Advent Calendar House

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas

Episode Summary

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

Episode Notes

Day 19: We attempt to make sense of time, space, and the Disney fowl food chain as we watch the 1999 special, “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas.”

On This Episode

  1. Mike Westfall (@fallwestmike), a water fowl trapped in an endless time loop in a cabin in the woods
  2. Drew Crowley (@pizzanautgo) of The Hourchive.
  3. John Dedeke (@johndedeke), also of The Hourchive, and Long Weekend.

Topics and 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.”

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