be some today.

For adults, language would be a barrier since 85% of Canadians speak only one language.

Bilingual TV shows for adults are extremely rare. On the English language networks they are non-existent, although some Quebec shows will occasionally have bits where characters are speaking in English. These are subtitled.

A few years ago a Quebec TV series called Omerta which was about the mafia was mostly in French, witht generous segments in Italian and English. Mainly because that's how these people speak in real life.

In the world of cinema of course, this movie became famous for its bilingualism:


Bon Cop Bad Cop -- Ontario/Quebec - YouTube
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Old 09-12-2012, 05:03 PM
 
Location: Canada
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That directors' other movies are also usually bilingual to some degree or another.
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