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Night of the Meek-1960

  The Night of the Meek is a episode of the classic television show ” The Twilight Zone” that aired on December 23rd, 1960 and starred Art Carney as the lead character.   Art Carney stars as Henry Corwin, a...
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The ideal Christmas Eve Lineup!!

This essay is my contribution to a larger project in which several Christmas bloggers get to set the TV  lineup for one of the greatest days of the year..Christmas Eve!!  Check out Jing’s post here, and Joanna’s post at Christmas...
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Christmas with the Kranks – 2004

Christmas with the Kranks is based after the 2011 novel by John Grisham called ” Skipping Christmas” and stars Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis. I went into Christmas with the Kranks unsure of what to expect. I was familiar...
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Garfield’s Halloween Adventure- 1985

    Everybody has their own childhood memories when Halloween comes around and has that one favorite holiday special that they want to watch. Mine has been ” Garfield’s Halloween Adventure” since it came out in 1985. Garfield is woken...
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow -1949

Sleepy Hollow The Disney ” Legend of Sleepy Hollow  is narrated by Bing Crosby and was actually banned for television for several years due to how scary many felt this special appeared to children. in 1790, a lanky, skeleton like character...
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The Simpsons ” Treehouse of Horror”- 1990

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This Halloween special was the third episode of the Simpsons second season.  It started out as a simple Halloween episode for a popular sitcom on the Fox network but later turned into a Halloween classic. The special starts with Marge...
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Jingle all the way- 1996

Okay, i will be the first to admit, thinking of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sinbad in a Christmas movie probably isn’t going to win over any movie fanatic from taking ” A Christmas Story” or ” It’s a Wonderful Life” off...
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The Night Before Christmas-Tom and Jerry-1941

  I wasn’t sure what to think the first time i watched Tom and Jerry’s version of ” The Night before Christmas” . I couldn’t image a  9 minute animated special with our favorite cat and mouse team being a...
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Bugs Bunny’s Looney Christmas Tales (1979)

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It may just be the 80’s kid in me but watching “ Bugs Bunny Looney Christmas Tales” really takes me back to being a kid at Christmas. This holiday special was a staple on CBS during the month of December...
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It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) Christmas Movie Review

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It’s a Wonderful Life is a beloved Christmas movie that explores the worth of a single man’s life. There are moments of joy and moments of sadness that occur though out the film but Frank Capra works his magic to...
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