Scott Calvin is an ordinary man, who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve and is knocked unconscious. When he and his young son finish Santa's trip and deliveries, they go to the North Pole, where Scott learns he must become the new Santa and convince those he loves that he is indeed, Father Christmas.
Part of: The Santa Clause Collection
The Santa Clause is a 1994 American fantasy comedy film starring Tim Allen as Scott Calvin who must become Santa after accidentally causing Santa to fall to his death per the "Santa Clause". The film was followed by two sequels, The Santa Clause 2: The Mrs. Clause (2002) and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006). The "Mrs. Clause" stipulates that only married men can become Santa; should a single man be subject to the "Santa Clause" he must find a bride within eight years of his first assuming the new job as Santa. The "Escape Clause" stipulates if Santa holds a globe and says "I wish I'd never been Santa at all" will send him back in time and undoing his career as Santa. Jack Frost arrives and is in trouble and tries to trick Santa into renouncing his position.