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At the peak of the Reagan 80s, a family of charming Canadian Lefties struggles to fit into the conservative neighborhood they call home
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    DOWNLOAD OF OUR '80s-SYNTH SOUNDTRACK!!

    Pledge $15 or more and receive a digital download of our 80s synth-infused soundtrack created by local modular synth musicians. At this pledge level you will also receive a glorious thank you from our hosts Jim Butkovitch and Natalie Novak, who are hosting our Pledge Drive in a 80s-style pledge-athon on WNED Channel 17!

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    DOWNLOAD OF SOUNDTRACK & 80s MIX TAPE

    Pledge $25 or more -- that's right $25 or more -- and receive a digital download of our 80s synth-infused soundtrack created by local modular synth musicians AND a "Mix Tape" of 80s Cold War tunes selected by Leah and Natalie. At this pledge level you will also receive a glorious thank you from our hosts Jim Butkovitch and Natalie Novak, who are hosting our Pledge Drive in a 80s-style pledge-athon, on WNED Channel 17!

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    TCD COMMUNIST PARTY CARD & SOUNDTRACK

    Pledge $30 or more and our most esteemed graphic designer will create your very own Communist's Daughter Communist Card that you can post to Facebook to display your undying support for our show. Much easier for Putin and Cambridge Analytica to track this way. ;) At this pledge level you will also receive a glorious thank you from our hosts Jim Butkovitch and Natalie Novak, who are hosting our Pledge Drive in a 80s-style pledge-athon on WNED Channel 17 as well as a digital download of our 80s synth soundtrack created by Toronto musicians!

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    LIMITED EDITION SIGNED SHOOTING SCRIPT!!

    This shooting script of the whole series will be signed by writer, director and creator Leah Cameron and the cast and crew. Worth bagillions when we are all famous.

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    COOL COLD WAR CALENDAR!!

    This wall calendar featuring strange and beautiful images of Soviet and Cuban propaganda is perfect for when Putin comes to power in the U.S. in 2020! All jokes aside, this Cool Cold War poster is a visually stunning calendar to hang on your wall.

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    OFFICIAL COMMUNIST'S DAUGHTER T-SHIRT

    Choose from one of three radical Communist Daughter T-shirts or order all three! Options include: a) a T-shirt that features cool logo b) a T-shirt featuring an old Lady car with the words "I Love Lada" or c) a T shirt with the face of Karl Marx and the words "Sharing is Caring." Designs are pending but T-shirts will be printed on soft cotton/poly blend. And unlike the old days of the USSR days once size will not fit all!

    Available in S,M, L and XL. At this pledge level you will also receive a glorious thank you from our hosts Jim Butkovitch and Natalie Novak, who are hosting our Pledge Drive in a 80s-style pledge-athon on WNED Channel 17!

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    OFFICIAL "I LOVE LADA" T-SHIRT!!

    Choose from one of three radical Communist Daughter T-shirts or order all three! Options include: a) a T-shirt that features cool logo b) a T-shirt featuring an old Lada car with the words "I Love Lada" or c) a T shirt with the face of Karl Marx and the words "Sharing is Caring." Designs are pending but T-shirts will be printed on soft cotton/poly blend. And unlike the old days of the USSR days once size will not fit all! Available in S,M, L and XL. At this pledge level you will also receive a glorious thank you from our hosts Jim Butkovitch and Natalie Novak, who are hosting our Pledge Drive in a 80s-style pledge-athon on WNED Channel 17!

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    OFFICIAL TCD "SHARING IS CARING T-SHIRT"

    Choose from one of three radical Communist Daughter T-shirts or order all three! Options include: a) a T-shirt that features cool logo b) a T-shirt featuring an old Lada car with the words "I Love Lada" or c) a T shirt with the face of Karl Marx and the words "Sharing is Caring." Designs are pending but T-shirts will be printed on soft cotton/poly blend. And unlike the old days of the USSR days once size will not fit all! Available in S,M, L and XL. At this pledge level you will also receive a glorious thank you from our hosts Jim Butkovitch and Natalie Novak, who are hosting our Pledge Drive in a 80s-style pledge-athon on WNED Channel 17!

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    OFFICIAL TCD CALENDAR AND T-SHIRT!!!

    Get an official TCD T-shirt and our official Communist Hottie calendar for the very low price of $100USD!! Our hosts Natalie Novak and Jim Butkovitch will also thank you for your glorious pledge during our live telethon!

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    MEAT PLATE WITH FACE OF VLADIMIR LENIN!!

    Meat plate featurink face of "Most Human Person" Vladimir Lenin is beink handcrafted by Roncesvalles butcher, Bogdan. Very high in protein, just think. It make most stronk party gift. **Only available to Toronto residents. No shippink. At this pledge level you will also receive a glorious thank you from our hosts Jim Butkovitch and Natalie Novak, who are hosting our Pledge Drive in a 80s-style pledge-athon on WNED Channel 17!

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    T-SHIRT BOUQUET - ALL 3 TCD T-SHIRTS!!!

    THE PERFECT GIFT FOR THE LEFTY IN YOUR LIFE!! Donate $150 or more and receive 3 official TCD T-shirts in soft poly-cotton blend. Choose from a shirt featuring our stylish TCD logo; a shirt that says "I Love LADA" with a Soviet car emblazoned on the front, or a shirt that says, simply, "Sharing is Caring" with a picture of Karl Marx on the front. (See main page for prototypes.) Our hosts, Jim and Natalie, will also THANK YOU during our Pledge-athon on WNED Channel 17.

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    LADA LOVER PLEDGE-1 DAY OFLADA RENTAL!!

    The perfect gift for the Lada Lover in your life. Renting vintage Ladas for our show costs many, may kopecks. ($300 USD a day to be precise.) But if you love Ladas like us, this is small price to pay. If you gift us $300 or you will not only be receiving official TCD, "I LOVE LADA" T-shirt, you will sleep at night knowing you have sponsored beautiful 80s Lada Niva to appear in our show. (Because what was Little Miss Sunshine without that yellow car after all, yes?)

    For this noble contribution, we will also create a bumper sticker with your name in Cyrillic that we will affix to the the main character's Lada so your name appears in show! When shootinks of Season 1 are completed, we will gift you this bumper sticker as keepsake. On top of this you will earn title of "Esteemed Lada Lover" in the credits. And our hosts Jim Butkovitch and Natalie Novak will give you a hearty thank you for your pledge, on WNED Channel 17!

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    INVITE TO PREMIERE AND AFTER PARTY!!

    Join our most esteemed cast and crew at the glorious premiere and after-party for our most glorious web series, The Communist's Daughter Five Stars!!! There will be dancing to glorious Cold War 80s music. There will be screenings of web series and bonus materials shot on VHS. But come! Join us! Be merry! For we will be celebrating the launch of this most glorious show. At this pledge level you will also receive a glorious thank you from our hosts Jim Butkovitch and Natalie Novak, who are hosting our Pledge Drive in a 80s-style pledge-athon on WNED Channel 17!

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    GLORIOUS ASSOCIATE PRODUCER PLEDGE!!!

    Also known as "THE SOVIET GENERALSHIP PLEDGE" the Associate Producer pledge level gives you a title of Associate Producer in the credits and as well as a TCD Soviet Generalship for life. On top of these esteemed titles you will: receive an invite to our premiere and after party, an official TCD T-shirt, a THANK YOU during our Pledge-athon on WNED Channel 17, an official TCD Communist Party card, and a digital download of our soundtrack.

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    GLORIOUS EXECUTIVE PRODUCER PLEDGE!!!

    Also known as "THE RUSSIAN OLIGARCH PLEDGE" the Executive Producer pledge level gives you a title of Executive Producer in the credits and as well a host of other perks including a suite in Trump Tower Moscow!! (Just kiddink about the suite, comrade.) But on top of this esteemed title you will: receive an invite to our premiere and after party, three official TCD T-shirts, a THANK YOU during our Pledge-athon on WNED Channel 17, and your very own official TCD Communist Party card. GLORIOUS SPASIBOS!

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    GLORIOUS RUSSIAN OLIGARCH PLEDGE!!

    Nothing says exclusivity like the Russian Oligarch pledge. At this pledge level you will not only receive the title of "Most Supreme Executive Executive Producer" in the credits, we will fly you to our premiere from anywhere in America or Canada and give you a suite in Trump Tower. (Joking about the suite.) But not only will you be invited to our premiere and after party, you will also receive all of the rewards up to this pledge level (the invite to the premiere and after party, the meat plate, 5 "I love Lada T-shirts..." you name it, my friend!) On top of this our hosts Jim Butkovitch and Natalie Novak, who are hosting our Pledge Drive in a 80s-style pledge-athon on WNED Channel 17, will give you a most wonderful and stylish THANK YOU on air.

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    BIG THANK YOU on WNED Channel 17!!!

    Even if you are believink all people are equal, comrade, is nice to show you are more equal by having "you name in lights", yes? That's why if you donate generously, the hosts of our pledge drive Jim Butkovitch and Natalie Novak will thank you during in our 80s-themed Pledge Drive on WNED Channel 17.

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    OLD POTATO-GRAM!!!

    Wondering what to get your beloved this Valentine's? Search no more!
    If you donate $25 or more you will not only be receiving big THANK YOU on PBS Channel 17 we will also personally deliver an old Potato with a love note written in the voice of Oleg Barishnakov, an old Soviet General who works in our writing room.

    Pretty good deal, yes? Old potato can be used for making vodka, potato soup, or cooking and sharing with comrades. ***NB: real potatoes will be delivered in Toronto only! Digital potatoes will be "shipped via email" on Valentine's to your loved ones.

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