🎄 It’s 1983, and my emotional support jack-in-the-box is not providing much help for my Imposter Syndrome.

Prepare for a deep dive into another pre-ALF puppet special from Paul Fusco starring a very depressed elf in training trying to find where he belongs in Santa’s workshop by first finding everywhere he doesn’t belong.

Santa’s Swedish Chef-like human hands!
A three-eyed purple teddy bear we never get to see!
Paul Fusco inserting himself into his own Christmas fan fiction!


🎙 Guests:

Tom Coombs (The Pop Daddy)

Jayme Kilsby (Forever Bogus Podcast)

Chad Young (The Horror Movie BBQ)


💬 Topics & Tangents:

1. Watch “Santa’s Magic Toy Bag” on Tubi.

2. Sherman looks like A Gnome Named Gnorm.

3. The hot dog puppet from “Funland.”

4. The History of the Nickelodeon Hotel (Defunctland).

5. The keeper of Santa’s Magic Toy Bag reminds me of the presidential designated survivor.

6. Superman impales some jerk’s truck on a telephone pole in “Man of Steel.”

7. Cracked: We Ruined Santa With Math.


📼 Commercial Break:

Sears Video Game Arcade Christmas Sale (1983)

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“Santa’s Magic Toy Bag” © 1983 Imagicom Productions, Inc.

Theme song by Bronwen’s Ghost.
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