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Halloween Is Grinch Night (1977)

The evil Grinch who stole Christmas is back to steal Halloween! It's Grinch night and all over Whoville, a horrible storm has started which gives the Grinch a chance to have some fun. But ... See full summary »

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The evil Grinch who stole Christmas is back to steal Halloween! It's Grinch night and all over Whoville, a horrible storm has started which gives the Grinch a chance to have some fun. But he's soon foiled by a young boy who's on his way to the Uphamisim. Written by RobocopTNG986127

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This is the first Dr. Seuss special to be aired on ABC. See more »

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Grinch: Look, kid, I just gave you the $2.00 treatment. You're not worth a first-class Grinching.
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As the Grinch Creaks Ever Closer
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A Halloween favorite from Dr. Seuss
2 October 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Halloween is my favorite holiday and I love to have a good scare from watching a really good horror movie, or just watch a classic animated special like this one. I remember this special WAY back when I was a kid in elementary school, when it was on TV of course. But they don't show it on TV anymore now, along with The Halloween Tree, which is another favorite of mine and a few other favorites too. But I was lucky to order myself a copy from Amazon.ca.

It's also a great film about facing your fears, like Ukaraiah did to save Whoville by jumping in The Grinch's wagon of spooks, to stall for time. Now that scene REALLY scared the hell out of me as a kid. I would like point the interesting critters of Punker's Pond. The Gree Grumps like pink cats living in tree stumps (I am a cat lover), but I wonder what does the bottom half of an Hakken-Krakke look like? a seal's body? or the body of an Plesiosaurus? well I don't know, but it never hurts to use your imagination.


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