Sunday, September 29, 2013

New Halloween Special Worth Checking Out

 I don't really get Hoops & Yoyo, the stars of several Hallmark cards and other products, but my kids think they're hilarious. Hoops & Yoyo Ruin Christmas is a 2011 special that my kids watched so many times they almost burned a hole in my DVR if that was a thing you could do to DVR's. Last year, Hallmark Channel debuted Hoops & Yoyo's Haunted Halloween which I have to say was really good. In the show, Hoops & Yoyo get trapped in a mall overnight on Halloween and all sorts of spooky stuff happens to them. If you can get over the cheap computer animation, the show is filled with plenty of good gags, a little bit of satire on the state of shopping malls nowadays and a good dose of holiday fun that we just don't see on TV enough at Halloween time.

The half hour special bows on DVD this year. You can pick it up at Walmart and Target for $5.00, it's also available at many Hallmark Gold Crown stores. If you're a fan of Halloween specials - it's worth picking up. It will also probably air again on CBS and The Hallmark Channel. Keep an eye out in the listings as we get closer to the holiday itself!

Here's a promo for the show from last year. (Ignore the air date)


1 comment:

Net, the Movie Blogger said...

Loved your post! I think Hoops and YoYo are adorable - especially their commercial segments.

I haven't seen the Hoops & YoYo Halloween Cartoon listed this year, yet. Hmmm? Wonder if anyone plans to air it? I will definitely keep a look out for it. Please let me know, if you also see it.

And, thank you so much for sharing my "It's a Wonderful Movie" button. It works out perfect for your site since it has Hoops & YoYo in it!

Have a Wonderful Day, Net

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