Johnny reads children's letters to Santa. Chevy Chase (¡Three Amigos! (1986)); Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert (Siskel & Ebert (1986)) discuss the movies in theaters for Christmas. Also: Al Jarreau performs.

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The comedy segment is the annual reading of letters to Santa that have been received by the Post Office. First Johnny reads some funny ones, and then some from the needy. Chevy Chase talks about being recognized by the public, and recalls guest-hosting the Tonight Show several weeks earlier and how hard it was. He talks about singing in "Three Amigos!", and the music written by Randy Newman, and notes that he has perfect pitch, demonstrating with help from Doc and the band. A clip from the film is shown. Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert come on, and Johnny first asks them about Chase's films; Siskel says that "Fletch" was the best, as the character was less smug and more sympathetic, and Ebert comments that "Foul Play" was also excellent. They talk about other films he's done, and also comment on Eddie Murphy's new movie "The Golden Child", which they believe will be a hit even though audiences have received it unenthusiastically. Siskel also explains why they won't appear in films or do ... Written by lenab9011

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12 December 1986 (USA)  »

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