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B.C.: A Special Christmas (1981)

Peter enlists his sarcastic one-legged friend Wiley to help conjure a myth based around the idea of giving. Seeing the chance to make a profit off the selflessness of others, the two ... See full summary »

Director:

Vlad Goetzelman

Writers:

Johnny Hart (comic strip "B.C."), Johnny Hart (screenplay)
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Bob Elliott ... Peter (voice)
Ray Goulding ... Wiley (voice)
Barbara Hamilton Barbara Hamilton ... Fat Broad (voice)
Henry Ramer ... Thor (voice)
Keith Hampshire Keith Hampshire ... Clumsy Carp (voice)
John Stocker John Stocker ... Curls (voice)
Melleny Melody ... Cute Chick (voice) (as Melleny Brown)
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Peter enlists his sarcastic one-legged friend Wiley to help conjure a myth based around the idea of giving. Seeing the chance to make a profit off the selflessness of others, the two caveman create a figure that develops into the first Santa Claus but are then baffled when the "myth" they've created apparently becomes real. Substituting gain for fulfillment, Peter and Wiley experience the true meaning of Christmas. Written by Anonymous

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Even in B.C. dreams can come true!


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

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Johnny Hart's B.C. A Special Christmas See more »

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Color

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4:3
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Referenced in DVD-R Hell: B.C.: The First Thanksgiving (2013) See more »

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Fun, but somewhat cynical Xmas Humas
23 April 2005 | by diesixdieSee all my reviews

It's been about a dozen years since I've seen this. As I recall, Wiley comes up with a scheme to profit off of the holidays by selling gifts to his friends for them to give to one another. All the gifts are rocks.

The lead voices were done by Bob Elliot and Ray Goulding of radio fame. They provided a somewhat cynical edge to the humor making it, perhaps, a bit more advanced then the average overly saccharine Christmas special.

The animation quality was only average, which is appropriate as the style of the source artwork is minimal in detail.

I would like to see this again, though it's not easily available.


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