Mrs. Claus does not appear in the first “The Santa Clause” movie, as the story focuses on Scott Calvin’s transformation into Santa Claus. However, in the sequels, she becomes a central character.
In the original 1994 film “The Santa Clause,” the character of Mrs. Claus is not featured or mentioned in any significant way. The movie’s plot revolves around Scott Calvin, played by Tim Allen, who accidentally causes Santa to fall off his roof on Christmas Eve. When Scott puts on the Santa suit, he unknowingly agrees to take on the role of Santa Claus due to the “Santa clause” detailed on a business card that fell out of the suit.
It is not until the sequel, “The Santa Clause 2” (2002), that the character of Mrs. Claus is introduced. In this film, it’s revealed that there is another clause called the “Mrs. Clause,” which stipulates that Santa must find a wife to continue being Santa. The movie follows Scott Calvin as he searches for a Mrs. Claus while trying to maintain his duties as Santa. He eventually meets and falls in love with Carol Newman, played by Elizabeth Mitchell, a school principal, who becomes the new Mrs. Claus by the end of the film.
“The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (2006), the third installment in the series, continues to feature Mrs. Claus, now as a central character alongside Scott Calvin. In this movie, she is pregnant with their child, and the plot centers around the challenges of preparing for the new addition to the family while dealing with Jack Frost, who is trying to take over Christmas. Mrs. Claus plays a significant role in helping Scott thwart Jack Frost’s plans and ensure the continued joy of the Christmas season.