The Closer: Season 7, Episode 12

You Have the Right to Remain Jolly (5 Dec. 2011)

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A Christmas village Santa is killed in a zip-line accident, and the village's other Santa comes under suspicion. Meanwhile, Brenda's lawyer informs her that his retainer has run out and she needs to pay him $25,000.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sharon Raydor (credit only)
Santa Jack
Casey Watson


After Santa "Randy" is killed in a freak accident during a children's event at the North Pole, the team has to investigate Santa "Jack" (Fred Willard) to see if he was involved, turning this accident into a murder. But the team can't seem to keep Santa "Jack" far away enough from his Rum-filled Egg Nog to get a court admissible confession. Written by

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Well, And Merry Christmas to You, Too
16 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

On first viewing I thought Fred Willard (who I like) was way over the top, with everyone standing around waiting for his ad libs to end.

But today, on fourth viewing, I have to say the episode stands up very well - and is very funny.

This series brought together a group of my favourites - I was so excited to see them all the opening season. I admire them all - the only actors whose work I didn't know were Phillip P. Keene as Buzz and Jon Tenney as Brenda's husband (later discovered he went to college with my sister-in-law). At first I didn't recognise Tony Denison (Flynn) but then rewatched some of his earlier work - great to see him portray a totally different character.

This is the first time I ever purchased a DVD of anything, the first three seasons of The Closer. Well worth it. About my favourite series of all time.

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