Advent Calendar House - A Holiday TV Specials Podcast

Witch’s Night Out

Episode Summary

A fondly remembered, then forgotten, then re-remembered Halloween special. Guest: Chad Young.

Episode Notes

The Advent Calendar House presents a dazzling display of magical mischief as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Witch’s Night Out, an often remembered, then forgotten, then re-remembered Halloween classic from 1978.

On This Episode

  1. Mike Westfall (@fallwestmike), host and blue-in-the-face action-taker.
  2. Chad Young (@horrormoviebbq) of the Horror Movie BBQ and TPIF: Thank Pod It’s Funny.

About the Special

  1. Watch Witch’s Night Out at Shout! Factory TV.
  2., the official website.
  3. @BazooeyWNO on Twitter.
  4. Anytown Series, a planned sequel and other holiday specials in development.

Topics and Tangents

  1. This Toys “R” Us TV commercial from 1980, featuring ”the Big Bird Halloween costume” and “the Yoda Halloween costume.”
  2. Ghostbusters Fright Features action figures, in example.
  3. Jane snaps in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
  4. Malicious’ food may or may not have been inspired by Joys of Jell-O.

Previous Podcast Episodes Mentioned

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