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The Great Santa Claus Switch (1970)

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Action & Adventure Comedy 19701h 0m

On December 20, 1970, Jim Henson, Art Carney and Ed Sullivan came together for a special Christmas show. Santa Claus (Art Carney) and his elves are ready to deliver presents to children everywhere... But, Cosmo Scam (also Carney) has hatched a plan to kidnap Santa and take his place! One by one, Cosmo abducts Santa's elves and replaces them with his evil henchmen. Can Fred the Elf (Jim Henson) save Christmas before Cosmo burglarizes the world? And will Thig and Thog (Frank Oz and Jerry Nelson), Lothar (Henson) and the Frackles ever find the Christmas spirit? Featuring original songs by Joe Raposo (Sesame Street), this early Jim Henson Muppet special introduced monsters who appear in Muppet productions to this day, like Thog, the Frackles, and the puppet that became Gonzo.The Great Santa Claus Switch featuring Art Carney and Jim Henson is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can add it to your want to see list for updates. It's an action & adventure and comedy movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (94 votes).

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#78,505 Ranked Movie

#10425 Ranked in Action & Adventure Movies

#19212 Ranked in Comedy Movies

The Great Santa Claus Switch has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (94 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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On December 20, 1970, Jim Henson, Art Carney and Ed Sullivan came together for a special Christmas show. Santa Claus (Art Carney) and his elves are ready to deliver presents to children everywhere... But, Cosmo Scam (also Carney) has hatched a plan to kidnap Santa and take his place! One by one, Cosmo abducts Santa's elves and replaces them with his evil henchmen. Can Fred the Elf (Jim Henson) save Christmas before Cosmo burglarizes the world? And will Thig and Thog (Frank Oz and Jerry Nelson), Lothar (Henson) and the Frackles ever find the Christmas spirit? Featuring original songs by Joe Raposo (Sesame Street), this early Jim Henson Muppet special introduced monsters who appear in Muppet productions to this day, like Thog, the Frackles, and the puppet that became Gonzo.

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Runtime: 1h 0m

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Related Genres: Action & AdventureComedy
Country of origin: America
Original Release Date: Dec 5, 1970