Animated version of the 2003 film 'Elf' and the Broadway production 'Elf - The Musical', featuring the voices of Jim Parsons and Mark Hamill. Buddy (Parsons) has been raised by Santa (Edward Asner), living and working among the elves at the North Pole. When Santa tells him he is actually a human being and his real father, Walter Hobbs (Hamill), resides in New York Buddy goes on a journey to the Big Apple. He begins to adapt to the unfamiliar surroundings and gets to know his family and new friend Jovie (Kate Micucci), though Walter is not immediately taken with his son. When, on Christmas Eve, Santa encounters problems with his sleigh it is down to Buddy to save the day with his endless holiday cheer.