Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 22 minutes run time
One fateful night five years ago, Tommy betrayed the boxer's code of conduct during a championship bout against Rico "Havoc" St. George – he dropped his gloves in the middle of a round and quit the fight, dumping a promising career down the drain. Tommy has had to live with the fallout of this decision ever since.
Now Tommy has the chance for a rematch and his family isn’t sure what to think. Sure, they all loved lapping up the glory of Tommy’s spotlight – but living in the shadow of his humiliating defeat was more than they could bear. If he fights again, will it bring shame or glory? Tommy’s mother Sylvia, a failed lounge singer, will prove yet again to be Tommy’s true nemesis in his not-quite heroic return to the ruthless world of boxing. Tommy is a broken, would-be champion, trying to survive within an outrageously dysfunctional family. If the training doesn’t break him, his scheming relatives certainly will do their damnedest to finish the job.
The darkly hilarious creation of actor/novelist Joel Thomas Hynes, led by showrunner/producer Sherry White, LITTLE DOG depicts an unlikely hero – and a truly unique world – with a comic edge that's far more evocative of the Coen Brothers than anything you'll see in a Newfoundland Tourism ad.
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Little Dog Season 1 Inc.
Coproduction Partner(s): Big Dog Season 1 Inc.
Cast/Participants: Joel Thomas Hynes, Ger Ryan, Stephen Oates, Katharine Isabelle, Billy Cochrane, Dwain Murphy, Patrick Isaac, Julia Chan, Mary Walsh, Shauna MacDonald