Apple has debuted a new holiday television ad on U.S. and international broadcast and cable networks called “Frankie’s Holiday.”

“Frankie,” as in: Frankenstein’s monster! (Played by Brad Garrett, who you might remember from Everybody Loves Raymond.)

In the new, rather epic 2:00 ad, an unexpected holiday visitor finally receives the warm welcome he’s always yearned for – after an unexpected technical glitch.

Direct link to video here.

MacDailyNews Take: Well, now, there’s a nicely executed, if somewhat jarring, amalgam.

The rights to The Grinch must have been prohibitive (because, as we all know, Apple’s hard up for cash).

And now, of course, for the inimitable Gene Wilder: