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: What's wrong? Don't you even care?
Wayne: I've been working Prep and Landing for 227 years. Believe me, the thrill is gone.
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fun new Christmas creation
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Prep & Landing is an elite group of elves that prepare the house for Santa's arrival. Wayne (Dave Foley) is an arrogant member of the group who expects a new promotion. However his partner Peterson is the one who gets the promotion. He gets a new clueless talkative rookie partner Lanny. He's lost the Christmas spirit and lets Lanny go solo. It doesn't go well when little Timmy wakes up to find the elves. Hyper Magee at operations decides to skip Timmy. Wayne rallies to get Santa to Timmy's house.

It's always nice to have new blood rather than the same old same old. It takes the familiar regimented elves and given them a fast talking edge. It's fun. Wayne is a bit of a downer for most of the show but he ends in a happy place. That's what a Christmas special needs. It needs to bring the holiday joy and this does that with a good message.


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