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TV Special Showdown: Nickelodeon’s Thanksgiving Fest

My favorite holiday is and always has been Thanksgiving. No gifts that you have to buy, no annoying carols clogging up the radio stations, all you have to do is eat and veg out in front of the TV. My kind of holiday. (If you didn’t have to put up with the family, Thanksgiving would …

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TV Special Showdown: NBC’s Laugh Busters

On this TV Special Showdown, we’ll be looking back at a product of a bygone era. Saturday morning cartoons on the broadcast networks are rare enough these days, but today, we’ll be revisiting something even harder to find these days: the Saturday morning preview special. This will (hopefully) be the first of several SatAM preview …

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TV Special Showdown: Lollipop Dragon

Wow, 2 TV Special Showdowns in 1 month? It’s a Christmas miracle! Remember those 2 whimsical, wonderful TV specials from the late 1980’s about a kindly dragon who makes lollipops in a magical candy land? Me neither. But lets devote a TV Special Showdown to it anyway. Today we’ll be taking a gander at Lollipop …

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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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