I absolutely love Christmas Specials and, as can be evidenced by the massive number of them that he has accumulated, so does my husband. Every year he manages to find a few new ones, and it has come to the point where we have far more of them than we can reasonably watch during the holidays.
But there are, of course, a select group of specials that absolutely must be watched every year. The ones who come to mind right now are:
Garfield’s Christmas Special (tell me you don’t watch this every year, I dare you)
Home Alone (still, in my opinion, one of the best Christmas movies ever)
Rudolph, the Rankin-Bass version (absolutely classic)
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (there are some parts of this movie that just never stop being funny)
These are essentials, but there are quite a few others that we love to watch if we can, such as the other Rankin-Bass specials, The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, and (yes, I’m serious) the He-Man and She-Ra Christmas Special. This year things have gotten even more silly by the baby’s desire to watch the Ninja Turtles Christmas Special nine or ten times a day.
What I’m really saying is that if there’s anyone out there who watches more holiday specials than us, they may need to consider getting a life.