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The Spirit of Christmas (1995)

R | | Animation, Comedy, Short
Four caroling children meet Jesus and Santa Claus and learn the true meaning of Christmas.

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Stan / Cartman / Santa Claus (voice) (uncredited)
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Kyle / Kenny / Jesus (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

A heart warming tale of four children trying to decide which to cheer for: Jesus, or Santa. It almost makes one wonder what Brian Boitano would do in this situation. In the end, though, they decide that Christmas isn't a time for settling old scores, Christmas is about one thing: presents. Written by Austin Williams <sporks5000@hotmail.com>

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$700 (estimated)
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Trivia

The music played during the confrontation between Jesus and Santa is from Mortal Kombat 3. More specifically, the continue screen music (playing during the "verbal battle"), the Fatality music (playing when Jesus and Santa shout their initial "battle cries"), and finally the background music from the Subway level (during the actual fight). See more »

Quotes

Brian Boitano: Did someone say my name?
Stan: Hey look, it's Brian Boitano!
Kyle: What incredible irony!
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Referenced in South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999) See more »

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A true comedy classic.
23 August 1999 | by (Ct, USA) – See all my reviews

I've been a fan of this short for years, and the biggest surprise of life came when I found out that the two guys that did Cannibal: The Musical also did this. This short is a classic little bit of comedy that proves just how far some imagination and construction paper can get a person.


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