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Genre children
Created by Sven Nordqvist
Based on Pettson and Findus
Written by Birgit Hageby
Sven Nordqvist
Directed by Torbjörn Ehrnvall
Starring Ingvar Hirdwall
Ika Nord
Björn Granath
Country of origin Sweden
Original language(s) Swedish
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 24
Original network Kanal 1, TV2
Picture format 4:3
Original release 1 December (1993-12-01) – 24 December 1993 (1993-12-24)
Preceded by Klasses julkalender (1992)
Followed by Håll huvet kallt (1994)

Tomtemaskinen ("The Santa Machine") was the Sveriges Television's Christmas calendar in 1993. The story is based on Sven Nordqvist's books about Pettson and Findus.


Pettson has promised the cat Findus that Santa Claus will come for Christmas. He decides to build a "Santa Machine".


The series was shown as a rerun in SVT 2 between 12 September-9 November 1998.


The series was released to VHS in 1997 by Independent Entertainment. and to DVD in by Pan Vision.

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