Well blow me down if it isn’t a brand spanking new episode of The TCP.
Well, it is if you’re listening to it when it’s just come up out, if not then it’s an old episode. I don’t know when you’re listening, but I hope you enjoy this rubbish.
Thanks to Benji Pearson we find out that the story of Babushka from the last episode is actually just a rip off of the story of La Befana, the old lady who delivers presents to all the good children of Italy. Here’s a clip of Orson Welles telling the legend:
Next up we look at the Christmas Not So Classic Have A Cheeky Christmas by the Cheeky Girls. It’s not awful, but it’s not good either.
Actually, it is awful, plus they traumatise a reindeer in the video (I’m not kidding watch the video):
This episode’s Joke is once again provided by Benji Pearson? Was I misguided in given him a chance to return. Only you can decide…
Then it’s Ebenezer Sanford an episode of the 70s sitcom Sanford & Son.
It’s okay. If you want to watch it, here’s a link:
This week’s recommendation is Behind The Bells. It’s a podcast hosted by Robert Nicholas that looks at the making of classic Christmas movies. From inception to script, casting and production. Have a listen, you might learn something:
I also appeared on an episode of Jingle Jank where Scott and Jay battle it out to find out who sang it better. I got to judge the competition and my ruling was just and fair:
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