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Les aventures du Pharmachien

Les aventures du Pharmachien dissects false truths and popular health beliefs with incisive humour. Inspired by the successful blog, the series focuses each week on a question asked by pharmacist Olivier Bernard, a.k.a. Le Pharmachien.

With the help of unusual tests, enlightening interviews and credible literature reviews, Le Pharmachien explores various and often controversial subjects. For its 6th season, he broadens his interests and looks at baldness, dreams, baby sleep, dental care and even ghost hunting!

In keeping with the blog's colourful style, the series offers a fascinating and lively universe where animations and factual explanations are mixed together to differentiate once and for all "the real from the nonsense in health".

ProductionSphère Média

Technical Specifications

  • Host and Editor of Content 
    Olivier Bernard

    Director
    Sébastien Godron

    Director (fiction)
    Pierre-Luc Gosselin

    Music
    Nicholas Savard-L'Herbier

    Line Producer / Production Director
    Sarah Bussière

    Producer 
    Marie-Hélène Tremblay

    Executive Producers
    Bruno Dubé and Robert Montour

  • Original title

    Les aventures du Pharmachien

  • Format

    89 X 30 minutes

  • Years

    2016-...

  • Number of seasons

    6

  • Language(s)

    French

  • Broadcaster(s)

    ICI EXPLORA Radio-Canada

Awards and distinctions

 

Prix Gémeaux 2019
Nomination - Best Documentary Program or Series: Nature, Science and Environment
Nomination - Best Documentary Program or Series: Biography or Portrait, Arts and Culture, Nature, Science and Environment - Series
Nomination - Best Digital Component for a Program or Series: Documentary

Numix 2019
Nomination - Interactive Production: Public Affairs, Magazine

Prix Gémeaux 2020
Nomination - Best Script: Documentary - Series

Prix Gémeaux 2021
Nomination - Best Digital Component for a Program or Series: Documentary

Prix Gémeaux 2022
Nomination - Best Digital Component for a Program or Series: Documentary

  • Gémeaux 2021

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