Dizzying HBO special by the master of cheesy impressions
Curated by The Sadnesses
Total Runtime: 0:54:44
Rich Little's Christmas Carol is a 1978 TV special that ran on Home Box Office (HBO). It starred Rich Little in a one-man performance with impersonations of his characters playing the parts in Charles Dickens famous holiday story. Little played the following celebrities: * W. C. Fields as Ebenezer Scrooge § * Paul Lynde as Bob Cratchit * Johnny Carson as Fred * Laurel and Hardy as the two solicitors § * Richard Nixon as Jacob Marley * Humphrey Bogart as the Ghost of Christmas Past § * Groucho Marx as Fezziwig § * James Stewart as Dick Wilkins * Peter Falk as Columbo as the Ghost of Christmas Present * Jean Stapleton as Edith Bunker as Mrs. Cratchit * Truman Capote as Tiny Tim * Peter Sellers as Inspector Clouseau as the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come * James Mason, George Burns and John Wayne as the three businessmen * Jack Benny as a boy §
The show was shot on videotape and included a laugh track.
Required annual Christmas viewing from 1978 to through the mid 80's on HBO.