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Olive, the Other Reindeer (1999)

When Santa cancels his annual flight because of a hurt reindeer, a young Christmas loving dog named Olive is convinced she has what it takes to get Santa's flight off the ground and save Christmas.

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Olive (voice)
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The Postman (voice)
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Martini (voice)
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Santa (voice)
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Fido (voice)
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Richard Stands (voice)
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Tim (voice)
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Schnitzel (voice)
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Zoo Director (voice)
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Guard Shack Elf (voice)
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Arturo (voice)
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After mis-hearing a radio broadcast about Santa canceling his Christmas trip due to an injured reindeer, Olive the dog decides to travel to the North Pole and volunteer to be a replacement. Unfortunately, Olive must deal with an evil postman who's tired of handling all the extra Christmas mail. Will Martini the penguin be able to help Olive realize her dream? Written by Mike Konczewski

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Trivia

Dan Castellaneta (the Postman) is well known as the voice of Homer Simpson on The Simpsons (1989); executive producer Matt Groening is the creator of The Simpsons; the falling letters are all addressed to Bart Simpson. See more »

Quotes

Martini: So why are we going to the North Pole again?
Olive: I'm going to save Christmas! I heard Santa on the radio, and he said he needed Olive, the other reindeer. That's me.
Richard Stands: Haha. That's what we always think he says. He was only saying, "All of the other reindeer." That's kinda like how I thought the Pledge of Allegiance was about me, Richard Stands.
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References The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939) See more »

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Christmas...Bah, Bug and Hum
Written by Matt Groening
Performed by Dan Castellaneta
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Great holiday fun
19 July 2000 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

Olive, the Other Reindeer is a delightful holiday special that aired on Fox last winter. Drew Barrymore voices Olive the dog, who thinks she is a reindeer and goes on a quest to help Santa after one of reindeer can't. With the help of a Martini the penguin, they try to accomplish their task while dodging the evil mailman who wants to stop Christmas. It's a hilarious special and should be seen when ever possible. I have taped this animated special and have watched it regularly. To sum it up, it's great!


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