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This week’s podcast: Those crazy holiday TV specials in the ’80s

Like most of the '80s Nation, I grew up watching all the Rankin/Bass holiday TV specials. A Year Without Santa Claus was always my favorite, if for nothing else than the Miser Brothers. Most of those shows were produced much earlier than our beloved decade.

But how does the '80s compare with its TV specials during the holidays? Ummm, pretty poorly. This week's podcast "honors" – let's just we remember – Christmas specials by Pee-Wee Herman, Alf and – yes – He-Man and She-Ra.

But once you get through that part of the show, we honor the classics from previous decades. Trust me: It's a weird podcast but worth it.


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