S3-E17 Have an Ice Day
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Kym and Vickie discuss Season 3, Episode 17, Have an Ice Day
“An immense ice core from Russia threatens to turn Eureka into a giant ice cube and the residents into icicles”.
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Links to items discussed in this episode:
The Return of Matt Frewer as Jim Taggert:
Matthew George Frewer (born January 4, 1958) is an American-Canadian actor, singer, voice artist and comedian, Acting since 1983, he is best known for portraying the 1980s icon Max Headroom and Doctor Leekie in the Canadian science fiction drama Orphan Black (2013–17).
Frewer’s most recent performances include a portrayal of “General #2” in the Steven Spielberg picture The BFG (2016) and the character Carnage in the Netflix series Altered Carbon in 2018
Jay Brazeau as Captain Yuri Gregor
Jay Brazeau was born on December 22, 1953 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Watchmen (2009), Horns (2013) and Insomnia
Title Play Off:
Have a Nice Day – Expression
Have a nice day is a commonly spoken expression used to conclude a conversation (whether brief or extensive), or end a message by hoping the person to whom it is addressed experiences a pleasant day. Since it is often uttered by service employees to customers at the end of a transaction, particularly in Israel and the United States, its repetitious and dutiful usage has resulted in the phrase developing, according to some journalists and scholars, especially outside of these two countries, a cultural connotation of impersonality, lack of interest, passive–aggressive behavior, or sarcasm.
Smiley face and “have a nice day”
Abigail Goldman of the Los Angeles Times, wrote that the smiley face and the expression “have a nice day” “helped to define the ’70s”. In the early 1970s, Philadelphian brothers Murray and Bernard Spain designed and sold products including bumper stickers and coffee mugs that each contained the yellow smiley face, usually attributed to Harvey Ball.
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