Advent Calendar House - TV Holiday & Christmas Specials

A Rugrats Chanukah

Episode Summary

Talking babies try to find and stop the “Meanie of Hanukkah.” Guest: Sarah Shay.

Episode Notes

In the Advent Calendar House’s first Hanukkah episode, we follow the Rugrats on their mission to stop the “Meanie of Chanukah” and make him take a nap, counting all the Yiddish words and misspoken “babyisms” along the way.

On This Episode

  1. Mike Westfall (@fallwestmike), a giant alien monster about to be shot at by a bazooka-wielding Santa Claus.
  2. Sarah Shay (@thesarahshay) from the Pilot House podcast.

Topics and Tangents

  1. Sarah’s top 2 favorite spellings of “Hanukkah.”
  2. Going back to watch “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure” with the knowledge that Dottie (E.G. Daily) is the voice of Tommy Pickles.
  3. A tale of 2 panics: Babies climbing up to open flames vs. babies trying to blow out Hanukkah candles.
  4. Stu’s giant, tacky menorah vs. the Miami Marlins’ home run celebration monstrosity.
  5. The TV trope of the long-standing childhood rivalry.
  6. Our worst on-stage mishaps.

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