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The Great Santa Claus Switch (1970)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Family  -  5 December 1970 (USA)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Cary Antebi ...
Fred
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Additional Muppet (voice)
Fran Brill ...
Snerf (voice)
John Byrum ...
Additional Muppet (voice)
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Santa Claus / Cosmo Scam
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Fred / Lothar (voice)
Richard Hunt ...
Bing / Match Frackle (voice)
Diane Kimbrell ...
Additional Muppet (voice)
John Lovelady ...
Bong / Snake Frackle / Scoff / Snerf / Alarm Frackle (voice)
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Thog / Zippity / Snivelly (voice)
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Thig / Skippity / Hoppity / Boppity / Snerf (voice)
Danny Seagren ...
Gloat / Snarl / Snerf (voice)
Marilyn Sokol ...
Additional Muppet (voice)
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Himself
Byron Whiting ...
Additional Muppet (voice)
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5 December 1970 (USA)  »

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The Sinister Santa Claus Switch  »

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This special aired in place of The Ed Sullivan Show (1948). Ed Sullivan gave Jim Henson and his company the time-slot as a Christmas present in gratitude for the many appearances the Muppets made on his show. See more »

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As title indicates Santa gets switched with some very colorful and adorable puppets playing out the story.
14 March 2008 | by (Des Moines) – See all my reviews

Someday, someway this VERY artistic endeavor by Jim Henson will be available, as Ed Sullivan surely would have wanted this. This wonderful holiday special was seen by my son. Unfortunately, I was in the next room crying my eyes out because I had just lost his brother. It was close to Christmas and gifts had been previously purchased, but not much else. Hearing his laughter brought me back to reality and as I heard his burst of laughs, I knew we must get a tree, trim it, and do the usual things associated with Christmas because I still had him and he deserved a Christmas. I remember seeing parts of it through my tears, and the brightly colored Muppets, and my son sitting there will remain with me forever. However, at that time, I did not know the name of the production. Oh to have a copy, to bring back the laughter I heard from my son...


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