Prep & Landing (2009)

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Wayne gets a new rookie partner, Lanny, after his previous partner got the promotion he wanted. Lanny has to remind Wayne of the Spirit of Christmas and the importance of being an elf in Santa's Prep and Landing elite unit.

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Wayne (voice)
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Magee (voice)
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Timmy Terwelp (voice)
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Dancer (voice)
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Waterkotte (voice)
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Gristletoe Joe (voice)
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Lanny (voice)
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The Big Guy (voice) (as Morgan Sheppard)
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Dasher (voice)
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Thrasher (voice)
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Miss Holly (voice)
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Coal Elf #1 (voice)
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Brian (voice)
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Wayne gets a new rookie partner, Lanny, after his previous partner got the promotion he wanted. Lanny has to remind Wayne of the Spirit of Christmas and the importance of being an elf in Santa's Prep and Landing elite unit.

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Released theatrically in 3D with "Monsters, Inc. 3D" on December 19, 2012. See more »

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Wayne: Mageee, patch me through to the Big Guy.
Magee: Wayne, it's over.
Wayne: Patch me through or I'll tell everyone about you and Tiny!
Magee: Patching you throught.
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References Citizen Kane (1941) See more »

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The Christmas Song
Written by Mel Tormé (as Mel Torme) and Robert Wells
Performed by Nat 'King' Cole (as Nat King Cole)
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8 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It captured the essence of a great Christmas special without finding the pitfalls of so many other recent Christmas movies. It is contains a great deal of technological references with analogs of NASA and naval terminology and procedures, but it doesn't take the magic out of Santa. There is no attempt at explaining Santa's abilities with special engines or "Clausometers," it shows the realistic and humorous backline of Santa's huge operation. Like any great Christmas movie it has a perfectly Christmas-spirit ending that makes you feel more like a perfect you. Hilarious,touching, exciting, and it has a ton of historical, pop-cultural, and technological references. We are watching it a second time! We loved it!


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