Thursday, December 22, 2005

Christmas TV Trivia

Are you watching your old Christmas favorites on TV, VHS, and DVD? Do you sniffle when Santa sings with the little Dutch girl, Frosty melts, and George Bailey realizes he really does have a wonderful life? If so, you are ready for my first-time-ever Christmas trivia!

For each clue name the Christmas special/movie.

1. Mr. Gailey proves that Kris Kringle really is Santa.
2. Bob Wallace and Phil Davis save the Columbia Inn from bankruptcy on Christmas Eve.
3. Bing sings “White Christmas” for the first time in this movie.
4. Uncle Billy misplaces $8,000 on Christmas Eve.
5. We meet Father Chuck O’Malley for the first time.
6. Max pulls a sleigh full of Christmas cheer.
7. The Winter Warlock puts one foot in front of the other.
8. Scott Calvin becomes the new Santa.
9. Scrooge’s debtors sing “For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow” and dance on his coffin.
10. Francis Xavier Cross produces the world’s worst version of A Christmas Carol, live, on Christmas Eve.
11. The misfit toys hope Santa find them new, loving homes.
12. Henry Travers (best known as Clarence the angle in It’s a Wonderful Life) plays selfish Horace P. Bogardus.
13. Skating to “Christmastime is Here.”
14. Randy can’t put his arms down.
15. Hocus Pocus runs away from Professor Hinkle, the world’s worst magician.

The answers are in the Comments section.


The Cat Bastet said...

1. Miracle on 34th Street (the 1947 version, of course!)
2. White Christmas (1954)
3. Holiday Inn (1942)
4. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
5. Going My Way (1944) *
6. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)
7. Santa Claus is Coming to Town (1970)
8. The Santa Claus (1994)
9. Scrooge (1970, Musical)
10. Scrooged (1988)
11. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)
12. The Bells of St. Mary’s (1945) *
13. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
14. A Christmas Story (1983)
15. Frosty the Snowman (1969)

* OK, these two aren’t exactly Christmas stories, but I’m sure I’m not the only one who associates Bing Crosby with Christmas.

How did you do?

amanda. said...

I knew #14. That's it.

I suck.