History Film / ErnestSavesChristmas

29th Dec '16 1:26:58 PM FallenDelf
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->''"You know, I've carried this torch for more seasons then... I should have done. 'Cause I loved it so much. But ''now''... I've taken to making notes! Well, you can't do it that way! It shouldn't be done that way! It can't be done that way..."''

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->''"You know, I've carried this torch for more seasons then...than... I should have done. 'Cause I loved it so much. But ''now''... I've taken to making notes! Well, you can't do it that way! It shouldn't be done that way! It can't be done that way..."''
13th Oct '16 8:46:44 PM dieseldragons
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** The old Santa begins to sadly realize, that he kept going in his festive-role far longer than he should have done. ''Because he loved it so much''. [[PassingTheTorch He's made the task of appointing a new Santa]] that much harder for himself. In cherishing Christmas too much, he may have doomed the holidays for everyone forever.
9th Oct '16 4:26:51 PM MisterCPC
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* NoAntagonist: The only Ernest movie not to have any sort of central villain. Joe's agent Marty is the closest example as he is somewhat of a jerk and provides some trouble such as being the one who has Santa arrested, but he does not do so out of any intentional malevolence and does legitimately believe that he's helping Joe's career.
3rd Jul '16 2:58:46 AM Adept
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A 1988 film starring Jim Varney as his signature character, ErnestPWorrell. In it, Ernest has to save Christmas by helping Santa Claus, who has been incarcerated after trying to track down a man who has been chosen to be the next Santa. It's up to Ernest to get Santa out of jail and get a hold of Joe, the man chosen to be the next Santa.

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A 1988 film starring Jim Varney as his signature character, ErnestPWorrell.Film/ErnestPWorrell. In it, Ernest has to save Christmas by helping Santa Claus, who has been incarcerated after trying to track down a man who has been chosen to be the next Santa. It's up to Ernest to get Santa out of jail and get a hold of Joe, the man chosen to be the next Santa.
29th May '16 1:17:02 PM AtticusOmundson
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* AllLovingHero: Santa and Joe. It's actually one of the main requirements in being chosen as Santa.
2nd May '16 1:12:37 PM AtticusOmundson
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* TheQuietOne: Bobby. The most he ever says is when he argues with Chuck over whether "Elves" is spelled with an "M" or a "V," and later when arguing if it's "F. Bunny" or "E. Bunny."
29th Apr '16 8:35:25 PM AtticusOmundson
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->''"You know, I've carried this torch for more seasons then... I should have done. 'Cause I loved it so much. But ''now''... I've taken to making notes! Well, you can't do it that way! It shouldn't be done that way! It can't be done that way..."''
-->-- '''Santa Claus'''
20th Dec '15 1:29:05 AM SpideyTerry
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* BatmanGambit: Santa wanted [[spoiler:Harmony to steal the sack]] in order for her to learn what Christmas is all about and to take stock of her life.



** And again in the sleigh.

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** And again in the sleigh.sleigh, though this is due to him having trouble controlling it.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: For Harmony, running out of a restaurant without paying. For Joe, doing a puppet show for a group of children.



* HereWeGoAgain: The last scene shows Chuck and Bobby getting a new delivery: [[spoiler:the Easter Bunny]].



* NoodleIncident: Santa had hoped to transfer the powers much sooner, but he had experienced various unexplained delays while narrowing the list of candidates down to Joe.



* ParentalNeglect: According to Santa, Harmony ran away because her parents didn't give her the attention she needed.



* SavingChristmas: See above.

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* SavingChristmas: See above.above or, if you're busy, just see the title.



* ThoseTwoGuys: Chuck and Bobby.

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* ThoseTwoGuys: Chuck and Bobby. This time, they're storage agents at the airport.



* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: The checkin attendant at the airport hardly bats an eye when Santa gives his name and then the two elves later in the movie.

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* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: The checkin attendant at the airport hardly bats an eye when Santa gives his name and then the two elves later in the movie. Chuck and Bobby also take reindeer walking on the ceiling in stride.
17th Dec '15 9:18:15 AM creepingdeath
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* ObfuscatingStupidity: This version of Ernest seems the most capable, and is thought to be playing up the not actually believing that Santa is indeed SantaClaus until searching his sack, being skeptical of Harmony being alone with Santa's sack and her lies. He of course comes up with the schemes to get Santa out of jail, get Joe's location and sneak Santa into the studio.

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* ObfuscatingStupidity: This version of Ernest seems the most capable, and is thought to be playing up the his stupidity. He did not actually believing believe that Santa is indeed SantaClaus until searching his sack, being skeptical of Harmony being alone with Santa's sack and her lies. He of course comes up with the schemes to get Santa out of jail, get Joe's location and sneak Santa into the studio.
17th Dec '15 9:11:52 AM creepingdeath
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* ObfuscatingStupidity: This version of Ernest seems the most capable, and is thought to be playing up the not actually believing that Santa is indeed SantaClaus until searching his sack, being skeptical of Harmony being alone with Santa's sack and her lies. He of course comes up with the schemes to get Santa out of jail, get Joe's location and sneak Santa into the studio.
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