A Year Of Giants

Here is the list of our giant references for this weekís montage:
  1. John Coltrane performing the iconic version of the jazz standard Giant Steps.
  2. James Dean, Rock Hudson and Liz Taylor in the Oscar-nominated Giant.
  3. The ho ho ho of the Jolly Green Giant
  4. The band They Might Be Giants singing their song, Istanbul (Not Constantinople).
  5. Andre the Giant (along with Mandy Patinkin and Wallace Shawn) in the movie Princess Bride
  6. A scene from near the end of the animated classic The Iron Giant.
  7. Mel Blanc voicing the characters of Elmer Fudd, Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck in the 1955 cartoon Beanstalk Bunny.
  8. The giant version of the Staypuft Marshmallow Man attacks New York City in Ghostbusters.
  9. Russ Hodgesí legendary of Bobby Thompsonís ìshot heard ëround the worldî in the 1951 National League playoffs.
  10. Theme from the series Land of the Giants on ABC from 1968 to 1970. (Bonus points if you got that one!)
Transition Music: 
"Sister" by Sufjan Stevens