Advent Calendar House

Hosted ByMike Westfall

A salute to all holiday specials, but mostly the Christmas ones

A salute to all holiday specials, but mostly the Christmas ones. Every December, host Mike Westfall and friends discuss their favorite Christmas and holiday TV specials and commercials.


All Episodes

Advent Calendar House: The Muppets Valentine Show

An early Muppet Show pilot from 1974 that misinformed me about where babies come from. Guests: Brian Arnold, Joey O.

Advent Calendar House: Christmas Eve on Sesame Street

Big Bird worries Santa’s unfit for skinny little chimneys, and Mr. Hooper spends Hanukkah saving Christmas. Guests: Erin Evans, Joey O.

Advent Calendar House: ALF’s Special Christmas

A big bowl of sad with a side of poached cat. Guest: Jeff Somogyi.

Advent Calendar House: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – We Wish You a Turtle Christmas

A direct-to-video special so low-quality, it happens in a sewer. Guests: Shawn Robare, Jonathan Zelenak.

Advent Calendar House: Pee-wee’s Playhouse Christmas Special

Lots of screaming, lots of fruitcake, and lots more screaming! Guests: Erin Evans, Lindy Kempe, Joey O.

Advent Calendar House: Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas

Disney’s Fab Five (and Daisy, who’s somehow less important than the dog) enter the 3rd dimension. Guests: Drew Crowley, John Dedeke.

Advent Calendar House: Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas

Live from the Turducken Hunger Games. Guests: Drew Crowley, John Dedeke.

Advent Calendar House: A Pinky and the Brain Christmas

Probably the closest the Brain ever got to taking over the world, if only his heart hadn’t grown 3 sizes. Guests: Joey Letson, Joey O.