Thursday, March 26, 2009

Holiday TV Specials (12/13/05)

The end of the year is upon us, and the days are getting short, so it's time to gather around the warmest spot in the living room and regale in stories of holidays past. That doesn't mean the fireplace, of course -- it means turning on the television and watching terrible holiday specials. Oh, sure, you could watch "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" or "A Charlie Brown Christmas" and be moved, but they can't compare to such classics as "Nick and Jessica's Family Christmas," "A Very Gotti Christmas," or -- bah, humbug! -- "The Star Wars Holiday Special." This atrocity featured Harvey Korman as a four-armed cooking show hostess, Bea Arthur as the owner of the Star Wars cantina, and Chewbacca's son, Lumpy. Since George Lucas has vowed to destroy all copies of the show, you're probably safe, but if you feel the need to wipe the horrible memories from your mind, there's always the old reliable Yule Log.

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