UPDATE (December 28th): The finals are over! The tournament is now closed!
Well, folks, Thanksgiving has passed, thousands of us tuned in to watch Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie the day after, and the Christmas season is already underway. And since this year marked the 10th anniversary of when Danny "Toughpigs" Horn founded the Christmas Specials Wiki, I decided to commemorate the occasion with a bracket tournament, inspired by the Cartoon All-Stars Madness tournament that Saturday Morning Rewind and Disney Afternoon Forever hosted on Facebook earlier this year.
I picked out 64 classic 30-minute and/or hour-length Christmas television specials and episodes from the past 55 years, grouped in the graphic seen below. The criteria for the specials …Read more >
Every year, a lot of us likely look forward to hearing news if our favorite currently-running television shows have new Christmas-themed episodes premiering in the holiday season. But have you ever felt that one of your favorite shows from the past should have gotten a Christmas episode when it, for some reason, didn't get one? Here are a few examples of my favorite cancelled television shows that, to my surprise, never got a single Christmas episode in their original run.
- The fact that Disney's first syndicated animated television series never had a Christmas episode has baffled me for quite some time now. As you may already know, Scrooge McDuck was originally created for one of ' Christmas-themed Donald Duck comics, Christmas on Bear Mount…Read more >
Wikia's Entertainment Team Put together this list of the Top 10 Christmas Specials of all time. Do you agree? Did we leave one off the list? Make sure to check out the 2009 Christmas Specials TV Schedule.
UPDATE (12/14/09): Due to recent circumstances (to be more exact, one of these specials having not yet aired when I made this list), I've made a few changes to this Top 10 list. Maybe in the future, I'll include more by making this into a Top 25 Christmas Specials list, but for now, here's 10 of my favorites.Read more >