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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.

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.
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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Muppets Valentine Show

2/13/2019
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An early Muppet Show pilot from 1974 that misinformed me about where babies come from. Guests: Brian Arnold, Joey O.

Duration:00:48:56

Christmas Eve on Sesame Street

12/24/2018
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Big Bird worries Santa’s unfit for skinny chimneys, and Mr. Hooper spends Hanukkah saving Christmas. Guests: Erin Evans, Joey O.

Duration:01:04:07

ALF’s Special Christmas

12/23/2018
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A big bowl of sad with a side of poached cat. Guest: Jeff Somogyi.

Duration:00:57:50

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: We Wish You a Turtle Christmas

12/22/2018
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A direct-to-video special so low-quality, it happens in a sewer. Guests: Shawn Robare, Jonathan Zelenak.

Duration:00:55:22

Pee-wee’s Playhouse Christmas Special

12/21/2018
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Lots of screaming, lots of fruitcake, and lots more screaming. Guests: Erin Evans, Lindy Kempe, Joey O.

Duration:01:22:36

Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas

12/20/2018
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Disney’s Fab Five (and Daisy, who’s somehow less important than the dog) enter the 3rd dimension. Guests: Drew Crowley, John Dedeke.

Duration:01:01:48

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas

12/19/2018
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Live from the Turducken Hunger Games. Guests: Drew Crowley, John Dedeke.

Duration:00:59:54

He-Man/She-Ra: A Christmas Special

12/18/2018
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Fights are fun! I like fights! Guests: Brandon Medley, Chad Young.

Duration:01:25:28

A Pinky and the Brain Christmas

12/17/2018
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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.

Duration:00:52:52

Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas

12/16/2018
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Pa would’ve loved this podcast about the 1977 Jim Henson Christmas special. Guest: Emily Rowley.

Duration:01:07:01

Saved by the Bell: Home for Christmas

12/15/2018
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Zack gets shook upon learning the latest girl of his dreams is homeless. Guests: Chad Young, Tom Coombs.

Duration:01:03:51

Batman, the Animated Series: Christmas with the Joker

12/14/2018
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An episode nobody wanted to see, but everyone will hear. Guests: Jay Amabile, Joey O.

Duration:00:53:28

The Small One

12/13/2018
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Part 2 of our Christmas donkey double feature covers Disney’s 1978 short. Guests: Lindy Kempe, Brandon Medley.

Duration:00:41:32

Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey

12/12/2018
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Extend your ears as we revisit a lesser-known Rankin/Bass special from 1977. Guests: Lindy Kempe, Brandon Medley.

Duration:00:39:28

Jingle Bell Rap

12/11/2018
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We dig down like dogs to the bottom of the bargain bin for an overlooked special from 1991. Guest: Chad Young.

Duration:01:03:27

McDonald’s Holiday Commercials

12/10/2018
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Lace up your ice skates for these merry messages starring 3 iterations of Ronald McDonald. Guest: Joey O.

Duration:00:42:00

Christmas at Walt Disney World (1978)

12/9/2018
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It’s mime time at the Most Magical Place on Earth! Guests: Drew Crowley, John Dedeke.

Duration:01:43:16

John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together

12/8/2018
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Peace on Earth and good will to men, dogs, frogs, bears, chickens, and Miss Piggy. Guests: Bill Hanstock, Carlin Trammel.

Duration:01:13:23

Will Vinton’s Claymation Christmas Celebration

12/7/2018
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The California Raisins make a sleigh out of a dumpster and fly it into space. Guests: Erin Evans, Joey O., Emily Rowley.

Duration:00:50:46

A Garfield Christmas Special

12/6/2018
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“Whoever invented Christmas trees should be drug out into the street and shot.” —A cartoon for children. Guest: Jeff Somogyi.

Duration:01:15:35