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      • Wikipedia. creek ( plural creeks ) ( Britain) A small inlet or bay, often saltwater, narrower and extending farther into the land than a cove; a recess in the shore of the sea, or of a river; the inner part of a port that is used as a dock for small boats. ( Australia, New Zealand, Canada, US) A stream of water (often freshwater) smaller than a river and larger than a brook; in Australia, also used of river-sized waterbodies.
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  2. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › CreekCreek - Wikipedia

    Creek or Muscogee language, a language of the Native American people. Creek County, Oklahoma. Creek Audio, a British hi-fi company. TH-67 Creek, a U.S. Army variant of the Bell 206 helicopter. The title character of Jonathan Creek, BBC TV mystery series.

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    The wealthy Rose family—video store magnate Johnny (Eugene Levy), his wife and former soap opera actress Moira (Catherine O'Hara), and their pampered adult children David (Dan Levy) and Alexis (Annie Murphy)—lose their fortune after being defrauded by their business manager. They rebuild their lives with their sole remaining asset: a small town named Schitt's Creek, which Johnny bought for David as a joke birthday gift in 1991. The Roses relocate to Schitt's Creek, moving into two adjacent rooms in a run-down motel. While the family adjusts to their new lives, their well-to-do attitudes come into conflict with the more provincial residents of Schitt's Creek, including mayor Roland Schitt (Chris Elliott), his wife Jocelyn (Jenn Robertson), the motel's manager Stevie Budd (Emily Hampshire), town council members Ronnie (Karen Robinson) and Bob (John Hemphill), the veterinarian Ted Mullens (Dustin Milligan) and Jazzagal member and Café Tropical waitress Twyla Sands (Sarah Levy).

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    1. Eugene Levy as Johnny Rose, a former video store chain owner, who bought the town of Schitt's Creek for his son as a joke. 2. Catherine O'Hara as Moira Rose, the eccentric former star of the soap opera Sunrise Bay. 3. Dan Levy as David Rose, the pretentious son of Johnny and Moira. 4. Annie Murphy as Alexis Rose, the daughter of Johnny and Moira. She gets involved in a love triangle with two residents of Schitt's Creek. 5. Emily Hampshireas Stevie Budd, a clerk at the motel where the Roses...

    Recurring

    1. Sarah Levyas Twyla Sands, Café Tropical waitress and later owner. 2. John Hemphillas Robert "Bob" Currie, proprietor of Bob's Garage and a member of the town council. 3. Karen Robinsonas Veronica "Ronnie" Lee, a member of the town council and a leading member of the Jazzagals. Ronnie frequently butts heads with Patrick. 4. Rizwan Manjias Ray Butani, the only real estate agent in town and a former member of the town council, has a variety of other businesses. 5. Marilyn Bellfontaine as Gwen...

    Guests

    1. Jasmin Geljoas Ivan (seasons 2–3), a baker who supplies the motel with pastries. 2. Sherry Millerand John Bourgios as Bev and Don Taylor (seasons 2 and 4), wealthy old friends of Johnny and Moira. 3. François Arnaudas Sebastien Raine (season 3), David's ex, who arrives in Schitt's Creek for a photo shoot. 4. Meaghan Rathas Klair (season 4), Alexis' old friend who stumbles upon Schitt's Creek while on vacation. 5. Paul Shafferas himself (season 4), a partygoer in a flashback to the Roses' p...

    Conception

    Dan Levy came up with the idea for the show while watching reality television. "I had been watching some reality TV at the time and was concentrating on what would happen if one of these wealthy families would lose everything. Would the Kardashians still be the Kardashians without their money?"He turned to his father Eugene to help develop the show, who came up with the series title. Dan decided to make the location of Schitt's Creek vague, but has said that it is in Canada. The premise of be...

    Casting

    Catherine O'Hara was the series creators' first choice for the role of eccentric family matriarch, Moira Rose. O'Hara had previously worked with Eugene Levy on SCTV and several of Christopher Guest's films. She initially turned down Levy's offer to star, citing "laziness" and an aversion to long-term projects. Levy reached out to another (unnamed) actress, but continued to court O'Hara for the role. O'Hara eventually agreed to participate in the presentation pilot with no obligation to contin...

    Production

    Schitt's Creek is produced by Not a Real Company Productions in association with CBC and Pop TV. Pop TV joined the production team in season two after the series' first season was produced solely in association with CBC. ITV Studios Global Entertainment also partnered with the CBC and Pop to distribute the show worldwide. Eugene Levy, Dan Levy, Fred Levy (Eugene's brother), Andrew Barnsley, and Ben Feigin have served as executive producers throughout the show's entirety. Other executive produ...

    Original broadcast

    Schitt's Creek has been co-broadcast in Canada and the United States since 2015. The show initially premiered on the CBC in Canada on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at 9:00 pm/9:30 pm NT with back-to-back episodes. It made its debut in the United States on Pop TV on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, at 10:00 pm ET/PT. Pop moved the series to an 8:00 pm ET/PT time slot with an encore broadcast at 11:00 pm ET/PT for seasons two through four; it returned to its original 10:00 pm ET/PT time slot for seas...

    Other broadcasts

    As of 2019, the series was also airing on 4Music in the UK; Comedy Central in India; FX Asia; and ABC Comedy in Australia. It was previously broadcast in New Zealand by TV2 and TVNZ on Demand, in Australia by ABC and its iView streaming service, and on Comedy Central in India. The five seasons appeared, though not always together, on different streaming television services worldwide. Netflix carried the first five seasons and later six for viewers in the U.S., UK, Ireland, France, Japan, Aust...

    Syndication

    In 2018, Debmar-Mercury, a division of Lionsgate, acquired the U.S. syndication rights to Schitt's Creek. The series is scheduled to debut in syndication with the Fox Television Stations serving as the flagship group throughout the U.S. during the fall 2020 television season.The series also began airing reruns of series on Comedy Central on October 2, 2020.

    Critical response

    The first season of Schitt's Creek received generally positive reviews. It holds an approval rating of 93% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 26 ratings averaging 6.38/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "The title is one of the best jokes of Schitt's Creek, but performances from Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara give the writing a comedic boost." On Metacritic, the first season has a score of 64 out of 100, based on 11 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews". Vinay Menon of the Tor...

    Awards and nominations

    In 2015, Schitt's Creek's first season received two Directors Guild of Canada awards from three nominations. At the 2016 ceremony, season 1 received nine Canadian Screen Awards from 16 nominations. Schitt's Creek's second season received 13 nominations at the 5th Canadian Screen Awards. In 2018, the series received nominations from the US-based MTV Movie & TV Awards and the Critics' Choice Television Award. In 2019, the series was nominated for 15 Canadian Screen Awards and four Primetime Emm...

    Promotional

    During the show's later seasons, the main cast participated in a series of interactive fan events. A live audience promotional tour known as Schitt's Creek: Up Close & Personal featuring cast members Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy, Annie Murphy, Emily Hampshire, and Noah Reid premiered in September 2018 in Los Angeles. The event included behind-the-scenes stories; a live question and answer session with the cast; and an audience participation trivia game. Following the initial event'...

    Following the series finale, Daniel Levywas asked about the possibility of a feature film. While not committed to an idea at the time, he has expressed interest should such an idea materialize. "To be honest this is the best way we could have ever ended the show. If there is an idea that pops into my head it has to be really freaking good because this is a nice way to say goodbye. Fingers crossed we get a nice idea popping into our head soon. I would love to work with these people again."

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  3. The Muscogee (Creek) Nation, rebranded in May of 2021 as simply the Muscogee Nation, is a federally recognized Native American tribe based in the U.S. state of Oklahoma.The nation descends from the historic Creek Confederacy, a large group of indigenous peoples of the Southeastern Woodlands.

  4. en.wiktionary.org › wiki › creekcreek - Wiktionary

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    From Middle English crēke, from Old Norse kriki. Early British colonists of Australia and the Americas used the term in the usual British way, to name inlets; as settlements followed the inlets upstream and inland, the names were retained and creek was reinterpreted as a general term for a small waterway.. Compare Dutch kreek, and French crique, both from the same source.

    (Received Pronunciation) enPR: krēk IPA(key): /kɹiːk/
    (US) IPA(key): /kɹik/, (Appalachia) /kɹɪk/
    Rhymes: -iːk, -ɪk
    Homophones: creak, crick

    creek (plural creeks) 1. (Britain) A small inlet or bay, often saltwater, narrower and extending farther into the land than a cove; a recess in the shore of the sea, or of a river; the inner part of a port that is used as a dockfor small boats. 2. (Australia, New Zealand, Canada, US) A stream of water (often freshwater) smaller than a river and larger than a brook; in Australia, also used of river-sized waterbodies. 3. Any turn or winding.

  5. Walnut Creek owns more open space per capita than any other community in the state of California.In 1974, Walnut Creek voters approved a $6.7 million bond measure to acquire and protect open space: the city purchased 1,800 acres (730 ha) of undeveloped hillsides, ridge lines, and park sites.

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