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Season 2, Episode 5—”The Holiday Extravaganza pt. 1 = TV, Books, Comics”

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Star Wars Holiday Special, behind the scenes

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The Vault of Horror

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Justice Tree of America

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Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol

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This is part 1 of our holiday special to be broadcast on December 11th, 2021.

This episode looks at speculative TV, books, and comics.

[Please listen to Part 2, which is season 2 episode 6, if you want to listen to David and Troy talk about holiday movies. Episode 6 is set to be broadcast on December 25th, 2021]

The holiday season is replete with references to the holidays, in TV and books and comics.

From the annual Dr. Who Christmas Specials, to the Star Wars Holiday Special. The holidays are no stranger to science fiction, fantasy, and horror.

The Twilight Zone visited the holidays, as well.
Night of the Meek is one such episode.

Wonder Woman (the series starring Lynda Carter) also had a holiday episode.

It seemed that comics in December seemed to have some tie-in to Christmas, especially superheroes like Superman or Spiderman. Perhaps they thought parents would put some in their children’s stockings?

Action Comics
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Connie Willis put together a collection of her science fiction and fantasy short stories called “A Lot Like Christmas.”

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Troy Harkin and David Clink will talk about the holidays, in genre TV, genre books (briefly), and genre comics.

There is no special guest for this episode.

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