Advent Calendar House

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A salute to all TV holiday specials, but mostly the Christmas ones.

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  • Frasier: Look Before You Leap
    by e_xander on February 29, 2024

    The Advent Calendar House has awoken early from its long winter’s nap to take the Leap Year challenge as prescribed by Dr. Frasier Crane on one unseasonably […]

  • A Christmas Carol (1984)
    by e_xander on December 24, 2023

    🎄It’s 1984, and Ebenezer Scrooge is threatening to raise his asking price for a warehouse full of corn. This Christmas Eve episode not only drops on a […]

  • Yogi’s First Christmas
    by e_xander on December 22, 2023

    🎄It’s 1980, and my spoiled nephew just got beaten in a ski-jumping contest by a bear who’s never seen winter before. Join us we fail upward through […]

  • The Great Santa Claus Switch
    by e_xander on December 20, 2023

    🎄It’s 1970, and Santa’s been locked up in an underground cave with 2 giant Muppet monsters. Join us as we venture through the tunnels under Santa’s […]

  • The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
    by e_xander on December 18, 2023

    🎄It’s 1983, and the Worst Kids in the World are taking over the church Nativity play, smoking in the ladies’ room, and helping themselves to the […]

  • Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: Season’s Greedings
    by e_xander on December 16, 2023

    🎄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 […]

  • Santa, Baby!
    by e_xander on December 14, 2023

    🎄It’s 2001, and a magical partridge is sending me on a coat drive for some kind of Karate Kid-style Santa training. Hop in our light blue ’54 […]

  • Tales From the Crypt: And All Through the House
    by e_xander on December 12, 2023

    🎄It’s 1989, and a killer in a Santa suit is making it really hard to hide my dead husband’s body. You better watch out as we dig up the first filmed […]

  • An American Christmas Carol
    by e_xander on December 10, 2023

    🎄 It’s 1979, by way of 1933 — or the other way around — and the human from Fraggle Rock has broken into my garage with a haunted choir of singing […]

  • Full-Court Miracle
    by e_xander on December 8, 2023

    🕎 It’s 2003, and a team of Hebrew school basketball players think they’ve found the ghost of Judah Maccabee in a random guy living in a van. It’s time […]

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