Most Popular "Christmas Special" Titles
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1. Hope & Faith (2003–2006)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family
Hope, a down-to-earth, happily married mom of three in Glen Falls, Ohio, had her tidy world up-ended by the arrival of her celebrity sister, Faith. Faith was living the high life in ... See full summary »
6. Frosty the Snowman (1969 TV Short)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat.
10. The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974 TV Movie)
Unrated | 51 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
When a weary and discouraged Santa Claus considers skipping his Christmas Eve run one year, Mrs. Claus and his Elves set out to change his mind.
12. Blackadder's Christmas Carol (1988 TV Short)
43 min | Short, Comedy, History
After a genial spirit shows the benevolent Ebenezer Blackadder visions of his unscrupulous ancestors, he resolves to mend his generous ways.
13. Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Frost Fight! (2015 Video)
PG | 73 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The Marvel Heroes unite to try and stop Loki and the frost giant Ymir from conquering the world as the duo try to steal Santa's powers to do so.
14. The Christmas Tree (1991 TV Short)
43 min | Animation, Short, Family
Heartless Mrs. Mavilda runs an orphanage where kids live in miserable conditions because she keeps all of the donation money for herself. She hires a new assistant who, along with Santa, helps children finally have a merry Christmas.
15. Prep & Landing (2009 TV Short)
TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Wayne gets a new rookie partner, Lanny, after his previous partner got the promotion he wanted. Lanny has to remind Wayne of the Spirit of Christmas and the importance of being an elf in Santa's Prep and Landing elite unit.
16. Olive, the Other Reindeer (1999 TV Movie)
45 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
When Santa cancels his annual flight because of a hurt reindeer, a young Christmas loving dog named Olive is convinced she has what it takes to get Santa's flight off the ground and save Christmas.
17. The Little Drummer Boy (1968 TV Short)
Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Short, Drama
An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem.
19. A Garfield Christmas Special (1987 TV Short)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Garfield, Jon, and Odie go to Jon's grandmother's house for Christmas, where Garfield finds a present for Grandma.
20. My Little Pony: A Very Minty Christmas (2005 Video)
44 min | Animation, Short, Family
When Minty breaks a magic candy cane ,she must make it right by going to the north pole so that Christmas can come to Ponyville. But is the magic of Christmas in Ponyville already?
21. Arthur's Perfect Christmas (2000 TV Movie)
TV-Y | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Arthur, D.W., and their family and friends prepare to make the best Christmas ever in Elwood City - but obstacles get in their way.
22. Yes, Virginia (2009 TV Short)
22 min | Animation, Short
New York City. It's 1897. Eight-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon has always loved Christmas. Until the day her classmates bring up the age-old question: "Is there a Santa Claus?" Not sure what to... See full summary »
23. The Smurfs Christmas Special (1982 TV Movie)
24 min | Animation
At Christmas, the Smurfs and Gargamel cross paths with two children and a stranger out to kidnap them. Can the magic of Christmas prevail?
24. The Teddy Bears' Christmas (1992 TV Movie)
30 min | Animation, Family
Sally, The little sister of Ben's owner, Simon, would like her very own teddybear and asks Santa Claus for one. Simon teases Sally about her letter to Santa, whose existence he is a little ... See full summary »
25. Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1974 TV Short)
25 min | Animation, Family, Short
Partly based on a true story, a little girl writes to the editor of a newspaper concerning the existence of Santa Claus.
26. John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together (1979 TV Movie)
50 min | Family, Comedy, Music
In this beloved holiday classic, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and all the Muppets join the singer for a heart-warming Christmas celebration, with traditional carols as well as lesser-known holiday songs.
30. Ziggy's Gift (1982 TV Short)
Unrated | 24 min | Short, Animation, Family
Ziggy gets a job to be a street Santa on Christmas Eve from a crooked boss, but the magic of the season allows the lovable loser to do more good than anyone expects.
31. The Curse of Clara: A Holiday Tale (2015 TV Movie)
30 min | Animation, Family
When a young ballet dancer learns about a dispiriting pattern with a role she earned in the Nutcracker, she finds help with an unusual mentor.
32. Padal proshlogodniy sneg (1983 TV Short)
20 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Surreal misadventures of a lazy drunkard with speech impediment trying to get a New Year tree on a short notice. Loosely based on folk fairy tales.
33. Denis Leary's Merry F#%$in' Christmas (2005 TV Special)
TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy
Denis Leary and a cast of many others celebrate Christmas Leary-style. Packed with original music and skits, this is a great spin on the usual holiday fluff.
36. It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown (2015 TV Special)
TV-G | 60 min | Family, Music
A musical celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the classic animated special, A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
40. The Bob Hope Christmas Special (1968 TV Special)
60 min | Comedy
Not writing about the plot, but about the TOUR! By dad was the pilot chosen to fly BOB HOPE on this tour and had the time of his life! I have a lot of black and white/sepia shots and an ... See full summary »
43. The GLO Friends Save Christmas (1985 TV Movie)
the wicked witch of the North Pole tries to ruin Christmas by capturing Santa clause. When the glow friends find out about the witch's evil plans, they try and rescue Santa before it's too late.
46. A Christmas Special with Luciano Pavarotti (1980 TV Movie)
55 min | Music
The famed tenor performs holiday classics in this program at Notre Dame Cathedral in Montréal, joined by a boys choir, Les Petits Chanteur du Mont-Royal, and an adult choir, Les Disciples ... See full summary »
Star: Luciano Pavarotti
49. Ms. Velma's Most Incredibly Magnificent Christmas Week (1976 TV Movie)
Star: Velma Jaggers