Christmas Specials Wiki

Ziggy's Gift

3,453pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Add New Page Talk0

Ziggy's Gift is an animated TV special based on the comic strip Ziggy, originally broadcast on ABC on December 1, 1982. It was written by Ziggy's creator Tom Wilson and directed by Richard Williams. Animators included Eric Goldberg and Tom Sito with music by Harry Nilsson. In 1983, the special won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program.


Ziggy and his faithful dog Fuzz take a job as a street Santa to raise money for the poor. Surrounded by crooked Santas, sneaky thieves and suspicious cops, Ziggy remains honest and kind.

Home video releases

The special made its home video debut in 1984, when it was released on VHS by Vestron Video. It was later released on DVD by BFS Entertainment on October 18, 2005.

External links

This page uses Creative Commons Licensed
content from Wikipedia (view authors).
This page about a Christmas special or an episode from a television series with a Christmas theme is a stub. Please help the Christmas Special Wiki by expanding this article.
Christmas Specials Based on Comic Strips
Peanuts A Charlie Brown Christmas • "The Play" • It's Christmastime Again, Charlie BrownCharlie Brown's Christmas TalesI Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown
Garfield A Garfield Christmas Special • "Heatwave Holiday" • "Caroling Capers" • "Home for the Holidays"
Popeye Seasin's Greetinks!Mister and Mistletoe • "Spinach Greetings"
Dennis the Menace "The Christmas Story" • "The Christmas Horse" • "The Fifteen-Foot Christmas Tree" • A Dennis the Menace Christmas
Other comic strips The Captain's Christmas • "Hazel's Christmas Shopping" • "A Christmas Tale" • "Just 86 Shopping Minutes Till Christmas" • "Christmas with the Addams Family" • A Family Circus ChristmasZiggy's GiftThe Bestest Present • "North Pole Cat" • A Wish For Wings That WorkA Christmas Angel • "A Baby Blues Christmas Special" • "A Huey Freeman Christmas"

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki