Trailer Park Boys is a Canadian comedy mockumentary television series created and directed by Mike Clattenburg that focuses on the misadventures of a group of trailer park residents, some of whom are ex-convicts, living in the fictional Sunnyvale Trailer Park in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. The television series is a continuation of Clattenburg's 1999 film of the same name and premiered on the Showcase television network in 2001. The planned final season ended in 2007, and the planned final episode, "Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys," premiered as a special on Showcase on December 7, 2008, ending the initial run of the series. There have been 3 films released in the series—The Big Dirty released on October 6, 2006, Countdown to Liquor Day released on September 25, 2009, and Don't Legalize It released on April 18, 2014 after issues during production. With the films, stage shows and continued international interest in the original series, an eighth season started production July 2013 to air in 2014. In January 2014, pre-production had begun on a ninth season.