If there’s ever been a year that we all needed to hear “Happy Festivus” it is now.
Thanks for the Laughs, Maren Morris!
The year 2020 has been tough, but one country singer is still trying to make us laugh.
“Tis the reason for the season.”
She captioned the tweet, which has over 1,000 likes, saying “Happy Festivus! This year needed it more than ever.”
Morris tweeted a clip from Seinfeld, where George’s father revives a holiday he invented to replace Christmas.
Festivus: A Seinfeld Gem
Festivus is an actual holiday.
It is a non-commercial celebration taking place on Dec. 23 and is an alternative for those who don’t enjoy the pressures and consumerism of the whole Christmas experience.
Festivus entered pop-culture after a 1997 Seinfeld episode “The Strike.”
George’s father says, “First we come to ‘Airing of Grievances’, in which Morris chose the perfect scene.
The next celebratory exhibition of Festivus is the “Feats of strength.”
“Until you pin me, George, Festivus is not over.”
As father and son continue fighting, George’s father, portrayed by Frank Costanza, exclaims, “This is the best Festivus ever!”
Unforgettable gems come from this episode, referring back to the non-secular holiday as, “a Festivus for the rest of us.”
And you won’t believe the “Festivus miracles” taking place, which is actually just coincidental events, not involved with Festivus at all.
Encouragement to Binge-Watch the Best 90s Holiday Films
Maren Morris posted the clip on Dec. 23 and hit the target with her sense of humor.
She’s previously referred to Home Alone in a post. Her funny bone is definitely coming from the great 90s comedies. Maren Morris is feeling some sort of way about 2020, and she’s relating it to the classic “Home Alone” movie.
She tweets, “This year’s hopes = Kevin. This year’s reality = Buzz. WOOF.”
If you haven’t seen the Seinfeld episode or watched Home Alone, it’s OK. You still have time. I mean, we are in the midst of a pandemic, being forced to stay at home. This is the perfect chance to catch up on all of those golden hits.
“Happy Festivus for the Rest of Us!”
From Morris, to me, to you, “Happy Festivus for the the rest of us!”