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With five shows a week, fifty-two weeks a year the producers of American Bandstand had to come up with features to keep the show fresh, interesting, and fun. One way was to celebrate Christmas, New Year's, and Halloween. the Halloween shows were the most amusing since they incorporated games, mask, and special guest stars like the ghoulish Zacherle performing the novelty hit, "Dinner With Drac 1" (1958) One of the most popular games was musical chairs, where the masked teens rushed to find a seat when the music stopped, and others ended up on the studio floor. The thin line between childish and teenage behavior sometimes evaporated with party games that were silly but made for good fun and more importantly, better TV