Karroll's Christmas (2004)





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Just before Christmas, idealistic greeting-card writer Allen Karroll (Tom Everett Scott) cooks up a "special moment" wherein he will propose to his sweetheart Carrie (Deanna Milligan) in a public place before thousands of oohing and aahing spectators. Alas, Carrie turns him down flat, so thoroughly humiliating Allen that he ends up hating the Yuletide season. Not long afterward, Allen is visited by four disreputable-looking ghosts, including a very hip Jacob Marley (or is it Bob Marley?) Can it be that our hero has morphed into a latter-day incarnation of Ebenezer Scrooge? Not quite: All of the ghosts have come to the wrong address. Turns out that the real Scrooge of the piece is Alex's nasty next-door neighbor Zeb Rosecog (Wallace Shawn), who'd once been CEO for the company which employs Alex. His curiosity aroused, Allen overcomes his intense dislike for Zeb to investigate the source of the man's misanthropy--and in so doing learns a lot about himself. A clever spin on an all-too-familiar fable, Karroll's Christmas was produced for cable, and was originally telecast December 14, 2004 by the A&E network.
Comedy , Television
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Cosgrove/Meurer Productions


Tom Everett Scott
as Allen Karroll
Wallace Shawn
as Zebadiah Rosecog
Dan Joffre
as Jacob Marley
Deanna Milligan
as Carrie Ford
Richard Kline
as Bradley Cratchit
Sarah-Jane Redmond
as Patricia Rosecog Montgomery
Brian Martell
as Ken Steiner
Renée Amber
as Ellen Williams
Bharbara Egan
as Mrs. Coolidge
Brian Stollery
as Bob Williams
Kade Philps
as Tim Williams
Chantal Perron
as Tim Williams
Stacey Zurburg
as Alicia Rosecog Montgomery
Kailin See
as Lisa
Andrew Sommerfield
as Tall Spike
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Another take on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol and it is a delightful take. There was a mixup and all the ghosts go to the wrong house. Even though, this a delightful film, I still wouldn't watch it again. It was enjoyable to watch but I did feel a disconnect to the story and it's characters. www.what-to-watch.com

Laura Rachel
Laura Rachel

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