Advent Calendar House - TV Holiday & Christmas Specials

’Twas the Night Before Christmas

Episode Summary

The one with the mouse. Turn back the clock till it goes kerplooey for Rankin/Bass’s 1974 Christmas classic. Guest: Joey O.

Episode Notes

Day 3: Turn back the clock till it goes ~~kerplunk~~ kerplooey to make some time for Rankin/Bass’s 1974 retelling of “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” from the perspective of the mouse and his know-it-all nerdy son.

On This Episode

  1. Mike Westfall (@fallwestmike), the Advent Calendar House’s eccentric mayor.
  2. Joey O. (@ImGonnaDJ24) from Y-Not Radio and Words with Nerds.

Topics and Tangents

  1. The worst thing we’ve broken that ruined multiple peoples’ day.
  2. We prepared for this episode by listening to Green Day’s “Kerplunk!”
  3. South Park covered the song “Even a Miracle Needs a Hand” in the year 2000.
  4. Albert reminds us of a young Julia Stiles in an Apple Jacks cereal commercial from the 1990s.
  5. We somehow get onto tangents that include Dusty Rhodes’s “Hard Times” promo.

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