1) This is from Aardman studios. They make 'Shaun the sheep' and 'Wallace & Gromit'.
2) A pitch about high-tech Santa's stumbling and neurotic black-sheep son is near-infallible.
As a result, there is no way, I believe, not to enjoy this, particularly when shown at the right season and all!
(Actually, there might in fact be a way. Our kids all deserted the ship, strangely. My husband and I had a good time, though.)