The Gift of Winter

Trudge back to 1974 as we dig up a rare gem, The Gift of Winter, which introduces a colorful cast of characters better known from — and better animated in — this special’s Halloween-themed sequel, Witch’s Night Out!

You can watch The Gift of Winter online on Shout! Factory TV.

On This Episode

  1. Mike Westfall (@fallwestmike), a podcast host so green, it’s the color of both my skin and all of my clothes.
  2. Chad Young (@horrormoviebbq) of the Horror Movie BBQ.

Topics and Tangents

  1. Pre-SNL appearances by the voices of Gilda Radner and Dan Aykroyd
  2. The special’s true heroes: A couple of gay trees.
  3. Whenever Bazooey’s not on screen, all the other characters should be asking, “Where’s Bazooey?
  4. The Anytown Series, which includes a planned remake of The Gift of Winter and brand new specials for Thanksgiving, New Year’s Eve, and Valentine’s Day.
  5. Every parade should end at the Rocky steps.
  6. We end up talking about the Lego Batman Movie for some reason.

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