Good Cheer and Bad Music

Time to get some Christmas episodes up here, preferably with no connection to A Christmas Carol or It’s a Wonderful Life. So here, to start with, is the first WKRP Christmas episode, because it starts by dissing “Jingle Bell Rock.” (In repeats, this recording is replaced by a synthesizer playing the actual “Jingle Bells”; it doesn’t work. This is the original soundtrack.) The episode also reminds us of the main rules of office-based Christmas episodes: office Christmas parties are always disastrous, co-workers give each other terrible presents, and nobody has anything better to do at Christmas than show up at the receptionist’s apartment.

These videos are a bit loud, so maybe turn down the volume a little before playing them.

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