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A Vancouver diner is hosting a Rick Moranis-themed art show (VIDEO)

Don't miss "Moranisaurus Rix"!

A popular Vancouver diner is hosting an art show with one distinctly Canadian twist.

Main Street's The Wallflower is proudly presenting an exhibition themed around beloved Canadian actor Rick Moranis until the end of November.

Wallflower co-owner Heather Szilagyi is the artist behind the playful paintings.

"It's out of pure love for him and everything he does, and hoping he comes back and does some more some," she explains.

Moranis was a member of the iconic Canadian sketch comedy show SCTV in the early 1980s. He went on to star in such Hollywood blockbusters as Ghostbusters, Spaceballs, and Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.

The actor stepped away from the spotlight in the late '90s to focus on family.

He was the victim of an unprovoked assault in New York City last year but has since recovered. Moranis even recently popped up in an ad for Mint Mobile, alongside fellow Canadian Ryan Reynolds.

He's also set to star in another Honey, I Shrunk the Kids sequel (titled Shrunk) with Josh Gad. Shooting will reportedly begin early next year.

Some of Szilagyi's works in the show include "Moranisaurus Rix", "Rick Moranis Morissette", and "Dougs Playing Poker".

She says people seem to be fascinated by the actor's indelible mark on pop culture.

"I always feel like he's Canada's Tom Hanks; everybody loves him, he can't do any wrong."

The Wallflower is throwing a special gala in honour of Moranis and Szilagyi's art on Nov. 13 at 8 p.m.

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