Alan strives to conclude the “Beaver Creek” series by killing off the cast while maintaining a “happy” ending. Also, Richard produces a TV commercial for a mayoral candidate (Joe Flaherty); and the Pyramid gang receives threatening e-mails. Alan: Peter Keleghan. Richard: Rick Mercer.
Alan's ex-wife Janet (Jennifer Dale) visits, leading to sparks flying between the two. Also, in an effort to gain “indie credibility,” Alan hires an art-film director (Don McKellar) and gives him free reign on his next project. Alan: Peter Keleghan.
Richard and Victor baby-sit a German producer while co-producing a low-budget movie about Noah's Ark in outer space. Meanwhile, Alan remembers the “good old days” of the '80s while recording the director's cut of a cheezy slasher film. Richard: Rick Mercer. Victor: Dan Lett. Alan: Peter Keleghan.
Alan (Peter Keleghan) hires a husband-and-wife team to produce a video designed to boost staff morale, but the staff believes the couple to be up to something rather nefarious. Richard: Rick Mercer. Veronica: Leah Pinsent.
Disappointed with Beaver Creek's 150th episode, Alan (Peter Keleghan) decides the show should go live for the occasion. Meanwhile, Richard, Veronica and Victor deal with a Family Programming Coalition member fighting gratuitous sex and violence on TV.
Alan orders Veronica to organize yet another “team building” exercise, but she's frustrated by a lack of cooperation from the others. Meanwhile, “Planet of the Apes” inspires Alan, Richard and Victor to create a new series: “Space Monkeys.”
A wrongly convicted man (Mark McKinney) brings his story to Pyramid, but Alan isn't so sure that DNA evidence can be trusted. To complicate matters even more, he's positive the former prisoner swiped his planner. In other events, Wanda and Veronica compete for the same man's attention.
After a hip Internet company proposes a deal with Pyramid, Richard and Veronica use the opportunity to partake in insider trading. Meanwhile, in an attempt to recapture his youth, Victor checks out a rave club. Richard: Rick Mercer. Veronica: Leah Pinsett. Victor: Dan Lett.
Alan's plan to capitalize on the “Beaver Creek” series by making a special movie of the week may fail when the series' star (Megan Follows) makes her demands known. Alan: Peter Keleghan. Richard: Rick Mercer.
In an attempt to boost the ratings for “Sword of Damacles,” Richard decides to give Damacles a sidekick. Meanwhile, Damacles signs a merchandising deal with a gift company that, unbeknownst to him, sells anatomically correct dolls.
After his helicopter goes down in the jungle, everyone assumes that Richard (Rick Mercer) is dead. He surprises them, however, by returning with an idea on how to turn the floundering Pyramid around. Alan: Peter Keleghan. Veronica: Leah Pinset.
Alan takes on the role of management guru, leaving Pyramid Productions awash in corporate buzzwords like “shifting the paradigm,” “thinking outside the box” and “vertical integration.” Alan: Peter Keleghan.
Kiefer Sutherland (playing himself) wants to work in TV, which may save his Prodigy exec brother-in-law from Alan's reign of terror over Pyramid/Prodigy. Alan has a plethora of pink slips for Prodigy staffers, which makes the stock soar.
Alan is set to receive a lifetime-achievement award; and the previously fired Raymond returns to Pyramid with a good idea for a series. Also: Richard oversteps his bounds. Alan: Peter Keleghan. Raymond: Ron James.
Alan (Peter Keleghan) sends his secretary to Buffalo for a drug not yet available in Canada, and Richard is saddled with a “mill show,” for which he must make 52 episodes, with no budget and no concept. Richard: Rick Mercer.