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Old 18-12-2006, 01:28   #1
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Santa Clause : The Movie

Does anyone know if any channels are showing this classically cheesy xmas film?

Christmas just isn't the same without seeing John Lithgow eating candy canes...
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Old 18-12-2006, 02:46   #2
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Friday the 22nd, BBC2, 1.30pm.
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Crimbo wouldnt be the same without this. My favourite Christmas movie.

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Old 18-12-2006, 14:11   #4
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I used to love this, but doesn't hold up anymore. I still like watching the beginning seeing the unglamorous Santa, the rest is pretty much a borefest with John Lithgow being an exception.

I'm still really peeved that Christmas Vacation is not on terrestrial TV this year.
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Old 18-12-2006, 20:33   #6
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Is Christmas Vacation on Sky or cable then?

What about Star Trek 3 or 5?
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Old 18-12-2006, 20:36   #7
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Star Trek III was on last saturday.
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Old 18-12-2006, 20:42   #8
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Is Christmas Vacation on Sky or cable then?

What about Star Trek 3 or 5?
Christmas Vacation is on ITV2.
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Old 19-12-2006, 01:18   #9
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Is there any kind of online film search facility where you can just type in a film name and see when its being shown?
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Old 19-12-2006, 09:11   #10
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Just watched it, its so bad its good!
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After all the times I've seen this film I've never understood why Santa needed to do the loop the loop at the end. Couldn't they have just flown underneath and Dudley Moore and the kid jumped in the back?
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Old 22-12-2006, 16:08   #13
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After all the times I've seen this film I've never understood why Santa needed to do the loop the loop at the end. Couldn't they have just flown underneath and Dudley Moore and the kid jumped in the back?
We had exactly the same debate in my house! We also declared it would have been easier for the reindeer to catch them up if the chunky bloke had got off the sleigh!
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Star Trek III was on last saturday.
Such a great Christmas film isn't it

Can't do with out a helping of shatner's "you Klingon ********"
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For Free!!!!!
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For Free!!!!!
You mean "FOGH-FOGH-FOGH-FOGH FOR FREE????!!!1111"

Classic movie quote
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You mean "FOGH-FOGH-FOGH-FOGH FOR FREE????!!!1111"

Classic movie quote
Its fantastic. Lithgows delivery of that line cracks me up each time I see it. Genius!
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The special effects are awesome (Derek Meddings again ), everything shot at Pinewood! Very authentic looking but what a dismal 2nd and 3rd act.
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Old 23-12-2006, 06:10   #19
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I remember a rumour going around at the time of the films release that the reindeer were killed and stuffed post production so they could be posed for publicity shots.

I don't know whether its true or not but have avoided ever seeing it just in case.
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I remember a rumour going around at the time of the films release that the reindeer were killed and stuffed post production so they could be posed for publicity shots.

I don't know whether its true or not but have avoided ever seeing it just in case.

Sounds like an Urban legend to me.
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