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How Murray Saved Christmas (2014)

One-hour animated special surrounding a surly deli owner Murray Weiner, who is forced to step into Santa's shoes for one Christmas and bumbles his way into doing a great job.

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Peter Avanzino

Writer:

Mike Reiss
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jason Alexander ... Doc Holiday (voice)
Sean Hayes ... Edison Elf (voice)
Dennis Haysbert ... Narrator (voice)
Nick Jameson ... Various
Tom Kenny ... Various (voice)
Maurice LaMarche ... Various
Tress MacNeille ... Various
John Ratzenberger ... Officer Bender (voice)
Kevin Michael Richardson ... Santa Claus (voice)
Jerry Stiller ... Murray Weiner (voice)
Billy West ... Various (voice)
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One-hour animated special surrounding a surly deli owner Murray Weiner, who is forced to step into Santa's shoes for one Christmas and bumbles his way into doing a great job.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 December 2014 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

The first animated film for John Ratzenberger that is not from Pixar or Disney. See more »

Goofs

According to the groundhog when he sees his shadow, that spring will be coming. According the groundhog day tradition, Spring comes if a groundhog cannot see its shadow, not the other way round. See more »

Quotes

Murray Weiner: [about the Jack-in-the-Boxer] This would at least get an honorable mention, if there was a contest for world's worst invention.
Edison Elf: What?
Murray Weiner: It's stupid.
Edison Elf: It's clever.
Murray Weiner: It's nasty.
Edison Elf: It's nice.
Murray Weiner: Go show it to Santa and get his advice.
Edison Elf: I will, I will!
Murray Weiner: He forgot to pay his bill.
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References Seinfeld (1989) See more »

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NOT FOR KIDS!
25 December 2017 | by ekleigh-364-983739See all my reviews

I was stunned that this aired at 7:30 on Christmas Eve. (!?!?!?!)

I was too disgusted to watch the whole thing, so this won't be a complete review---but I saw enough to know that children shouldn't be exposed to this crude piece of trash.


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