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The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper (2005)

The penguins of the Central Park Zoo have an adventure in the city on Christmas Eve.

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Gary Trousdale
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Tom McGrath ... Skipper (voice)
Chris Miller ... Kowalski (voice)
Christopher Knights Christopher Knights ... Private (voice)
John DiMaggio ... Rico (voice)
Elisa Gabrielli ... Old Lady (voice)
Bill Fagerbakke ... Ted the Polar Bear (voice)
Sean Bishop Sean Bishop ... Doorman / TV Announcer (voice)
Mitch Carter ... (voice)
Rif Hutton ... (voice)
Richard Miro ... (voice)
Holly Dorff ... (voice)
Hope Levy ... (voice)
Lynnanne Zager ... (voice)
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Storyline

On Christmas Eve, Private slips out of the zoo for some last-minute shopping. In the city he's mistaken as a cute chew toy by a mean old woman named Nana, who gives Private to her vicious dog, Mr. Chew. On a mission to rescue their penguin pal, Skipper, Kowalski and Rico risk life and flipper as they take on Nana and Mr. Chew with an explosive solution that will leave you laughing out loud. Written by Anonymous

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Join the Madagascar Penguins in their all-new holiday adventure!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Madagaszkár-pingvinek és a karácsonyi küldetés See more »

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Production Co:

DreamWorks Animation See more »
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Mr. Chew has a toy of Alex the Lion from 'Madagascar.' See more »

Goofs

The holes made in the laminated floor, by the candies, around the Christmas tree, are absent in the shot when the Penguins are giving high fives. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Private: He looks so sad.
Skipper: Rico, I want that tree up to muster.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits include small photo frames showing various pictures of Mr. Chew the dog, and his elderly owner, in different locations. See more »

Connections

Spun-off from Madagascar (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Jingle Bells
Written by James Pierpont (uncredited)
Performed by Brave Combo
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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Incredible Amount Of Gags In A Dozen Minutes
1 August 2007 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

There are so many sight gags and jokes in this 12-minute animated short it would make your head swim. The artwork is fantastic and the humor is equally fabulous. It's all a story about four penguins ready to celebrate Christmas when one of them goes out to cheer up a lonely polar bear. The others, with the "Black Hawk Down" credo of never leaving anyone behind, go after him and rescue the little guy from a brutal old woman and her vicious poodle.

The story really is secondary to all the clever gags and visuals, too many to mention in here. Suffice to say that if you own the "Madagascar" DVD, do yourself a favor and check out this bonus feature. It is about as entertaining a dozen minutes as you ever hope to find. This is something you will want to watch over and over.....guaranteed!


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