🎄It’s 1994, and the Jeffersons are poisoning Metropolis with greed spray from toy atomic space rats.

Join us on an unpredictable flight through the first Christmas episode of “Lois and Clark,” written by Dean Cain and starring Sherman Hemsley as the Toyman and Isabel Sanford as his reluctant assistant, plus Denise Richards, Dick Van Patten, Doug Llewellyn, and terrible special effects.


🎙 Guests:

Gerry Davila (Totally Rad Christmas)

Paxton Holley (Cavalcade of Awesome, Cult Film Club, Hellbent for Letterbox)

Jeeg (Nerd Lunch)


💬 Topics & Tangents:

1. C.T. brings up this episode and Jeeg seals his fate on Nerd Lunch’s “Nerdstradamus 2013 Redux.”

2. Winslow Schott’s plan to dump his greed toxin into Metropolis’s water supply is similar to Scarecrow’s plan in “Batman Begins.”

3. Progressive Insurance “Barbie” Commercial.

4. Denise Richards (Angela) in “Tammy and the T-Rex.”

5. Eddie Jones (Jonathan Kent) in “A League of Their Own.”

6. Christmas at Graceland.

7. Totally Rad Christmas on “It’s Gary Shandling’s Christmas Show” featuring Dom Irrera (Hecklebaum).

8. Homer Simpson licking poisonous toads.

9. Today’s TV Trope: Anticipatory Breath Spray.

10. “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” by The Pretenders.

📼 Commercial Break:

Burger King Holiday Disney Glasses Commercial, 1994.

Children First “Read a Book” PSA featuring Brett Butler, 1994.

Totally Rad Christmas, celebrating all things Christmas in the ’80s.


“Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman” and “Season’s Greedings” © 1994 Warner Bros. Television.

Theme song by Bronwen’s Ghost.
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