Holidaze: The Christmas That Almost Didn't Happen

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Holidaze: The Christmas That Almost Didn't Happen is a stop-motion animated Christmas television special directed by David H. Brooks, that originally aired in 2006 and produced by BixPix Entertainment, Once Upon a Frog and Madison Street Entertainment. The show's plot has Rusty Reindeer (Fred Savage) the brother of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer joining a support group for depressed holiday icons, and he and the other characters search for the meaning of Christmas and help a young boy (Dylan and Cole Sprouse) to get on Santa's nice list. Rusty's cohorts include Candie, the Easter Bunny (Gladys Knight); Mr. C, the grouchy cupid (Paul Rodriguez); Albert, the Thanksgiving Turkey (Harland Williams); And Trick and Treat (Brenda Song and Emily Osment) the teenage Halloween Ghosts.



The 60 minute Christmas special was sponsored by Campbell's Soup, Wal-Mart, Ask.com, and Coke. There was a large amount of product placements included in the film.


The DVD was released on October 30, 2006 by PorchLight Entertainment, and distributed by Wal-Mart and ART industries.

It was a free DVD in The Australian Women's Weekly in 2008.

External links[edit]

Holidaze: The Christmas That Almost Didn't Happen at the Internet Movie Database