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Ahh Christmas. The tree, the stockings, the mistletoe and - of course - the holiday テレビ programming.
Some of my fondest クリスマス memories were spent in front a of テレビ watching such classics as the animated Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer または one of the myriad versions of Dickens' 'A クリスマス Carol'.
So without further ado, I am presenting あなた with my big, big 一覧 of holiday specials. I've tried to categorize the 一覧 into subsections to make it a little もっと見る bearable and consumable. The 一覧 is in no particular order, though the first section, 'essentials', are (in my humble opinion) the cream of the crop. I should also note that I've only included programs for which I was able to find online 動画 so you'll notice some glaring omissions (like 'A クリスマス Story' and 'Miracle on 34th Street).
In any event, here's wishing あなた a great Christmas. Now sit back and dig into some of the best クリスマス content on the web... The Essentials
If あなた can only watch a couple of holiday specials, these are the ones to watch. This is the proverbial 'hall of fame' of クリスマス programming.
5. link Cartoons
The cartoon seems to be perfectly suited to Christmas. How better to present that perfect blanket of クリスマス snow または a whimsically decorated クリスマス tree?
30. link Stop-Motion アニメーション (Claymation)
There aren't too many specials in this category, but the legendary Rudolph the Red Nosed Reinder (listed as entry #3 in the "Essentials" section) make it necessary to call out other specials in this genre. There's something about claymation and クリスマス that seem to go hand-in-hand.
35. link Versions of 'A クリスマス Carol'
There have been so many versions of this Charles Dickens classic that it warrants its own section in this article. Here are just a few of the adaptations (all animated, I might add):
38. link Sitcoms
The sitcom is another mainstay of Christmas. 年 after 年 テレビ sitcoms revel in the same, recyled holiday plots. Of course there are some original bright spots (like 'The Office' and Seinfeld's classic 'Festivus' episode).
52. link Music Videos
クリスマス 音楽 is an integral part of Christmas. Sure some of it is cheesy and way too corny, but I generally enjoy クリスマス 音楽 in reasonable doses. Here are some of my favorites. My all-time お気に入り clip is probalby the improbable duet between David Bowie and Bing Crosby from a 1977 クリスマス Special.
75. link Miscellaneous Specials & Documentaries
This is a mish-mash of some different クリスマス programming that I didn't know how to categorize otherwise. Still, you'll find some interesting (non-animated) stuff.
80. link The Commercials
Of course, with all that クリスマス テレビ programming there's bound to be an equal amount of holiday-themed advertising. Here are some of my favorites. I'm partial to the Hershey's Kisses commercial.
88. link The Parodies, Sketches & Spoofs
Because poking fun at クリスマス may be irreverant, but it can also be pretty damned funny. Here are some short clips and sketches that have some fun with Christmas.
99. link The Abominations
Of course, not all holiday specials are created equal. Folks have create a lot of horrible クリスマス programming over the years. I'm not about to subject myself to watching または cataloging all of them, but here are a few to get あなた started. But note that あなた have been warned - these will have あなた crying out: "oh the humanity" before too long.
Well, that's it. 101 動画 as promised. If I missed anything good be sure to message me または add a コメント below. Merry Christmas!
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