A Despicable Carol is a 2016 computer animated Christmas special produced by Illumination Entertainment and featuring the characters of Despicable Me, which will debut on NBC on December 11, 2016. It is a parody of the Charles Dickens novel, A Christmas Carol.


Christmas is here, but Gru just is not into the holiday season at all. However, everything changes when he is terrorized by three minion spirits.


  • Steve Carell as Felonious Gru
  • Miranda Cosgrove as Margo Gru
  • Dana Gaier as Edith Gru
  • Elsie Fisher as Agnes Gru
  • Russell Brand as Dr. Nefário
  • Kristen Wiig as Lucy Wilde
  • Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud as Minions/Spirits
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