That’s right: we’re back. It’s 13 Days of Xmas, and just like 32 Days of Halloween, we take the normal 12 Days and add one because we’re overachievers. And as somebody recently pointed out, yes, the actual 12 Days of Xmas are supposed to start on Christmas Day, December 25th. However, posting a bunch of Xmasy stuff starting on the 25th would probably get us all killed, as by December 26th we all just want all the holiday hoobah to go back into the attic for a year.
So anyway, here we are again. And as we did in 2007 and again in 2008, we’re starting with Muppets. In this case, we’ve got the full TV special that we previously showed a bit of the Jim Henson cameo from. It’s 1987’s A Muppet Family Christmas.
A fantastic page with info on the various versions available (and unavailable) can be found here.
I don’t have any qualms about posting that whole thing partly because I’m not hosting the files and partly because the damn thing’s out of print on DVD. However, the Muppets are rising once more. Their “Bohemian Rhapsody” parody went viral in a big, big way. So the hope is that Disney will see that the Muppets doing their own thing is still a damn popular idea. Here’s their latest: