Best Holiday TV Specials

Help kids get into the spirit of the season with a fun Christmas or Halloween adventure -- most of these titles are replayed on television during the holidays or are available on DVD.

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A Charlie Brown Christmas Movie Poster Image
The Peanuts gang in a classic Christmas special.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1965)
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Frosty the Snowman Movie Poster Image
Classic Christmas TV special is sing-along fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Jingle All the Way Movie Poster Image
Heartwarming holiday tale has strong marketing tie-ins.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Jingle and Bell's Christmas Star Movie Poster Image
Sweet sequel's friendly messages outshine product tie-ins.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Movie Poster Image
Old-school, heartwarming classic for all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1964)
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Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too TV Poster Image
Silly old bear's sweet holiday tale will delight families.
Network: Freeform
(2011)
(1991)
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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Movie Poster Image
Heartwarming TV special is true to Seuss' classic book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1966)
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The Elf on the Shelf: An Elf's Story Movie Poster Image
Popular book inspires delightful holiday movie for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Movie Poster Image
Kermit and friends deliver a cheery holiday tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Peter Rabbit's Christmas Tale TV Poster Image
Sweet GCI adaptation has some nervous moments for tots.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
(2012)
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Toy Story That Time Forgot Movie Poster Image
Delightful franchise add-on has happy messages, some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Yes, Virginia Movie Poster Image
Sweet holiday tale inspires with messages of goodwill.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Albert Movie Poster Image
Spunky tree's adventures are filled with festive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas Movie Poster Image
Early Muppet TV special with warmth, tunes, critters.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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hoops&yoyo Ruin Christmas Movie Poster Image
Hallmark stars bring the funny to sweet holiday special.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas Movie Poster Image
Animated version of much-loved tale invites younger viewers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Kung Fu Panda Holiday Movie Poster Image
Heartwarming seasonal tale celebrates family bonds.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Prep & Landing Movie Poster Image
Clever holiday story is merry fun for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice Movie Poster Image
Funny Christmas tale has feel-good themes for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas Movie Poster Image
Zoologist brothers spread merriment in rescue mission.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Shrek the Halls Movie Poster Image
Christmas in the swamp is great family fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! Movie Poster Image
Funny, feel-good tale makes the holiday merry for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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A Fairly Odd Christmas Movie Poster Image
Series-inspired TV movie is worry-free holiday fun for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Mistle-Tones TV Poster Image
Festive music accents sweet story that has bullying themes.
Network: Freeform
(2012)
(2012)
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