🎄 It’s 1973, and a musical cricket is about to save the Christmas spirit during New York City’s quietest power failure.
Join us for a one-cat open sleigh ride into Chuck Jones’s beautifully animated sequel to “The Cricket in Times Square.”
💬 Topics & Tangents:
1. A very insightful Letterboxd review.
2. Name That Christmas Special’s screenshot gallery for this special.
3. Today’s TV Trope: Bully Bulldog.
4. Mel Blanc’s voice for the Alley Cat sounds his voice for Clarence the Cat in “Birds Anonymous.”
5. DiGio introduces me to Yorkshire pudding.
📼 Retro Commercial Break:
🎤 And Now, These Messages:
“A Very Merry Cricket” © 1973 Chuck Jones Enterprises.
Theme song by Bronwen’s Ghost.
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Title: A Very Merry Cricket