Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas (1977)

Movie Summary

Emmet Otter and his Ma are dirt-poor, but very happy and good singers. But as Christmas is around the corner, both of them want to get something special for each other. The talent show prize is $50 so Ma gets a song ready, and Emmet forms a jug-band with his friends. But the Riverbottom Gang, a bunch of rich kids with killer electric band equipment, are going to be tough competition.

Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas originally premiered on CBS December 4, 1977.

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When will Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas air on TV in 2024?

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Cast Includes

Jerry Nelson (Doc Bullfrog), Frank Oz (Chuck), Marilyn Sokol (Ma Otter), Dave Goelz (Pop-eyed Catfish), Richard Hunt (Charlie), Eren Ozker (Gretchen Fox)

Rate Movie:

4.8/5 - (19 votes)

Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas Movie Trailer

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One thought on “Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas (1977)

  • December 23, 2018 at 10:58 PM

    Emmet otters jug band Christmas Should be aired on Christmas so many waiting for it to come back on tv put it on spectrum cable want watch it on Christmas thanks

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