John Grin's Christmas is a show which you will not find on any network again this year. It was a 1980's 1 hour version of A Christmas Carol which featured Robert Guillaume in the title role. The highlight for me was Geoffrey Holder's turn as the Ghost of Christmas future. With his basso profoundo laugh, "Ha ha ha ha ha...You HAVE no future." Some of you might remember him from the 7up commercials and Live and Let Die.
I suspect Mr. Guilaumme was given permission to do it as part of signing to continue his popular Bensen character.
Anyway, I looked forever for this gem. And could never find it. Even wrote to the publishing company of Mr. Guillaume's biography. Nothing Nada.
Then one day a jiffy pack arrived. In it was a personalized autographed photo of Mr. Guillaume, and a video tape of John Grin's Christmas. I wrote him a note and assured him he would never see it on ebay.
Now this is a part of our Christmas traditions.