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Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas (2014)

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A musical, stop-motion adaptation of the well-known movie, Buddy, a human raised in the north pole, goes to New York to find his family.

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Thomas Meehan (teleplay), Bob Martin (teleplay) | 3 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Jim Parsons ... Buddy (voice)
Mark Hamill ... Walter (voice)
Rachael MacFarlane ... Emily Hobbs / Fake Santa #3 (voice)
Max Charles ... Michael Hobbs (voice)
Kate Micucci ... Jovie (voice)
Gilbert Gottfried ... Mr. Greenway (voice)
Jay Leno ... Fake Santa #1 (voice)
Fred Armisen ... Matthews (voice)
Steve Higgins ... Chadwick (voice)
Matt Lauer ... Mr. Sea Serpent (voice)
Edward Asner ... Santa (voice) (as Ed Asner)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rachel Bloom ... Additional Voices (voice)
Larry Dorf ... Additional Voices (voice)
Rachel Ramras ... Additional Voices (voice)
Kevin Michael Richardson ... Fake Santa #2 / Jerry Hobbs (voice)
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A musical, stop-motion adaptation of the well-known movie, Buddy, a human raised in the north pole, goes to New York to find his family.

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The scene where Buddy walks into NYC, and he says "Wow", you see signs saying Dance Zowie, Jazz Hands, Tonite, and Basil's Review. The rest are cut off or too small to see. See more »

Quotes

Michael Hobbs: Why is that guy dressed up like a giant elf?
Walter: Christmas always brings out the weirdos.
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NOT THAT BAD- Reminded Me Of Vintage RANKIN-BASS
27 December 2014 | by drmark7See all my reviews

I watched BUDDY'S MUSICAL Christmas (2014) independent of being a fan or follower of the original movie ELF (I've seen it- but it was never a favorite.), and I thought this to be very reminiscent of the many classic Rankin-Bass specials (RUDOLPH, SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN.) And found it to be very entertaining. Jim Parsons was great. As were Ed Asner (Santa in the original ELF!) and Gilbert Gottfried. The songs weren't as bad as expected. A few were catchy. The animation was interesting (Watch the characters MOUTHS!) I can't wait to see it again next year. Recommended! Perhaps the best, new Christmas special in DECADES!!!


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16 December 2014 (USA) See more »

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