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’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. Find show notes at

Episode Notes

Turn back the clock till it goes kerplunk — or 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.  


🎙 Guest:  

Joey O. (Y-Not Radio, Words with Nerds, @ImGonnaDJ24).  


💬 Topics & 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.  

4. Albert reminds us of a young Julia Stiles in a 1990s Apple Jacks cereal commercial.  

5. Dusty Rhodes’s “Hard Times” promo.  


“’Twas the Night Before Christmas” © 1974 Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc.  

Full show notes with links at  
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