DISMEMBERCEMBER: Scrooge’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Christmas (1984)

This really could have been made in 1979 or earlier and I’d say, “Yes, I can see that.”

Lee Benton plays The Girl — oh man, she’s Donna from the absolutely deranged female softball players vs. redneck maniacs movie Blood Games under her other name Shelley Abblett — who is looking for a record store and finds Scrooge, who is played by Jack Elam. She has a crystal ball that allows them to watch music videos from bands like Three Dog Night, Merilee Rush, Paul Revere and the Raiders, The Association, Bobby Goldsboro, the much hated Mike Love, Dean from Jan and Dean and a singer named Bridget that everyone talks about like she’s about to be the next big thing.

Who is this Bridget?

Lou Tedesco was an old school TV guy and directed this, while it was written by producer Rex Sparger. I have no idea how this was made, because back to 1984, you had MTV, whose top videos were “Let’s Go Crazy” by Prince, “Jump” by Van Halen, “Eyes Without a Face” by Billy Idol and “Round and Round” by Ratt. This seems like something from a completely different era.

Jack Elam is pretty good in it, however.

Someone tell me who Bridget is.

Bridget, are you out there?

You can watch this on Tubi.

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