Season 2 Episode 11

The Twelve Songs of Christmas

Aired Saturday 9:30 PM Dec 19, 1987 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • Some of the songs included in the medley during the competition are: 'The Twelve Days of Christmas (Ernie's choice);' 'Go Tell It on the Mountain (Thelma's choice);' 'O Come All Ye Faithful (Amelia's choice);' and 'Mary's Boy Child (Rolly).' Earlier in the episode, we hear a solo of Cassieta's choice which is 'We Three Kings.' The medley is followed by a complete rendition of 'Silent Night' by Clifton Davis and the cast with the guest choir. The last scene features everyone at the deacon's home singing 'We Wish You a Merry Christmas.'

    • The building used to indicate the exterior of the concert hall for the City Wide Annual Song Fest in this episode is actually the Shrine Auditorium located in South Central Los Angeles.

    • One of the songs sung in the Christmas medley is 'Mary's Boy Child' composed by star Jester Hairston.

    • A special credit is given at the end of the episode for the St. Stephen Baptist Mass Choir and the St. Stephen Youth Choir for their participation in the musical scenes.

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