Top 10 Worst Christmas Specials

Christmas specials that deserve to go on the naughty list.

The Top Ten

1 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


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2 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.

I watched Chris stuckmanns review on it...

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3 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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4 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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5 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.

Why is this on the list? - bigg3469

Watch phelous review on this

6 Nestor the Long-Eared Donkey

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.

Its OK, Kinda Really Sad.

7 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

I never seen this one before but I heard it is awful - Spongehouse

8 Frosty Friends

Barney's Involved So Definitely Top Ten Worst List Material

Is that a Crossover movie?

9 The Nuttiest Nutcracker
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 Shrek The Halls

Why is this on the list?

Shrekt The Halls

12 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

13 Rudolph And Frosty's Christmas In July

This Was Kinda Dumb - JPK


14 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

15 Barney and the Backyard Gang Waiting For Santa

Gave me nightmares as a baby.

Put this at no. 1 on this list

One Character
Barney The Pedophile
Enough Said

16 The Night B4 Christmas

Why this is on the list?

Because it makes no sense, and was named one of the worst Christmas specials of all time! - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

17 Caillou's Holiday Movie

I hate Caillou, and this special sucks too! - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

This is so bad that I make fun of it on Christmas Day!

18 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.

Yes, this special is NOT as good as the 2003 film with Will Ferrell, but that doesn't mean it sucked. - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

What the heck did they do to Elf?! - RalphBob

The live action version was funnier. - bigg3469

19 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

20 Regular Show: The Christmas Special

One of the most overrated. - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

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1. Rapsittie Street Kids: Believe in Santa
2. The Nuttiest Nutcracker
3. The Christmas Tree (1991)
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2. The Christmas Tree (1991)
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