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Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy  |  5 December 2008 (USA)
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Step brothers Drake and Josh must give a foster family the best Christmas ever or face years in jail for a Christmas party gone wrong.


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While trying to avoid an obsessed girl, rocker Drake Parker meets a young girl, who makes him promise to give her family the best Christmas ever. Later, at the Premiere's first ever Christmas party, a group of teens start to make trouble. Concerned, Josh, Drake's stepbrother, calls the cops about a disturbance, but they are confused and think the entire party is the disturbance, and even arrest the kind Josh. Requiring Josh's help to keep his promise, Drake tries to break his brother out of prison, but is caught. At court, the judge decides that the two must give the girl and her foster family the best Christmas ever, or face years in jail. They face many problems along the way, including Officer Perry, a strict detective that hates Christmas; a colorful group of foster children; and a wild wood chipper. It is up to Drake and Josh to save Christmas for the good-hearted children, or face the consequences. Written by Mr. Top Hat

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Drake & Josh: Best Christmas Ever  »

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When Drake is first talking to Mary Alice, you can see a computer behind Mary Alice and it is on the iCarly (2007) website. iCarly is another show by Dan Schneider (creator of Drake and Josh). See more »


As we see Violet and Lily's first physical fight, they bump into a table with with wheels on the bottom of its legs and different colored ups sitting on top of it, and it rolls away and the cups fall over. Yet after they go into the kitchen and fight more and the camera goes back to Drake and Josh talking to Mary-Alice, Zigfee, and Trey, you can see the table in the background in it's original position, untouched. See more »


Josh Nichols: You lie, I take a shoe to the nipple.
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References iCarly (2007) See more »


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29 November 2014 | by (Allentown, PA) – See all my reviews

I only saw this movie once in 2009, 5 years ago. From what I remember, I didn't like the movie as it isn't the Drake & Josh we know. I mean the show by all means is hilarious, I love the show and I just reviewed it on IMDb, giving it a 10/10. I also really like the other movie they made for this show, Drake & Josh Go Hollywood. That movie was a great action movie they made with the characters Drake & Josh. It even got lots of viewers, and was critically acclaimed, that's awesome!! However, I saw this movie once and did not like it. I'll explain why I don't like it for a few reasons. Again the writing seemed to be different than it was in the show which made the movie less bad. But, in this movie it seems like Drake and Josh are trying to be less selfish, are trying to do things for other people, and nobody likes them or trusts them, even though they didn't do anything that should make them disliked in the first place, and those two were doing everything they can. So, this definitely is not a movie you'd want to see for Christmas even if you are a fan of Drake & Josh, unless you want to know what happens. I give it a 2/10.

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