Get lit at Bubbe’s Boarding House full of Simpsons prototype puppets. Guest: April Ryley. Find show notes at https://adventcalendar.house
🕎 It’s 1988, and we’re getting lit at Bubbe’s Boarding House for Hanukkah. Take a spin with us as we meet a bunch of puppets you’ll never hear from again.
April Ryley (@Where2NextApril, 📸 @motherchristmascosplay).
1. A Simpsons animator designed the puppets for this weird, wonderful ’80s Hanukkah special (Splinter).
2. Caps for Sale.
3. Anton and his Easter Island head.
4. April’s very non-kosher latke recipe.
5. Mayim Bialik explains the letters on the dreidel and other Hanukkah facts.
6. Calvin getting trolled by his dad in Calvin and Hobbes.
1970s/’80s PBS Logo ID.
1985 Teddy Ruxpin “Frankenstein” Commercial, preserved by Dinosaur Dracula. Teddy Ruxpin voice actor Phil Baron co-wrote this special.
Cool Kids Club.
“Chanuka at Bubbe’s” © 1988 Pan-Imago, Inc.
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Theme song by Bronwen’s Ghost.
Full show notes with links at adventcalendar.house.