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A Carol Christmas (2003)

An ego-maniacal TV talk show host is determined to destroy the festive fun in the studio.

Director:

Matthew Irmas

Writer:

Tom Amundsen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tori Spelling ... Carol Cartman
Dinah Manoff ... Aunt Marla
William Shatner ... Dr. Bob / Ghost of Christmas Present
Gary Coleman ... Ghost of Christmas Past
Michael Landes ... Jimmy
Paula Trickey ... Beth
Nina Siemaszko ... Roberta
Jason Brooks ... John Joyce
Holmes Osborne ... Hal
Holliston Coleman ... Lily
David Atkinson ... Crew Member
David Chisum ... Frank
Ethan Sandler ... Jerry
Steffani Brass ... Lindsey
Kurt Doss ... Tyler
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Storyline

An ego-maniacal TV talk show host is determined to destroy the festive fun in the studio.

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Genres:

Family | Comedy | Fantasy

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Carol karácsonya See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

William Shatner appears as the ghost of Christmas present; when he "moves" Carol from one location to another, a Star Trek teleporter effect is used, in reference to Shatner's famous role as Captain Kirk in Star Trek: The Original Series (1966). See more »

Quotes

Carol: You know, it would be a shame to have to go home and tell your family that you lost your job on Christmas Eve, wouldn't it?
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Connections

Version of Scrooge (1935) See more »

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24 November 2018 | by sprtsgySee all my reviews

I've watched a lot of Christmas movies. I love them. I love the classics. And I've come to enjoy the Hallmark movies. I've watched quite a few, and they range from OK too pretty good. But this one is a train wreck. It guts all the emotion out of the Dickens version of a Christmas Carol. The writing is him listed, and not worthy of its source material. The actors were in a losing proposition. There was not much they could do with this terrible script. So watch some of the other heartwarming movies this Christmas, but don't waste your time on this one.


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