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Justin G. Dyck,
An injured figure skater is sent to the mountains to recover from an injury. Once there, she meets an ex-hockey player and his young daughter and begins to realise that something is missing from her life.
Cynical radio host is banished from L. A. to rural Colorado. He is assigned to co-host with a "love doctor", a hopeless romantic.! They have an on air spat that gets them off on the wrong foot. Their antagonistic relationship gets the whole town talking.
Idyllwild, California (the basis for Idyllwild, Colorado) has a local personality, John "Pepper" Briggs, who appears on various shows on KPSC 88.5 FM. His radio pranks typically involve Yeti sightings in the area. He is the basis for shock jock "Pepper" in the film. See more »
In the "Pepper & Spice" radio broadcast that opens the film, Carrie Spicer calls Gloria privately to get her husband's phone number. However instead of saying "Hello Gloria", Catriona Toop says "Hello Wanda", Wanda being the name of the woman Gloria's husband is allegedly having an affair with. See more »
A cocky LA radio host named Pepper (yes, really) ticks off an advertiser so, as punishment, his station sends him to a small town in Colorado to hang out with pretty Haylie Duff. Some punishment. How could he stand such torture and live? Anyway, Haylie has her own radio show. It's a Dr. Laura/Phil/Drew type advice show. Pepper is assigned to be her cohost. Naturally, the two mix like oil and water but their on-air bickering becomes popular and, inevitably, they start to like each other.
Despite the seasonal backdrop, Christmas has little to do with the story. It's just a basic 'opposites attract' romantic comedy. Haylie Duff is very likable and charming. In typical romcom fashion she has another guy before Pepper shows up. This guy looks like a Ken doll come to life. To the movie's credit, he's not the total cliché you might expect. He seems like a nice man and, if he got the girl, it wouldn't have been the end of the world. Tilky Jones is fun and his banter with Haylie is good. Unfortunately it doesn't last long as they start getting along really quickly and after that the banter seems limp. The speed by which these two go from not getting along to sharing personal stories and falling in love is pretty unbelievable. I realize a TV movie only has so much time but I think they could have paced the story better. The rest of the cast is pretty good. Maureen McCormick steals all of her scenes. The comedy works better than the romance. The 'memorial for Buddy' scene is the highlight of the movie. Oh and the canned music they used in this is insipid. But, warts and all, it's a decent romcom TV movie.
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