Here Come the Seventies

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For the Canadian radio programme, see Here Come the Seventies (radio show).
Here Come the Seventies
Genre Documentary
Theme music composer John Mills-Cockell
Opening theme "Tillicum"
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
Production
Producer(s) Philip S. Hobel
Douglas Leiterman
Release
Original network CTV
Original release 17 September 1970 – 1973
Chronology
Preceded by The Fabulous Sixties
Followed by Target: The Impossible

Here Come the Seventies was a Canadian documentary television series seen nationally on CTV from 1970 to 1973 normally on Thursday nights at 9:30 (Eastern).

The programs were produced by Philip S. Hobel and Douglas J. Leiterman, who previously produced The Fabulous Sixties series for CTV. "Communications - The Wired World" was the first episode to air, on 17 September 1970.

Toronto electronic music group Syrinx produced the programme's theme song, "Tillicum," which became a minor Canadian radio hit in 1971.[1]

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Communications: The Wired World" 17 September 1970 (1970-09-17)
2 "Fashion in the 70's" 24 September 1970 (1970-09-24)
3 "Genetics: Man The Creator" 1 October 1970 (1970-10-01)
4 "Space: Lab In The Sky" 15 October 1970 (1970-10-15)
5 "Youth: The Search for Relevance" 22 October 1970 (1970-10-22)
6 "Geopolitics: Shape of Things to Come" 29 October 1970 (1970-10-29)
7 "Cities: Living In A Machine" 5 November 1970 (1970-11-05)
8 "Penology: The Keeper of the Keys" 12 November 1970 (1970-11-12)
9 "Medicine: Living To Be A Hundred" 19 November 1970 (1970-11-19)
10 "Mass Transit: Up, Up and Away" 26 November 1970 (1970-11-26)
11 "Art In The Seventies: Search For Inner Self" 3 December 1970 (1970-12-03)
12 "Education: No More Teachers, No More Books" 10 December 1970 (1970-12-10)
13 "Air Pollution: Sweetening the Air" 17 December 1970 (1970-12-17)
14 "Technology: Catastrophe or Commitment?" 14 January 1971 (1971-01-14)
15 "Crime: Dye Guns, Lasers, Justice?" 21 January 1971 (1971-01-21)
16 "Brother, Can You Spare $1,000,000,000?" 28 January 1971 (1971-01-28)
17 "Arctic: The Last Chance" 4 February 1971 (1971-02-04)
18 "The Biochemedical Revolution: Moods of the Future" 11 February 1971 (1971-02-11)
19 "Woman: The Hand That Cradles the Rock" 18 February 1971 (1971-02-18)
20 "Water: The Effluent Society" 25 February 1971 (1971-02-25)
21 "Sports: The Programmed Gladiators" 4 March 1971 (1971-03-04)
22 "Race Relations: Getting It Together" 11 March 1971 (1971-03-11)
23 "Sex: Breaking Down the Barriers" 18 March 1971 (1971-03-18)
24 "Leisure: Living With the Twenty Hour Week" 25 March 1971 (1971-03-25)
25 "Mental Health: New Frontiers of Sanity" 1 April 1971 (1971-04-01)
26 "Let The Seller Beware" 15 April 1971 (1971-04-15)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RPM 100 Singles". RPM. Collections Canada. 15 (16). 5 June 1971. Retrieved 2008-01-26.  "Tillicum" peaked #38 on RPM 100 singles charts.
  • Kirby, Blaik (12 September 1970). "The new line-up for fall television". The Globe and Mail. p. 23. 
  • Wedge, Pip (November 2002). "Here Come the Seventies". History of Canadian Broadcasting. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 2007-09-09. 
  • "Douglas Leiterman (bio)". Film Reference Library. 5 April 2004. Retrieved 2007-09-09.