🎄 It’s 1970 by way of 1990, and I just noticed the Santa Claus at the mall is actually my gym teacher.
Join us on a revealing trip back to The Wonder Years as we salute Robert Picardo’s standout performance as Coach Cutlip… and Santa.
💬 Topics & Tangents:
1. Joe Cocker’s version of “With a Little Help from My Friends” over the opening credits was replaced for streaming with a soundalike, only they don’t sound alike.
2. Almost all the original music is replaced, including a surf rock cover of “Sleigh Ride” by The Ventures.
4. Coach Cutlip’s drawing of the female reproductive system.
6. Brandon Crane’s (Doug Porter) new podcast, “The Errorist.”
📼 Retro Commercial Break:
🎤 And Now, These Messages:
TGI Podcast, diving into Christmas, Halloween, and Thanksgiving episodes from the 1990s era of TGIF and more.
“The Wonder Years” and “A Very Cutlip Christmas” © 1990 New World Television.
Theme song by Bronwen’s Ghost.
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Title: The Wonder Years: A Very Cutlip Christmas