Leslie Nielsen tones down the bumbling for Santa Who?
but wearing a belly like a bowl full of jelly does little to diminish his trademark dimwittedness, which is what gets the bells ringing on this St. Nick flick. Peter Albright, self-involved TV reporter, can't believe his luck when Santa, presumably the for-hire variety, sails into his windshield and gets amnesia--what a story! When his search for Santa's family stops short at the North Pole, his humbug infestation subsides, setting him free to make merry. Predictability aside, Santa Who?
drags a sleigh-full of better than average shenanigans into living rooms, making this a winter-evening warmer for the whole family. --Tammy La Gorce, Amazon.com
Starring the late, great Leslie Nielsen. If Christmas is a time for miracles, then Santa Who? is the perfect magical treat this holiday season. A family classic that can t fail to warm hearts and bring festive cheer to all! Ready to cover the usual trivial Christmas stories, the last thing TV news reporter Peter Albright expected was to get the story of his life as Santa Claus drops in literally! Having fallen out of his Christmas sleigh, Santa crashes done to earth and suffers complete amnesia. Unable even to remember the words of Jingle Bells Christmas is under threat as Santa can no longer ho-ho-ho. Confused and lost it is Santa s elves to the rescue as elf-boss Max launches a search to find his ever-jolly boss, whilst Peter s girlfriend persuades Santa to work as department store Santa. Will Christmas magic put Santa in his sleigh and Peter back with his loved ones in time for Christmas? Will a Christmas miracle happen this year and will Santa still be asking Santa, who?