It's Not Christmas Without the Atrocious TV Movie!
My stocking overrunneth. Washington Post features the "Do-It-Yourself TV Christmas Movie," with choose-your-own lead actors including James Brolin and the indefatigable Meredith Baxter. Eye would add Mark Harmon to the list of male leads and an appearance by a winsome Raven Simone knock-off, but this is gold.
Then there's a little gift courtesy of Dave Larsen of the Dayton Daily News, who pulled together a hiliarious list of the worst holiday films and TV movies. The latter includes a sorry attempt to capitalize on the Pac-Man craze entitled "Christmas Comes to Pac-Land," and "The Star Wars Holiday Special," complete with the original cast plus, I shit you not, Jefferson Starship and Bea Arthur. The intro, below.
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