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1'''Get Set For Life''' was a children's programming block on Creator/{{CBC}} that ran from January 2000 to September 2003. It featured Creator/AlysonCourt (of ''Series/TheBigComfyCouch'' fame) and Michael Clark as hosts. They would hang out in Alyson's attic, do activities and [[BreakingTheFourthWall interact with the viewers]]. Their segments would frame programming such as ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'', ''WesternAnimation/CliffordTheBigRedDog'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheSaveUms''. The block was named for a partnership between CBC's childrens programming department, the Invest in Kids foundation, and Canadian Living magazine. It's fondly remembered by Canadian late 90's-early 2000's kids, but there's hardly any information ''at all'' about it circulating online, let alone any footage from the block.²----²!Get Set For Life provides examples of:²²* ForgetfulJones: On at least one occasion, Alyson played a character named "Mrs. Forgetful." One time she enlisted the viewers' help to make a shopping list.²* FramingDevice: The block took the place of commercials, although sometimes commercials for shows on the block would be shown.²* GenkiGirl: Alyson shows off a few traits from time to time.²* LimitedWardrobe: Alyson and Michael had their regular outfits and their Space Case outfits.²* NoFourthWall²* NonInteractivity²* OncePerEpisode: Alyson running to get her slippers.²* RogerRabbitEffect: The CG characters Radio and TV. Alyson also appeared in the intro and a few EyeCatch bumpers alongside abstract animated characters.²* ShoutOut: Alyson has plush toys of characters some of the shows featured in the block, such as ''WesternAnimation/RoliePolieOlie'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Franklin}}'', ''WesternAnimation/CliffordTheBigRedDog'', and ''[[Series/TheNoddyShop Noddy]]''.²* SigningOffCatchPhrase: "And remember: Go out and play, and have a blast of a day! See you next time!"


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