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Pyrus is a young elf who lives in The Danish National Archives, where Chief Archivist Birger Bertramsen work alongside his new assistant Josefine Brahe. The young elf lives together with the old Archivist elf Gyldengrød and the elf girl Kandis, who just moved in and the.

Pyrus complains that he cannot get Christmas-presents, as Santa Claus doesn't give presents to elf's. Pyrus tries to conjure him with the help of a magical book to talk to him, but unfortunately Santa Claus is already in the National Archives when he does, which results in Clause losing his memories. Now the elf's must help Clause regain his memories by visiting historical events using the books in the archive. They meeting Saint Nicholas (the predecessor of Santa Claus), La Befana (who comes bearing gifts in Italy) and the American Santa Claus.

Series Cast

  1. Jan Linnebjerg as Pyrus

    Jan Linnebjerg


    24 Episodes

  2. Paul Hüttel as Gyldengrød

    Paul Hüttel


    24 Episodes

  3. Christiane Bjørg Nielsen as Kandis

    Christiane Bjørg Nielsen


    24 Episodes

  4. Jesper Klein as Birger Bertramsen

    Jesper Klein

    Birger Bertramsen

    24 Episodes

  5. Jeanne Boel as Josefine Brahe

    Jeanne Boel

    Josefine Brahe

    24 Episodes

  6. Henrik H. Lund as Santa Claus

    Henrik H. Lund

    Santa Claus

    23 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1997 | 24 Episodes

Season 1 of Pyrus: The Greatest Santa Clause premiered on December 1, 1997.

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Pyrus: The Greatest Santa Clause
Pyrus: The Greatest Santa Clause


Original Name Pyrus: Alletiders julemand

Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language Danish


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