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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The lemur natives are pelted with lumps of coal every year by Santa, presumably because they are always naughty, as per the original mythology of Saint Nicholas. See more »

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Skipper: Wait, where's private?
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Version of West Side Story (1961) See more »

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Written by Dominic Roy King and Frank Musker
Performed by Air Supply
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"What? You can't take me off the naughty list! I AM the naughty list!"
2 August 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed the Madagascar movies and I love The Penguins of Madagascar, so I naturally wanted to see this festive special. And overall, I enjoyed it very much and even preferred it marginally over the movies. I admit I wasn't keen on the animation of Santa and one or two characters are a little bland, but overall it was very enjoyable, with a nice heart warming story and some very funny writing from especially the Penguins and King Julien(who almost steals the show throughout).

The animation is nice, vibrant and colourful and the music is great, I especially liked King Julien's take on Santa Claus is Coming to Town, that was funny. The characters in general are fine, Melman isn't given much to do, same with some of the reindeer, but I loved the Penguins and King Julien and Alex and Gloria were nice to watch. And the voice acting is top notch. Merry Madagascar also moves quickly so it never feels boring. Overall, thoroughly enjoyable and kept me amused constantly. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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