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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Cast

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Teatime
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Susan / Death of Rats (as Michelle Dockery) (as Dorckey Hellmice)
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Lord Downey
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Vernon Crumley
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Mr. Sideney
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Medium Dave
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Banjo
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Chickenwire
Rhodri Meilir ...
Bilious
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Violet
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Death / Narrator (voice)
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Quoth the Raven (voice)
Nicholas Tennant ...
Corporal Nobbs (as Nicolas Tennant)
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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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25 November 2007 (USA)  »

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(2 parts) (DVD) | (2 parts)

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Trivia

The Dean is wearing a robe with "Born to Rune" on the back. This is a reference to Terry Pratchett's Discworld book "Soul Music", which also features Death and his associates and the Wizards. See more »

Goofs

When Death and Albert are walking through the streets only one of Death's eyes has its blue glow. See more »

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[first lines]
Narrator: Everything starts somewhere, although many physicists disagree. There is the constant desire to find out where - where is the point where it all began. But much, much later than that, the Discworld was formed. Drifting onwards through space, atop four elephants on the shell of a giant turtle, the Great A'Tuin. It was some time after its creation when most people forgot that the very oldest stories of the beginning are, sooner or later, about blood. At least, that's one theory. The ...
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Crazy Credits

Terry Pratchett, the author of the "Hogfather" novel that this miniseries is based on, is credited in the opening credits with the line "Mucked About by Terry Pratchett". See more »

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Followed by Going Postal (2009) 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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