From 1978 to 1986 "The Mad Dash" was one of the most popular daytime game shows in Canada. Featuring crazy questions, loads of action and lots of laughs, "The Mad Dash" was a TV favorite.
Selected episodes can be seen Tuesdays  on Game TV Canada.

Created, produced and directed by Sidney M. Cohen.

"The Mad Dash" returned with sparkling new international productions, including Poland's"Duety Do Mety" on the TVP2 Network.

Pictured below are scenes from the original series hosted by Pierre Lalonde.

MD set pic 1 Dashing to the finish line
edge lights on board
Hi Wide shot

Original series directed by Sidney  M. Cohen
Mirek Siedler Polish Host Lalonde & Cohen 2004

Pierre Lalonde & Sidney M. Cohen
at the 2008 Gemini Awards in Toronto
Sidney Cohen at NATPE display

Sidney M. Cohen creator of
The Mad Dash & Duety Do Mety

"The Mad Dash" is featured in a big screen motion picture based on
pop-culture historian Douglas Coupland in Robin Neinstein's witty 
Souvenir of Canada, an adaptation of Coupland's best-selling series of books sporting the same title.