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Sam the Super Automated Ghost of Christmas Future is a robot ghost, the third to visit Oscar the Grouch in A Sesame Street Christmas Carol. Joe Marley delivers Sam to Oscar as a remote-control-like-device along with pamphlet of written instructions. Oscar uses the remote to summon Sam in the form of what appears to be an interactive holograph. Sam then shows Oscar a short film of what Christmas will be like in the future.

The character was animated by Magnetic Dreams as a computer generated image. Sam displays several characteristics in common with his predecessor of the same name, Sam the Robot, including a bow tie, idiosyncratic eye movements, and a tendency to get stuck repeating the same few words until someone hits his body — or in this case, his remote control.

In the end credits and DVD packaging, the character is identified as "i-Sam," a possible reference to Apple Computers.


This article uses material from the "Sam the Super Automated Ghost of Christmas Future" article on the Muppet wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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