Five Best…Musical Television Episodes
5. “My Musical” from Scrubs
-It’s got songs about poop and guy love. ‘Nuff said.
4. “Mr. Hankey’s Christmas Classics” from South Park
-Best song: “Christmastime in Hell.” Best lyric: “Here's a rack to hang the stockings on/ We still have to shop for Genghis Kahn/ Michael Landon's hair looks swell/ It's Christmastime in Hell!”
3. “Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious” from The Simpsons
-With “original character[s] like Sherry Bobbins and Rickey Rouse”, this one of the best Simpsons’ episodes in their 18 years of running. Mostly because you hear Barney Gumble sing “Margaritaville.”
2. “Zanzibar” from Rocko’s Modern Life
-I learned the lesson of “You can’t fight city hall/ You can’t fight corporate America” from this cartoon about a wallaby. Thank you, Nickelodeon.
1. “Once More, With Feeling” from Buffy the Vampire Slayer
-Outside of Alyson Hannigan’s voice, there’s nothing bad about this episode. If you haven’t seen it, please at least YouTube, “Walk Through the Fire” and “I’ve Got a Theory.”