Day 16: Pa would’ve loved this podcast about the 1977 Jim Henson special, Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas.
On this episode
- Mike Westfall (@fallwestmike), a stoat who looks like a bear, dresses like a pinball wizard, and sounds like he ate Cookie Monster.
- Emily Rowley (@mlerowley), a snake who can play bass guitar despite no one around her thinking that’s amazing.
Topics and tangents
- Muppet Wiki has the lowdown of all 5 cuts of this.
- The official outtake reel.
- The drum roll outtake reel.
- Of Muppets and Men: The Making of The Muppet Show.
- The Christmas Price Index of gifts given in The 12 Days of Christmas.
- The “ass sliding” scene from RAD.
- Jerry Nelson and Louise Gold sing When the River Meets the Sea at Jim Henson’s memorial, 1990.
Previous episodes of this podcast mentioned
After this episode
- Listen to the Can’t Wait for Christmas podcast episode all about Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas!