A podcast salute to all holiday specials, but mostly the Christmas ones.
Rankin/Bass presents a Dickens of a story, but not that one. Guest: Brian Earl.
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Opus the Penguin fails to take off. Guests: Erin Evans, Joey O.
Rankin/Bass’s wood-burrowing earworm factory. Guests: Michael DiGiovanni, Michael May.
Scrooge McDuck’s big-screen debut doesn’t throw Pluto a bone. Guests: Lizzie Twachtman, Adam Pope.
The terrifying special that turned a generation into scaredy cats. Guest: Jeff Somogyi.
An early Muppet Show pilot from 1974 that misinformed me about where babies come from. Guests: Brian Arnold, Joey O.
Big Bird worries Santa’s unfit for skinny little chimneys, and Mr. Hooper spends Hanukkah saving Christmas. Guests: Erin Evans, Joey O.
A big bowl of sad with a side of poached cat. Guest: Jeff Somogyi.
A direct-to-video special so low-quality, it happens in a sewer. Guests: Shawn Robare, Jonathan Zelenak.