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The Incomparable Mothership #172 December 7, 2013
Some favorite (and not so favorite) holiday TV.

The Incomparable Holiday Vault 3

Holiday TV: There’s a lot of it, and some of it is good. A lot of it is bad. We talk about classics great and not-so-great and induct some very special shows into the Incomparable Holiday Vault. Also, Steve reveals a deep, dark secret.

Listen to this episode (1 hour, 4 minutes)

Show Notes

For the record, the contents of our Holiday Vault are now:

  1. “Die Hard”
  2. “Elf”
  3. “When Harry Met Sally”
  4. “Groundhog Day”
  5. “It’s a Wonderful Life”
  6. “A Charlie Brown Christmas”
  7. “SCTV Staff Christmas Party”
  8. “Miracle on 34th Street”
  9. “A Christmas Story”
  10. “Holiday Inn”
  11. “Black Christmas”
  12. David Letterman’s last show before Christmas
  13. “The Lion in Winter”
  14. The Tick: “The Tick Loves Santa!”
  15. WKRP in Cincinnati: “Turkeys Away”
  16. Homicide: Life on the Street: “All Through the House”
  17. “Skinflint: A Country Christmas Carol”
  18. “The Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire”
  19. “Rich Little’s Christmas Carol”
  20. Northern Exposure: “Seoul Mates”
  21. “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”
  22. Mystery Science Theater 3000: “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians”
  23. 30 Rock: “Leap Day”
  24. The Twilight Zone: “Night of the Meek”
  25. “He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special”
  26. Doctor Who: “A Christmas Carol”

Turkeys Away: An Oral History | The Classic TV History Blog

Watch WKRP in Cincinnati | Turkeys Away online | Free | Hulu

“WKRP in Cincinnati” Turkeys Away (1978)

“Homicide: Life on the Street” All Through the House (1994)

Skinflint: A Country Christmas Carol - YouTube

Steve’s in it!

Steven Lutz - IMDb

TeeVee: Skeletor is his enemy!

Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire - Simpsons Wiki

Rich Little’s Christmas Carol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Rich Little’s A Christmas Carol Debuted on HBO in December 1978 Part 1 - YouTube

“Northern Exposure” Seoul Mates (1991)

Northern Exposure, “Seoul Mates”  · The A.V. Club

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (TV special) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

“How the Grinch Stole Christmas” on Amazon

Leap Day (30 Rock) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

“30 Rock” “Leap Day” on Netflix

The Night of the Meek - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

He-Man & She-Ra: A Christmas Special - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A Christmas Carol (Doctor Who) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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