Holiday Special Showdown

Holiday Special Showdown

Six decades of animated tv specials go head-to-head to determine which festive, holiday treat is tops.

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Winner: A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965, CBS)Total Entry Votes: 103
Voting is closed.Total Bracket Votes:1,610
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Dr. Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966, CBS)
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Christmas in Tattertown (1988, Nickelodeon)
A Very Merry Cricket (1973, ABC)
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It’s a SpongeBob Christmas (2012, Nickelodeon)
Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire (2002, CBS)
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Santa, Baby! (2001, Fox)
Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol (1962, NBC)
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The Snowy Day (2016, Amazon)
A Chipmunk Christmas (1981, NBC)
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Jingle and Bell’s Christmas Star (2012, Hallmark Channel)
The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas (1973, NBC)
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Jingle All the Way (2011, Hallmark Channel)
The Smurf’s Christmas Special (1982, NBC)
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Robbie the Reindeer in Legend of the Lost Tribe (2002, CBS)
Frosty the Snowman (1969, CBS)
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Mouse on the Mayflower (1968, NBC)
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965, CBS)
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Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (2000, the WB)
Ziggy’s Gift (1982, ABC)
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The Pink Panther in: A Pink Christmas (1978, ABC)
I Want a Dog for Christmas Charlie Brown (2003, ABC)
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The Story of Santa Claus (1996, CBS)
The Mayflower Voyagers (1988, CBS)
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It’s Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown (1992, CBS)
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973, CBS)
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Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales (2002, ABC)
Garfield’s Thanksgiving (1989, CBS)
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Happy New Year, Charlie Brown! (1986, CBS)
A Wish for Wings that Work (1991, CBS)
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B.C.: A Special Christmas (1981, HBO)
A Garfield Christmas (1987, CBS)
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Annabelle’s Wish (1997, Fox)
Dr. Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966, CBS)
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A Very Merry Cricket (1973, ABC)
Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire (2002, CBS)
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Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol (1962, NBC)
A Chipmunk Christmas (1981, NBC)
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The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas (1973, NBC)
The Smurf’s Christmas Special (1982, NBC)
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Frosty the Snowman (1969, CBS)
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965, CBS)
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The Pink Panther in: A Pink Christmas (1978, ABC)
I Want a Dog for Christmas Charlie Brown (2003, ABC)
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The Mayflower Voyagers (1988, CBS)
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973, CBS)
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Garfield’s Thanksgiving (1989, CBS)
A Wish for Wings that Work (1991, CBS)
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A Garfield Christmas (1987, CBS)
Dr. Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966, CBS)
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Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire (2002, CBS)
A Chipmunk Christmas (1981, NBC)
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Frosty the Snowman (1969, CBS)
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965, CBS)
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The Mayflower Voyagers (1988, CBS)
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973, CBS)
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A Garfield Christmas (1987, CBS)
Dr. Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966, CBS)
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A Chipmunk Christmas (1981, NBC)
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965, CBS)
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A Garfield Christmas (1987, CBS)
Dr. Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966, CBS)
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A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965, CBS)
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965, CBS)
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The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974, ABC)
The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974, ABC)
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Prep & Landing (2009, ABC)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964, NBC)
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The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974, ABC)
Prep & Landing (2009, ABC)
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Olive the Other Reindeer (1999, Fox)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964, NBC)
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Rudolph’s Shiny New Year (1976, ABC)
Jack Frost (1979, NBC)
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The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974, ABC)
Prep & Landing (2009, ABC)
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Shrek the Halls (2007, ABC)
Olive the Other Reindeer (1999, Fox)
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Mickey Mouse: Duck the Halls (2016, Disney Channel)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964, NBC)
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’Twas the Night Before Christmas (1974, CBS)
Rudolph’s Shiny New Year (1976, ABC)
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Santa Claus is Comin’ To Town (1970, ABC)
Jack Frost (1979, NBC)
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A Miser Brothers Christmas (2008, ABC Family)
Frosty’s Winter Wonderland (1976, ABC)
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The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974, ABC)
Prep & Landing (2009, ABC)
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Phineas & Ferb’s Christmas Vacation (2009, Disney Channel)
Shrek the Halls (2007, ABC)
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Merry Madagascar (2009, NBC)
Prep & Landing: Naughty vs Nice (2011, ABC)
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Olive the Other Reindeer (1999, Fox)
Mickey Mouse: Duck the Halls (2016, Disney Channel)
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Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014, ABC)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964, NBC)
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A Claymation Christmas Celebration (1987, CBS)
’Twas the Night Before Christmas (1974, CBS)
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Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (1977, ABC)
Rudolph’s Shiny New Year (1976, ABC)
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The Little Drummer Boy (1968, NBC)
Santa Claus is Comin’ To Town (1970, ABC)
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The Christmas Toy (1986, ABC)
Jack Frost (1979, NBC)
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Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (1985, CBS)
A Miser Brothers Christmas (2008, ABC Family)
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The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow (1975, NBC)
Frosty’s Winter Wonderland (1976, ABC)
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The Stingiest Man in Town (1978, ABC)
The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974, ABC)
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Pinocchio’s Christmas (1980, ABC)
Prep & Landing (2009, ABC)
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Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa (2011, ABC)
How Murray Saved Christmas (2014, NBC)
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Phineas & Ferb’s Christmas Vacation (2009, Disney Channel)
Shrek the Halls (2007, ABC)
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Yes, Virginia (2009, CBS)
Merry Madagascar (2009, NBC)
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Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas (2011, Fox)
Prep & Landing: Naughty vs Nice (2011, ABC)
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Kung Fu Panda Holiday (2010, NBC)
Olive the Other Reindeer (1999, Fox)
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Albert (2016, Nickelodeon)
Mickey Mouse: Duck the Halls (2016, Disney Channel)
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Hoops and Yoyo Ruin Christmas (2011, Hallmark)
Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014, ABC)
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The Happy Elf (2005, NBC)