When Santa and his reindeer crash onto Madagascar it's up to Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melvin, and the penguins to save Christmas.

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Alex (voice)
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Marty (voice)
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Melman (voice)
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Gloria (voice)
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Maurice (voice)
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Mort (voice)
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Santa (voice)
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King Julien (voice)
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Skipper (voice)
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Kowalski (voice)
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Private (voice)
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Abby (voice)
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Cupid (voice)
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Lead Reindeer (voice)
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Lookout Lemur / Additional Lemurs (voice)
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When Santa and his reindeer crash onto Madagascar it's up to Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melvin, and the penguins to save Christmas.

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17 November 2009 (USA)  »

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Buon Natale, Madagascar!  »

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Trivia

When King Julien is in the crashed airplane with all his Julyanuary gifts, he refers to the skeleton of the pilot as "Amelia". This is a reference to legendary female pilot Amelia Earhart who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while circumnavigating the world in 1937 in a Lockheed plane. See more »

Quotes

Gloria: Wait a minute. These presents are for us!
Alex: What?
Marty: Candied yams from Sylvia's! And they're still warm! They're still warm!
Gloria: An inflatable hippo pool with chlorine!
[sniffs chlorine]
Gloria: Ahh, that's the stuff.
Melman: Doctor Maneesh's neck massager!
Gloria: What did you get, Alex?
Alex: [Holds a snow globe of New York City] Snow falling down on my beautiful city. How did Santa know?
Marty: That's why he's Santa. He's the best.
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Version of Jessie: G.I. Jessie (2013) See more »

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Every Woman in the World
Written by Dominic Roy King and Frank Musker
Performed by Air Supply
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Festive and fun
4 December 2009 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This animated short is about the Madagascar creatures wanting to go back to New York for Christmas, but things get complicated when they meet the amnesic Santa Claus.

I find the story quite festive, given the fact that the setting is mostly in Madagascar. I enjoyed watching "Merry Madagascar" more than the regular "Madagascar", because I find the animals less annoying and more fun. The story is squeaky clean, and can be enjoyed by people of all ages. There are even a few one liners for adults, and it did make me laugh. "Julianuary" is a great invention, I hope they will capitalise on this in future "Madagascar"!


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