Ever wanted to be in an episode of the Rick Mercer Report? If you’re a local, today might’ve been your last chance.
The Canadian comedy icon stopped by the University of Victoria to film a segment of his show, which is currently airing its 15th and final season.
After UVic tweeted that Mercer would make an appearance, hundreds of students waited outside the McPherson Library.
— UniversityOfVictoria (@uvic) October 31, 2017
— JenPolack (@JenPolack) October 31, 2017
Eventually, Mercer made an appearance, greeting students and staging a send-off. The large crowd banded together to yell, “You’re watching the Mercer Report on CBC! UVic! Whoo!”
— Ocean Networks 🇨🇦 (@Ocean_Networks) October 31, 2017
But Mercer’s report appeared to have more substance than simply greeting fans. He also met with the Victoria Hand Project, a UVic-based company that distributes affordable, 3D-printed prosthetics to developing countries.
— VictoriaHandProject (@victoriahandprj) October 31, 2017