Advent Calendar House - TV Holiday & Christmas Specials

Lamb Chop’s Special Chanukah

Episode Summary

Sock puppets teach Pat Morita and Alan Thicke about Hanukkah. Guest: Sarah Shay. Find show notes at

Episode Notes

Hanukkah is here, so here’s a 1995 special starring sock puppets hanging out with Mr. Miyagi, the dad from Growing Pains, and the mayor of Gotham City.  


🎙 Guest:  

Sarah Shay (Pilot House Podcast, Bandcamp, @thesarahshay). Check out her 2 new albums: You Have Queer Street Cred and The Shay & Shay Radio Hour!  


💬 Topics & Tangents:  

1. The special audio featured here is from a YouTube upload by some guy holding his iPad’s camera up to his TV screen.  

2. Shari Lewis’s amazing single-color red dreamcoat and stylin’ menorah.  

3. Alan Thicke being Alan Thicke on Celebrity Family Feud.  

4. Lamb Chop in the Haunted Studio, an earlier Halloween special also featuring Alan Thicke.  

5. Charlie Horse’s prize-winning superhero, the stuff of someone’s very specific nightmares.  

6. They almost make it through a whole Hanukkah special without mentioning Christmas, but blow it at the end for no reason.  


“Lamb Chop’s Special Chanukah” © 1995 8 Candles Production, Inc.  

Full show notes with links at  
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