December 03, 2004

The 10 Least Successful Holiday Specials of All Time

I don't know which is my least favorite, but there are several hilarious choices to pick from.

Listeners of radio's Columbia Broadcasting System who tuned in to hear a Christmas Eve rendition of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol were shocked when they heard what appeared to be a newscast from the north pole, reporting that Santa's Workshop had been overrun in a blitzkrieg by Finnish proxies of the Nazi German government. The newscast, a hoax created by 20-something wunderkind Orson Wells...

Don't miss the lost Star Trek Christmas episode either!

Thanks to Dean Esmay for the pointer.

Posted by Ted at December 3, 2004 12:04 PM | TrackBack

The Star Trek and Ayn Rand ones were pretty good, too, especially since I have such a soft spot for both.

Posted by: JohnL at December 3, 2004 11:27 AM

Can't believe they yanked the Nuge.They showed worse than that on the second Surviving Nugent.This should be a lesson to all.Never,ever be afraid of a little PETA.

Posted by: Russ at December 3, 2004 03:08 PM
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