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List of Christmas television specials

For a more in-depth description of made-for-television Christmas movies, see List of Christmas films.

The following is a list of Christmas television specials and miniseries, as well as Christmas-themed episodes of regular television series.

Australia

Series Episode Year Channel Description
The Adventures of Blinky Bill Blinky Bill's White Christmas 2005 Seven Network
McLeod's Daughters Silent Night 2007 Nine Network
Mother and Son Christmas Drinks 1985 ABC Television
Round the Twist Santa Claws 1989 Seven Network
Kath and Kim Da Kath and Kim Code 2005 ABC Television

Canada

Episodes

6teen

Episode Year Channel Description
Deck the Mall 2004 Teletoon
In a Retail Wonderland 2005 Teletoon
Snow Job 2006 Teletoon
How the Rent-a-Cop Stole Christmas 2007 Teletoon

The Beachcombers

Episode Year Channel Description
Here Comes Santa Claus 1974 CBC
In the Still of the Night 1975 CBC
The Great Shaman of the North 1976 CBC
A Christmas Story 1980 CBC
A Family Christmas 1982 CBC
Without Words 1983 CBC
Stars of Wonder 1987 CBC
A Beachcombers Christmas - reunion movie 2004 CBC

Degrassi

Series Episode Year Channel Description
Degrassi Junior High Season's Greetings 1988 CBC
Degrassi: The Next Generation Holiday 2003 CTV

The Forest Rangers

Episode Year Channel Description
A Christmas Story 1963 CBC
Santa McLeod 1965 CBC

The Red Green Show

Episode Year Channel Description
It's a Wonderful Red Green Christmas 1998
A Very Merry Red Green Christmas 2000
A Lot Like Christmas 2002
The Butter Man 2004

Total Drama

Series Episode Year Channel Description
Total Drama World Tour Anything Yukon Do, I Can Do Better 2010 Teletoon
Total Drama World Tour Slap Slap Revolution 2010 Teletoon
Total Drama World Tour Sweden Sour 2010 Teletoon
Total Drama: Revenge of the Island Ice Ice Baby 2012 Teletoon

SpongeBob SquarePants

Episode Year Channel Description
Christmas Who? 2000 Nickelodeon
It's a SpongeBob Christmas! 2012 Nickelodeon

Other Canadian Shows

Series Episode Year Channel Description
Big Wolf on Campus Anti-Claus Is Coming To Town 2001 YTV
Corner Gas Merry Gasmas 2005 CTV
Donkey Kong Country The Kongo Bongo Festival of Lights 1999 Teletoon
Due South Gift of the Wheelman 1994 CTV
Kid vs. Kat Kid vs. Kat vs. Christmas Parts 1 & 2 2009 YTV
King of Kensington The Christmas Show 1975 CBC
Little Mosque on the Prairie Eid's a Wonderful Life 2007 CBC
Made in Canada The Christmas Show 1999 CBC
Naturally, Sadie A Very Sadie Christmas 2006 Family Channel
The Raccoons The Christmas Raccoons 1980 CBC
Life with Derek A Very Derekus Christmas 2007 Family Channel
The Latest Buzz The Happy Holidays Issue 2008 Family Channel
Road to Avonlea Happy Christmas, Miss King 1998 CBC
Slings & Arrows Fallow Time 2005 The Movie Network
& Movie Central
Street Legal I'll Be Home for Christmas 1987 CBC
Student Bodies The Christmas Concert 1997 Global & YTV
Trailer Park Boys Dear Santa Claus Go F*ck Yourself 2004 Showcase
Wind at My Back A Wind at My Back Christmas 2001 CBC

Specials

Title Year Channel Description
A Gift To Last 1976 CBC
A Russell Peters Christmas 2011

Hungary

Cartoon

Title Episode Year Channel Description
A nagy ho-ho-ho-horgász What Gift Did Santa Claus Brought To Us? 1984
A nagy ho-ho-ho-horgász The Christmas Fish 1984
Frakk, a macskák réme What Gift Will Santa Claus Bring to Us? 1972
Pom Pom meséi Gombóc Arthur, the Santa Claus 1980

Sitcom

Title Episode Year Channel Description
Mindenből egy van Merry Christmas! 2011
Munkaügyek Christmas Partner Conference 2012

Soap opera

Title Episode Year Channel Description
Barátok közt Christmas Special 2005

Iceland

Christmas calendar series (Jóladagatal Sjónvarpsins)

Title Year Channel Description
Á baðkari til Betlehem 1990
Stjörnustrákur 1991
Tveir á báti 1992
Jól á leið til jarðar 1994
Hvar er Völundur? 1996
Klængur sniðugi 1997
Töfrakúlan 2005
Jólaævintýri Dýrmundar 2008

Other Iceland Series

Title Episode Year Channel Description
LazyTown LazyTown's Surprise Santa 2004

Ireland

The Podge and Rodge Show

Episode Year Channel Description
A Frightmare before Christmas 2006 RTÉ Two
Podge and Rodge's Christmas Craic 2008 RTÉ Two
Late Night Lock Inn 2009 RTÉ Two

Other Irish Series

Title Episode Year Channel Description
Deal or No Deal Deal or No Deal Christmas special 2009 TV3
Father Ted A Christmassy Ted 1996 Channel 4
Maeve Higgins' Fancy Vittles Maeve Higgins' Yuletide Fancy Vittles 2009 RTÉ Two
Hardy Bucks Hardy Bucks Christmas special 2010 RTÉ
Republic of Telly Republic of Telly Christmas special 2010 RTÉ Two

Japan

Pokémon

  • Holiday Hi-Jynx
  • Pikachu's Winter Vacations: Christmas Night (1999)
  • Pikachu's Winter Vacations: Stantler's Little Helpers (2000)
  • Pikachu's Winter Vacations: Delibird's Dilemma (2001)
  • Pikachu's Winter Vacations: Snorlax Snowman (2001)

Norway

Christmas calendar series

NRK

  • 1970: Barnas førjulskalender 1970
  • 1979: Jul i Skomakergata
  • 1981: Jul i Skomakergata
  • 1984: Jul i Skomakergata
  • 1986: Teodors julekalender
  • 1987: Portveiens julekalender
  • 1988: Jul i Skomakergata
  • 1989: Vertshuset den gyldne hale
  • 1990: Portveiens julekalender
  • 1991: Teodors julekalender
  • 1992: Jul på Sesam stasjon
  • 1993: Jul i Skomakergata
  • 1994: Vertshuset den gyldne hale
  • 1995: Amalies jul
  • 1996: Jul på Sesam stasjon
  • 1997: Amalies jul
  • 1998: Jul i Skomakergata
  • 1999: Jul i Blåfjell
  • 2000: Amalies jul
  • 2001: Jul i Blåfjell
  • 2002: Jul på Månetoppen
  • 2003: Jul i Skomakergata
  • 2004: Jul i Blåfjell
  • 2005: Jul på Månetoppen
  • 2006: Jul i Svingen
  • 2007: Barnas Superjul med Willys jul
  • 2008: Jul i Blåfjell
  • 2009: Jul i Svingen
  • 2010: Jul på Månetoppen / Pagten [1]

TV 2

  • 1994: The Julekalender
  • 1995: Julefergå
  • 1996: The Julekalender
  • 1998: Julefergå
  • 2000: Vazelina Hjulkalender
  • 2001: Olsenbandens første kupp
  • 2002: Vazelina Hjulkalender
  • 2003: The Julekalender
  • 2004: Olsenbandens første kupp
  • 2005: Vazelina hjulkalender
  • 2006: Jul i Valhall
  • 2007: Olsenbandens første kupp
  • 2008: The Julekalender
  • 2009: Vazelina Hjulkalender
  • 2010: Olsenbanden Jr's Første Kupp

TVNorge

  • 2001: Nissene på låven
  • 2003: Nissene på låven
  • 2004: Ungkarsnissen
  • 2005: Nissene på låven
  • 2006: Jul i Tøyengata
  • 2007: Nissene på låven
  • 2009: Jul i Tøyengata
  • 2010: Den unge Fleksnes (På MAX sendes Nissene på låven)
  • 2011: "Nissene over skog og hei"
  • 2012: Nissene på låven

TV3

  • 2005: Tjuefjerde

Sweden

United Kingdom

Further information: List of United Kingdom Christmas television episodes & specials

United States

Other countries

  • Living with Lydia: Merry Christmas Lydia (2004) - Singapore
  • Pucca: Pucca Claus Part 1: 'Tis the season for REVENGE!/Pucca Claus Part 2: Northern Lights Out/Pucca Claus Part 3: Secret Santa (2006) - South Korea

See also

References

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