Weird and Wacky World

Here Comes Fatty with His Sack Full of Crap

December 21, 2020 JabberGuys Season 1 Episode 6
Weird and Wacky World
Here Comes Fatty with His Sack Full of Crap
Show Notes

Here Comes Fatty with His Sack Full of Crap (S1-E6)

The JabberGuys talk about some of your favourite Xmas movies, some weird international traditions around Xmas time, and what is with some of those Xmas song lyrics?

ELF… one of the best Xmas movies (2003)
(Will Ferrell, James Caan… and how did Chris Farley almost factor into ELF?)
“He’s an angry Elf”

The Rankin-Bass collection of Xmas shows:
The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974 - TV)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964 - TV)
-  Cha wonders why Santa was such an asshole
-  What was Yukon Cornelius really looking for?
-  Can you name any of the misfit toys?
Frosty the Snowman (1969 - TV)
Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town (1970 - TV)

 How the Grinch Stole Christmas (TV version – 1966)
Who was Thurl Ravenscroft?

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000- Movie) with Jim Carrey
Who did Jim Carrey hire to help him survive the Grinch makeup?

 A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 – TV)

 Tiny Tim Xmas Song???  (1980-81)
“Santa Claus has got the AIDS this year” 

Christmas with the Kranks (2004) 

Four Christmases (2008) 

Jingle All the Way (1996)
“Put that cookie down!” 

Home Alone (1990)
Who was considered for the “Joe Pesci” role of ‘Harry’

A Christmas Story (1983)
Directed by Bob Clark (Who also directed ‘Black Christmas’)
A visit to the house in Cleveland
Who was first considered to play ‘the old man’?
Our family connection to the making of ‘A Christmas Story’ 
"Be sure to drink your Ovaltine"

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)
Chevy Chase, Randy Quaid
Best Christmas movie ever!
“Are you serious Clark?” 

“Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” … Hit and Run!
“Baby It’s Cold Outside” … What does it really infer?
“Santa Claus is Coming to Town” … Santa is a stalker.

 Remembering masquerading as Santa for our kids. 

Some of the World’s Most Bizarre Christmas Traditions
The Catalan pooping Christmas log?
The Catalan ‘Crapper’ (What’s with Catalan and Christmas poo?)
Alpine Christmas traditions … Krampus, Frau Perchta???  (That’s messed up!)
Belgium and France - Pere Fouettard … Santa’s evil helper

 Prancer (1989), a must watch at Christmas … Queex and Cha were a little emotional.

Christmas time movies … (mentions)
Die Hard (1988)
Trading Places (1983)
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Batman Returns (1992)
Love Actually (2003)

A few other must mention Christmas movies:
Miracle on 34th Street (Natalie Wood - 1947)
It’s a Wonderful Life (Jimmy Stewart - 1946)
Deck the Halls (Broderick, DeVito - 2006)
Bad Santa (Bill Bob Thornton - 2003)
Muppet Family Christmas (1987)
Disney’s A Christmas Carol (Jim Carrey-Animated - 2009)
A Christmas Carol (Alastair Sim - 1951)
The Santa Claus (Tim Allen - 1994)
Scrooged (Bill Murray – 1988) 

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