In late November, passersby were pleasantly surprised as they strolled the corridors of this Canadian shopping center. “Woody, Talking Christmas Tree” is back in this gallery at the Mike Mac Mall in Dartmouth (Nova Scotia). Report Radio-Canada,
This popular decoration was a tradition in the city, known for the scary side of this robotic tree face. Her big face with rosy cheeks and curled eyelashes, 15 meters high and adorned with colorful decorations, made this shopping center a reputation many years ago.
a scary face
Kidnapped 15 years ago for a mechanical problem, it made a comeback this time with a more friendly face while maintaining the features that made it famous. Mall manager Tamitha Oakley says it wasn’t the tree’s terrifying face that caused the tradition to disappear for 15 years.
The director assured that fans of the original version are happy with the return and that she “explains her absence by traveling to the North Pole to help Santa Claus and his elves maintain the magic forest. Woody The decision to come back as they have been for years was really tough and wanted to bring some happiness to the people of Maritimes,” she said.
The star of Jimmy Fallon’s show
From the public side, it is not necessarily the same welcome. On social networks, Internet users are calling “the return of a nightmare” and Woody, who would have undergone “an unsuccessful cosmetic surgery”.
And on television it doesn’t get any better. In his show “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”, the American host made it a point to send a special message to the town’s residents about the animated Christmas tree.
Now that this talking Christmas tree has made its comeback, it should have an annual place in Darmtooth, much to the delight of its detractors…
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