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Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas (1999)

Not Rated | | Animation, Comedy, Family | Video 9 November 1999
A Christmas themed, three-part anthology-style video. The first part, "Donald Duck: Stuck on Christmas", is essentially a retelling of Groundhog Day (1993), with Huey, Dewey, and Louie ... See full summary »

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Mickey Mouse (voice)
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Minnie Mouse / Huey / Dewey / Louie (voice)
Tony Anselmo ...
Donald Duck (voice)
Diane Michelle ...
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Chip / Daisy / Aunt Gurtie (voice)
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Goofy / Pluto (voice)
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Dale (voice)
Shaun Fleming ...
Young Max Goof (voice)
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Pete / Postman / Santa / Police / Fire Chief / Dad / Man (voice)
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Mortimer / Firefighter #2 / Store Announcer / Man / Customer / Dad (voice)
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Mr. Anderson / Shopper (voice)
Kylie Dempsey ...
Kid #2 / Little Girl (voice)
Taylor Dempsey ...
Kid #1 / Little Jimmy (voice)
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A Christmas themed, three-part anthology-style video. The first part, "Donald Duck: Stuck on Christmas", is essentially a retelling of Groundhog Day (1993), with Huey, Dewey, and Louie reliving Christmas ad infinitum. Next is "A Very Goofy Christmas", in which Goofy tries to overcome his son's skepticism about Santa Claus. Finally, "Mickey & Minnie's Gift Of The Magi" recreate the classic tale of ironic Christmas selflessness. The stories are linked together by narration by Kelsey Grammer. Written by EJSawyer

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9 November 1999 (USA)  »

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Aconteceu no Natal do Mickey  »

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Trivia

The warehouse Minnie works at, in the Mickey and Minnie-section, is named "Mortimers". Mortimer, is the name Walt Disney originally intended to give to Mickey Mouse. See more »

Goofs

In the "Have Yourself a Goofy Christmas" segment, Pete is colored brown instead of his usual black. However in the following segment "Gift of the Magi," Pete has his correct colors. See more »

Quotes

Young Max Goof: Did you know that there are over two billion children in the world?
Goofy: Hmm. No wonder I keep trippin' over roller skates.
Young Max Goof: That means Santa would have to make, like, 800 visits a second, not including bathroom breaks.
Goofy: Well, I guess ol' Santy's been at it so long, he figured out all the shortcuts.
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Connections

Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #22.12 (1999) See more »

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Joy to the World
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Written by Isaac Watts and Lowell Mason
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Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas (1999)
14 December 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

3 Christmas tales from Disney's mascots. Donald's nephews are forced to relive Christmas day everyday. Goofy tries to convince his son that Santa is real, and Mickey and Minnie end up trading their prize possessions in order to buy gifts for the other. As individual shorts go, these work. The stories are sweet and well paced, but it's a chore to get through all three at once. The animation is higher quality than Disney's TV output, but not as high as their animated classics. You kind of wish Disney would put the most effort into their mascot. I can imagine these as background entertainment during other Christmas activities, but not one to snuggle up by the fire with.


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