Summary of Character
Jack Skellington is the protagonist in the 1993 Disney film Tim Burton's the Nightmare Before Christmas. Jack is the "Pumpkin King" of Halloween Town and lives in a fantasy world based solely on the Halloween holiday. His usual appearance is a skeleton dressed in a black pin-striped suit and a bow tie resembling a bat, but there are some points in which he dresses as a scarecrow with a pumpkin for a head. His last name is a pun on skeleton. He has a pet ghost dog named Zero, who has a small glowing nose that looks like a Jack-o'-lantern. His love interest is Sally, a rag doll created by Dr. Finklestein. Jack is voiced by Chris Sarandon, and his singing voice is provided by Danny Elfman. The character is a popular design on bags, hats, clothing, umbrellas, belt buckles, pet collars and other items. According to Ultimate Disney.com's Top 25 Heroes, Jack is #25.
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Character Appearances in MAD
- Episode 9 (35) Kitchen Nightmares Before Christmas: Himself as the main villain.
- Episode 9 (35) How I Met Your Mummy: Jack Skellington appeared as one of the monsters in a restaurant.