MY Top 20 Christmas Specials

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1.
Pettson & Findus - Tomtemaskinen (2005)
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The old man PETTSON and his cat FINDUS live on a small farm way out in the countryside in Sweden. Christmas is approaching... (79 mins.)
 
2.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
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Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home cause confusion. (76 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
 
3.
A Disney Channel Christmas!!!! (1983 TV Movie)
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(90 mins.)
“ (aka "From Ous all to you all") ” - larsson-879-705964
 
4.
The Town Santa Forgot (1993 TV Movie)
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A spoiled brat sends a very long list to Santa Claus who misdelivers the gifts to a town with the same name as the boy, who learns it's better to give than receive. (23 mins.)
Director: Robert Alvarez
 
5.
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 Short Film)
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Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas. (25 mins.)
Director: Bill Melendez
 
6.
South Park (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Red Sleigh Down (2002)
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When an attempt to bring Christmas to Iraq turns disastrous, the boys head to Iraq with Jesus and Mr. Hankey to save Santa from terrorists. (22 mins.)
 
7.
Hipp hipp - Itzhaks julevangelium (2006 Mini-Series)
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Itzhak tells the stories about some popular HippHipp characters' preparations for Christmas. (28 mins.)
 
8.
A Wish for Wings That Work (1991 Short Film)
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Opus the Penguin struggles to achieve his seemingly impossible dream to be able to fly. (22 mins.)
Director: Skip Jones
 
9.
Ed, Edd, 'n' Eddy (1999 TV Series)
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After discovering he's getting clothes for Christmas, Eddy tries to weasel his way into the holidays... (30 mins.)
 
10.
Blackadder's Christmas Carol (1988 Short Film)
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After a genial spirit shows the benevolent Ebenezer Blackadder visions of his unscrupulous ancestors, he resolves to mend his generous ways. (43 mins.)
Director: Richard Boden
 
11.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
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Christmas seems doomed for the Simpson family when Homer receives no holiday bonus. Hoping to make extra money, he becomes a mall Santa Claus in an attempt to bring the family a happy holiday. (22 mins.)
 
12.
Mr. Bean (1990 TV Series)
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While Christmas shopping, Mr Bean purchases a bulky string of tree lights before making a shambles of a department store toy section... (350 mins.)
 
13.
The Flight Before Christmas (2008)
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A young reindeer who suffers from vertigo learns to overcome his fear, takes flying lessons from a clumsy flying squirrel and heads to the North pole to save a troubled Santa and his fleet of flying reindeer. (80 mins.)
 
14.
Joyeux Noel (2005)
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In December 1914, an unofficial Christmas truce on the Western Front allows soldiers from opposing sides of the First World War to gain insight into each other's way of life. (116 mins.)
 
15.
A Cosmic Christmas (1977 Short Film)
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Three aliens come to Earth to discover the true meaning of Christmas. (26 mins.)
Director: Clive A. Smith
 
16.
Pinky and the Brain (1995 TV Series)
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The Brain designs a mesmerizing doll, Noodle Noggin, and plans to have Santa Claus deliver one to every house so he can make people do his every command through mind control. (30 mins.)
 
17.
South Park (1997 TV Series)
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Stan helps a group of woodland critters by killing a mountain lion, only to discover that he's helping them give birth to the Antichrist. (22 mins.)
 
18.
Gremlins (1984)
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A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town. (106 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
 
19.
The Little Matchgirl (2006 Short Film)
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A poor young girl has a burning desire to find comfort and happiness in her life. Desperate to keep warm, the girl lights the matches she sells, and envisions a very different life for herself in the fiery flames. (7 mins.)
Director: Roger Allers
 
20.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966 TV Movie)
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A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville. (26 mins.)
 
21.
Die Hard (1988)
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John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles. (131 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
 
22.
Family Guy (1999 TV Series)
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A series of setbacks shakes Lois' faith in the spirit of Christmas. (22 mins.)
 
23.
The Snowman (1982 Short Film)
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On Christmas Eve, a young boy builds a snowman that comes to life and takes him to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus. (26 mins.)
 
24.
Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983 Short Film)
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The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece. (26 mins.)
Director: Burny Mattinson
 
25.
SpongeBob SquarePants (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Christmas Who? (2000)
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Christmas Who?: Nobody in Bikini Bottom has ever heard of Christmas or Santa Clause until Sandy lets them in on this surface tradition... (23 mins.)
 
26.
Family Guy (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Road to the North Pole (2010)
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When Stewie's trip to the mall to see Santa ends on a very bad note, he and Brian decide to go up to the North Pole to teach Santa a lesson in Christmas cheer, "Stewie Griffin" style. (22 mins.)
 
27.
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (2001 TV Series)
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Santa has been turned into a vampire, and only Billy and Mandy can turn him back and save Christmas. (30 mins.)
“ hate the show but for some reason this special is keept in my memmorie. ” - larsson-879-705964