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The Dog Who Saved Christmas (2009)

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The Bannister family's new addition, Zeus (voiced by Mario Lopez of TV's SAVED BY THE BELL), the yellow Labrador, appears to be less than the dependable guard dog the family needs. However,... See full summary »

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George Bannister
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Zeus (voice)
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Stewey McMann (as Joey Coco Diaz)
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Grandma Bannister
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Cat Lady
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Dog Pound Dogs (voice)
Ilana Silverman ...
Chegwee (voice)
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Mouse 1 / Young George (voice) (as Coley Michael Feifer)
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Perry Winkle
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The Bannister family's new addition, Zeus (voiced by Mario Lopez of TV's SAVED BY THE BELL), the yellow Labrador, appears to be less than the dependable guard dog the family needs. However, when two burglars set out to break into the Bannister's home while they're away for Christmas, Zeus seizes the chance to be a hero, proving every dog - even this one - has his day. Dean Cain (TV's LOIS & CLARK), Gary Valentine (TV's THE KING OF QUEENS), Elisa Donovan (CLUELESS, TV's SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH), Mindy Sterling (AUSTIN POWERS), and Adrienne Barbeau (MAUDE, CARINVALE) also lend their voices in this heart-warming animated holiday movie. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for some mild language and rude humor
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Half of the time when the Bannister's vehicle is driving, it has a front license plate, the other 50% it does not have one. See more »

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Followed by The Dog Who Saved Halloween (2011) See more »

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My Christmas Dream
Written by Toni Bull Bua, Gene Bua, Daniel Alexander and Brandon Jarrett
Arranged by Daniel Alexander
Performed by Brandon Jarrett
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Oy, vey! Another talking dog movie!
20 December 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Oy, vey! Another talking dog movie!

At least, except for the scenes in the pound, there's only one of them.

Lana, as barkless K-9 certified Zeus, has to be one of the most docile dogs in the business. Her main talents seem to be the ability to open unlocked doors (while the family is away) and to stick her head under a closed toilet lid to drink from the commode.

On the plus side, the human stars include one of my favorite TV-movie actors, Elisa Donovan, married here to Kevin James' look-alike and "King of Queens" brother, Gary Valentine. TV's Superman, Dean Cain, plays the head crook, while forever-sexy Adrienne Barbeau is the neighbor lady with, OMG, a talking cat!

Oh, and have I mentioned the talking mice?


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