Jessica, the daughter of an impoverished farmer, still believes in Santa Claus. So when she comes across a reindeer with an injured leg, it makes perfect sense to her to assume that it is Prancer, who had fallen from a Christmas display in town. She hides him in her barn and feeds him cookies, until she can return him to Santa. Her father finds him and decides to sell him to the butcher, not for venison chops, but as an advertising display. Written by
A Christmas adventure for the whole family.
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The holiday and reindeer aside, this story bears a strong resemblance to that of Pollyanna (1960). See more
While Jessica and Steve are at church with Aunt Sarah, John's at home reading the paper. We see Prancer walk past one window behind John and then one on the other side of the room. It starts to snow but at different times, there's snow falling outside one window but then no snow and sunnier outside the other. See more
I don't think all of this is necessary, he's probably used to being around people.
What am I, an elf?
Followed by Prancer Returns