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|name = The Ghost of Christmas Present
 
|name = The Ghost of Christmas Present
 
|image = carol-disneyscreencaps_com-5364.jpg
 
|image = carol-disneyscreencaps_com-5364.jpg
|films = ''[[The Muppet Christmas Carol]]'' <br>''[[A Christmas Carol]]''
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|films = ''[[The Muppet Christmas Carol]]''<br>''[[A Christmas Carol]]''
|voice = [[Jerry Nelson]] <small>(The Muppet Christmas Carol)<br><big>[[Jim Carrey]] <small>(Disney's A Christmas Carol)
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|voice = [[Jerry Nelson]] ''(The Muppet Christmas Carol)''<br>[[Jim Carrey]] ''(2009 film)<br>''[[Bill Fagerbakke]] ([[DuckTales (2017 series)|''DuckTales'' (2017)]])
|model = Jim Carrey <small>(Disney's A Christmas Carol)
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|model = Jim Carrey
|inspiration = Jesus and Santa Claus
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|inspiration = Jesus<br>Santa Claus<br>The Ghost of Christmas Present from the original novel
 
|personality = Jolly, philosophical, friendly, joyful, kind, cheerful, funny, sarcastic, sad and gloomy (sometimes)
 
|personality = Jolly, philosophical, friendly, joyful, kind, cheerful, funny, sarcastic, sad and gloomy (sometimes)
|appearance = Large, giant-like, nine feet tall, green wreath, brown-auburn bushy hair and beard, green robe with silver-white fur, gold sash, barefoot. later grey-white hair and beard, skeletal, torch burning out
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|appearance = Large, giant-like, nine feet tall, green wreath, brown-auburn bushy hair and bear
|alliance = [[The Ghost of Christmas Past]], [[The Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come]]
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|alignment = Good/ Neutral
|goal = To show [[Ebenezer Scrooge]] the joy of Christmas, and warn him about [[Want and Ignorance]].
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|affiliations = [[The Ghost of Christmas Past]]<br>[[The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come]]
|likes = Peace on Earth, good will to all men, Christmas, laughing
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|goal = To show [[Ebenezer Scrooge]] the joy of Christmas and warn him about [[Want and Ignorance]]
|dislikes = Scrooge's stubbornness and hate of Christmas, death, violence, bad will to all men
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|friends = [[Ebenezer Scrooge]]
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|likes = Peace, kindness, food, Christmas, laughing
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|dislikes = Scrooge's stubbornness and hatred of Christmas, death, violence, badwill
 
|weapons = Torch
 
|weapons = Torch
 
|fate = Erodes into dust when his visit is over
 
|fate = Erodes into dust when his visit is over
|quote = ''"Peace on Earth, good will to all men!"''}}'''The Ghost of Christmas Present''' is the second of three spirits who haunt [[Ebenezer Scrooge]] in [[Charles Dickens]]' novel ''[[A Christmas Carol]]''. He is voiced by [[Jim Carrey]], who also voices Scrooge and both the Ghosts of Christmas [[The Ghost of Christmas Past|Past]] and [[Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come|Future]].
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|quote = ''"Peace on Earth, goodwill to all men!"''|shows = [[DuckTales (2017 series)|''DuckTales'' (2017)]]}}'''The Ghost of Christmas Present''' is the second of three spirits who haunt [[Ebenezer Scrooge]] in the live-action adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel ''[[A Christmas Carol]]''.
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==Role in the film==
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The Ghost of Christmas Present shows Scrooge affairs as they are in the present day and the joy of Christmas in general while "[[Hark the Herald Angels Sing]]" is playing in the background.
   
==In Disney adaptations==
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The first thing the ghost shows Scrooge is [[Bob Cratchit]] eating Christmas dinner with his impoverished family with what little money Scrooge pays him for a roast goose.
   
===''The Muppet Christmas Carol''===
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Then, the ghost shows [[Fred (A Christmas Carol)|Fred]] and his friends playing party games after their Christmas dinner, which Scrooge earlier refused an invitation to.
In the Muppet version of the story, his voice and face were performed by [[Jerry Nelson]] and his body was puppeteered by [[w:c:muppet:Don Austen|Don Austen]]. A large, jovial figure, the Ghost of Christmas Present reveals to Scrooge the joys of Christmas in the present day.
 
   
The Ghost possesses the ability to alter his size to fit into any space, and to enter a room by merely touching its exterior walls. Christmas Present is easily the most personable of the three ghosts, laughing heartily, displaying a tendency towards forgetfulness, and repeating his favorite phrase "know me better, man!" The Ghost visibly ages in his final moments before vanishing.
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Finally, the ghost warns Scrooge about [[Ignorance and Want]]. Specifically, in what peril poor people would be if Scrooge did not change his ways. After his meeting with Scrooge is over, the Ghost of Christmas Present erodes into a skeleton, which soon turns into dust as it blows away. The nearby clock tower strikes 12 and Scrooge meets [[The Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come|the next ghost]].
   
His appearance and jolly personality, complete with his "Ho, ho, ho" laugh, can be comparable to that of [[Santa Claus]].
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==Appearances in Disney media==
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===[[DuckTales (2017 series)|''DuckTales'' (2017)]]===
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A version of the Ghost of Christmas Present appears in the 2017 reboot of ''[[DuckTales (2017 series)|DuckTales]]'' in the episode "[[Last Christmas!]]" voiced by [[Bill Fagerbakke]]. This version is depicted as an anthropomorphic pig and is no bigger than [[Scrooge McDuck]] himself (as opposed to most portrayals that have him as a towering man).
   
===''[[A Christmas Carol]]'' (2009)===
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He, along with the Ghosts of Christmas Past and Future visit [[Scrooge McDuck]] every year just to hang out after accidentally visiting him instead of Ebenezer Scrooge. The group take Scrooge to his first Christmas party held at McDuck Manor where Present attempts to hit on [[Bentina Beakley]], then still going by the name Agent 22, but fails as she ends up dancing with Future. When the [[Beagle Boys]] break in and begin stealing Scrooge's things, Present ends up leaving with them as he thinks they are more fun.
The Ghost of Christmas Present shows Scrooge affairs as they are in the present day and the joy of Christmas in general while "[[Hark the Herald Angels Sing]]" is playing in the background.
 
 
The first thing the ghost shows Scrooge is [[Bob Cratchit]] eating Christmas dinner with his impoverished family with what little money Scrooge pays him for a roast goose.
 
 
Then, the ghost shows [[Fred]] and his friends playing party games after their Christmas dinner, which Scrooge earlier refused an invitation to.
 
   
Finally, the ghost warns Scrooge about [[Ignorance and Want]]. Specifically, in what peril poor people would be if Scrooge did not change his ways. After his meeting with Scrooge is over, the Ghost of Christmas Present erodes into a skeleton, which soon turns into a pile of ash. The nearby clock tower strikes 12 and Scrooge meets [[The Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come|the next ghost]].
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He later attends Scrooge McDuck's Christmas party back in the present.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
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Present2.jpg|The Ghost of Christmas Present during his last moments in ''[[The Muppet Christmas Carol]]''
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Willie_as_the_Ghost_of_Christmas_Present.jpg|Willie as the Ghost of Christmas Present in ''Mickey's Christmas Carol''.
 
Rolly_as_the_Ghost_of_Christmas_Present.jpg|Rolly as the Ghost in "A Christmas Cruella"
 
 
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Willie the Giant]] - Portrayed the role in ''[[Mickey's Christmas Carol]]''.
 
*[[Willie the Giant]] - Portrayed the role in ''[[Mickey's Christmas Carol]]''.
*[[Rolly]] - Portrayed the role in the ''[[101 Dalmatians: The Series]]'' episode ''A Christmas Cruella''
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*[[Rolly]] - Portrayed the role in the ''[[101 Dalmatians: The Series]]'' episode ''[[A Christmas Cruella]]''
 
*Narrator - Portrayed the role in ''[[Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo]]''.
 
*Narrator - Portrayed the role in ''[[Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo]]''.
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Revision as of 04:08, December 1, 2019

The Ghost of Christmas Present is the second of three spirits who haunt Ebenezer Scrooge in the live-action adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel A Christmas Carol.

Role in the film

The Ghost of Christmas Present shows Scrooge affairs as they are in the present day and the joy of Christmas in general while "Hark the Herald Angels Sing" is playing in the background.

The first thing the ghost shows Scrooge is Bob Cratchit eating Christmas dinner with his impoverished family with what little money Scrooge pays him for a roast goose.

Then, the ghost shows Fred and his friends playing party games after their Christmas dinner, which Scrooge earlier refused an invitation to.

Finally, the ghost warns Scrooge about Ignorance and Want. Specifically, in what peril poor people would be if Scrooge did not change his ways. After his meeting with Scrooge is over, the Ghost of Christmas Present erodes into a skeleton, which soon turns into dust as it blows away. The nearby clock tower strikes 12 and Scrooge meets the next ghost.

Appearances in Disney media

DuckTales (2017)

A version of the Ghost of Christmas Present appears in the 2017 reboot of DuckTales in the episode "Last Christmas!" voiced by Bill Fagerbakke. This version is depicted as an anthropomorphic pig and is no bigger than Scrooge McDuck himself (as opposed to most portrayals that have him as a towering man).

He, along with the Ghosts of Christmas Past and Future visit Scrooge McDuck every year just to hang out after accidentally visiting him instead of Ebenezer Scrooge. The group take Scrooge to his first Christmas party held at McDuck Manor where Present attempts to hit on Bentina Beakley, then still going by the name Agent 22, but fails as she ends up dancing with Future. When the Beagle Boys break in and begin stealing Scrooge's things, Present ends up leaving with them as he thinks they are more fun.

He later attends Scrooge McDuck's Christmas party back in the present.

Gallery

See also


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A Christmas Carol logo
Media
A Christmas CarolSoundtrack
Characters
Ebenezer ScroogeBob CrachitFred HolywellBelleJacob MarleyMrs. CrachitTiny TimMr. FezziwigFanOld JoeThe Ghost of Christmas PastThe Ghost of Christmas PresentThe Ghost of Christmas Yet to ComeIgnorance and Want
See Also
Mickey's Christmas CarolThe Muppet Christmas CarolWinnie the Pooh: Springtime with RooDick Daring's All-Star Holiday Stunt Spectacular VA London CarolCaptain ScroogeA Christmas Cruella Marley (film)
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