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Hogfather (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Fantasy | Thriller  -  25 November 2007 (USA)
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It's Hogswatch (equivalent to Christmas) on the Discworld and the Hogfather has gone missing, requiring Death to take his place while his granddaughter Susan endeavors to find out what has happened.

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Teatime
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Susan / Death of Rats
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Lord Downey
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Vernon Crumley
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Mr. Sideney
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Banjo
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Bilious
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Death / Narrator (voice)
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Constable Visit
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It's Hogswatch (equivalent to Christmas) on the Discworld and the Hogfather has gone missing, requiring Death to take his place while his granddaughter Susan endeavors to find out what has happened.

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Hogfather: I magiki apostoli  »

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Trivia

Arthur White, who plays the Tooth Fairy's driver Ernie, is the brother of Sir David Jason, who plays Death's manservant Albert. See more »

Goofs

Each time Violet gets a close up, you can see that her ribbon isn't in the same place. See more »

Quotes

[the Auditors have just commissioned Lord Downey, Master of the Guild of Assassins, to "inhume" the Hogfather]
Lord Downey: He would be difficult to find.
Auditor 1: You will find persons on any street who can tell you his approximate address.
Lord Downey: Yes, of course, but as you say, they can hardly give a map reference. Even then, how would the... Fat Man be inhumed? A glass of poisoned sherry, perhaps?
Auditor 1: You misunderstand the nature of employment.
Lord Downey: How do I misunderstand you exactly?
Auditor 1: We pay. You find the ways and means.
Lord Downey: How can ...
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Death of Rats: Dorckey Hellmice (an anagram of "Michelle Dockery") See more »

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You'd better watch out......
11 December 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Set on Discworld, Terry Pratchett's Hogfather novel is brought to life. Deranged Assassin Mr Teatime (with a bunch of thieves and a failed apprentice wizard) wants to "inhumme" the Hogfather (discworld's equivalent of Santa Claus) by destroying children's belief in him. By kidnapping and holding hostage the tooth fairy in order to use children's teeth to control their belief. The only being that can take his place? Death, a depressant Anthopomorphic personification, too caught up with humanity for his own good. Assisted by his foul servant Albert and his half-human (beacause some talents, like walking through walls or freezing time, are inherited "in the bone" rather than genetically), adoptive granddaughter Susan this is fantastic mash up of magic, monsters and fantasy.


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