It's always a bit strange when fiction from anywhere else in the world actually mentions us as a place that exists/people live and/or come from. We were a plot point in the last Poirot story (I think it was the last one), too.
I still remember being highly-out-of-reasonable-proportions excited as a child when my actual hometown got mentioned in that TNG episode where Wesley got his cadet roommate killed.
Two Jar Slave - 2017-07-01 I know! That's why I had to share this clip. I was almost in tears at the absurdity of Sherlock Holmes speechifying about Canada like this, and then the way the orchestra explodes at the mention of Winston Churchill, lordy...
What town is mentioned in that episode? I don't remember that.
Bobonne - 2017-07-01 Banff and Calgary. They'd been skiing.
boner - 2017-07-02 Prince Charles was just in Ottawa for Canada Day and I imagine he made the same speech.