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.
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- Ziggy's Gift at the Big Cartoon DataBase
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|Christmas Specials Based on Comic Strips|
|Peanuts||A Charlie Brown Christmas • "The Play" • It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown • Charlie Brown's Christmas Tales • I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown • "Christmas is Coming"|
|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 Christmas • Ziggy's Gift • The Bestest Present • "North Pole Cat" • A Wish For Wings That Work • A Christmas Angel • "A Baby Blues Christmas Special" • "A Huey Freeman Christmas"|