November 30, 2023

EP. 333 — The Dog Who Saved Christmas LIVE!

Home Alone with a dog?! What more do you want, people! LIVE from the Riviera Theatre in Chicago, Paul, June, and Jason break down the 2009 made-for-TV holiday comedy The Dog Who Saved Christmas starring Mario Lopez & Dean Cain. The crew discuss bobo Kevin James, the family’s disgusting house, the disturbing bathtub scene, the talking toilet, and why Mario Lopez is the Vin Diesel of this franchise. Plus, they ask “Was the criminals’ original plan supposed to be a Funny Games scenario?”

 

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Transcript

Paul Scheer It’s like Home Alone with a dog. We saw The Dog Who Saved Christmas. So you know what that means.   Music [Intro Song]   Paul Scheer Hello, people of Earth! And hello, people of Chicago! The holiday season is upon us. And what better way to celebrate than the 2009 classic The Dog Who Saved Christmas? A movie that will make you hate the holidays. It is like a really bad episode of The King of Queens. It’s like the stand-ins for the King of Queens shot an episode after hours. That like an audience member wrote. And this movie. Wow. I’ve never taken more notes ever. I had five pages of notes and 40 minutes left. I’m glad that we’re here tonight to talk about it because I need someone to validate that what I saw was real. And you will all do that. But here’s the most important part. I will not be doing it alone. We will not be doing it alone. We’ll be doing it with my co-host. Please welcome to the stage, Mr. Jason Mantzoukas.

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