Bonus Christmas Episode! or Holly Loves Muppet Christmas Carol
In today’s bonus episode, the gals discuss the 1992 movie Muppet Christmas Carol.
- Holly brought Around the Bend’s Pretty Lights
- Stasia brought Martinis
- Julia brought Napa Valley’s Uncaged Pinot Noir
Notes from the Show
The first time Holly’s sister tried sushi she made a face like the muppet that gets hit in the face with a bell in the following video:
Solid brass quintet music:
One more sleep till Christmas:
Other Christmas traditions:
- Stas: Gonzo, also Pepe
- Holly: Gonzo, also Miss Piggy
- Julia: Statler & Waldorf, Miss Piggy (and Animal)
There is a difference between the VHS and DVD version of the movie
Unsubstantiated reports indicate that it was Disney executive Jeffrey Katzenberg, specifically, who pulled this song from the actual theatrical cut of the film. Director Brian Henson (remember, this was the first Muppets film following creator and visionary Jim Henson’s passing) was horrified by this decision, and insisted it be reinstated for the VHS and Laserdisc release of the movie in 1993.
Correction from the audio: Holly mistakenly called Brian Henson “Peter”. Sorry!
What’s your favorite Christmas movie?
- Stas: The Year Without a Santa Claus
- Julia: Grinch Who Stole Christmas (with Jim Carey)
- Holly: The Santa Clause
- Producer Brian: Home Alone