Similar to what we did last year with the Top 25 Cartoon Christmas Trees, A Cartoon Christmas is letting you (AND ME!) skip the usual 1000+ words of grammatically defiant babble on this day of days, while still giving you the opportunity to look at some gorgeous animated imagery.
TV’s longest-running animated family kicks off with a Christmas bang
Everyone’s favorite fat cat heads to the farm for the Hoildays
A festive Canadian lunatic traverses time and space in order to land the ultimate Christmas decoration…
An anthology of three twenty-minute Xmas shorts starring Disney’s most classic characters
Not sure if you’ve had the pleasure of seeing this special when it aired last week, but I highly recommend you do so before it disappears from Hulu for all eternity. Embedded video after the jump…
‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
Original Air Date: Dec 8, 1974
Skepticism nearly derails the holidays, but eventually guilt and blind faith save the day for humans and mice alike…
A live-action pirate shepherds viewers through Bikini Bottom’s very first Christmas
Original air date: December 23, 1995
Forced to deck the halls of people who hate and fear them, the X-Men must band together and learn the true meaning of opportunistic holiday specials.
A poor otter family struggles to make their musical Christmas wishes come true
A VERY VENTURE CHRISTMAS
Original Air Date: December 19, 2004
Because evil doesn’t take Christmas off, the Venture family must survive a shortened special packed with Holiday parody.