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Choo Choo Bob’s Christmas Adventure!

Choo Choo Bob’s Christmas Adventure!


– WELL, SEASON’S GREETINGS,
MY TRAIN-LOVING FRIENDS. GATHER ROUND AND SETTLE IN. YOU READY TO HEAR ABOUT AN AMAZING
CHRISTMASTIME ADVENTURE? children:
YEAH! – WELL, ALLOW ME
TO READ YOU A TALE THAT HAPPENED
NOT TOO LONG AGO. “ONCE UPON A TIME “IN THE MAGICAL
SNOW-COVERED LAND OF BOBVILLE, “OUR PAL CHOO CHOO BOB “WAS JUST RETURNING
TO HIS CLUBHOUSE. “HE HAD NO IDEA THE ADVENTURE
THAT WAS CHUGGING HIS WAY DOWN THE METAPHORICAL TRACKS.” – [shivering] WHOO!
HMM. OH, HEY, THERE, ENGINEERS. WELL, IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK
A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS AROUND THIS PLACE,
WOULDN’T YOU SAY? WELL, I MEAN,
IT IS CHRISTMAS EVE, AFTER ALL. [chuckles]
LET’S SEE. I GOT A NICE TOASTY, WARM FIRE
GOING IN THE STOVE. MY FRIENDS CAME OVER
AND HELPED ME HANG UP ALL OF THESE
CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS, AND WE’RE ALL MAKING PLANS
TO SEE OUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY OVER THE HOLIDAYS. IT DOESN’T GET MUCH MORE
HOLIDAY-RIFIC THAN THAT, DOES IT? [muffled speech] WAIT.
YOU GUYS HEAR THAT? HELLO? IS SOMEBODY THERE? [muffled speech] [grunts] – OH, HI! – OH, SNEAKS MCNUTTERTON, MY GOOD-NATURED
KLEPTOMANIA-PRONE SQUIRREL PAL. WEREN’T YOU JUST TRYING
TO SAY SOMETHING A MINUTE AGO? – ALL I WANTED TO SAY IS, THERE’S ONE VERY IMPORTANT
CHRISTMASSY-TYPE THINGY THAT YOU FORGOT TO MENTION. – OH, YEAH.
both: CANDY CANES! – SWEET, DELICIOUS,
PEPPERMINTY, AND, OH, SO FESTIVE! I MEAN, HAVE YOU EVER SEEN
AND SMELLED AND TASTED SUCH WONDERFULNESS
IN ALL YOUR LIFE? I HAVE CANDY CANES
ON THE WALLS AND ON THE TREE
AND ON THE CEILING. COULD YOU GRAB THOSE? I’VE ACQUIRED SO MANY OF THEM.
YEAH, BUT I– – GOOD OLD SNEAKS. YES INDEED, ENGINEERS, THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT
IS IN THE AIR, SO LET’S FIRE UP THE ENGINE AND GET THIS ADVENTURE
ROCKING ON DOWN THE RAILS. [train whistle tooting] – ALL ABOARD! – ♪ CHOO CHOO BOB
IS COMING ROUND THE BEND ♪ [train whistle tooting] ♪ CHOO CHOO BOB
IS BRINGING ALL HIS FRIENDS ♪ ♪ SO MUCH FUN
AND WHAT A TREAT ♪ ♪ YOU WON’T HAVE
TO LEAVE YOUR SEAT ♪ ♪ DON’T YOU MOVE ♪ ♪ YOU’LL SAY “WOW” ♪ ♪ CHOO CHOO BOB
IS COMING UP ♪ – ♪ WHOO! WHOO! ♪ – ♪ RIGHT NOW ♪ – LET’S GET BACK
TO THE SOMETIMES MISADVENTURES OF ONE CHOO CHOO
BOBBIDY-BOB-BE-BOB-BOB-BOB. [laughs] – ♪ STEAM TRAIN BELLS,
STEAM TRAIN BELLS ♪ ♪ ROLLING DOWN THE TRACK ♪
– LOOK, BOB. BOB, IT’S ME,
YOUR PAL RICH. – YOU KNOW, THAT SOUNDED
A LOT LIKE RICHARD W. KORNBELT. NAH, I MUST BE HEARING THINGS. HE USUALLY
JUST LETS HIMSELF IN, BARELY EVEN KNOCKS
HALF THE TIME. ♪ LA, LA, LA,
LA, LA, LA ♪ ♪ LA-HA-HA-HA-HA ♪ – BOB!
I’M FREEZING OUT HERE! – OH, UNCOUPLE MY CABOOSE! IT IS RICH OUT THERE! RICH, YOU BETTER GET IN HERE BEFORE YOU TURN
INTO A POPSICLE! – OH, I COULDN’T AGREE MORE. – COME ON, BUDDY.
LET ME HELP YOU. – OKAY.
– OH, IT’S HEAVY. – CAREFUL. I ALREADY DROPPED
THIS ON MY FROSTBITE ONCE. – OH, JEEZ.
OH, IT’S SO HEAVY, RICH. WHAT’S IN HERE?
– IT’S NOT HEAVY. IT’S JUST AWKWARD.
– HUH? – YOU GOT THAT BACK THERE? YEAH, I GOT IT. – OKAY, NO, GO BACK YOUR WAY. I’M TOO CLOSE
TO THE STOVE. – GO DOWN.
– DOWN? [grunts]
– NO, MY DOWN. – OH, THIS’LL NEVER WORK.
– PUT MINE DOWN. – FULL EXTENSION.
[coughing and groaning] – I’LL GET IT ON MY NECK. THAT’S THE STRONGEST PART
OF MY BODY. – OKAY.
– [shouting] – CAREFUL.
– THAT WAS A BAD IDEA. – SWING AROUND.
– OH, MY BACK. – SWING AROUND!
– YOUR TOWN IS IN THE WAY! – SWING AROUND THE TABLE.
OKAY. – [shouts]
– WALK IT UP. HOIST IT UP TOWARDS ME. GO! GO! GO! GO! GO! WHOA!
[both grunting] [both panting] – OH, THAT WAS
PRETTY EFFORTLESS. – MM. – YOU WILL NOT BELIEVE
WHAT IS INSIDE THIS BOX. – HUH, LET’S SEE. UH, MONKEYS? – MM-MM. – MISTLETOE!
– NOPE. – MONKEYS UNDER THE MISTLETOE? – NOT EXACTLY.
– HUH. – THIS BOX CONTAINS
NONE OTHER THAN THE FINEST
IN ARTIFICIAL POLYMERIZED TOTALLY SELF-ASSEMBLIZABLE
CUSTOMIZABLE CHRISTMAS TREE TECHNOLOGY. – HUH? – IT’S AN ARTIFICIAL
CHRISTMAS TREE. – OH! – I GOT IT DOWN AT THE MALL
WHERE MY CHRISTMAS ELF JOB IS. – UH-HUH.
– LET ME SHOW YOU. WHOA!
– OH, RICH! ARE YOU OKAY? [air whooshing] – WELL, WHAT DO YOU THINK?
– I DON’T KNOW, RICH. IT DOESN’T REALLY LOOK
LIKE THE PHOTO ON THE SIDE OF THE BOX. – HMM. – GENTLEMEN, ALLOW ME. [roaring] – [gasps] HMM?
– UH! OH! [trumpet fanfare]
– TA-DA! THERE YOU GO, FELLAS. – WOW, GREAT JOB, SNEAKS. – YEAH, THIS IS EVEN BETTER
THAN THE HALLOWEEN EPISODE! – ALWAYS HAPPY TO HELP
A COUPLE OF NUTS LIKE YOU. [laughter] – AWESOME. SEE YOU LATER, SNEAKS.
– BYE. – [gasps]
OH, HOLY HOLLY BERRIES. I’M GONNA BE LATE FOR WORK.
– OH. – SANTA’S A REAL STICKLER
WHEN IT COMES TO HIS SCHEDULE. – OH.
– BYE, BOB. – ALL RIGHT.
SEE YOU LATER, RICH. WELL, ENGINEERS,
I THINK IT’S ABOUT TIME WE HAD OURSELVES
A LITTLE CANDY CANE BREAK. – “SO THERE HE WENT, “OUR OLD ELFIN BUDDY
RICHARD W. KORNBELT, OFF TO HELP SANTA
DOWN AT THE BOBVILLE MALL.” [upbeat music] [crashing] [creaking] – [groaning] ♪ ♪ [creaking] [crashing] ♪ ♪ [crashing] ♪ ♪ – AH.
WHEW. [chuckles]
THAT’S BETTER. [phone ringing,
train whistle tooting] OH.
[chuckles] HELLO, HELLO.
CHRISTMAS IS NEAR. SANTA’S REAL BUSY,
BUT BOB’S RIGHT HERE. – [laughs]
HEY, THERE, BOBBY. TELL ME, HOW ARE THINGS
AT THE CLUBHOUSE? – OH, HEY, GRANDPA BOB. HEY, EVERYBODY,
IT’S MY GRANDPA BOB CALLING ME
ALL THE WAY FROM COLORADO. THINGS ARE GREAT,
AWESOME, STUPENDOUS. HOW ABOUT YOU? – OH, YOU KNOW, PRETTY GOOD. SAY, I WAS THINKING
THAT MAYBE WE COULD GET TOGETHER FOR CHRISTMASTIME. – WAIT; DO YOU WANT
TO VISIT HERE, OR AM I COMING OUT THERE
TO SEE YOU? – HUH?
BOBBY? I CAN’T HEAR YOU. AH, I THINK A MAGPIE
HAS BEEN CHEWING ON MY PHONE LINE. – OH, I WAS JUST TALKING
ABOUT A VISIT, GRANDPA. – OH, YEAH,
I THINK THAT WOULD BE GREAT, DON’T YOU? – OH, I DO! SO IT’S SETTLED. – IT’S SETTLED. I CAN’T WAIT TO SEE YOU.
– I CAN’T WAIT TO SEE YOU. THIS IS SO EXCITING.
– OH, BOBBY. I HAVEN’T BEEN TO THE CLUBHOUSE
IN SO MANY YEARS. – HEY, DO YOU THINK
I NEED SNOWSHOES OUT THERE? – SAY, IS MY GOOD FRIEND PAUL
STILL THERE? – SO I THINK I’LL JUST STOP
BY THE HARDWARE STORE… – WHAT ABOUT THE RAT
WHO EATS ALL THE GARBAGE? OKAY, THEN.
– OKAY, THEN. – SEE YOU.
– LOVE YOU. – LOVE YOU.
– SEE YOU. – BYE-BYE.
– BYE. [chuckles] FAMILY COMMUNICATION, ALWAYS CRYSTAL CLEAR. [chuckles] – SEASON’S GREETINGS, BOB!
– OH! – OH, MERRY CHRISTMAS. – HEY, ENGINEER PAUL.
HEY, ENGINEER EMILY. AND A MERRY AWESOME CHRISTMAS
TO YOU TOO. AS A MATTER OF FACT,
IT JUST GOT EVEN AWESOMER. YOU SEE, I WAS ON THE PHONE
WITH MY GRANDPA BOB A SECOND AGO,
AND WE DEVISED A CRYSTAL CLEAR, FOOLPROOF,
IRONCLAD PLAN TO MEET UP IN COLORADO
FOR CHRISTMAS. – THAT SOUNDS GREAT, BOB.
– MM-HMM. – DID YOU REMEMBER
TO GET HIM A PRESENT? – OH, AS A MATTER OF FACT,
I DID, ENGINEER PAUL. CHECK IT OUT: A FIRST-EDITION HARDCOVER COPY OF THEBIG BOOK OF TRAINSSIGNED BY THE AUTHOR,
CHUGGY TRAXTON. – OH, WOW!
– [chuckles] YOU KNOW, I FIGURED
HE’S SUCH A BIG TRAINIAC, GRAMPS IS GONNA LOVE IT. – OH, YOU CAN SAY THAT AGAIN. – OKAY.
GRAMPS IS GONNA LOVE IT! ANYHOW, ALL I HAVE TO DO
IS WRAP IT UP, AND I SHOULD BE GOOD TO GO. YOU SEE, MY TRAIN
TO COLORADO SHOULD BE– [bells clanging] HOLY SMOKESTACKS! I THINK THERE’S A TRAIN COMING! [all shouting] [all shouting] – WHOA!
WHOA. – WHEW! WOW. THAT WAS
A MIGHTY FINE TRAIN, BOB. – [chuckles]
IT SURE WAS. WHOA.
HEY. boing! HEY, IT’S THE NEW STANDARDS,
EVERYBODY. HOW DID YOU GUYS GET HERE? – WHY, ON THE CHRISTMAS TRAIN,
OF COURSE. – OH, I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN. – HOW ABOUT A SONG, BOB? – HEY, GREAT IDEA, JOHN. – IT GOES KIND OF LIKE THIS. [steady blues music] [chugging] – OH, SOUNDS LIKE A REAL TRAIN. ♪ ♪ all: ♪ OOH-OOH ♪ ♪ OOH-OOH, OOH-OOH, OOH-OOH ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ OOH-OOH ♪ ♪ OOH-OOH, OOH-OOH, OOH-OOH ♪ ♪ ♪ – ♪ CHOO-CHOO-CHOO ♪ ♪ THE CHRISTMAS TRAIN
IS COMING ♪ – ♪ CHOO-CHOO-CHOO,
CHOO-CHOO-CHOO ♪ – ♪ THE LITTLE
SMOKESTACK BILLOWS ♪ ♪ AND IT CURLS ♪ ♪ CHUG, CHUG, CHUG ♪ ♪ HE’S ROLLING
AND HE’S RUNNING ♪ – ♪ CHUG, CHUG, CHUG,
CHUG, CHUG, CHUG ♪ – ♪ BRINGING TOYS
TO ALL THE BOYS AND GIRLS ♪ ♪ CHOO-CHOO-CHOO ♪ ♪ THE CHRISTMAS TRAIN
IS COMING ♪ – ♪ CHOO-CHOO-CHOO,
CHOO-CHOO-CHOO ♪ – ♪ CHUG, CHUG, CHUG,
SANTA’S THE ENGINEER ♪ ♪ THE NORTH POLE’S COLD ♪ ♪ SO HE’S RUNNING BACK
FOR HOME ♪ ♪ COME CHRISTMAS DAY ♪ ♪ BUT HE’LL BE BACK
NEXT YEAR ♪ – WHOO-HOO!
– HE’LL BE BACK. all: ♪ OOH-OOH ♪ ♪ OOH-OOH, OOH-OOH, OOH-OOH ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ OOH-OOH ♪ ♪ OOH-OOH, OOH-OOH, OOH-OOH ♪ ♪ ♪ – ♪ CHOO-CHOO-CHOO ♪ ♪ THE CHRISTMAS TRAIN
IS COMING ♪ – ♪ CHOO-CHOO-CHOO,
CHOO-CHOO-CHOO ♪ – ♪ THE LITTLE SMOKESTACK
BILLOWS ♪ ♪ AND IT CURLS ♪ ♪ CHUG, CHUG, CHUG ♪ ♪ HE’S ROLLING
AND HE’S RUNNING ♪ – ♪ CHUG, CHUG, CHUG,
CHUG, CHUG, CHUG ♪ – ♪ BRINGING TOYS
TO ALL THE BOYS AND GIRLS ♪ ♪ CHOO, CHOO, CHOO ♪ ♪ THE CHRISTMAS TRAIN
IS COMING ♪ – ♪ CHOO-CHOO-CHOO,
CHOO-CHOO-CHOO ♪ – ♪ CHUG, CHUG, CHUG,
SANTA’S THE ENGINEER ♪ ♪ THAT’S RIGHT ♪ ♪ THE NORTH POLE’S COLD ♪ ♪ AND HE’S RUNNING BACK
FOR HOME ♪ ♪ COME CHRISTMAS DAY ♪ ♪ BUT HE’LL BE BACK
NEXT YEAR ♪ ♪ ♪ all: ♪ OOH-OOH ♪ ♪ OOH-OOH, OOH-OOH, OOH-OOH ♪ – THERE HE GOES NOW. all: ♪ OOH-OOH ♪ ♪ OOH-OOH, OOH-OOH, OOH-OOH ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ OOH-OOH ♪ ♪ OOH-OOH, OOH-OOH, OOH ♪ ♪ ♪ – [laughs]
OH, WOW! GREAT SONG, GUYS! I’M SO GLAD
YOU CAME BY THE CLUBHOUSE! HEY, ANYBODY WANT A CANDY CANE? – OH, YEAH.
– DON’T MIND IF I DO. – MERRY CHRISTMAS. THANKS SO MUCH
FOR STOPPING BY. – UH, BOB?
– HUH? – DON’T YOU HAVE
A TRAIN TO CATCH? – [gasps]
– AND A PRESENT TO DELIVER? – OH, YEAH! HEY, WHERE’D THE– AH, NEVER MIND. I GOT TO GET A MOVE ON. – YEAH.
– THANKS A LOT, GUYS. BOY, THAT TRAIN TO COLORADO SHOULD BE LEAVING
ANY SECOND NOW. HOPE I GET A WINDOW SEAT. [chuckles] I LOVE WINDOW SEATS. WELL, SEE YOU GUYS LATER. – UH, BOB? PRESENT? – OH, THANKS, ENGINEER PAUL. I JUST GOT SO EXCITED! – HAVE A VERY MERRY TRIP, BOB. – LATER.
– BYE, BOB. – OOH!
WHAT’S GONNA HAPPEN NEXT? children:
KEEP READING, CHARLIE! – OH!
OH, YEAH. I FORGOT.
THAT’S WHAT I WAS DOING. “MEANWHILE BOB STEPPED OUT
ONTO THE STATION PLATFORM, WHERE HE MET UP WITH TWO
OF THE TOWN’S SMARTEST GENTS.” – HEY, CONDUCTOR DAVE.
HEY, CHARLIE RAT. – OH, HEY, BOB.
– WHAT’S NEW, DUDES? – HEY, BOB, CHARLIE HERE
WAS JUST TELLING ME HIS LIFE’S AMBITION. YOU’LL NEVER GUESS
WHAT IT IS. – YEAH, BOB, GO AHEAD AND GUESS. – WELL, LET’S SEE. YOU’RE ALREADY THE WORLD’S
MOST KNOWLEDGEABLE RAT WHEN IT COMES TO TRAIN FACTS,
TRAIN LORE, AND TRAIN TRIVIA. – TRUE. – AND I KNOW YOU’VE DONE
A LITTLE BIT OF ACTING AT THE BOBVILLE
COMMUNITY THEATER, SO WHAT YOU REALLY
MUST WANT TO DO IS DIRECT A MOVIE. – AH, DID IT. I WROTE, STARRED IN, AND DIRECTED
THE RATVENGERS
LAST WEEK. LOOK FOR IT
ON BLU-RAY COMBO PACK AT A STORE NEAR YOU. [rimshot] – WELL, THEN I GIVE UP,
CHARLIE. WHAT IS YOUR LIFE’S AMBITION? – OH, CHARLIE,
CAN I TELL HIM? – PLEASE DO, MY FRIEND. – MY LITTLE COMPADRE HERE WANTS TO LEAD SANTA’S SLEIGH. – REALLY?
THE SANTA’S SLEIGH? – OH, YEAH, WITH THE ANTLERS
AND THE RED NOSE AND THE FLYING
AND THE WHOLE BIT! – WHOA!
SUPERCOOL! – AND MARK MY WORDS, FELLAS: I WILL BE A REINDEER. – WOW, CHARLIE.
I ADMIRE YOUR AMBITION. AND AS FOR YOU,
CONDUCTOR DAVE, HAS ANYONE EVER TOLD YOU
THAT YOU EXUDE A CERTAIN SANTA-LIKE QUALITY? – WHY, THANK YOU, BOB. I LIKE TO CONSIDER MYSELF
FAIRLY JOLLY. [laughing heartily] – YEAH, ESPECIALLY WHEN ANYBODY
MENTIONS CHEESEBURGERS. – YEAH. HEY.
– [laughs] – [laughs]
ALL RIGHT, GUYS. I’VE GOT TO GO BUY MY TICKET, BECAUSE TODAY
I AM GOING TO COLORADO TO VISIT MY GRANDPA BOB. – SEE YOU, BOB.
– YEAH. – BYE, BOB.
– [chuckles] – HEY, BOB.
– HEY, CEE CEE. – GOING SOMEWHERE? – ONE TICKET FOR THE DURANGO,
COLORADO, STATION, PLEASE. – YOU BET, BOB. – THANKS. – HEY, THAT’S
A NICE-LOOKING PRESENT YOU’RE TAKING WITH YOU. – OH, YEAH.
– CAN YOU TELL ME WHAT’S INSIDE? – WELL, LET’S JUST SAY
IT’S A SUPERCOOL TRAIN BOOK FOR MY GRANDPA. – [shouting]
OH, I’LL BET HE’LL LOVE IT! – SHH, SHH, SHH. – [whispering]
OH, I BET HE’LL LOVE IT. – YEAH, I SURE HOPE SO. HEY, I WONDER IF RICH
WOULD WANT TO TAKE A RIDE ON THE DURANGO SILVERTON
WITH ME TODAY. HEY, CEE CEE,
CAN I BORROW YOUR PHONE? – SURE, BOB. – THANKS. HEY, RICH. RICH?
– HOLD ON, MR. GROSSBAUM. I HAVE ANOTHER CALL
COMING THROUGH. HI, BOB.
– HEY, RICH. DO YOU WANT TO TAKE A RIDE
ON A SUPERCOOL TRAIN TO THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS TODAY? – YOU MEAN
THE DURANGO SILVERTON RAILWAY THAT GOES
RIGHT BY YOUR GRANDPA’S CABIN? – OH, YEAH, THAT’S THE ONE.
BUT HEY, HURRY UP. THE TRAIN’S GONNA LEAVE
IN A COUPLE MINUTES. – GREAT!
I CAN’T WAIT TO SEE YOU! – OKAY, COOL! THANKS, CEE CEE.
– ANYTIME, BOB. – OH, HEY, NICE GLASSES. – THANKS.
[chuckles] WELL, HAVE A GREAT TRIP. – I WILL,
AND I’LL SEE, SEE YOU LATER! – OH, THAT’S A GREAT ONE, BOB. NEVER HEARD THAT BEFORE. [chuckles] – [shouting] – ALL RIGHT, RICH,
WELL, HERE WE ARE. WE’RE ABOUT TO EMBARK
ON OUR JOURNEY TO GRANDPA BOB’S TO GIVE HIM HIS PRESENT. – OH, I CAN’T WAIT. YOU BROUGHT THE PRESENT, RIGHT?
YOU DIDN’T LOSE IT? – NO, I SHOULD HAVE IT
RIGHT HERE. LET’S TAKE A GOOD LOOK-SEE
IN THE OLD BACKPACK. I GOT IT RIGHT HERE.
WHAT DO YOU THINK? – OH, HE IS GONNA LOVE IT.
– I SURE HOPE SO. I AM SO EXCITED
TO TAKE A TRIP ON THE DURANGO & SILVERTON
NARROW GAUGE RAILROAD TODAY. THIS TRAIN IS REALLY EXCITING. THE TRACKS ALMOST GO ALL THE WAY
UP TO GRANDPA BOB’S CABIN, AND IT IS A BEAUTY. – OH, COOL. – AND IT SHOULD BE HERE
ANY MINUTE. ARE YOU READY?
– UH, YEAH. LET’S SEE. MOOSE CALL, PLASTIC SILVERWARE SET, SPORK, DIVINING ROD, GPS. I DON’T KNOW WHAT THAT IS. YUP, I’M READY.
– OH, COOL. [bell clanging] OH, HERE IT IS!
– OH, YEAH, LET’S GO! [steam hissing] [train whistle toots] – ALL ABOARD! [train whistle blowing] [camera shutter clicks] – [laughs] RICH?
– YEAH. – WE ARE ALMOST THERE.
[laughs] OH, LET’S SEE. MY GRANDPA’S HOUSE, I THINK,
SHOULD BE THAT WAY. – OH, WELL,
IN CASE WE GET HUNGRY, I BROUGHT A DOZEN CANDY BARS. – HUH. OOH. – THIS, OF COURSE,
IS JUST A SAMPLING OF THE DOZEN. – WELL, LET’S GET GOING. – YOU MAY ALSO CALL IT
A SMATTERING OR A VARIETY OF THE DOZEN. – SMATTERING? I’M REALLY GLAD
YOU SHUT THAT GPS OFF, RICH. – YEAH. – IT STARTED TO GET
A LITTLE ANNOYING, KEPT RECALCULATING. – WHERE DO YOU THINK
WE ARE NOW? – OH, WE’RE GETTING CLOSE, RICH. I HOPE HE’LL MAKE US COOKIES
WHEN WE GET THERE. HE MAKES REALLY GOOD COOKIES. – MY COMPASS IS– [both shouting] – CAREFUL, RICH!
CAREFUL! – [shouting] crash! – RICH, WE MADE IT! – WE DID?
– COME ON! [laughing]
COME ON! HURRY UP! IT TURNS OUT
GRANDPA BOB AND I HAD A LITTLE BIT
OF A MISCOMMUNICATION. HE WASN’T EVEN HOME,
BUT HE LEFT ME A NOTE. IT SAID… – GREETINGS! GONE SOUTH FOR THE WINTER, SPECIFICALLY, SCOTTSDALE. BE BACK IN THE SPRING! REGARDS, GRANDPA BOB. – ON TOP OF THAT, I FORGOT HIS PRESENT
AT THE TRAIN STATION. HUH.
CAN YOU BELIEVE THIS, ENGINEERS? – “THE BIG QUESTION WAS, “WOULD BOB EVER FIND “HIS GRANDFATHER’S
MISSING CHRISTMAS PRESENT, “AND WOULD HE GET IT
TO HIS GRANDDAD IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS?” ALL RIGHT,
THAT’S TWO QUESTIONS, ACTUALLY, BUT GIVE ME A BREAK. I DON’T WRITE THIS STUFF. “OUR LOVABLE SNOWBOUND MISFITS,
BOB AND RICH, “MADE THEIR WAY BACK THROUGH
THE SNOWY WILDS OF COLORADO “ALL THE WAY BACK TO BOBVILLE. “AND THEY SURE WERE
LOOKING SHARP IN THEIR NEW DUTY-FREE
HOLIDAY SWEATERS.” – WHOO!
– OOH. – WELL, RICH, THAT WAS INDEED
QUITE THE COLORADO ADVENTURE. – IT WAS ADVENTURE-RIFIC.
– OH, YEAH. – EXTREME ALTITUDINOUS MAXIMUS. – YOU CAN SAY THAT AGAIN.
IT WAS SOMETHING. – WHEW!
– WHOA. RICH, THAT DOESN’T LOOK
LIKE A CHRISTMAS SWEATER TO ME. – OH, SURE, IT IS, BOB. LOOK, THERE’S
A CHRISTMAS PUMPKIN AND THE CHRISTMAS GHOST… – OOH!
[bells jangling] – AND A CHRISTMAS SPIDER. – HEY, FELLAS.
– OH! both:
RANDY THE PLANNER! – HOW WAS COLORADO?
– OH, IT WAS AMAZING. – MM-HMM, BEAUTIFUL. NOT QUITE ADEQUATELY STOCKED
WITH OXYGEN BUT STILL BEAUTIFUL. – WELL, NOW THAT YOU’RE BACK, ARE YOU READY TO HIT THE TINYLAND
CHRISTMAS TRAIN PARADE? – AH, I’VE BEEN WAITING
ALL DAY! COME ON, RICH.
LET’S GO. – NAH, YOU GUYS GO AHEAD. MY GOUT HAS CORNS
ON ITS BLISTERS. – I’LL KEEP RICH COMPANY. HOT CHOCOLATE, RICHARD?
– FOR BLISTERS? – NO, FOR DRINKING!
‘TIS THE SEASON. – OH, YEAH, YEAH, YEAH. THANKS, SNEAKS. SEE YOU, GUYS. – SEE YOU.
– ALL RIGHT. – ALL SET?
– HA! DOES THE ENGINE
PULL THE TRAIN? – GOING DOWN! [both shouting] COME ON, BOB. LET’S GO TRY TO FIND
A GOOD SPOT TO WATCH. THE TRAIN PARADE’S
ABOUT TO START. – OH, OKAY. [chuckles] [engine grinding] – AW, DARN IT. OW!
DARN IT! – HEY, RANDY, LOOK! IT’S LUCY MICHELLE
AND THE VELVET LAPELLES! [cheers and applause] OH, YEAH. – WELL, HEY, CHOO CHOO BOB.
HEY, RANDY. ARE YOU GUYS HERE
FOR THE TINYLAND TRAIN PARADE? – WE SURE ARE.
– MM-HMM. – WELL, HOW ABOUT A SONG? – OH, THAT’S A GREAT IDEA. – AND A-ONE AND A-TWO AND A… [upbeat music] ♪ ♪ ♪ HEY, YOU ♪
all: ♪ YES, YOU ♪ – ♪ CLAP YOUR MITTENS ♪
all: ♪ CLAP, CLAP ♪ – ♪ STOMP YOUR BOOTS ♪
all: ♪ STOMP, STOMP ♪ – ♪ GRAB YOUR SNACKS ♪
all: ♪ SNACKS, SNACKS ♪ – ♪ THERE’S A MONKEY
IN YOUR BACKPACK ♪ ♪ I SEE HIM PEEKING OUT ♪ ♪ HIS NAME IS FRANK
AND HE’S ♪ all: ♪ REALLY GONNA SHOUT ♪ – ♪ IF WE DON’T GO ♪ ♪ OUT IN THE SNOW ♪ ♪ TODAY ♪ ♪ FOR THE TINYLAND PARADE ♪ ♪ IT’S FUN FOR EVERYONE ♪ ♪ EVEN UNCLE STU ♪ ♪ BRING YOUR FAMILY ♪ all: ♪ YOUR FRIENDS TOO ♪ – ♪ SO WE BETTER GO ♪ ♪ OUT IN THE SNOW ♪ ♪ TODAY ♪ ♪ FOR THE TINYLAND PARADE ♪ ♪ WE CAN CATCH SNOWFLAKES
ON THE ENDS OF OUR TONGUES ♪ ♪ WE CAN MAKE SNOWBALLS AND ♪ all: ♪ THROW THEM
AT THE SUN ♪ – ♪ SO WE BETTER GO ♪ ♪ OUT IN THE SNOW ♪ ♪ TODAY ♪ ♪ FOR THE TINYLAND PARADE ♪ ♪ WHO KNOWS ♪ ♪ MAYBE WE’LL SEE SANTA ♪ all: HO, HO, HO. – ♪ OR RUDOLPH ♪ all: ♪ WITH HIS RED NOSE ♪ – ♪ BETTER GO ♪ ♪ OUT IN THE SNOW ♪ ♪ TODAY ♪ ♪ FOR THE TINYLAND PARADE ♪ ♪ BETTER GO ♪ ♪ OUT IN THE SNOW ♪ ♪ TODAY ♪ ♪ FOR THE TINYLAND PARADE ♪ ♪ ♪ – [laughs]
OH, WOW. GREAT JOB, GUYS.
THANKS A LOT. band:
NO, PROB, BOB! – I JUST LOVE IT
WHEN PEOPLE SAY THAT. – WELL, BOB, SHOULD WE GO BACK
TO THE CLUBHOUSE? THE TRAIN PARADE’S DONE. – SOUNDS GOOD TO ME. – GOING UP! [both shouting] – WE INTERRUPT
THIS TOUCHING MOMENT IN OUR CHRISTMAS ADVENTURE FOR A RIDICULOUSLY UNNECESSARY
NEWS BREAK. HERE LIVE
IS CATALINA CLARKWARKENPARKER. – HELLO, AND MERRY CHRISTMAS. I’M CATALINA CLARKWARKENPARKER. HERE AT THECHOO CHOO BOB NEWS,
WE HAVE JUST LEARNED OF THE LOCATION
OF CHOO CHOO BOB’S MISSING CHRISTMAS PRESENT
TO HIS GRANDFATHER. WE HAVE WITH US NOW
STANLEY SHANDLEY. STANLEY, WHAT’S THE LATEST? – WELL, CATALINA,
IT ALL STARTED FOR ME AROUND 7:00, 7:15
THIS MORNING. I HELPED MYSELF
TO A HEAPING BOWL OF MY FAVORITE
BREAKFAST CEREAL AND WASHED IT ALL DOWN WITH A FULL PINT
OF BLUEBERRY JUICE. FROM THERE, I HEADED OVER TO
THE HAIR AND MAKEUP DEPARTMENT HERE ATCHOO CHOO BOB NEWS.– STANLEY,
I MEAN WHAT’S THE LATEST WITH THE CRITICAL CHOO CHOO BOB MISSING CHRISTMAS PRESENT
CRISIS? – OH, RIGHT.
OF COURSE. WELL, IT DOES INDEED SEEM
THAT THE PRESENT INTENDED FOR CHOO CHOO BOB’S
GRANDFATHER WAS LEFT SITTING ALL ALONE
ON THE TRAIN PLATFORM. BUT FORTUNATELY
MISS WANDA TURNDOGGLE WAS THERE TO SAVE THE DAY. TELL US ALL ABOUT IT,
MISS TURNDOGGLE. – WELL, THERE I WAS
AT THE TRAIN STATION WAITING FOR MY SISTER
TO ARRIVE FROM TOPEKA. AND AS HER TRAIN STOPPED,
I GLANCED DOWN, AND I SAW THIS DARLING PACKAGE
SITTING RIGHT ON THE PLATFORM. I KNEW RIGHT THEN AND THERE
THAT IT HAD TO BE LEFT FROM CHOO CHOO BOB. – OH, INCREDIBLE! HOW DID YOU KNOW? – OH, I READ THE TAG. “TO GRANDPA.
LOVE, CHOO CHOO BOB.” – OH. SO YOU CAN’T SEE THE FUTURE? – NO. – HMM. WELL, THERE YOU HAVE IT. BACK TO YOU, CATALINA. – ALL RIGHTY. WELL, IT SEEMS THAT THE PRESENT
FROM BOB TO HIS GRANDFATHER IS HEADED
IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION. WE NOW RETURN YOU TOTHE CHOO CHOO BOB
CHRISTMAS ADVENTURE,
ALREADY IN AWESOME PROGRESS. – HEY, SNEAKS AND BOB,
YOU READY TO DO SOME CAROLING? – HA.
YOU BET I AM, RICH. BUT, YOU KNOW, I REALLY WISH
MY GRANDPA WAS HERE. HE’S THE BEST. – YOU KNOW, BOB,
SOMETIMES PEOPLE CAN’T BE WITH YOU IN PERSON, BUT THEY CAN BE WITH YOU
IN SPIRIT. I BET YOU YOUR GRANDFATHER’S
OUT CAROLING RIGHT NOW. – I BET HE IS, SNEAKS. HEY, YOU MIND
IF I HAVE A CANDY CANE? – UH, NO.
THEY’RE ALL MINE. – SNEAKS, YOU GOT, LIKE,
A MILLION OF THEM. – STEP AWAY
FROM THE CANDY CANES, BOB. – [groans] [bells jangling]
– HEY, EVERYONE. LOOK WHO I FOUND
FRESH OFF THE TRAIN FROM THE BURNING DESERTS
OF ARIZONA. – [laughs]
– OH, GRANDPA BOB, YOU’RE HERE! – YES, I AM, BOBBY BOY, AND LET ME TELL YOU, THERE IS NO OTHER PLACE
I’D RATHER BE THAN HERE AT THE CLUBHOUSE
WITH MY FAVORITE GRANDSON. – BUT WAIT.
I THOUGHT YOU WERE GOING– – I THOUGHT I WAS–
– WEREN’T YOU COMING TO– both:
OH. HOLY SMOKESTACKS. – I THOUGHT
YOU WERE IN SCOTTSDALE. – NO, I ONLY TOOK
THE SCENIC ROUTE THROUGH SCOTTSDALE
VIA ALBUQUERQUE. I WAS PLANNING ON BEING HERE
THE WHOLE TIME. – THAT IS SO COOL. – DID SOMEONE SAY COOL? – ‘CAUSE IT’S COLD…
– OUTSIDE. BUT WE’RE READY TO WARM UP
TO SOME CAROLING. [all singing musical scales] ♪ ♪ – OH, WOW,
THE WHOLE GANG’S HERE. – EVEN ME.
TA-DA! – HEY, CHARLIE!
– YEAH. – HEY, CHARLIE.
– OH, NOW, HOLD ON, GANG. I NEED ONE FINAL TOUCH. CONDUCTOR DAVE,
WOULD YOU, PLEASE? – YEAH. – [groans] THERE.
THAT OUGHT TO DO IT. [chuckles]
– HO, HO, HO! MERRY CHRISTMAS! – IS THAT WHO I THINK IT IS? [all shouting excitedly] – SANTA!
– HEY, SANTA! – HELLO-HO-HO-HO,
GOOD PEOPLE OF BOBVILLE. – OH, MY GOSH.
IS THIS REAL LIFE? SANTA, YOU’RE REAL!
YOU’RE HERE! WHAT IN THE WORLD
ARE YOU DOING HERE? HAVE I BEEN
PARTICULARLY GOOD THIS YEAR? WAIT; RICH ISN’T
ON THE NAUGHTY LIST, IS HE? – WHAT? – [laughs]
OH, NO, SIREE, BOB. RICH IS ONE OF MY FAVORITE
MALL ELVES. ding! – OH, GO ON. – YOU KNOW, IT SEEMS
THAT MY LEAD REINDEER, RUDOLPH, HAS COME DOWN
WITH A BIT OF A COLD. AND THIS BEING CHRISTMAS EVE, I WAS WONDERING
IF YOU WOULD HAVE AN EXTRA STEAM ENGINE OR EXTRA REINDEER. – OH, JEEZ, SANTA.
UH– – AHEM!
SAY NO MORE, BOBARINO. I, CHARLES RAT III, AM ALL SET TO HELP YOU, SANTA. I SHALL LEAD YOUR SLEIGH. all:
HOORAY! – ALL RIGHT, CHARLIE. LET’S GET GOING. WE HAVE A LOT OF PRESENTS
TO DELIVER. – [grunting] OKAY, SANTA, GOOD TO GO! – MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL, AND TO ALL A GOOD NIGHT! – [laughs] all:
MERRY CHRISTMAS, SANTA. – OH, WOW. CAN YOU BELIEVE
THAT JUST HAPPENED, ENGINEERS? PKEW! – OH, AND SPEAKING OF PRESENTS, SANTA ASKED ME
TO MAKE SURE THIS ONE WAS HANDED OUT FIRST. – HE FOUND IT!
[chuckles] GRANDPA BOB,
THIS IS FOR YOU. MERRY CHRISTMAS. – [chuckles]
THANK YOU VERY MUCH, BOBBY BOY. BUT I GOT TO TELL YOU,
IT’S JUST ENOUGH BEING HERE TOGETHER
WITH ALL OF YOU FOR CHRISTMASTIME. IT’S REALLY JUST DANDY. – TRUER WORDS HAVE NEVER
BEEN SPOKEN, GRANDPA BOB. all: ♪ WE WISH YOU
A MERRY CHRISTMAS ♪ – WELL, ENGINEERS,
IT’S ABOUT TIME WE GO OUTSIDE
AND SING SOME CHRISTMAS CAROLS. I HOPE YOU HAVE
A GREAT HOLIDAY, AND I’LL SEE YOU
OUT ON THE RAILS. all: ♪ GOOD TIDINGS TO YOU
WHEREVER YOU ARE ♪ – AND THAT’S THE STORY
OF CHRISTMAS IN BOBVILLE. NOT BAD, HUH? – DID THE CHARLIE IN THE STORY
HAVE FUN PULLING SANTA’S SLEIGH? – MY HUNCH IS, YEAH,
HE HAD A PRETTY GOOD TIME. [cheers and applause] [laughing] YEAH. WHO LOVES CHRISTMAS COOKIES? children: ME!
– YAY! WHO LOVES HOT CHOCOLATE?
children: ME! – [laughs] WHO LOVES TUNA FISH
ON THEIR SUNDAES? – EW. – WHAT?
– THAT’S GROSS. – AH, I JUST LOVE TRAINS. IN FACT, I LIKE THEM EVEN MORE
THAN SMELLY, STINKING GARBAGE. – I ESPECIALLY LOVE REAL TRAINS. – YEAH, TOY TRAINS ARE SURE FUN
TO PLAY WITH, BUT REAL TRAINS CAN BE BIG AND
DANGEROUS. – YES, YOU SHOULD ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM REAL TRAINS. – IF YOU NEED
TO CROSS A TRAIN TRACK, STOP AND LOOK BOTH WAYS, AND LISTEN FOR TRAINS COMING. – WELL, YOU KNOW WHAT THEY SAY,
CHARLIE. NOW, THAT’S GOOD ADVICE,
ENGINEERS. – NOW, WHERE WERE WE?
– OH, YEAH, PLAYING WITH OUR TRAINS.
– YEAH! – BEEP, BEEP!

13 comments on “Choo Choo Bob’s Christmas Adventure!

  1. I used to go ice fishing with my dad and younger brother, and we turned the tv on and watched this together. Merry Christmas all

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