Main character Gerry Duncan
|Created by||Gerry Dee
|Opening theme||"I'm Awesome"|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||25 (List of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Gerry Dee
|Location(s)||Halifax, Nova Scotia|
|Running time||Approx. 22 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Topsail Entertainment|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Original run||January 9, 2012– present|
Mr. D is a Canadian sitcom television series starring comedian Gerry Dee. The series follows the misadventures of a strange schoolteacher named Gerry Duncan, nicknamed Mr. D. It debuted on CBC on January 9, 2012.
- Gerry Dee as Gerry Duncan: an under-qualified high school social studies teacher, Gerry prefers to be called Mr. D by the children and becomes jealous when the actual Mr. D (Paul Dwyer) returns to Xavier Academy.
- Jonathan Torrens as Robert Cheeley: Robert is the vice principal of the school but his bizarre character traits make it difficult for his colleagues to respect him. He is desperate for Principal Callaghan's approval.
- Lauren Hammersley as Lisa Mason: a competent and responsible teacher with a traditional teaching style. She cannot stand to have anyone not like her.
- Booth Savage as Mike Callaghan: the sensible, down to earth and highly respected principal of Xavier Academy.
- Bette MacDonald as Trudy Walsh
- Naomi Snieckus as Bobbi
- Darrin Rose as Bill: Gerry's roommate and a womanizing bachelor who works as the local bartender.
- Mark Little as Simon Hunt: the science teacher of the school, he is weak and a typical science geek who is also assistant coach of the girls basketball team.
- Wes Williams as Paul Dwyer: Paul is cool and loved by all the teachers, and was the original Mr. D to the children before he left.
- Mark Forward as Wayne Leung
Creator, writer and executive producer Gerry Dee based Mr. D on his ten years of high-school physical education teaching experience before leaving for a career in stand-up comedy in 2003. The pilot episode was directed by Steve Wright and produced by Gerry Dee and Michael Volpe. The show was filmed on location at Citadel High School in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
On April 3, 2013, it was announced that the series had been renewed for a third season.
Season 1 (2012)
|No.||#||Title||Directed by||Written by||Viewers (million)||Original air date|
|1||1||"Pilot"||Steve Wright||Adam Reid, Max Reid, Gerry Dee||1.23||January 9, 2012|
|Gerry Duncan has finally gotten a full time teaching position at the prestigious Xavier academy after years of substituting. Unfortunately he’ll be teaching social studies, which he knows nothing about, instead of his dream Phys. Ed. job.|
|2||2||"24 Hour Famine"||Mike Clattenburg||Josh Gal||0.94||January 16, 2012|
|Gerry volunteers to help at the 24-hour Famine event to spend time with Eva MacPhee.|
|3||3||"Grade the Teacher"||Steve Wright||Gerry Dee, Kurt Smeaton||0.83||January 23, 2012|
|Gerry tries to match Dwyer in positive reviews on a website; Simon stands up to a student.|
|4||4||"Exam Week"||Shawn Alex Thompson||Gerry Dee||0.89||January 30, 2012|
|Gerry struggles to get his students to write his only version of the exam; Dwyer donates his father's foosball table and Simon's obsession goes a little too far.|
|5||5||"Bully Awareness Week"||Steve Wright||Gerry Dee||0.67||February 6, 2012|
|Gerry decides to make a video presentation for Bully Awareness Week.|
|6||6||"The Dance"||Steve Wright||Sara Snow||0.68||February 13, 2012|
|Gerry organizes a dance as a fundraiser for the girls basketball team; Robert tells Lisa he had a dream about Trudy.|
|7||7||"Job Opportunity"||Steve Wright||Andrew Deangelis||0.81||February 20, 2012|
|Gerry tries to get a job as a physical education teacher after one opens up; Lisa has troubles with her new student teacher.|
|8||8||"Guest Speaker"||Mike Clattenburg||Kurt Smeaton||N/A||March 5, 2012|
|Gerry has trouble finding a guest speaker for career day; Robert tries to avoid the flu.|
|9||9||"Quiz Cup"||Steve Wright||Steve Dylan, Mark Forward||N/A||March 12, 2012|
|Gerry helps Lisa coach the Quiz Cup team; Robert tries to get back at Trudy after she continually pranks him.|
|10||10||"Field Trip"||Steve Wright||Gerry Dee||N/A||March 19, 2012|
|Gerry helps Bobby and Simon chaperone a field trip; Robert tries to finish his letter for the upcoming school newsletter.|
|11||11||"The Basketball Diaries"||Keith Samples||Michael Volpe, Sara Snow||0.51||March 26, 2012|
|Gerry convinces Lisa to act as his girlfriend when he is invited out by a rival basketball coach; Robert tries to organize a milestone celebration in honour of Mr. Callaghan.|
|12||12||"Charity Day"||Keith Samples||Sara Snow||0.73||April 2, 2012|
|Gerry and Mr. Dwyer fight in a charity boxing match; Robert tries to befriend Lisa after she finds his phone.|
Season 2 (2013)
|No.||#||Title||Directed by||Written by||Viewers (million)||Original air date|
|13||1||"Gerry's Evaluation"||Keith Samples||Kurt Smeaton||0.609||January 7, 2013|
|Gerry tries to make a good impression when a member of the school board is sent to evaluate his teaching abilities. Robert tries to become more aggressive.|
|14||2||"Late Shift"||Steve Wright||Jessie Gabe||January 14, 2013|
|Gerry takes on a second job in order to afford a brand new car, but things get complicated when one of his students gets a job at the same place. Robert is in charge of negotiating budget cuts to the library.|
|15||3||"World Religions"||Jacob Tierney||Gerry Dee||January 21, 2013|
|Gerry brings his own personal beliefs to a lesson about world religions. Robert tries to outdo Trudy when she buys a better birthday gift for Mr. Callaghan. Simon has a crush on a substitute teacher.|
|16||4||"Overnight Trip"||Steve Wright||Andrew Deangelis||January 30, 2013|
|Gerry organizes an overnight class trip to Boston where he plans to sneak off and go to a basketball game with Bill. However, his plans are put in jeopardy when Robert decides to be a chaperone.|
|17||5||"The Crush"||Jacob Tierney||Gerry Dee||February 5, 2013|
|Gerry developes a crush on the Scottish mother of one of his most annoying students; Trudy and Robert make a mockery of morning announcements.|
|18||6||"The Other Woman"||Keith Samples||Michael Volpe||February 13, 2013|
|Gerry finds an opportunity when Bobbi and Craig end their relationship; Robert punishes Leung's unruly students.|
|19||7||"The Date"||Steve Wright||Mark Forward||February 27, 2013|
|An elite escort ruins Gerry's date with Jean McGrory when she makes him appear to be a john.|
|20||8||"Gerry's Favourite Couple"||Keith Samples||Jonathan Torrens||March 5, 2013|
|Gerry interferes in Sean and Miranda's relationship drama.|
|21||9||"Poker Night"||Jacob Tierney||Gerry Dee||March 20, 2013|
|Gerry orchestrates a staff poker night, to get a friend back on their feet.|
|22||10||"Staff Retreat"||Steve Wright||Kurt Smeaton||March 27, 2013|
|The staff members get involved in a trust game that reveals their darkest secrets; Callaghan and Malik engage in some friendly competition.|
|23||11||"Culture Day"||Steve Wright||Gerry Dee||April 3, 2013|
|It's Culture Day at Xavier and each teacher has been asked to model their classroom after a country.|
|24||12||"Strip Club"||Keith Samples||Gerry Dee||April 10, 2013|
|Dwyer's after hours activities catch a suspicious Gerry's attention; Lisa goes all out for Secretary Day.|
|25||13||"Slam Dunk"||Steve Wright||Mark Forward & Andrew Deangelis||April 17, 2013|
|Gerry advocates for a senior boys basketball team in the hopes that Bobbi will give one to the school.|
The first episode of the show was watched by 1.23 million viewers, currently the biggest midseason debut for the CBC 2011-2012 season.
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