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A Carol Christmas (2003)

An ego-maniacal TV talk show host is determined to destroy the festive fun in the studio.

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Matthew Irmas

Writer:

Tom Amundsen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tori Spelling ... Carol Cartman
Dinah Manoff ... Aunt Marla
William Shatner ... Dr. Bob / Ghost of Christmas Present
Gary Coleman ... Ghost of Christmas Past
Michael Landes ... Jimmy
Paula Trickey ... Beth
Nina Siemaszko ... Roberta
Jason Brooks ... John Joyce
Holmes Osborne ... Hal
Holliston Coleman ... Lily
David Atkinson ... Crew Member
David Chisum ... Frank
Ethan Sandler ... Jerry
Steffani Brass ... Lindsey
Kurt Doss ... Tyler
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Storyline

An ego-maniacal TV talk show host is determined to destroy the festive fun in the studio.

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Genres:

Family | Comedy | Fantasy

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Carol karácsonya See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

William Shatner appears as the ghost of Christmas present; when he "moves" Carol from one location to another, a Star Trek teleporter effect is used, in reference to Shatner's famous role as Captain Kirk in Star Trek (1966). See more »

Quotes

Carol: You know, it would be a shame to have to go home and tell your family that you lost your job on Christmas Eve, wouldn't it?
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Connections

Version of The Virtue of Rags (1912) See more »

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Scrooged did it a lot better.
13 December 2006 | by dalbrechSee all my reviews

The whole plot..a updated version of Christmas Carol in which the Scrooge character is someone in the media intent upon exploitating the Holiday for business purposes,and gets their comeuppances...was already done,and done much better in Scrooged with Bill Murray. Tori Spelling is not very good as the Carol of the title. Spelling has actually done some good work in a few Indie films,she is not without talent....but every time she gets some cred from her work in small indie films she throws it away on garbage like this. The whole Bill Shanter/Star Trek bit was about as funny as a funeral. Attempts to modernize the Dickens classic are a dime a dozen,and this is one of the weaker efforts. All in all,a waste of time.


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