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144: Mascot Mania



Gotta go fast! From a speedy blue hedgehog to a prospector named after a bread, we plunge into the wacky and ridiculous world of mascots. Can you name the sports team by their cheesy mascots? Take Dana's quiz on beloved product spokesperson/spokesanimal/spokesthing, and Chris' VERY HARD videogame mascot challenge. Find out how frozen orange juice made a huge (and controversial) splash with a Disney character, and how Montreal broke ground in mascot history.

ALSO: 1960's Jeopardy!

RUNTIME: 1 hour 1 minute 51 seconds

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Dang, our image round at trivia on Tuesday was famous/memorable company mascots and no one on my team could remember Spuds MacKenzie! If only this had been posted hours earlier...

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Loved the mascots show, let's have more! Check out the pierogie races at Pittsburgh Pirates games!

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This doesn't have anything to do with this episode specifically but if you're into mnemonics like Karen, you need to check out this website- OEDILF. The Omnificent English Dictionary in Limerick Form. The projects aims to list the definition of every English word in limericks, to help you remember the meaning. Karen, I hope you read these comments because you will be in love if you don't know about this already.

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