What's In A Name

Watch What's In A Name

  • 2011
  • 1 Season

What's In A Name? is a quirky, insightful and often irreverent look at the thing we use most and we most take for granted: the Name.

What's In A Name
Filter by Source

13. Rover
October 31, 2011
Colonel Chris Hadfield gained international recognition as the first Canadian astronaut to walk in space. Now he and the Canadian Space Agency have a new rover that's ready to explore Mars - but it's not going anywhere until it has a name.
12. Train
October 24, 2011
Joanne Reynolds is a passionate about trains. She's a volunteer at the Kettle Valley Railway, where the star attraction is a 100 year old, working steam locomotive that boasts power and prestige - but that lacks a name.
11. Toy
October 17, 2011
Linda Stortz is a toy distributor with an exciting new product guaranteed to light up the world of play-if she could only find a name for it.
10. Wrestler
October 10, 2011
Greg Longo is known in the Indy wrestling world as Anthony Fiasco. But the name -and the good guy image -just isn't cutting it anymore. Greg is morphing into more of a bad-boy character and needs a name to match.
9. Perfume
October 3, 2011
Barb Stegemann is a perfumer with an ambitious new product to launch: a fragrance made with rose petals from Afghanistan. She needs a name that both salutes that country's people and honours Canada's war effort there.
8. Rockband
September 28, 2011
We meet a Toronto rock band that is trying to make a name for itself -quite literally. They already have a name - Calling Wendy - but no one's called, so with a brand new sound, they need a catchy name to match.
7. Restaurant
September 21, 2011
World renowned chef Susur Lee has opened three restaurants in Toronto over the years, and now he's ready to cook up more culinary delights with his fourth. The new place features everything you'd expect from a kitchen magician - except a name.
6. Cocktail
October 3, 2011
Dave Mitton ("œMitty" to his clients) isn't your average bartender: he doesn't just pour drinks, he creates them. He's invented a brand new scotch cocktail that needs a name, or it could end up on the rocks (and not in a good way).
5. Chocolate
September 26, 2011
Bryana Ganong's family has been in the chocolate business for almost 140 years. Now she's created a new confection that's sugary sweet, delightfully delicious"and nameless.
4. Baby
September 19, 2011
Thanh and Mark are about to have a baby. They've got the usual pre-parenting jitters -with one added anxiety: they can't agree on a name for the baby.
3. Car
September 19, 2011
Steve Dallas has spent six years and two million dollars building an electric car. It's lean and green... but is nothing without a name.
2. Beer
September 12, 2011
John Graham runs a microbrewery and is launching a brand new craft beer. It has all the right ingredients except one: a name. John looks to the past for inspiration, tapping into the history of beer names to land just the right one for his new brew.
1. Hockey
September 12, 2011
The players on the Toronto Women's Hockey Team are as gutsy, skilled and competitive as any of their male counterparts. But what they really need is to score is a winning name.

What's In A Name? is a quirky, insightful and often irreverent look at the thing we use most and we most take for granted: the Name. What's In A Name is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (13 episodes). The series first aired on September 12, 2011.

Where to Watch What's In A Name

What's In A Name is available for streaming on the Syndicado website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch What's In A Name on demand at Google Play.

  • Premiere Date
    September 12, 2011