Brett Butt was one of the creators and stars of Corner Gas, a wonderfully quirky comedy set in the fictional town of Dog River, Saskatchewan. I LOVED the show. My father and brothers loved the show. My university house mate was a big fan too. She even visited the town (Rouleau, Sask.) where they shot the show!
If you’re missing his humour, here’s a selection of Brent Butt in 140 characters or less:
“I wish I could feel like this 20/7.” – my wife after 2 drinks.
— Brent Butt (@BrentButt) April 9, 2016
My wife just said “Hm. You got a lot of likes on your tweet last night. I guess mocking me is the ticket.” — Brent Butt (@BrentButt) April 9, 2016
The Truth about The Revenant:
Sneaking peeks at iPad of guy beside me on plane & as near as I can tell, 90% of The Revenant is Leo crawling thru various kinds of muck.
— Brent Butt (@BrentButt) April 8, 2016
The important questions in life that must be answered:
Surely you’ve noticed this too:
Today marks the 10th anniversary of the last time a politician answered a question without using the word “Look,…”
— Brent Butt (@BrentButt) March 31, 2016
Thoughts on the US election primaries:
The real meaning of ‘crunch time’ :
Getting down to Crunch time!
(pours bowl of Cap-n Crunch)
— Brent Butt (@BrentButt) March 19, 2016
Sorry to tell you … :
Yeesh, the weather doesn’t know WHAT it wants to do today or any other day since it’s not a sentient entity. — Brent Butt (@BrentButt) March 15, 2016
It’s a fact, huh?:
Some people use the word “fact” when they clearly mean “thing that was posted online somewhere which aligns with what I already believe”.
— Brent Butt (@BrentButt) February 27, 2016
His take on an incredible scientific breakthough:
So then I yelled “I got some gravitational waves for ya, Einstein!” and cannonballed into the pool, totally soaking the egghead’s clipboard. — Brent Butt (@BrentButt) February 11, 2016
When ads bum you out:
Saw an ad that said “Healthy weight loss involves SCIENCE not MAGIC” and I’m super bummed now.
— Brent Butt (@BrentButt) February 7, 2016
For me, it’s when I realise I’m singing along to Nickelback … :
Was in the car when TLC’s “Creep” came on the radio and I instinctively started doing shoulder bounces. Didn’t know I had those instincts. — Brent Butt (@BrentButt) February 2, 2016
And, his take on sports fans:
“I’ll tell you EXACTLY what this team should do before #NHLTradeDeadline…” says guy walking into H&R Block cuz he can’t do his own taxes.
— Brent Butt (@BrentButt) February 23, 2016
Image via Casino Regina on Flickr