The Nightmare Before Christmas

Jack is shot down by the military while delivering his Halloween Brand of Christmas. He lands in a graveyard in the arms of an angel statue. Once his faithful ghost dog Zero puts him back together, he realizes how horrible a mistake he was making, and comes to terms with himself, actually becoming excited about next Halloween. He then remembers what he needs to do, and goes to free Santa Claus. Meanwhile, Oogie-Boogie has captured both Santa and Sally, intending on playing his deadly, cheating games with them and most likely eating them. He cheats and is about to send them into the lava pool when Jack saves them. Oogie-Boogie tried to kill Jack with the various traps in his lair, but is eventually caught up in his own trap, literally coming apart at the seams.Oogie-Boogie defeated, Santa leaves, STRONGLY suggesting to Jack that the next time he gets the idea to steal someones holiday, to consult Sally first. He also sites her as being the only person that makes SENSE in Halloween Town. Jack and Sally return to Halloween Town, and Santa sets speed records undoing all the damage Jack did. He even gives Halloween Town a Christmas present: Their first snowfall.And at the end, Jack and Sally confess their true feelings of love for each other, embracing in a kiss as Zero happily flies off into the night sky.


Other mistake: When Jack first arrives in Christmas Land he doesn't know what is falling from the sky (snow) but he somehow knows that the children are throwing snowballs.

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Dr. Finkelstein: That's twice this month you've slipped deadly nightshade into my tea and run off.
Sally: Three times.

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Trivia: In the song "This is Halloween," the two children sing "Tender Lumplings everywhere..." This is a reference to a poem from the film's songwriter/composer/Jack's singing voice, Danny Elfman's, former musical theatrical street troupe, The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo (later to evolve as Oingo Boingo.) The original poem, Tender Lumplings, was "And so my tender lumplings, let my welcome hear you now/Into our flesh-pink home of hearts we greet you with a bow/So entertain we must we may, our pleasure from within/The Oingo Boingo treasure chest of lust and mortal sin."

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Question: At the beginning of the film, when some of the monsters introduce themselves, what does the clown say after he takes his face off?

Answer: "I am the clown with the tear-away face, here in a flash and gone without a trace."

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