Inspector Gadget Saves Christmas

Go-go Gadget podcast! It’s time to spring back to 1992 to take “Inspector Gadget Saves Christmas” in for questioning.


On This Episode

  1. Mike Westfall (@fallwestmike), toy ninja pig that’s somehow defective despite sounding awesome.
  2. Chad Young (@horrormoviebbq), a sentient doll with extra arms, from the Horror Movie BBQ.

Topics and Tangents

  1. Nick Knacks, a YouTube series covering a show-by-show history of Nickelodeon.
  2. 1992 was the Halloween of white kids dressing like Steve Urkel.
  3. Inspector Gadget’s run on Nickelodeon got me into “Get Smart” on Nick at Nite.
  4. The time Chad got an crew jacket from the set of the “Inspector Gadget” movie.
  5. The action figure that revealed Dr. Claw’s goofy face.
  6. The Inspector Gadget Super Nintendo game, featuring the same alternate theme song as this special.
  7. The Mount Rushmore of Frank Welker Voices.
  8. Maurice LaMarche subbing for Don Adams for Gadget’s weird version of the 12 Days of Christmas is similar to Jim Cummings finishing “Be Prepared” for Jeremy Irons in “The Lion King.”
  9. Where’s the camera Penny’s Not Apple Watch uses to see Brain?
  10. Jerry “The King” Lawler entering the 1997 Royal Rumble Match in the middle of saying something, then finishing the sentence after being eliminated in 4 seconds.
  11. Disney’s Christmas All-Time Favorites.”

Previous Podcast Episodes Mentioned


“Inspector Gadget Saves Christmas” © 1992 DiC Entertainment.

Commercial Break: Cookie Crisp Cereal Christmas Commercial, 1992.

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