Live Poll: The Most Special of the TV Christmas Specials

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Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/tndtYn9dMbA/

Of the traditional TV specials that air almost every year around the holidays, which do you consider to be the most special?

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On the list a 6.5 minimum rating is indicated; I might change that to a 7. 
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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964 TV Movie)
Burl Ives Singing and telling the story.
I watched it with Mom when I was 9.
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The strange thing is that while I'm not sure any of those are aired regularly here in Scandinavia, we do have an annual Disney special, which is a version of this 60-year-old programme:

From All of Us to All of You
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0908282/
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Peter do they run at Christmas in Scandinavia,
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Every Year?

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Thanks, Peter. 'Added.
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DW, yes, it usually airs somewhere. It is also playing in a theatre in Copenhagen today.
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A reason to emigrate to the U.S.
Free Jimmy Stewart every Christmas!
Happy Holidays Peter From sunny southern California.
By the way I'm 1/2 Norwegian. Langkjen...Moms side.
Visiting Norway is on my Bucket List.
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This poll needs "A Wish for Wings That Work", with Opus the penguin and Bill the cat from Bloom County, Rated (underrated, really) at 7.7 in IMDB.  Opus, a flightless seabird, asks Santa for wings that will let him fly on Christmas morning.  Funny and touching, with homages to group therapy (yes, that's Robin Williams voicing a depressed kiwi) and "Lost Horizon."   A classic, at least at our house, that must be viewed during the Christmas season, along with  the Claymation special!


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A Claymation Christmas Celebration (1987 TV Special)
24 min | Animation, Short, Family 8.2 Rating
A Claymation Christmas Celebration
How Murray Saved Christmas (2014 TV Special)
TV-G | 42 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy 6.5 Rating

How Murray Saved Christmas
FYC
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Happy Holidays
Cheers

P.S.
A Pinky & the Brain Christmas 
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0266854/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
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Thanks for the suggestions! They're been added. 
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Your Welcome
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I love that photo. 'So cute. What a great pair. 
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Me too
One of my faves also
Image result for me too lucy charlie brown
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Oh my gosh, I've never seen this one. That's precious. It'd be great to be able to draw like that (and create characters like that.) Those are two artistic skills that I don't possess in the least. 'So glad some people do. :)
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Love the Poll Idea! My vote is for A Charlie Brown Christmas. 

Also FYC: I don't know if these would fit your criteria but;

A Muppet Family Christmas
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0251282

Radio City Christmas Spectacular 
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1150958

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A Muppet Family Christmas (1987 TV Special) is one of my favorite Christmas specials. How can someone not like a Christmas special featuring muppets from Sesame Street, The Muppet Show and Fraggle Rock? I recorded on video tape when it first aired and have seen the special dozens of times. It is available on DVD and YouTube. Sadly, I have not seen it re-broadcast since it originally aired.
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Thanks for the great suggestions! I can't believe I forgot A Muppet Family Christmas. My mom must have recorded it when it first aired because she watched it every year, unless sometimes they air it here; I love Kermit in a Santa hat, lol. 
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Great Poll Idea!  My Suggestions:

The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978)
My Friends Tigger and Pooh: Super Sleuth Christmas Movie
Barbie in The Nutcracker
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Thanks for the feedback and suggestions. Unfortunately, none of those three meet the 6.5 minimum guideline, which I'd like to keep so the poll doesn't get too long. "My Friends Tigger and Pooh" reminded me, though, that Winnie the Pooh must have other Christmas specials and I love Pooh & gang so I found a few others: one had a 7.5 rating so I was able to include it -- thank you! : )
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You're Welcome!  Happy (Baby Pooh and Pals) Holidays!
 
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Oh wow, it that a sweet image. Piglet is too cute. Happy holidays to you, as well!
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Don't forget Tigger.
Here is one of my sunsets.
These happen almost everyday year round

And the desert
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Wow, those are beautiful.

And I could never forget Tigger because I've got my own personal Tigger who lives with me: my cat, Ruby (hence, the username - her full name is Rubyfruit Lulu). She's got the intelligence of Christopher Robin, when she's calm the Zen-like thing that Pooh's got going on, and everything else is pure Tigger, lol.
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Hahaha, 'love that emoticon. And I think that's the first time I've seen you leave something different than my sentimental favorite: the clapping smiley-face, lol. 
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A snoopy hug for you
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I love that image. He is so cool. :)
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I miss the snow since I moved to Ca!
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The Most Special of the TV Christmas Specials
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