How The Letterkenny Spinoff Differs From The Original
Letterkenny is a show you’ve probably heard about from your coolest friends, but have you heard of its new spin-off shoresy? You probably haven’t (or maybe you have, also from your super cool friend with great taste; or maybe you are super cool friend, well done!). Whereas Letterkenny is a program about a small town in Canada, shoresy is a show about a senior hockey league team, a motley crew of losers if you’ve ever seen one. Led by their kind of star player Shoresy, the team faces certain death (in the form of the team disbanding) and Shoresy has elected himself captain and must deal with it.
The show is very funny, which is fitting since it’s made by the same creative team behind Letterkenny, and is therefore similar in many respects. However, viewers don’t have to be a watcher/fan of one to be a watcher/fan of the other. Keep reading to learn more about both shows and maybe find your new binge obsession.
How is Shoresy similar to Letterkenny?
Starting with the fact that the shows have the same creative team behind them, shoresy and Letterkenny are also similar in that they are both directed by the immensely talented Jared Keeso. Keeso is not only the creator of both shows, but also the star of both and the titular character of shoresy. In that case, it’s hard not to see the similarities in comedy between the two shows. The shows have a very similar style of comedy that can be compared to “pot humor” but in a more thoughtful way.
Jokes can often be scatological, but they’re written in a way where it sometimes takes a second to figure out how funny the joke is. They’re “thinkers,” if you will, thanks to the quick pace of the dialogue and the meticulous layers of humor developed through the loquacious and excessive verbiage. There are very few shows today where the audience laughs out loud instead of just laughing. If you hear laughter from miles away, someone’s probably watching either shoresy Where Letterkenny. Both shows are both decidedly Canadian in the best possible way. The lingo, accents and energy are unmistakably Canadian. These two shows are so similar in the best ways, but trust, they also differ in so many ways.
How does Shoresy differ from Letterkenny?
Although both shows feature ensemble cast, the Letterkenny the cast is much larger than that of shoresy. That’s not a bad thing either way, since Letterkenny tracks an entire city of people and requires a much larger distribution; the series frequently moves from one small town clique to another, from meth users to farmers, from hockey players to the city council. On the other hand, shoresy follows a senior hockey team and the other people who work with them in a much more isolated environment.
One show is in no way better than the other, and many fans of one are also fans of the other. Shoresy as a character also appears in Letterkenny but in a much, much smaller role than that of its namesake show. It’s really a challenge to find many ways these shows differ outside of their main plot. At their core, these shows are very similar in the best possible way, with the same creative team crafting their very specific comedic style within the confines of a sports-themed comedy, making them the perfect set of shows. sisters.
Why should you watch Shoresy even if you haven’t watched Letterkenny?
You don’t have to watch one show before the other. As mentioned earlier, Shoresy appears in Letterkenny, but his role is infrequent and purely for comic relief. So if you don’t know Shoresy from Letterkenny, it really doesn’t matter. You don’t need a background to get into this show (except maybe a basic understanding of Canadians, or at least caricatures of them).
In the case of plot, the shows are more cousins than siblings. shoresy could be considered a fallout from Letterkenny, however, it does not take place in the town of Letterkenny and does not involve any of the main characters from the original series. Once you think about it this way, you see shoresy as a completely separate entity from Letterkenny. Viewing the show as a separate entity allows you to watch it without having the background of the other show. shoresy on its own is a well-written and hilarious show, so if you like it, watch it and don’t dwell on the fact that you haven’t seen Letterkenny (but you also have to look Letterkenny because it’s hilarious).