About Melpo

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TV enthusiast, avid children's book collector, amateur food photographer and lover of all things kitschy.

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Top 19 TV Christmas Episodes

1. Community- “regional holiday music” (season 3, episode 10)

After Greendale’s obnoxious glee club is institutionalised, their instructor Mr. Rad must convince the unwilling study group to be stand ins for the upcoming Christmas pageant. One by one they perform amazing little holiday ditties to persuade each other to participate. Highlights include Troy and Abed’s “Baby Boomer Santa” variety number, Shirley’s children’s choir-accompanied “Happy Birthday, Jesus” and Britta’s (awkward) heart’s song.

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16 Celebrity Christmas Trees That’ll Make You Green

Ever wonder what kind of Christmas tree your favourite celebrity has in their living room? No? That’s not a thought that’s ever crossed your mind? Well anyway, it’s nice to see how the other half live, especially at Christmas! Maybe you can scoff at the gaudiness. Maybe you can steal some style tips. Maybe you can roll your eyes at the height of some of these trees.

Take a stroll through this celebrity forest of twinkle lights, tinsel and enormous ornaments.

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Christmas Movie Review: Holiday in Handcuffs

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To help you get in the festive spirit, enjoy a schmaltzy Christmas movie review of Melissa Joan Hart’s 2007 comedic classic Holiday in Handcuffs!


HOLIDAY IN HANDCUFFS (2007)

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The Vending Machine: Pretty Little Liars, Bacon Delivery and Instant Snow

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Remakes and Reboots and Re-imagingings, Oh My!

Hollywood is a temperamental teenager. Its moods and phases are intense. There was the vampire phase, the post-apocalyptic phase and the adaptation phase. Although adaptations are still pretty big, Hollywood is all about the “remakes, reboots and re-imaginings” at the moment. It won’t last forever but like every other trend, you’ll be sick to death of it, they’ll turn it into a spoof movie then something else will come along. And so on.

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Trailer Trash: My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, Zoolander 2, Finding Dory and Miracles from Heaven

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It’s time for the latest batch of movie trailers that are really, really, ridiculously good looking.

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The Vending Machine: Starbucks, The Little Mermaid and Alanis Morissette

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What to Watch on Halloween if You’re a Wimp

If you want to get into the Halloween spirit but can’t stomach slasher flicks and find yourself wide-eyed in bed after watching anything spooky, try on these scaredy-cat friendly movies for size. Note: Although most of these movies are okay for adult wimps and come with a PG rating, some are PG-13 and definitely aren’t for little kids, namely The Witches, Edward Scissorhands and Return to Oz which have some creepy scenes.

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The Vending Machine: Halloween, Gilmore Girls and Poot Lovato

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The Vending Machine: Twilight, Aladdin and Santa Claus

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