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Prep & Landing (2009)

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Wayne gets a new rookie partner, Lanny, after his previous partner got the promotion he wanted. Lanny has to remind Wayne of the Spirit of Christmas and the importance of being an elf in Santa's Prep and Landing elite unit.

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Wayne (voice)
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Magee (voice)
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Timmy Terwelp (voice)
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Dancer (voice)
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Waterkotte (voice)
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Gristletoe Joe (voice)
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Brian (voice)
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Lanny (voice)
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The Big Guy (voice) (as Morgan Sheppard)
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Dasher (voice)
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Thrasher (voice)
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Miss Holly (voice)
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Coal Elf #1 (voice)
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Rev-up elf (voice) (as Stevie Wermers-Skelton)
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Wayne gets a new rookie partner, Lanny, after his previous partner got the promotion he wanted. Lanny has to remind Wayne of the Spirit of Christmas and the importance of being an elf in Santa's Prep and Landing elite unit.

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8 December 2009 (USA)  »

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Lanny and Wayne: The Christmas Elves in Prep & Landing  »

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Trivia

Though uncredited, the voice of Mrs. Claus appears to be the voice of Betty White. See more »

Quotes

Lanny: Oh there he is. Great Garland! I heard Dasher had a cousin. But I always thought he was a myth!
Thrasher: I am a myth.
Lanny: Huh?
Thrasher: Tell anyone I exist, and you won't exist.
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Followed by Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice (2011) See more »

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The Christmas Song
Written by Mel Tormé (as Mel Torme) and Robert Wells
Performed by Nat 'King' Cole (as Nat King Cole)
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fun new Christmas creation
2 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

Prep & Landing is an elite group of elves that prepare the house for Santa's arrival. Wayne (Dave Foley) is an arrogant member of the group who expects a new promotion. However his partner Peterson is the one who gets the promotion. He gets a new clueless talkative rookie partner Lanny. He's lost the Christmas spirit and lets Lanny go solo. It doesn't go well when little Timmy wakes up to find the elves. Hyper Magee at operations decides to skip Timmy. Wayne rallies to get Santa to Timmy's house.

It's always nice to have new blood rather than the same old same old. It takes the familiar regimented elves and given them a fast talking edge. It's fun. Wayne is a bit of a downer for most of the show but he ends in a happy place. That's what a Christmas special needs. It needs to bring the holiday joy and this does that with a good message.


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