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Raggedy Ann and Andy in The Great Santa Claus Caper

Episode Summary

Talking dolls save Christmas from being shrink-wrapped by palette swapped Wile E. Coyote. Guests: Molly Patton, Adam Pope. Find show notes at

Episode Notes

🎄 It’s 1978, and we’re glued to the TV… whether we like it or not. Join us as we catch the next reindeer flight to save Santa’s workshop from being taken over by a palette swapped Wile E. Coyote.  


🎙 Guests:  

Molly Patton (, @molly_patton, @MoMakesStuffUp).  

Adam Pope (RetroDaze, Wizards: The Podcast Guide to Comics, @hojukoolander).  


💬 Topics & Tangents:  

1. Raggedy Ann and Andy: A Musical Adventure and The Greedy.  

2. Ralph Wolf and Sam Sheepdog, in example: A Sheep in the Deep.  

3. The Gloopstik Corporation’s address on Google Maps.  

4. Santa’s Reindeer species profile by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.  

5. The Star-On and Star-Off machines from The Sneetches.  


📼 Retro Commercial Break:  

1978 M&M’s Christmas Commercial.  


🎤 And Now, These Messages:  

A Cozy Christmas.  

“Raggedy Ann” and “Andy in The Great Santa Claus Caper” © 1978 The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.  

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Theme song by Bronwen’s Ghost.  
Full show notes with links at