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TV Special Showdown: Yogi’s First Christmas

It’s December, and that means that it’s time to settle in front of the boob tube and be bombarded with the usual array of unrelenting Christmas themed TV specials. All of the classics that you know and love that the networks run every year. So to mark this occasion, today we’re going to focus on …

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TV Special Showdown: The Last Halloween

As you know (unless you’ve been living under a rock, not that we’re judging you, rent’s high, man), October is the month of Halloween. To honor the occasion, we’ll be looking at a forgotten Halloween special, a spooky, haunting outing starring a scary group of…space aliens. Yes, that’s right, space aliens. Today’s TV Special Showdown …

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TV Special Showdown: Zolar – The Extreme Sports Movie

Two things that kids like are space aliens and extreme sports (i.e., skateboarding, snowboarding, etc.). In 2004, Kids’ WB brilliantly and cynically combined these 2 elements by producing a made for TV movie about an extreme sports loving teenage space alien. Witness Zolar: The Extreme Sports Movie. Kids’ WB’s first (and only) live action movie,  Zolar …

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TV Special Showdown: Hanna-Barbera’s All-Star Comedy Ice Revue

Hello and welcome to a new segment on Twinsanity called TV Special Showdown, where we look back at one-shot TV specials, those bonus funfests which would occasionally turn up in prime time as a treat to the kiddos at home and interrupt whatever shows their parents usually watched at that time. Today we’ll be checking …

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