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A young boy whose dog has just died moves into the house in whose backyard the snowman was built. Finding a photograph of the snowman the boy rebuilds him,fashioning a snow dog out of the excess snow. The trio fly off in a plane to meet Santa,who gives the boy a magical dog collar which will make it the happiest Christmas ever for him. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Two of the snowmen that take part in the downhill sled race are characters that were based on the famous British comedy duo, Laurel and Hardy. See more »

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27 December 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The Snowman was a Christmas classic for Channel 4 - a station that by and large doesn't really seem to get into the holiday spirit. The Snowman and The Snowdog is basically that same classic with a handful of "bonuses".

The writer seemed to have gotten drunk on Christmas with a boxset of Marley & Me, I am Legend and Old Yeller, clocking that people will fall over themselves to get overemotional about their pet dogs. It's the Call of Duty method of improving for a sequel. "Let's just stick with the original and add in some cool new features. How about dogs? People love dogs. We'll throw in a plane too."

The Snowman's brilliance means this sequel is watchable, but it's completely unnecessary and its emptiness reeks of the shallow commercialism that encapsulates the worst of Christmas.


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