A Claymation Christmas Celebration (1987)

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Two hosting prehistoric dinosaurs guide you along a typical small town's Christmas choral celebration. There's just one catch, the entire town population is made out of clay! Special Guest Stars: The California Raisins!

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Credited cast:
Tim Conner ...
Herb
Johnny Counterfit ...
Rex
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Greg Black ...
Singer
Bernadette Coughlin ...
Singer
Pat Harryman ...
Singer
Amy Miller ...
Singer
Deborah Miller ...
Singer
Joni Miller ...
Singer
Roxy Ragozzino ...
Singer (as Roxy Regozzino)
Dan Sachs ...
Singer
Jim Steinberger ...
Singer
Reid Stewart ...
Singer
Ron Tinsley ...
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Two hosting prehistoric dinosaurs guide you along a typical small town's Christmas choral celebration. There's just one catch, the entire town population is made out of clay! Special Guest Stars: The California Raisins!

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One of two claymation holiday specials directed by Will Vinton to win Academy Awards for best animated short (Claymation Easter in 1992). See more »

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Rex: Thematically speaking, we will be looking at Christmas carols as they relate to specific traditions...
Herb: Yeah! Songs about Christmas trees, and stacks of gifts, reindeer, and jingling bells, holiday ballet, Santa Claus, universal joy, and Christ - mas snacks!
Rex: [gritting his teeth] There is not a carol about snacks.
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Spoofs Siskel & Ebert (1986) See more »

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Not Christimas without it
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This little show has been a constant in my life for nearly every Christmas.From when I was very young to my teenaged years, to now in my early twenties.

It's thoroughly enjoyable for everyone who doesn't despise the holidays. The humor isn't so simple that adults can't enjoy it, and its not over anyone's head. It always seems to get me in the mood even when I've had it with the season.

You can't really purchase it, and its not something they show on TV anymore, which is a shame, but if you can somehow find it I suggest you pick it up, for the kids, or just for you.


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