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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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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The reference "You sir, are no reindeer" is a reference to the 1988 Presidential debate comment made by Loyld Bentsen to Dan Quayle. "Senator, I served with Jack Kennedy. I knew Jack Kennedy. Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine. Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy". See more »

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Olive: I love Valentine's Day and the Fourth of July, I'm a little bit sad when Halloween has gone by, I'm thankful Thanksgiving comes around in the fall, but I've always loved Christmas the best of them all. Everyday's special, I'm not complaining, but I'm always counting the days still remaining 'til Christmas.
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We're Not Really Bad At All
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GREAT FUN!
31 December 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I loved this animated special on the FOX network. And Drew Barrymore just brought the main character to life. It's about a dog (Barrymore) who thinks she is a reindeer and goes on a quest to help Santa after one of the other reindeer can't. With the help of a little penguin named Martini, they accomplish their task while dodging the evil mailman who wants to stop Christmas. I hope this comes to video and DVD. I think it will be another instant classic like "How the Grinch Stole X-Mas" and "Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer". 5 out of 5 stars! So if it is aired next Christmas, DON'T MISS IT!


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