A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mom died.
Sam Whipple, an attorney in once-upon-a-time-land, is startled to receive a visit from Santa Claus shortly before Christmas. It seems that when he was a child, Sam wrote a letter thanking Santa for the presents he'd received, and offering to return the favor someday. That day is now - a mean old soul named Phineas Prune, who holds the deed to the North Pole, is demanding back rent. Otherwise, he's going to evict Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves and take all the Christmas toys. It's up to Sam and Santa to find a way to pay off Prune and prevent Christmas from being canceled.
Marjorie the cow lives in a run-down stable in the middle of Bethlehem. Nothing exciting ever happens in Bethlehem until now… there’s a census or something and there’s going to be some sort of street party – that’s what Marje has heard, anyway!
Rusty Reindeer (Savage) stumbles into a support group where the Easter Bunny, Cupid, and other down-and-out holiday icons congregate.
Mason's presents are missing from under the tree! Who could be behind it!?
Two French Canadian ne’er-do-wells travel to New York City with a scheme to a get rich quick selling Christmas trees.
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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. The show's plot has Rusty Reindeer 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 to get on Santa's nice list. Rusty's cohorts include Candie, the Easter Bunny; Mr. C, the grouchy cupid; Albert, the Thanksgiving Turkey; And Trick and Treat the teenage Halloween Ghosts.