|A Fairly Odd Christmas|
The Nickelodeon Original Movie was first announced on March 14, 2012. The film aired on Nickelodeon on November 29, 2012, and received 4.473 million viewers on its premiere date.
The film continues from the events of A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!. Timmy Turner (Drake Bell), his fairies (Daran Norris, Susan Blakeslee and Tara Strong), and Tootie (Daniella Monet) have been traveling around the world, granting wishes for others.
A few days before Christmas, Santa Claus and the elves go to check who's naughty and who's nice. However, Santa realizes that with Timmy already granting wishes for others, people have had their names removed from the nice list. Two elves confront Timmy, his fairies, and Tootie and tells them that Santa wants to talk to Timmy. When they get to his workshop, Santa explains that he wants Timmy to stop granting wishes and explains that with great power, comes great responsibility. Just then, an elf tells him that the gift wrapping machine is broken. When Santa wishes for it to be fixed, Timmy decides to grant it. However, since fairy magic does not work in "an elf-made building", the magic instead turns into a blast that causes Santa to fall into the machine; an impact to the head has brain-damaged him as well and causes him to act like other holiday icons. As a result of a lack of Christmas spirit, the workshop malfunctions and shuts down.
Jorgen von Strangle arrives and tells Timmy that he must reprise the role of Santa, since it is in the rules that a godchild must take over the role of a holiday icon if the godchild has harmed them to the extent that they cannot do their job. Timmy puts on Santa's hat to reprise his role, and it repowers the workshop, but only for a brief moment. An elf explains that Timmy cannot be Santa since he is on the naughty list. In addition, Cosmo, Wanda, Poof, and Jorgen cannot do anything about it since Earth's magnetic polarity at the North Pole nullifies fairy magic. The elves explain that to get his name off the naughty list, he must speak to Elmer the Elder Elf. The elves explain that it is a very dangerous path and that he may not make it out alive. Timmy then insists to go alone, since this is his problem, however, Tootie, Timmy's fairies, two elves, and even Mr. Crocker (who came to the North Pole in an attempt to get his name off the naughty list) decide to tag along.
The journey proves to be difficult, especially when the elves lose the path to Elmer. As they continue, Timmy and Crocker are separated from the others as a result of a snowstorm. Timmy's fairies, the elves, and Tootie come across a penguin, whom Tootie believes knows the way to Elmer. After Tootie manages to communicate with it, the penguin guides them to a bridge that should take them to Elmer. Meanwhile, Timmy and Crocker come across a group of gingerbread men, who are willing to help them. Just then, a starving Crocker eats the head of one of the gingerbread men, causing them to become angry and go after them. The two of them eventually reach the other five. They come across the bridge, which is heavily damaged. The fairies help the others over, however, in an attempt to get Crocker over, Timmy falls down. When they think it is the end, an unscathed Timmy gets up using candy canes given to him earlier by Santa.
They eventually reach Elmer's place. Upon arriving, Timmy asks Elmer why he is on the naughty list when he has been granting wishes for others. However, Elmer explains that his fairies are the ones granting wishes for others, and that his wishes are causing more bad than good, supported by a series of clips presented by Elmer. Elmer refuses to take his name off the naughty list, and leaves. Timmy and the others are upset that they couldn't fix Christmas. However, Crocker opens up to Timmy and explains that he respects him for having the courage to risk his life for Christmas. Elmer overhears this and takes Timmy's name off the naughty list. Timmy and the others then take Elmer's vehicle to get back to the workshop.
They realize that without Christmas spirit,The Evil Winter Warlock (negativity and depression) has covered the whole planet. The elves explain that Timmy has a very small chance of saving Christmas now that Winter Warlock has blocked the path out of the North Pole. Timmy quickly puts on Santa's clothing, restoring power to the workshop, and gives orders to the elves and everyone else to prepare all the gifts. When they are all ready, they encounter one more problem: all of the reindeer are missing (because of Mr. Crocker, who unintentionally released all of them in an attempt to stay hidden). Winter Warlock appears and Timmy climbs the Hall's tower to desperately attempt to read the book to stop himbut the Winter Warlock blasts it with lightning and causes him to fall back down into the archives. Timmy dream where he learns that the Winter Warlock was actually Max Prenderghast, an innocent little boy his age who was also a medium, unjustly condemned by the town's superstitious and frightened elite, who were then cursed to reawaken as the undead by Max as he was taken for execution. After awakening, They decide to use the magic van as a substitute. They barely manage to make it through Winter Warlock's Wrath, and give all the presents to everyone.
On Christmas day, Santa returns to normal and realizes that all of the Christmas work is done by Timmy. After Santa gets back into his clothes, they all party. Crocker gets his first ever Christmas present (a new tie that looks exactly like that one he already has, which he loves) and Timmy and Tootie kiss under the mistletoe. Poof then flies up to the screen and says his words without a Randy Jackson voice: "God bless us, everyone." Cosmo and Wanda then fly up to the screen. Wanda says "No fairies were harmed in the making of this movie," but Cosmo says he got a paper cut.
At Timmy's parents' house, the pony Mr. Turner got poops ice cream, just like he wished.
Drake Bell as Timmy Turner
Daniella Monet as Tootie
David Lewis as Denzel Crocker
Daran Norris as Mr. Turner
Teryl Rothery as Mrs. Turner
Mark Gibbon as Jorgon Von Strangle
Travis Turner as Dingle Dave
Devyn Dalton as Christmas Carol
Tony Cox as Elmer the Elder Elf
Devon Weigel as Vicky
Butch Hartman as a Christmas caroler (Cameo)
Donavon Stinson as Santa Claus
Scott McNeil as the Evil Winter Warlock/Maxwell Prenderghast
Daran Norris as Cosmo
Susanne Blakeslee as Wanda
Tara Strong as Poof
A Fairly Odd Christmas received mixed to negative reviews. On November 29, 2012, A Fairly Odd Christmas had a 4.473 rating on its premiere date.
Twenty days after the movie premiere of A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! on Nickelodeon, The Fairly OddParents creator and movie writer Butch Hartman tweeted that he was working on ideas for a sequel to Grow Up, Timmy Turner!. On March 14, 2012, during Nickelodeon's 2012-2013 Upfront, the aforementioned sequel film was announced.
The movie was filmed in Vancouver, Canada, from March 23 to April 18, 2012, according to BC Film Commission. On November 8, Columbia Records and Nickelodeon announced the release of the album "Merry Nickmas", which would include a recording of "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" by Rachel Crow. It was announced that Rachel's rendition of "Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town" would also be featured in Nickelodeon's "A Fairly Odd Christmas", premiering Thursday, November 30, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT). On November 9, TV Guide officially announced the movie premiere on November 30, and released its first trailer. However, on November 16, Nickelodeon changed the premiere for November 29th at 7/6c, and Nickelodeon's official website for the movie released a trailer announcing the new airdate. Nickelodeon stated, via Twitter, that they're airing the movie again on November 30th at 8/7c anyway.
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