Broad satire and buffoonery presented as a series of movie trailers. Among the titles and subjects are: "The Howard Huge Story", "Skate-boarders from Hell", "The Invasion of the Penis ... See full summary »
Royce D. Applegate,
Frank Cross runs a US TV station which is planning a live adaptation of Dickens' Christmas Carol. Frank's childhood wasn't a particularly pleasant one, and so he doesn't really appreciate the Christmas spirit. With the help of the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future, Frank realises he must change. Written by
At the beginning of the movie after watching the "Lee Majors" promo, Frank looks at his mirror in his drawer and smiles. The reflection shows him looking back up, but in the next shot he looks up again. See more »
[Frank notices a picture of Santa and Mrs. Claus on the wall]
Grace, what in the hell is this?
Oh, it's a painting, one of my kids did. See, there's Santa Claus and there's Mrs. Claus.
Honey, how many fingers does Mrs. Santa Claus have here?
[rips it down]
It's crap. Lose it. I don't want it on the wall.
[tosses it in the wastebasket]
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Easy to forget about this movie because you'll only watch it once a year at best - that's if you own it. If not, try it again. I'm sure you'll agree this is actually one of Bill Murray's best performances! It's not a Christmas movie - it's a comedy. It belongs in everybody's collection.
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