Watch Noah Reid serenade his Schitt's Creek costar Catherine O'Hara in some very Moira Rose wigs
Get ready to wig out.
Noah Reid honored his Schitt's Creek costar Catherine O'Hara on Friday as part of the 2021 edition of Canada's Governor General's Performing Arts Awards, during which O'Hara received a Lifetime Achievement Award.
To pay tribute to the legendary comedienne, he performed a touching cover of a classic from another Canadian icon, singing Joni Mitchell's "A Case of You."
But more important, he did so bedecked in various wigs that instantly recalled the outré coifs O'Hara sported as Moira Rose on the beloved Emmys-sweeping sitcom. (It's unclear if they were O'Hara's actual Moira wigs, which really should be preserved in whatever the Canadian equivalent of the Smithsonian is.)
Reid's serenade, performed at a piano by the sea somewhere, was shown side by side with a video of O'Hara's delighted and emotional reaction.
"He obviously had a favorite," the actress quipped as the pre-taped performance concluded, referring to a blonde, curly-haired, rather spectacular number Reid flaunted throughout the video. "I don't blame him. Very flattering," she added before wiping away tears.
The Governor General's Performing Arts Awards for Lifetime Artistic Achievement are given each year to five recipients in the categories of theatre, dance, classical music, popular music, and film and broadcasting.
Accepting her award virtually, O'Hara said, "If I have managed to somehow contribute something to the entertainment and culture of Canada, it's only because I was born and raised in this beautiful country to an Irish Catholic Canadian family, and I was given the great gift of getting to work with the best Canadian coworkers."
You can see some of that great work on Netflix, where all six seasons of Schitt's Creek are currently streaming, and watch Reid regale O'Hara in the video above.
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