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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (1983)

A teacher puts on a Christmas pageant and puts the worst children in school as the stars.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jackson Davies ...
Bob Bradley
Anthony Holland ...
Rev. Hopkins
David Alexander ...
Charlie Bradley
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Beth Bradley
Ocean Hellman ...
Alice
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Helen Armstrong
Teri Dean ...
Gladys Herdman
Beau Heaton ...
Claude Herdman
Megan Hunt ...
Imogene Herdman
Jason Micus ...
Leroy Herdman
Shane Punt ...
Ollie Herdman
Glen Reid ...
Ralph Herdman
Lynne Gorman ...
Mrs. Clausing (as Lynn Gorman)
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Mrs. Clark
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A teacher puts on a Christmas pageant and puts the worst children in school as the stars.

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When Grace checks the sanctuary to see if people are filling it, Mrs. Clausing can be seen in the center of the shot in a brown blouse, waiting for the pageant to begin. A few shots after this she is greeted by the minister as she enters the sanctuary, with coat on, just ahead of Mrs. Herdman. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Bradley: Hey Leroy, you want my dessert tomorrow? You want it the next day? You can have it! At church, we get refreshments all the time. Chocolate cake and cookies, ice cream...
Leroy Herdman: Oh, yeah? Who gives 'em to ya?
Charlie Bradley: The minister.
Leroy Herdman: Why? Is he crazy?
Charlie Bradley: No. I think he's rich.
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Amazing
30 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow. This show is amazing. Just recently, I watched it in my theater arts class and I was astonished on how great it was. My friend and I even cried, it was that touching. My school is doing this play for Christmas and I've had such a great time working with them and doing this play. The characters seem so real, it's amazing. The show is so touching, with a slight hint of hilarious. It has so many funny lines in it. It's really one of my favorites now. It's such a funny show, you definitely have to see it if you haven't. It draws you in right away and you can't stop watching it. Once you watch it, you'll be glad you did. It will definitely make you remember the true meaning of Christmas.


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