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Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas

Episode Summary

Live from the Turducken Hunger Games. Guests: Drew Crowley, John Dedeke. Find show notes at

Episode Notes

Tune in as we attempt to make sense of time, space, and the Disney fowl food chain as we watch Disney’s 1999 direct to video Christmas special.  


🎙 Guests:  

Drew Crowley (@pizzanautgo) and John Dedeke (@johndedeke) from The Hourchive.  


💬 Topics & Tangents:  

1. Donald Duck’s comically enormous, fanmade family tree.  

2. Happy Duck to the Future Day!  

3. The Quack Pack intro will tell you everything you need to know about Quack Pack.  

4. Does Donald’s Christmas cabin exist in a turducken thunderdome?  

5. Donald Jr., a tiny, semi-realistic duck introduced in “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.”  

6. The Fab Five supposedly live in the fictional U.S. state of Calisota, on the Pacific coast.  

7. Pete has been a cat this entire time!  

8. Pete smokes a cigar, something since reportedly banned from Disney movies, despite still showing up in Disney movies.  

9. Recycled animation alert: Mickey’s wacky, tongue-waggling dance first appeared in 1942’s Mickey’s Birthday Party.  


“Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas” © 1999 Disney Enterprises, Inc.  

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