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Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (2000)

A youth embarks on a journey to find his missing grandmother and prove that Santa Claus is real

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Cast overview:
Elmo Shropshire ... The Narrator / Grandpa (voice) (as Elmo Shropshire [a.k.a. 'Dr. Elmo'])
... Cousin Mel (voice)
Susan Blu ... Grandma (voice) (as Sue Blu)
Alex Doduk ... Jake (voice)
... Santa Claus (voice)
... (voice)
Jim Fisher ... (voice)
... Austin Bucks (voice) (as James Flinders)
Christopher Gaze ... (voice)
... (voice) (as Phil Hayes)
... (voice)
... (voice)
... Daphne Spankenheimer (voice)
Drew Reichelt ... (voice) (as Drew Rechelt)
... (voice)
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As if young Jake Spankenheimer doesn't have enough problems on Christmas Eve, he has to help his mom and dad prevent mean-spirited cousin Mel from taking ownership of the family store. When his grandmother gets lost in the cold in the midst of the confusion, Jake is sent out to find her, only to discover that she's become the victim of a rather unusual hit-and-run accident, and that Santa is real but not quite the sort of guy he was expecting. Written by Anonymous

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Also Known As:

A nagyit elgázolta egy rénszarvas  »

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Goofs

In one scene grandmas is run over from behind. In another she's run over directly facing the oncoming sleigh. In yet another shot of the scene she turns her head to the side as the sleigh hits her. See more »

Quotes

Grandma Spankenheimer: [about the inflatable tree] Where's the jabbing yourself with pine needles? Hanging ornaments? The old fashioned smell of a genuine Douglass Fur?
Grandpa Spankenheimer: If you want old fashioned smells, I'll get my fishing boots.
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The portrayal of fruitcake represented in this story is not necessarily the opinion of the producers. See more »

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Referenced in Eight Crazy Nights (2002) See more »

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Grandma's Killer Fruitcake
Music & Lyrics by Rita Abrams & Elmo Shropshire
Vocals Performed by Gary Chase
Arranged by Nathan Wang & Gary Chase
By permission of Elmo Publishing/Mill Valley Music (SESAC)
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This is what TV in hell must be like...
22 December 2009 | by See all my reviews

If we really want to get serious and find Osama Bin Laden, then we should take this stinker down to Gitmo and force the detainees to watch it. They'll be singing within minutes. Of course, I'm sure that making them watch this god-awful dreck violates the Geneva Convention in several ways.

Look, my 5 year old daughter isn't allowed to watch TV at home. So take her to her grandparents or cousins and she's a little TV zombie. She got up and walked away after about ten minutes. That's how bad this is.

You know, when the person responsible for this garbage was a young writer, I bet he or she had dreams of the great American novel. Now they have to look in the mirror every morning with the realization that they wrote what is possibly the worst hour of television in the history of the medium.

And we wonder why the rest of the world hates us...


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