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The Spirit of Christmas (1992)

Four children, all but one of whom go unnamed, build a snowman which comes to life and threatens their town. Kenny, the only child whose name is given in the film, and who resembles the ... See full summary »

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Boy 1 / Frosty / Santa Claus (voice) (uncredited)
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Four children, all but one of whom go unnamed, build a snowman which comes to life and threatens their town. Kenny, the only child whose name is given in the film, and who resembles the character called Cartman in the subsequent Spirit of Christmas, The (1995) and "South Park" (1997), is immediately killed by the monster. When the children go to Santa for help, he is revealed to be the monster in disguise, and slaughters another of the kids. The two survivors approach the baby Jesus, who takes on the evil snowman and wins, saving Christmas. Written by Anonymous

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1 December 1992 (USA)  »

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South Park: Jesus vs. Frosty  »

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The character that would normally be recognized as Eric Cartman from South Park (1997) (fat, with a red jacket and blue snow cap) is actually called Kenny in this precursor, and, as attached with the name, dies in the short. The character normally recognized as Kenny (the one with the orange parka) also dies, but goes unnamed. For Trey Parker's and Matt Stone's next short with the same characters, The Spirit of Christmas (1995), the characters are named as they are commonly known from the popular TV show. The reason for the name switches is unknown. See more »

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Boy 1: Oh my God! Frosty killed Kenny!
Boy 2: Dude, I told you not to put that fucking hat on Frosty's fucking head now, didn't I?
Boy 1: Well, I'm sorry, Mr. rocket fucking scientist!
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Followed by South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999) See more »

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Must see for South Park fans!!
24 January 2003 | by (Winnipeg, MB-Canada) – See all my reviews

This is pretty funny considering it looks and sounds terrible. It's really interesting to see how Trey Parker and Matt Stone started out with South Park, and they created a very demented and vulgar short film. Within this short, we see a switch of characters: the fat kid, better known as Cartman on the TV series, is named Kenny and is the first to get killed. The hood-wearing kid, who is known as Kenny on the TV series, is the second killed and is not given a name. And the other two (Stan and Kyle) also remain nameless in this short. You'll never look at snowmen wearing top hats the same ever again.


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