Fondly Recalled Television Series Christmas Episodes

I am from the generation that grew up watching way too much television. Here are 24 classic series and 48 episodes of good cheer, and maybe a tear or two.
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1.
The Jack Benny Program (1950 TV Series)
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The comic misadventures of the skinflint comedian and his friends. (30 mins.)
“ Jack Does Christmas Shopping
(originally aired Dec. 12, 1954) ” - misspaddylee
 
2.
Dragnet (1951 TV Series)
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Sgt. Joe Friday and his partners methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles. (30 mins.)
“ The Big Llittle Jesus
(originally aired Dec. 17, 1953) ” - misspaddylee
 
3.
The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952 TV Series)
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As the sons age, we go through their teenage dating problems, marriage and careers. (30 mins.)
“ Late Christmas Gift (Dec. 26, 1952)
Busy Christmas (Dec. 19, 1956)
The Christmas Tree Lot (Dec. 18, 1957 ” - misspaddylee
 
4.
The Honeymooners (1955 TV Series)
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A bus driver and his sewer worker friend struggle to strike it rich while their wives look on with weary patience. (30 mins.)
“ T'was the Night Before Christmas (Dec. 24, 1955) ” - misspaddylee
 
5.
The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954 TV Series)
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Rusty was orphaned in an Indian raid. He and his dog Rin Tin Tin were adopted by the troops at Fort Apache in Arizona, and helped establish law and order in and around Mesa Grande. (30 mins.)
“ Miracle of the Mission (Dec. 12, 1958) ” - misspaddylee
 
6.
The Donna Reed Show (1958 TV Series)
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Another popular 1950's sitcom about a close family. The Stones consist of loving homemaker Donna, her pediatrician husband Alex... (30 mins.)
“ A Very Merry Christmas (Dec. 24, 1958) ” - misspaddylee
 
7.
The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner. (51 mins.)
“ The Night of the Meek (Dec. 23, 1960) ” - misspaddylee
 
8.
Car 54, Where Are You? (1961 TV Series)
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The misadventures of two of New York's finest (a Mutt and Jeff pair) in the mythical 53rd precinct in the Bronx... (30 mins.)
“ Christmas at the 53rd (Dec. 24, 1961) ” - misspaddylee
 
9.
Petticoat Junction (1963 TV Series)
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The misadventures of the family staff of The Shady Rest Hotel and their neighbors of Hooterville. (30 mins.)
“ Cannonball Christmas (Dec. 24, 1965)
The Santa Claus Special (Dec. 20, 1966) ” - misspaddylee
 
10.
Bonanza (1959 TV Series)
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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community. (49 mins.)
“ All Ye His Saints (Dec. 19, 1965) ” - misspaddylee
 
11.
Bewitched (1964 TV Series)
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A witch married to an ordinary man cannot resist using her magic powers to solve the problems her family faces. (25 mins.)
“ A Vision of Sugar Plums (Dec. 27, 1962) ” - misspaddylee
 
12.
Dragnet 1967 (1967 TV Series)
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Police Detective Sgt. Joe Friday and his partners investigate crimes in Los Angeles. (30 mins.)
“ The Christmas Story (Dec. 24, 1967)
- remake of The Big Little Jesus ” - misspaddylee
 
13.
Mary Tyler Moore (1970 TV Series)
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The lives and trials of a young single woman and her friends, both at work and at home. (30 mins.)
“ Christmas and the Hard Luck Kid II (Dec. 19, 1970) ” - misspaddylee
 
14.
Gunsmoke (1955 TV Series)
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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City. (60 mins.)
“ P.S. Murry Christmas (Dec. 27, 1971) ” - misspaddylee
 
15.
The Bob Newhart Show (1972 TV Series)
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The professional and personal misadventures of a psychologist and his family, patients, friends and colleagues. (30 mins.)
“ His Busiest Season (Dec. 23, 1972)
I'm Dreaming of a Slight Christmas (Dec. 22, 1973)
Home is Where the Hurt Is (Dec. 21, 1974)
Bob Has to Have His Tonsils Out, So He Spends Christmas Eve In (Dec. 20, 1975) ” - misspaddylee
 
16.
Barney Miller (1974 TV Series)
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The captain of a city police station and his staff handle the various local troubles and characters that come to the building. (30 mins.)
“ Christmas Story (Dec. 23, 1976)
Toys (Dec. 14, 1978)
Homeless (Dec. 17, 1981) ” - misspaddylee
 
17.
WKRP in Cincinnati (1978 TV Series)
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The staff of a struggling radio station have a chance at success after the new programming director changes the format to rock music (30 mins.)
“ Jennifer's Home for Christmas (Dec. 17, 1979)
Bah, Humbug (Dec. 20, 1980) ” - misspaddylee
 
18.
Simon & Simon (1981 TV Series)
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Two brothers of disparate tastes and manners run a private detective agency. (60 mins.)
“ Yes, Virginia, There is a Liberace (Dec. 20, 1984) ” - misspaddylee
 
19.
Murphy Brown (1988 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a tough female television journalist and her friends. (30 mins.)
“ Jingle Hell, Jingle Hell, Jingle All the Way (Dec. 17, 1990)
I'm Dreaming of a Brown Christmas (Dec. 14, 1992)
Brown in Toyland (Dec. 12, 1994) ” - misspaddylee
 
20.
Father Dowling Mysteries (1989 TV Series)
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An amiable, inquisitive Chicago priest moonlights as a detective and is assisted by a rather worldly, lock-picking nun. (45 mins.)
“ The Christmas Mystery (Dec. 13, 1990) ” - misspaddylee
 
21.
Frasier (1993 TV Series)
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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist. (22 mins.)
“ Miracle on Third or Fourth Street (Dec. 16, 1993)
Frasier Grinch (Dec. 19, 1985)
Perspectives on Christmas (Dec. 16, 1997)
Merry Christmas, Mrs. Moskowitz (Dec. 17, 1998)
The Fight Before Christmas (Dec. 16, 1999)
Mary Christmas (Dec. 12, 2000)
We Two Kings (Dec. 10, 2002) ” - misspaddylee
 
22.
The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
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Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House. (44 mins.)
“ In Excelsis Deo (Dec. 15, 1999)
Noel (Dec. 20, 2000)
Holy Night (Dec. 11, 2002)
Abu el Banat (Dec. 3, 2003) ” - misspaddylee
 
23.
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006 TV Series)
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A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show. (60 mins.)
“ The Christmas Show (Dec. 4, 2006) ” - misspaddylee
 
24.
Wagon Train (1957 TV Series)
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains... (75 mins.)
“ The Mary Ellen Thomas Story (Dec. 24, 1968) ” - misspaddylee