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Geddy Lee performs Take Off! with Bob & Doug McKenzie at live reunion fundraiser event

Wed, Jul 19, 2017@3:37PM | comments

UPDATE - 7/20@8:28PM: Here is a gallery of photos from the event including one of Geddy (thanks RushFanForever), and some news coverage from CBC, CP24 and The National Post. Geddy Lee also posted photos of himself with both Dan Akroyd and Paul Shaffer backstage to his official Instagram page.

The Take Off, Eh! - Bob and Doug McKenzie Live Reunion fundraiser for spinal cord research took place yesterday evening in Toronto. Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas reprised their roles as Bob and Doug McKenzie and recruited SCTV alums Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short, Eugene Levy and Joe Flaherty, along with Kids in the Hall stars Scott Thompson, Kevin McDonald and Dave Foley to put on a show for the crowd who paid over $2500 for a ticket. Geddy Lee made a surprise appearance towards the end of the show and joined Moranis & Thomas for a rendition of their early '80s smash hit Take Off! as seen in this Facebook video (thanks Daniel R):