Christmas eve, and Sniffles is determined to stay awake to see Santa. Not an easy task.

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Sniffles is determined to stay up until midnight on Christmas Eve in order to see Santa Claus. As the time grows later, and his eyelids grow heavier, Sniffles desperately tries to rid his home of all sleep-inducing sights and sounds, but no matter how hard he tries, he just can't seem to stay awake. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Edited into Tom and Jerry Christmas Special (1987) See more »

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Well-remembered Christmas cartoon
24 December 2001 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

Among the many Warner Bros. cartoons shown on television, this particular short is one that all the baby-boomers remember. The story tells of Sniffles the mouse who is trying to stay awake to see Santa Claus. An expert blend of comedy and sentiment with Carl Stalling's musical adaptations and score most effective. Watch this with your little ones (especially if it is their first viewing).


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