|Yule Be Wiggling|
Australian VHS Cover
Wiggly Safari (2002)
"Yule Be Wiggling" is the 11th Wiggles video released on October 22, 2001 on VHS and DVD in Australia, after an earlier release in the United States and Canada on October 16, 2001 (on VHS only, a DVD would release the following year on October 22, 2002). It's also the second Christmas video, after Wiggly, Wiggly Christmas and before Santa's Rockin'!.
- Note: All songs taken from the album of the same name, except where noted otherwise.
- Doing a Dance
- Just Can't Wait For Christmas Day
- Here Come The Reindeer
- And the World Is One On A Christmas Morning
- Murray's Christmas Samba
- Jimmy The Elf
- Curoo Curoo
- Christmas Around The World
- Wags Loves To Shake Shake
- Jingle Bells (performed in introduction scene)
- Angels We Have Heard On High
- Christmas Polka
- Decorate The Tree
- A Scottish Christmas
- Come On Everybody (We'll Tap For You) (new song)
- Yule Be Wiggling
More coming soon!
- Murray Cook: Murray Wiggle
- Jeff Fatt: Jeff Wiggle
- Anthony Field: Anthony Wiggle
- Greg Page: Greg Wiggle
- Captain Feathersword: Paul Paddick
- Dorothy the Dinosaur: Feonie Wade
- Henry the Octopus: Reem Hanwell
- Wags the Dog: Andrew McCourt
- Special Guest: Morgan Crowley
- Choreographer: Leeanne Ashley
- Dorothy's Voice: Carolyn Ferrie and Elisha Burke
- Wag's Voice: Jeff Fatt and Mic Conway
- Henry's Voice: Jeff Fatt
- Santa's Voice: Paul Paddick
- Elves Voices: Paul Paddick
- Dominic Lindsay
- Margaret Lindsay
- Maria Schattovits
- Rebecca Knox
- Ben Murray (Also appeared as Santa Claus)
- Corrine O'Rafferty
- James Stevenson
- Naomi Wallace
- Larissa Wright
Children Dancers and Extras
- Seren Anu
- Kuiam Anu-David
- Lauren Baldacchine
- Chelsea Cranefield
- Keiran Cranefield
- Kelly-Rose Daiziel
- James Day
- Jessica Fawcett
- Carla Field
- Clare Field
- Dominic Field
- John Paul Field
- Joseph Field
- Seamus Field
- Luke Gaffney
- Sarah Geel
- Sarah Hayes
- Julia Herichly
- Cooper Jackson
- Jacob Kyral
- Sinead Kyral
- Ashleigh Lindsay
- Kiara Lindsay
- Sian Lindsay
- Keelin MacDonald
- Erin Moffat
- Georgia Munro-Cook
- Hamish Munro-Cook
- Sam McFadden
- Michael McFadden
- Genevieve McFadden
- Madison Page
- Ellen Parker
- Josephine Perez
- Rebecca Perez
- Nichole Rogers
- Alexandra Rowley
- Liliana Schattovits
- James Shoulder
- Special Appearances: Aunty Kay Ritchie, Fred Gaffney
- Executive Producers: The Wiggles, Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page
- Producer: Paul Field
- Director: Chisholm McTavish
- Production Co-ordinator: Kim Peters
- Director of Photography: Borce Damcesky
- Technical Director: Douglas Kirk
- Gaffer: Graham Mulder
- Gaffer Assistants: Ted Williams, Ben Dougart, Ian Barwick
- Camera: John Abbot, Peter Boully, Anthony Polkinghorn, Craig Watkins
- Off-line Editor: Steve Rees
- On-Line Editors: Douglas Kirk, Chisholm McTavish
- Audio post: Craig Abercrombie
- 3D Animator: Tom King, Sean Maynard
- Additional Footage: (And the World Is One On A Christmas Morning Craig Abercrombie, Paul Field, John Field
- Sound Recordist: Craig Abercrombie
- Boom Operator: Alex Keller
- Runner: Roberta McNarma
- Makeup: Neena Adams
- Wardrobe: Angela Kyral
- Set Design: Freenage Animation, Andrew Horne
- Set Construction: CFX Design, Chris Burdys, Timothy Gurner
- Riggers: Robert Santucci, Martin Roper
More coming soon!
- Australia: October 22, 2001
- America: October 16, 2001 (VHS), October 22, 2002 (DVD release and VHS re-release), October 9, 2007 (Warner Home Video DVD)
- United Kingdom: November 21, 2005 (DVD)
The album "Yule Be Wiggling" was released in December the year before.
- This video marks
- The last appearance of Wags' 3rd costume.
- The last time The Wiggles use the 1997-era skivvies and plain black pants. Starting from 2002 as their next video "Wiggly Safari", the pants would have a trim of the specific colour than on and the skivvies would have turtlenecks.
- This is the last video to be directed by Chisholm McTavish.
- The last time to have the bee and flower endboard from TV Series 2.
- It's the third video to have prologues on all the songs after Yummy Yummy in 1994 and It's a Wiggly Wiggly World! in 2000.
- This video is yet to be uploaded on YouTube as part of Classic Wiggles.
- Here Come The Reindeer and Curoo Curoo were first performed in the 2000 Carols in the Domain.
- Among the toys in Jimmy The Elf are a Big Red Car and Dorothy the Dinosaur.
- This video was filmed at the Sydney Entertainment Centre likely during the Soundcheck day of the Yule Be Wiggling Christmas Show in December 2000.
- In And the World Is One On A Christmas Morning, The Wiggles sing the song in the studio, with clips of various children and other relatives of The Wiggles and their staff. This includes Greg's daughter, Madison Page, Murray's daughter Georgia Munro-Cook, son Hamish Munro-Cook and many of Anthony's nieces and nephews.
- Angels We Have Heard On High and the closing scene were likely filmed simultaneously due to all of the same people being in the same location.
- The CGI animation for Jimmy The Elf is similar to the animation of Caveland.
- This is the first video to be released in North America the same year as the Australian release.
- It's also the first video to be released in North America before Australia
- The US VHS reprint and DVD was released on the same day as Barney's Christmas Star
- It was the first holiday video released on DVD.
- The US VHS was re-released in October 2002 (alongside the reprint of Wiggly, Wiggly Christmas) and sold in New York City, after the original US copy was sold everywhere in the United States except New York due to the 9/11 terror attacks a month earlier in 2001
- It was the first non-concert video to be filmed at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.
- This was the first video to credit The Wiggles as individual characters.
- Like It's a Wiggly Wiggly World!, this video had the same background animation as TV Series 2.
- This video aired on Playhouse Disney on 24th December 2002, followed by Wiggly, Wiggly Christmas.
- The Red Starry Guitar was originally going to be in the video along with the Red Takamine Guitar and the Black Takamine Guitar.
- In the Song selection menu of the DVD, this is the second time that the Red Starry Guitar is seen on the menu. The first time was Wiggly TV in the "Sing Along with The Wiggles" menu.
- Like It's a Wiggly Wiggly World!, this video had numerous songs with sound effects, like Come On Everybody (We'll Tap For You), which the part with Santa tap-dancing fast had sound effects from Warner Bros, Series 2000 and Hanna-Barbera.
- The North American release was six days before the Australian release.
- Like the 1999 version of Wiggly Wiggly Christmas, the Bee and Flower logo in this video does not have any sound effects.
- In America, This was the first video to be released by HIT Entertainment 2 months after it acquired Lyrick Studios
- Dorothy the Dinosaur has two voices in this video: Carolyn Ferrie, hostess of Kaz the Cat in The Wiggles (TV Series 1) and the other by Elisha Burke, a classmate of Simon Pryce, the future red Wiggle.
- During the intro of Christmas Polka, Santa Claus mentioned Little Greg from The Little Wiggles.
- The 2001 US VHS Cover Art uses the same picture from The Wiggly Big Show.
- In some releases of the video tape from select few Australian stores, you would receive a "Bonus Wiggly Christmas Growth Chart Inside!"
- The VHS inside cover advertises the following videos:
- The DVD inside cover advertises for Hoop-Dee-Doo it's a Wiggly Party and Wiggly TV.
- This is the only North American Wiggles VHS to have different VHS covers for both the 2001 release and the 2002 re-release. In addition both copies of the North American VHS use the same opening and closing previews.
- The 20th Century Fox Reprint disc for the US DVD is blackish-blue or navy.
- In the song credits, John Field's name is listed on Just Can't Wait For Christmas Day, whereas Dominic Lindsay and Margaret Lindsay's are listed on Murray's Christmas Samba.
- In the song credits, Wags Loves To Shake Shake is not included in the end credits.
- During "Decorate The Tree", the star on Captain Feathersword's hat after he puts it on falls off. The following shot shows it on again.
- Wags's old costume is seen in the entire video.
- David Jones ad, The Sydney Morning Herald, 6 Oct 2001, p. 330