Top 15 Favorite Christmas Specials

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1.
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 TV Movie)
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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
 
2.
Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964 TV Movie)
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A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them. (47 mins.)
Director: Larry Roemer
 
3.
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
 
4.
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.)
 
5.
A Disney Channel Christmas!!!! (1983 TV Movie)
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(90 mins.)
 
6.
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970 TV Movie)
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A mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus. (48 mins.)
 
7.
Winnie the Pooh & Christmas Too (1991 Short Film)
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When Christopher Robin writes a letter to Santa and forgets to add what Pooh wanted for Christmas, Pooh tries to get the letter back, and subsequently redeliver the letter to the North Pole. (26 mins.)
Director: Jamie Mitchell
 
8.
A Muppet Family Christmas (1987 TV Movie)
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Kermit and his friends spend Christmas staging a surprise visit to Fozzie Bear's mother's farm. (47 mins.)
 
9.
Frosty the Snowman (1969 TV Movie)
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A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat. (25 mins.)
 
10.
The Small One (1978 Short Film)
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A young Judean boy tries to sell his beloved old donkey to someone who would care for him as much as he does. (26 mins.)
Director: Don Bluth
 
11.
Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978 TV Movie)
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Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents. (60 mins.)
Director: Jon Stone
 
12.
A Disney Christmas Gift (1983 TV Movie)
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(47 mins.)
 
13.
The Little Drummer Boy (1968 Short Film)
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An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem. (25 mins.)
 
14.
A Chipmunk Christmas (1981 TV Movie)
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Swept up in a holiday mood, Alvin gives away his cherished harmonica to a sick little boy. Meanwhile... (30 mins.)
Director: Phil Monroe
 
15.
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.)