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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Lanny and Wayne: The Christmas Elves in Prep & Landing  »

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Trivia

Released theatrically in 3-D with "Monsters, Inc. (2001) 3-D" on December 19, 2012. See more »

Quotes

Lanny: My name's Lanny, callsign Treeskirt.
Wayne: Lanny?
Lanny: It's so excited working for you! I had a poster of you growing up! Talk about a Chrismtas miracle!
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Features Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983) 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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A revelation
24 December 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I generally loathe Christmas movies (Its A Wonderful Life is an exception) and Christmas cartoons are usually worse. This is a little masterpiece - helmed by John Lasseter, how could it go wrong? There is a perfect marriage of material that children and adults can enjoy, much the same as most of the Pixar projects. The voice overs are excellent and the whole thing manages to sidestep the mawkish and still remains magical. The animation is of the usual high quality and the writing is terrific. it bears rewatching and is sure to be part of a regular Christmas TV schedule. Why cannot others manage to do this? Surely Pixar are not the only production company with good writers, animators and directors. The problem is,I guess, that Lasseter has set the bar so high it is almost impossible to compete with such a fantastic talent.


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