Hatching, Matching & Dispatching




22 Minutes (x 6) + 45 Minutes (x1) / Series / English / 2005 - 2006 

Co-produced by 2M Innovative and Insight Production Company 

Written by Mary Walsh and Ed Macdonald 

Directed by Henry Sarwer-Foner and Stephen Reynolds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Hatching, Matching & Dispatching” follows the adventures of the Furey family as they ferry the residents of their hometown right from the sperm to the worm. Often in outport Newfoundland, it is left to one enterprising family to literally taxi the residents from the cradle to the grave, offering wedding, funeral and ambulance services all under the same roof. They Furey family provides that service to the residents of Cats Gut Cove with side-splittingly funny results.

The series stars Mary Walsh (Gemini winner, best performance in a comedy series for the pilot of “Hatching, Matching & Dispatching”) as the family matriarch, Mark McKinney (“Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town”, “Saddest Music in the World”), Shaun Majumder (“Unhitched”, “Cedric the Entertainer Presents”), Rick Boland (“The Diving Ryans”), Susan Kent (“Grow Up Movie Star”, “Diverted”), Sherry White (“Grow Up Movie Star”, “Down to the Dirt”), Joel Hynes (“Crackie”, “Down to the Dirt”), and Jonny Harris (“Murdoch Mysteries”, “Young Triffy”). Guest Stars include Sheila McCarthy, Andy Jones, Ed Macdonald, Bette Macdonald, Linda Cash and Berni Stapleton.

Mary Sexton and Mary Walsh of 2M Innovative partnered with Insight Productions, the production team of John Brunton, Barbara Bowlby and Lindsay Cox to produce a pilot and six episode season is association with CBC Television.