Check It Out! (Canadian TV series)

Check It Out! (Canadian TV series)
Check it Out!
Genre Sitcom
Created by Brian Cooke
Starring Don Adams
Composer(s) Russ Little
Country of origin Canada
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 66
Executive producer(s) Charles Falzon
Producer(s) Ben Gordon
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 22–24 minutes
Production company(s) DLT Entertainment
Distributor D.L. Taffner Syndication Sales
DLT Entertainment
Original channel CTV (Canada)
(United States)
USA Network
(United States)
Original run September 21, 1985 (1985-09-21) – April 1, 1988 (1988-04-01)
Related shows Tripper's Day

Check it Out! is a Canadian television sitcom, which aired on CTV from September 1985 to April 1988. The series also aired in the United States in syndication and on the USA Network.[1]



Based on the British series Tripper's Day, Check It Out! was set in a supermarket and stars Don Adams as manager Howard Bannister. The cast also included Dinah Christie, Gordon Clapp, Barbara Hamilton, Elizabeth Hanna, Kathleen Laskey, Jeff Pustil, Simon Reynolds, Aaron Schwartz and Tonya Lee Williams.[1]


In 2008, four episodes of the series were featured on WGN America's "Outta Sight Retro Night" programming block. As of 2010, the program is seen on Comedy Gold in Canada on weekends.

International titles

In Argentina the show was called Supermercado 99 ("Supermarket 99"), a reference to Barbara Feldon's character in Get Smart.[2]

In Sweden, comical duo Stefan & Krister star in Full Frys, a TV series largely based on Check it Out! and Tripper's Day.


  1. ^ a b Brooks, Tim; Marsh, Earle F. (2007-10-17). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present (9 ed.). Ballantine Books. pp. 242. ISBN 0-345-49773-2. 
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