With the third season of his hit CBC comedy Mr. D set to begin airing in early in 2014, stand-up comic Gerry Dee is in town to do a show on Saturday (Dec. 28) at Conexus Arts Centre (8 p.m., $49.25). As viewers of Mr. D will know, Dee stars as a social studies teacher at a high school called Xavier Academy. Prior to breaking into stand-up Dee actually was a high school phys ed teacher. That gig lasted for 10 years and likely gave him a lot of grist for his comedic mill.
To give you a taste of Dee’s talent here’s some stand-up he did on the Craig Ferguson show in 2012: