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Nearly every possible recurring character attends a huge SCTV staff Yuletide celebration, and very unique things happen while they mingle and party; Bob and Doug McKenzie exchange cigarettes as presents; Mayor Tommy Shanks talks about Christmas shopping with his wife; Neil Simon and his wife, Marsha "Pamela" Mason appear onMaudlin todiscuss Simon's new Christmas special: an adaptation of the classic musical about a writer played by Judd Hirsch going to a hotel with his wife (played by Marsha) and encountering a crazed Richard Dreyfuss and a nutcracker prince played by Alan Alda; Johnny LaRue finds no one on the street and the shops closed, eventually being abandoned by his crew and giving a drunken monologue about the crane shots in his films; in a "sexy" special, Dusty Towne introduces her new television show.moreless
Episode features the skit Midnight Cowboy II, a takeoff of the original Midnight Cowboy movie. Also, Whatever Happened to Baby Ed, the final episode of The Days of the Week (with cameos by Catherine O'Hara and Carol Burnett). Mel's Rock pile hosts the British punk rock band, The Queen Haters, and they trash the place.moreless
William B Williams returns to the Sammy Maudlin Show. The Shmenges host a beauty pageant. Jackie Rogers Jr. plugs his biographical special, Jackie, We Hardly Knew Ye.
A spoof of Battle of the Network Stars, including a "Firing Line"footrace and a boxing match between Julia Child and Mister Rogers; a parody of '50s B-movies; the fourth episode of The Days of the Week.