History Professor Ranks Top 5 Holidays • Top 5 Beatdown

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Welcome to Top 5 Beatdown! Today's expert is host of Origin of Everything on PBS and a professor at Northwestern University, Danielle Bainbridge. LET’S LIST.
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  1. Nova
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    1.) Halloween 2.) New Year's Eve 3.) Fourth of July 4.) Thanksgiving 5.) Valentine's Day

  2. Nova
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    "Valentine's day is too commercial" >likes Christmas 🙄

  3. George Bowman
    George Bowman
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    it was their fault ugh

  4. Crystal Wolcott
    Crystal Wolcott
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    Put her on Puppet History!

    10 օր առաջ

    Holy crap Shane Madej!? Sorry if I have the spelling wrong, but you grew up across the street from Mike Spence? I grew up on Tiverton! Schaumburg represent!! Lol

  6. Phil Masecar
    Phil Masecar
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    So Shanes number one dog is The Littlest Hobo(I'm watching these out of order and a new sub)

  7. Megan Roepke
    Megan Roepke
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    Shane is a precious human being and I love him 😍 He admits he is a romantic and a softie. Someone get me a Shane in my life!

  8. Alvaro Lubis
    Alvaro Lubis
    12 օր առաջ

    Hey you should do a top 5 beat down on favorite songs

  9. Sean Kelly
    Sean Kelly
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    haven't watched the video yet, new Orleans local and long time fan of shane and ryan, and recently watcher too, mardi gras has to be one someone's list or they just wrong yo

  10. liroubi
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    danielle said "dionysus" and my army ass started twerking right away

  11. Lori Rivers
    Lori Rivers
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    Go to the house with the whispering walls

  12. Juanchies
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    My birthday is on Halloween 😎

  13. Nebuljr
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    You guys should do top 5 beatdown Chewing Gum Edition

  14. Chloe Damone
    Chloe Damone
    19 օր առաջ

    A Joyless examination of the holiday seasons

  15. chloe
    20 օր առաջ

    video idea: Watcher Cast Ranks Top 5 Shows on Their Channel | Top 5 Beatdown

  16. Robbie_the_ Mastermind2
    Robbie_the_ Mastermind2
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    Are you okay Ryan? Are you scared?

  17. Michelle Wong
    Michelle Wong
    27 օր առաջ

    OMG she's the PBS lady. Finally I can place where I've seen her before!

  18. sofia charchat
    sofia charchat
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    ok but i love shane's hair

  19. bnenomore
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    Omg Daniel!!!

  20. Fuschia Warrior
    Fuschia Warrior
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    Ryan and Shane with good-natured ribbing.

  21. Fabio Arias
    Fabio Arias
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    I thought she was gonna put mlk jr day or june 19th as her holiday

  22. Clarence Cariaga
    Clarence Cariaga
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    *checks notes* In the BU Cleveland Torso Murders Q&A, Ryan said 4th of July wasn't in his top 5 and now it's #3 on his list? I guess his opinion changed after spending a lot more time with Shane =))

  23. Miguel Soliz
    Miguel Soliz
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    I’m sorry but 13:50 dip is mainly a Caucasian thing. I’ve been to many different cultures 4th of July and only Caucasian have dip 😂🤣😁😂🤣 FYI my favorite holiday is Halloween, I’m 37 with a 4 yr old and I get to be a kid again for one night 😁

  24. Alexandra Rae
    Alexandra Rae
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    Lmao Ryan said Halloweekend and my midwest ass immediately thought about Cedar Point and then he's talking about getting drunk bahahaha

  25. Akahige
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    Halloween Christmas Tiger's opening day 4th of July New Years Eve

  26. Patrick Holguin
    Patrick Holguin
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    Either top 5 or too many spirits series please

  27. Patrick Holguin
    Patrick Holguin
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    We need more top 5 guys please

  28. reema
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    i would argue all of the internationally celebrated major holidays are commercialized to some degree, not just valentine's!

  29. Brent
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    You guys don’t have to put woke qualifiers on all these choices haha

  30. Jaiden Wade
    Jaiden Wade
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    do sommeliers and soda!

  31. Nisha M
    Nisha M
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    1. Halloween 2. July 4th (it's my birthday) 3. Cinco de Mayo 4. Thanksgiving 5. Valentine's Day Valentine's Day ended up being better for me once I turned it into a space to appreciate my friends and myself and maybe flirt with some people.

  32. Eine Light
    Eine Light
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    My list 1: Halloween 2: my birthday 3: New Year's Eve 4: Valentine's day 5: Christmas

  33. Magical Rat Fairy
    Magical Rat Fairy
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  34. Nadia A
    Nadia A
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    I love the boys but I came here specifically for Danielle! So glad you guys brought her on, this episode was an absolute joy. 😁

  35. Jhalmuriম্যাটার
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    Ryan was Extremely intellectually articulate in this episode, all of his clarifications of his choices were genuinely thoughtful than the 'scholar of the episode' herself.

  36. Thats a Lot of Sodium Coins
    Thats a Lot of Sodium Coins
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    My guy really let down Connecticut letting Jersey be compared to it

  37. Katy McClellan
    Katy McClellan
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    before even starting the video if mardi gras isn't on one of their lists im gonna be really disappointed edit after finishing the video: i am disappointed but not surprised

  38. DJsonnet141
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    I agree with Ryan’s list I would get rid of valentines permanently and make a 2nd Halloween if I could I love it so much lil

  39. Yu-Gi-Broke
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    Are they still on buzzfeed?

    1. MT wolf
      MT wolf
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      That's what I want to know too

  40. nomadic Dragon
    nomadic Dragon
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    Took me a while to realize that this was filmed a few months ago

  41. Nick
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    If I may make a suggestion for an episode next season...Top 5 Monsters with the host of Monstrum, Emily Zarka, as the guest. :)

  42. Kate T
    Kate T
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    never realized boxing day was a commonwealth thing! I'm Canadian and we always go to a play on boxing day, granted it's usually a Dr Seuss one for the little cousins and not broadway. Also usually skating or tobboganing. man i miss boxing day with the family.

  43. Samantha Ledesma
    Samantha Ledesma
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    I hate Thanksgiving. First off, it's a really sad thing to commemorate with a celebration. Second of all, I come from a family of great cooks, but we're Cuban, so every year I suffer through a feast of poorly cooked American dishes and it sucks. The one day of the year that food is worse than usual.

  44. catscaresme
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    I love her, charismatic and fluidly connects with the other 2.

  45. Lori Sandoval
    Lori Sandoval
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  46. Elizabeth Saman
    Elizabeth Saman
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    I’m Canadian and I totally agree with her! Where are my Canadian at?

  47. bfederic
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    Suggestion: top 5 90’s shows/cartoons

  48. sandhawk3000
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  49. thomas from 91
    thomas from 91
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    most people get a week or two of vacation so yeah most people don't get vacation like teachers. *teachers only get summer, winter break, all government holidays, weekends and personal time*

  50. Rosellen Blake
    Rosellen Blake
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    My top 5 1. Christmas 2. End of day lights savings 3. Summer hols 4. Halloween/guy fawkes 5. Valentines

  51. Anushka Salunkhe
    Anushka Salunkhe
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    Who would have thought that our ghoul boi Shane would turn in a softie. Love this Beauty and the Ghoul arc ❤❤

  52. Mrunal
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Ok hands down she's the best history professor everrrr!

  53. Thryn Hare
    Thryn Hare
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    My Jewish list is: 1. Pesach 2. Tu b’shevat 3. Tu b’Av (but modern gay version that’s still in making) 4. Purim (our gay version) 5. Shavuot (studying lesbians)

  54. M Eliza
    M Eliza
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    Ryan talking about Christmas: "Everyone's nicer and in a better mood." Me, who's worked retail for the past 4 years over the holiday seasons: "Literally where?"

  55. Cole Pappadakis
    Cole Pappadakis
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    The day after Valentines Day is pretty good, half-price chocolate and all that

  56. soshiangel90
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    Halloween for the wiiiiiin!

  57. Taylor Davy
    Taylor Davy
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    I’d love for you guys to do top 5 sitcoms (or tv shows generally)

  58. Battysoon
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    Yessss Ryan Halloween > Christmas

  59. Alicia Nyblade
    Alicia Nyblade
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    My top five: 1. Halloween/Samhain Samhain is a festival many modern Pagans, myself included as a Wiccan, celebrate to honor the dead and give thanks for the year's literal and metaphorical bounties as harvest season draws to a close. 2. Yule/Christmas Self-explanatory: The presents, seeing family, the food, the mystical aura of the winter solstice. What's not to love? 3. Beltane (May Day) Beltane, celebrated on May 1st, signals the birth of summer. In many modern Pagan traditions, it's seen as the annual wedding day between the Goddess and Her consort, the Horned/Antlered God. 4. Fourth of July As you guys explained, it's a great holiday and, to me, signals both the height and unofficial end of the summer season: Barbecues with family, hanging out in the sunshine, watching fireworks, it's basically an excuse for a day-long picnic and lots of booze. 5. New Year's Eve Again. as you guys mentioned, it's a holiday where, for once, everyone is doing exactly the same things at roughly the same time (depending on where you are in the world). Honorable Mentions: Midsummer/Midsommar Celebrating the summer solstice! I was fortunate enough to be in Sweden in 2013 in time for Midsommar and it was great. To very briefly explain it to my fellow Americans, just picture all the picnics and drinking of 4th of July (except replace the beer with schnapps) paired with the ancient fertility rituals of dancing around flower-decorated poles and bonfires and you've pretty much got Midsommar. It's amazing. And no, there's no "Wicker Man"-esque human sacrifice to cap off the festivities, or whatever it was they depicted in that weird-ass movie that, of course, portrayed Paganism as a friendly-turned-spooky cult because of course they did. St. Patrick's Day Maybe it's because, as I'm writing this, the holiday is a few days away, but I love St. Patrick's Day (or All Snakes' Day, as some of us modern Pagans cheekily call it to tell St. Patrick, "Hey, buddy, you didn't get all the 'snakes' (pagans)--we're still here!") What's not to love about a day that, for many of us, is about indulging in plenty of beer and pub food? Though this year, since we're still in quarantine, my family and I will be enjoying ours at home. I'll be hosting and will cook a pork stew (made with Guinness, of course) and a Guinness chocolate cake. Sláinte!

  60. Sarah Kestner
    Sarah Kestner
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    5 best boardgames, please😁

  61. Brandy Rose
    Brandy Rose
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    This was great! I love Danielle, what a great partnering with the boys. 💗🕯️

  62. Dabblersaurus Wrecks
    Dabblersaurus Wrecks
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    I dunno, man, I think just the existence of candy hearts is enough to warrant revoking Valentine's Day's holiday status. Those things are clearly the devil's own confection. Edit: Many thanks to Danielle, who is an amazing guest, and whose opinion I share about "dogs on the grill." It's creepy, dudes. Another Edit: If voting Halloween #1 makes someone a weirdo, I'm right there with ya, buddy.

  63. Blue Rose
    Blue Rose
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    Bachanalia is basically Marci Gras?

  64. Carolyn Balparda
    Carolyn Balparda
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    Church St in Burlington Vt making an appearance! We do Christmas well!

  65. Victor Mendez
    Victor Mendez
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Hey guys; love your content! I would love a new season of “Are you scared”

  66. Sabrina Schell
    Sabrina Schell
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    I wish y'all had gotten a non-Christian to play. Is someone's number 1 Diwali? Or Eid? Or Hanukkah? It would have been cool to hear about a different kind of holiday.

  67. Manavi Bhattacharyya
    Manavi Bhattacharyya
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    Ryan: bullies Shane to add Thanksgiving by removing nye also Ryan: removes Thanksgiving to add nye

  68. Lyan Crown
    Lyan Crown
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    I adore Danielle

  69. JadeToniRitsa L
    JadeToniRitsa L
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    I LOVE Valentine's Day. Or, as I tend to refer to it, Chocolate Strawberry Day. It's weeks and weeks of everybody making special treats and menus in my favorite flavors. Commercialize and capitalize away to my convenience, world.

  70. Carly Campbell
    Carly Campbell
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    1) Halloween 2) Yule No other holdiays.

  71. Al Rensha
    Al Rensha
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Still virtual????

  72. Savannah Belanger
    Savannah Belanger
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    I agreed with Ryan so hard, especially with what he said about Halloween

  73. Johanna Miller
    Johanna Miller
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    I adore Ryan but good lord, I don't think we could be drinking/party buddies... I could never keep up with that man lol

  74. Karina Downs
    Karina Downs
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    An idea for a future video ranking holidays solely based on the special holiday candy. For example Halloween has candy corn and Christmas candy is candy cane. My favorite holiday candy is Easter's cadbury eggs.

  75. peryton-pal
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    Wait americans dont have boxing day? This list is so confusing if you arent american

  76. Liberty Morgan
    Liberty Morgan
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    Next season y'all should rank grocery stores

  77. Shelby Weber
    Shelby Weber
    2 ամիս առաջ

    “2021 can’t be as bad as 2020” 2021:bet

  78. Liv M
    Liv M
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    my list would be so so different, mostly bc i’m jewish and queer. the high holy days, sukkot, chanukah, the anniversary of stonewall/pride month, 4/20, and halloween are all competing for me. i don’t even consider christmas or thanksgiving, since i associate both of those w erasure and commercialization. i’m not at all condemning those who enjoy those holidays!! it’s just my own personal opinion

  79. enjolrev
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    can you guys do an episode where the professor is the special guest? probably hard to edit but it would be so cool

  80. ummmheather
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    Halloween is always number one 😌🔪🎃

  81. s l e e p y
    s l e e p y
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    Ryan, the whole world doesn't have new years at the same time... Time zones

  82. Ermanuel Bautista
    Ermanuel Bautista
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Okay guys, how about: TOP 5 SEQUEL MOVIES!!! DO IT RECORD IT NOW!!!!! has to be a sequel to an original film! no remake movies!

  83. B. Valentine
    B. Valentine
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    I'm still keeping up on my New Years resolution! Only 20% of people make it to February, so im pretty proud of myself. I'm normally such a quitter!

  84. Marlise Massey
    Marlise Massey
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    Thanksgiving is just the time for your family to get together, eat a big meal, and plan Christmas. Christmas is the ultimate holiday because there is no limit to how far you can take your celebration

  85. Mariah
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    yessss ryannnnn

  86. jenndarcis
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    Cinco de Mayo is Mexican St. Patrick's day!

  87. G H
    G H
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    I saw Danielle and I rushed here as fast as I could, even liking the video before watching it. I loved the Origin of Everything!

  88. Erika
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    My list... 5. Halloween (costumes and spooky content) 4. Memorial Day (beginning of summer, celebrating Veterans and Soldiers 💜🇺🇸) 3. Thanksgiving (food and family) 2. 4th of July (fireworks and bbq) 1. Christmas Eve and Christmas (a month long celebration, festive jolly hollies, movies, food, family, presents, the most infectiously happy holiday 😂🎄)

  89. 262ravens
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    shanes hair looks like bdgs before he cut it weirdly. its like the right hair on the wrong head!

  90. Brittni Belgard
    Brittni Belgard
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    Shane my husband and I love Valentine's day!

  91. cloudkitsune17
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    Watching this makes me realize I never really liked most holidays. #1, Halloween, #2, Christmas/Julaften, and #3, First Day of Summer is such a nostalgic good-feel. I don't like any holiday that focuses on fireworks as its too loud and smells very strongly, and I don't like Thanksgiving food outside of the cranberry sauce and potatoes (no gravy! I can't eat the stuff). I guess Easter would be a close #4, but I only liked it for the eggs and rabbit themed things, and hated it for the religious aspects that I'd get dragged along for as a child. I also had to share Easter with my birthday a couple times, which was mildly frustrating to get a single basket of sweets as my lone present. I also got gifted two cheese cakes another year as a teenager, which I couldn't eat 'cause I'm allergic to cheese. At least my cousin (who's birthday was a month before mine) got to eat them. XD

  92. Marissa Rentschler
    Marissa Rentschler
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    My favorite holiday is Lunar New Year because the first six weeks of the Gregorian year always suck and LNY gives me another fresh start lol. A “reboot”, if you will. Plus my grandmother gives me a crisp $20 every year, and what 20-something doesn’t enjoy money from their grandma?

  93. redadder515
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    Ryan and Danielle do not know how much worse that Connecticut got in recent years. BTW, Ryan, sorry, really Cinco de Mayo?? You complained when Shane had St. Valentine's Day as his fourth but you do realize that Cinco de Mayo, which is not celebrated as a Mexican holiday itself but was a commercialized holiday itself. Beer companies made the holiday popular like Anheuser-Busch, Grupo Modelo, Heineken México in the US in 1980s and 1990s. I'm surprised Danielle did not correct him.

  94. Hannah Jade
    Hannah Jade
    2 ամիս առաջ

    I love danielle!! Please bring her back

  95. Ava Bradford
    Ava Bradford
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    Shanes hair is starting to make him look like a guy I would cross the street not to walk next to I kinda like it

    1. Ava Bradford
      Ava Bradford
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      homeless Adam driver

  96. DarkestElemental616
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    Ryan has clearly never worked retail during the Halloween-to-Christmas season. Nobody is nicer, and you have to put up with Christmas music for two solid months.

    1. DarkestElemental616
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      At least he has Halloween in the correct spot.

  97. Sutton Crittenden
    Sutton Crittenden
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    When was this filmed

  98. Sophia Aitcadi
    Sophia Aitcadi
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    philly’s new years day... goes too hard. Mummers day is the best day

  99. Ashley Shelley
    Ashley Shelley
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    I love her, wish she could have been my teacher.

  100. sleepy jade
    sleepy jade
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    It would’ve been fun to have some people from different religions too