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* {{Feminism}}: Mary is portrayed as a capable but humanly flawed female executive.



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* LoveTriangle: Between Luke, Mary and Colin. This gets resolved rather abruptly [[spoiler: when Colin decides to exploit Santa's valley as a vacation spot.]]

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* LoveTriangle: Between Luke, Mary and Colin. Grant. This gets resolved rather abruptly [[spoiler: when Colin Grant decides to exploit Santa's valley as a vacation spot.]]


''Santa Baby'' is a 2006 made-for-TV movie, named after a famous Christmas Song. It was made by the ABC Family channel and is best known as a vehicle for actress Jenny [=McCarthy=].

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''Santa Baby'' is a 2006 made-for-TV movie, named after a famous Christmas Song. It was made by the ABC Family channel and is best known as a vehicle for actress Jenny [=McCarthy=].
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''Santa Baby'' is a 2006 made-for-TV movie, named after a famous Christmas Song. It was made by the ABC Family channel and is best known as a vehicle for actress Jenny [=McCarthy=].

In it, we meet SantaClaus' daughter, Mary ([=McCarthy=]) who had moved away from their North Pole home to become a powerful business executive in New York. But when her father suffers a heart attack, she is forced to return to help get everything ready for Christmas Eve. However there is friction with her father when she decides to modernize the system. Additionally, she reencounters an old flame, Luke, the North Pole Mailman. The problem with this is that she already has a boyfriend back in NY.

The film had a sequel in 2009: ''Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe.'' It takes place a year after the first. Santa decides to permanently retire and leave Mary in charge without even asking her, which again brings conflict with her life as a businesswoman. In addition, the new Mailman, a woman named Teri, is jealous of Mary and begins secretly sabotaging her efforts.

!Tropes in Santa Baby:
*ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve: It takes true Christmas Spirit for someone to make Santa's reindeer fly.
*DaddysGirl: Both applied and subverted.
*TheDitz: The Elves are portrayed as extremely childlike, to the point that they [[spoiler:inadvertently ruin Mary's plans]].
*{{Feminism}}: Mary is portrayed as a capable but humanly flawed female executive.
*HiddenElfVillage: A literal one, in the North Pole.
*LoveTriangle: Between Luke, Mary and Colin. This gets resolved rather abruptly [[spoiler: when Colin decides to exploit Santa's valley as a vacation spot.]]
*OlderIsBetter: This is the main point of contention between Santa and Mary.
*SavingChristmas: Mary must save the North Pole village [[spoiler:from her own ex-boyfriend]].
*SexySantaDress: Subverted, Mary's is pretty but conservative.
*SubbingForSanta: Reluctantly at first.

!Tropes in Santa Baby 2:
*TheDitz: All of the Elves [[spoiler:except Teri.]]
**Teri even gets them to strike against Mary, when they didn't even understand why they were doing it.
*EasilyForgiven: Teri, after her motives come out.
*HollywoodMidLifeCrisis: Santa seems to be going through one of these; he even joins a touring band!
*LoveTriangle: This time its Luke who is pursued by both Mary and Teri.
*TheReveal: [[spoiler:Teri was an Elf all along!]]
*SexySantaDress: Again, Mary's. [[spoiler:Teri gets a less flattering one.]]
*SubbingForSanta: Mary again, [[spoiler:though Teri was secretly obsessed with it as well.]]
*WellIntentionedExtremist: Teri was just convinced that neither Santa nor his daughter cared about Christmas anymore. [[spoiler:And she wanted to be Santa.]]
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