The Nightmare Before Christmas
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The Mayor: Jack, I'm only an elected official here, I can't make decisions by myself!

Santa: Haven't you heard of peace on Earth, and goodwill toward men?
Lock, Shock, Barrel: NO!

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

Oogie Boogie: It's Oogie's turn to Boogie now!

Jack: Forgive me, Mr. Claws. I'm afraid I've made a terrible mess of your holiday.
Santa: Bumpy sleigh ride, Jack?! The next time you get the urge to take over someone else's holiday, I'd listen to HER. [Points to Sally.] She's the only one who makes any SENSE around this insane asylum! [Mutters to himself.] Skeletons, boogie-men...
Jack: I hope there's still time.
Santa: To save Christmas? Of course there is! I'm Santa Claus!

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Continuity mistake: When Jack is having his Santa joyride, the army is called in to shoot him down. There is one sweeping shot of the giant cannons rising and firing at him. If you look at the bottom of the screen, you can see two small soldiers as the guns are rising, but as they fire, the soldiers blink out of existence. (00:58:30)

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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: Sally tries to prevent Jack from taking over Christmas using Fog Juice. How will fog stop him?

Answer: As seen in the movie, the Fog Juice made it difficult to see anything. Sally had hoped that with no way of seeing where he was going, she would be able to stop him from leaving Halloween Town and save his life.

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