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Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008)

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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nancy Sullivan ...
Audrey Parker-Nichols
Walter Nichols
Officer Gilbert
Daven Wilson ...


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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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 »


Officer Gilbert says his name is Pierre. However, on both his door & his desk identifications, his name is spelled 'Perry'. See more »


Mary Alice: That's Zigfee; he's foreign.
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Make Some Noise It's Christmas
Written, Produced and Arranged by Michèle Vice-Maslin and 'Dorian Cheah (I)'
Performed by Cheah & Maslin Vice
Courtesy of Sweetersongs
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One of my favorite Christmas movies, so far
6 December 2008 | by See all my reviews

I loved this movie so much that I actually made an account on here just to add a comment! :D Normally, it's really hard to keep my attention in almost any movie, but I watched every second of this one and never turned away from my TV unless the commercials came on! Mostly because it was good from BEGINNING to END. I loved it. I watched it yesterday and today and plan on watching it again for the third time. It was really funny. I laughed throughout almost every scene. Some parts I wanted to cry, and some parts made me smile so big. :) It was SO much better compared to their Hollywood movie! It's on my list of favorite Christmas movies, now.

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