In the Advent Calendar House’s first Hanukkah episode, we follow the Rugrats on their mission to stop the “Meanie of Chanukah” and make him take a nap, counting all the Yiddish words and misspoken “babyisms” along the way.
On This Episode
- Mike Westfall (@fallwestmike), a giant alien monster about to be shot at by a bazooka-wielding Santa Claus.
- Sarah Shay (@thesarahshay) from the Pilot House podcast.
Topics and Tangents
- Sarah’s top 2 favorite spellings of “Hanukkah.”
- Going back to watch “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure” with the knowledge that Dottie (E.G. Daily) is the voice of Tommy Pickles.
- A tale of 2 panics: Babies climbing up to open flames vs. babies trying to blow out Hanukkah candles.
- Stu’s giant, tacky menorah vs. the Miami Marlins’ home run celebration monstrosity.
- The TV trope of the long-standing childhood rivalry.
- Our worst on-stage mishaps.