Meet Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company is constantly busy at his job, and he also constantly disappoints his son, after he misses his son's karate exposition, he tries hard to come up with a way to make it up to him, this is when his son tells Howard that he wants for Christmas is an action figure of his son's television hero, Turbo Man. Unfortunately for Howard, it is Christmas Eve, and every store is sold out of Turbo Man figures, now Howard must travel all over town and compete with everybody else including a mail man named Myron to find a Turbo Man action figure, and to make it to the Wintertainment parade which will feature Turbo Man. Written by
The scene outside of the toy store, where the crowd pushed into the entryway, was filmed in the 7th Street Plaza, outside the old Palace Theatre in downtown St Paul, MN. The scene changes to the inside of the store which was actually filmed at the Mall Of America, located in Bloomington MN. Almost 20 miles away. See more »
The seats in Howard's GMC Suburban go from fabric seat covers to leather seats (during the trip to the Santas' warehouse), then back to fabric. See more »
You know what I'd like to do? I'd like to walk into the office, grab one of those guys
[grabs an old lady]
And choke him and choke him until an eye pops out! Er... You shouldn't wear fur.
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After the end credits, there is a brief heartwarming family scene, that ends with a question from Liz. She asks Howard what he got her for Christmas. See more »