Top 10 Worst Christmas Specials

Christmas specials that deserve to go on the naughty list.

The Top Ten

1 Cricket on the Hearth

A toymaker takes in a cricket as an employee because he thinks that having crickets in your house brings good luck, but instead his family's life starts to fall apart and he's forced to work for an evil Scrooge clone, who plans to put a hit out on the insect for revenge at ruining his chances to win a blind woman's heart. Ordinarily, that would make a sob bad, it's good quality film, but it stretches out FOREVER.

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2 Rapsittie Street Kids: Believe in Santa

Oh god I can't believe they actually allowed something this terrible to air. - GamerBoy

This lump of coal deserved to be lost for almost 14 years for a good reason: it's a horrid excuse for a Christmas special. - PerfectImpulseX

THIS is the worst Christmas special of all time! - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

It looks like a rejected ps1 game, with terrible animation and voice acting.

3 Frosty Friends

Barney's Involved So Definitely Top Ten Worst List Material

4 Nestor the Long-Eared Donkey

WAY TO PAINFUL TO WATCH!
The Stop Motion And Everything Is Very Well Done.
But The Way They Treat Nestor In The Beginning Is So Cruel That It Makes It Go To The Level Of Torture.

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5 Star Wars Christmas Special

Do I need any explanation to why its on here? For those who don't know why it's on here, just watch this on Youtube.

Even Lucas hates it. And he thought Howard the Duck and Jar Jar was a good idea.

I showed this to my sister, who is a big fan of Star Wars. She had headaches for weeks. Only thing memorable about this is Boba Fett, and even when he appears, it sucks.

This Should In All Seriousness Be Number 1 Without Any Contest - JPK

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6 Rudolph And Frosty's Christmas In July

This Was Kinda Dumb - JPK

Terrible!

7 Elf Bowling the Movie: The Great North Pole Elf Strike

How comes Frosty Friends is at #3 and this at #9. Elf Bowling is much worse in my opinion. - SamHalls2015

8 The Christmas Tree (1991)

Never heard of it until I saw Nostalgia Critic's review... Yeah, either way, this film is as bad as the Star Wars Holiday Special.

Horrible Writing, Horrible Story, Horrible Acting, And Horrible Animation

Just watch the Nostalgia Critic review of it. Its obvious why it's so bad.

Now, THIS is one of these Christmas Specials that is WAY Worse than Buddy's Musical Christmas! - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

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9 Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas

Why is this on here?! I like this special. It's funny, creative, and you wanna know why they did this to Elf, this wasn't only adapted from the 2003 film with Will Ferrell, it was also adapted from the broadway musical adaptation of "Elf", if you haven't heard of it. - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

The live action movie with Will Ferrell was way funnier than this.

The live action version was funnier. - bigg3469

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10 TMNT: We Wish You a Turtle Christmas

This special was a nightmare I mean character designs are bad they remind of the garbage pail kids for some reason oh I know maybe because their mouths are never fully closed and what was the plot in this special I don't know because there wasn't any plot god I hate this special and for those people who thought TMNT 3 and Michael bays verison were bad you haven't seen nothing yet until you watch this special and I agree the puppets in TMNT 3 are bad they look almost like seasme street characters some how and the reason for that was because the puppets were done by the Jim henson company but they did the first two and to me the turtles in those two films looked a lot like the ones from the cartoon and comic books except live action but this I don't even think it was done by Jim henson I think they just got some random company and probably that company didn't have the budget to move their mouths properly and just ugh I just think that this special is probably just as bad as the star ...more

Ugly character designs, plot worse than a third-grader's diary entry, music as annoying and bad as Justin Bieber's "Baby". MAI GAWD!

"How much does it cost to close your mouths? YOU'RE MAKING THE GARBAGE PAIL KIDS LOOK ADORABLE! " - Nostalgia Critic - Drewman1211

This and the Star Wars special isn't bad. But the other ones are. - Alpha101

The Contenders

11 Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer

Why is "Christmas Eve on Sesame Street" on here?

When I was little, I couldn't even sit through the whole movie because I thought it was really boring. Nowadays, I recently saw it and it's the worst Christmas special of all time in my opinion. Sry guys but I didn't see the Star Wars Christmas special, but hey, I should feel happy that I didn't.

Why Frosty the Snowman, and Rudolph and Frosty Christmas in July on this list? HECK why a Charlie Brown Christmas on here that is good?

It is a guilty pleasure of mine ^L^

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12 Jingle Bell Rap
13 Christmas Eve on Sesame St

You can't expect this that great when it's designed for 2-3 year olds - Frouze

Why is this even on here?

This Was Part Of My Childhood - JPK

14 Santabear's High Flying Adventure

This Christmas special should have been grounded. - bigg3469

15 He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special
16 Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights

This movie is disgusting! I can't take those reindeer!

This movie is disgusting boring annoying and overall mean spirited I mean if it weren't for that beautiful animation this would've like the worst movie ever made like it would have been something like foodfight and garbage pail kids bad and of course most of Adam Sadlers films are horrible but I do like films like wedding singer and grown ups but all the rest are total crap but this I will have to say is the worst out of all of them it's so insufferable to get through and the jokes are lame the characters are unlikeable especially the main characters like the main guy Adam Sadler plays who un fortunately I've forgot his name is a total jerk I mean I understand his parents are dead and all but 20 or 30 years later you should gone over it by now not going around being nasty and mean spirited to everyone and that old mans whitey voice also voiced by Adam Sadler is so annoying that only is he the most annoying cartoon character but the most annoying character of all time I mean people who ...more

17 Dexter vs Santa's Claws

Dexter shaving Santa's beard was one of the worst moments in Dexter's Laboratory! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Even to this day, I still despise this Christmas episode. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

18 A Very Brady Christmas
19 A Charlie Brown Christmas

This has been a classic for the last fifty years!

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20 Frosty Returns

Received terrible reviews by critics (an 18%), and how is Frosty able to live without his hat? Or what about this. Why aren't the adults out about this snowman coming to life! It just ruins the old movie and they should've never made this. Oh, and why does everyone freak out when Charles starts singing? Just plain stupid.

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