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The Christmas Toy (1986)

When no people are around, the toys still play in the playroom. But since a toy will be frozen forever if a person catches it out of position, they have to be very careful. It's Christmas ... See full summary »

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When no people are around, the toys still play in the playroom. But since a toy will be frozen forever if a person catches it out of position, they have to be very careful. It's Christmas Eve, and Rugby the Tiger remembers how he was the Christmas Toy last year, and thinks he's going to be unwrapped again. And it's up to Apple the Doll, whom Rugby supplanted as favorite toy, to tell him what's in store. But Rugby won't believe her, and tries to get into the Christmas package and lets Meteora, Queen of the Asteroids loose. Unfortunately, she doesn't know she's a toy, and thinks she's landed among aliens. And it's up to Apple, Mew (the Cat's toy mouse), and the other toys to get Rugby out of the box and Meteora back in it before they're found and frozen. Written by Kathy Li

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Jim Henson's The Christmas Toy  »

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This movie inspired Disney to do Toy Story See more »

Quotes

Ding-a-Ling: Sorry, the number you have dialed is no longer in service.
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Referenced in A Muppet Family Christmas (1987) See more »

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Greatest Christmas Toy of All
Performed by Dave Goelz and Steve Whitmire
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24 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

This is a great movie I always enjoyed as a kid watching every Christmas. I was only four when the movie came out but my parents taped it and we watched it every year after that point. My sister now has my parents copy and she watches it with her children. My niece loves it. It is a great Christmas movie for all ages. I wish they would re-release it on DVD. I love the movie and want a new copy of it. I looked for it on amazon and someone was trying to sell a used VHS copy for $100. I could not believe it. I would prefer it on DVD due to VHS tape not working after time. I would even enjoy seeing it on TV again. This is a movie to share with generations to come. Animation of the past shared with the future.


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