Dec 15, 2012
Movie Meltdown - Episode 207
This holiday season, we embark upon the most frightening journey EVER!! We sit down to watch The Star Wars Holiday Special ... or at least attempt to make it through the entire thing. It turns out to be one of the greatest challenges of our lives. But not before we take a moment to acknowledge one of the creepiest of holiday songs. Plus a certain member of the gang, explains how Frosty the Snowman and Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Hamlet are all basically the same story.
And before the Rohypnoled kicks in, we also mention... Hillary's little helpers, Jefferson Starship, Starlog, unplayable guitars, The Paul Lynde Halloween Special, Lumpy, The Flintstones Christmas, a snow golem, Art Carney-isms, On the Implausibility of the Death Star's Trash Compactor, coked-up studio executives, ingredients for a intersteller cooking show, thumpety thump thump, weird Polish plays, how many TV's does that treehouse have, prepare for sudden stop, I saw mommy kissing Santa Claus, Cosmic Battlestation, using the word contraceptive in a children's book, Hidden Fortress, giant Wookie eating utensils, this holiday special is like Nascar, space domestic abuse, Jon Bon Jovi is a jedi, rhyming a word with the same word, heartfelt songs about teenage girls, get a keytar, Ann Margret & Al Hirt, mixed vegetable chum, Joe Dante, VideoDrome, Frankenstein, raunchy 50's TV shows, shag carpet in a wookie house?, Dr. Suess, the world don't move to the beat of just one drum, Diahann Carroll, it's like Lonesome Dove, Barry the monster and... at least I can say that i tried?
All this and more on The Movie Meltdown Holiday “Special”!!!
"You've not only ruined my favorite Christmas song... but you've actually ruined the concept of the Christmas special. And I feel like I have nothing now. "