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The Christmas List (1997)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy, Romance  |  1 December 1997 (USA)
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Perfume saleslady Melody Parris feels like her life is in neutral. Her stick-in-the mud boyfriend won't commit and she gets passed over for a promotion at the store where she works. She ... See full summary »

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Melody Parris
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Dr. David Skyler
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Natalie Parris
Bill Switzer ...
Danny Skyler
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Naomi
Jano Frandsen ...
George
Madison Graie ...
April May
Andrew Johnston ...
Mr. Garnett
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Faith
Tony Griffin ...
Eric Katz
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Daumier
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Suzie (as Tanja Reichart)
Anne Farquhar ...
Caroline
Paul Raskin ...
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Perfume saleslady Melody Parris feels like her life is in neutral. Her stick-in-the mud boyfriend won't commit and she gets passed over for a promotion at the store where she works. She decides to make a Christmas list. After it's deposited in Santa's mailbox at the store, she starts getting everything she wanted, but it doesn't always turn out as she expected. Written by Anonymous

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In the movie they infer that Bellevue Washington is north of Seattle and that it is in the country. Bellevue actually is just across Lake Washington from Seattle and the second largest city in King County. See more »

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Faith: You know, you are going to love your new home in Bellevue. It is so woodsy there!
Danny Skyler: Great. I can start a tick collection.
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A Time For Tony
Written by Merv Griffin
Published by Vine Music
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This One Quickly Became A Favorite With Me from Day One!
31 October 2005 | by (Riverhead, L.I., New York) – See all my reviews

...as well as a holiday tradition! Kudos to Merv Griffin Enterprises...

Who can not love Melody Parris, the main character? Yet, the main point of the story is how everything came together for her when she decided not to 'wait' for anything anymore. It was only when Melody stopped wishing and actually did something that all the pieces fell into place: like going to that swanky restaurant even though she had no escort, and joining in the fun with the other diners.

Favorite moment: Melody's honest, heartfelt plea to the cops who were about to tow her car away - 'if you take away that car, you will ruin whatever luck I have', or words to that effect. And you know...it worked! Second most favorite moment: Melody dumping dinner in George's lap.

I'll never get tired of watching this one. And, for the record, I still watch 'It's A Wonderful Life', though many have gotten sick of it, sad to say.


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