The Original Christmas Classics

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  • 1968
  • 1 Season
  • 8.5  (46)

The Original Christmas Classics from Classic Media is a collection of beloved animated holiday programs that have been treasured for generations. Originally produced in the 1960s, these timeless classics have warmed the hearts of viewers year after year, becoming a beloved part of the holiday season.

Featured in the collection are seven programs that capture the magic and spirit of Christmas. These include Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman, Santa Claus is Comin' to Town, The Little Drummer Boy, Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol, and two lesser-known classics, Cricket on the Hearth and Frosty Returns. Each of these programs features unique characters, memorable music, and touching stories that have stood the test of time.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, the first program in the collection, tells the story of Rudolph, a young reindeer who is teased by the other reindeer because of his shiny red nose. Rudolph sets out on a journey to find acceptance, meeting a variety of colorful characters along the way. This classic tale teaches the value of individuality and acceptance, and features several memorable songs, including the title track.

Frosty the Snowman, another beloved holiday classic, follows the adventures of a magical snowman who comes to life and goes on a joyous journey through town. Along the way, Frosty teaches both children and adults valuable lessons about generosity, friendship, and the power of believing in something magical.

Santa Claus is Comin' to Town features the story of Kris Kringle, a young man who sets out on a mission to bring happiness and joy to the children of the world. Kringle encounters various obstacles along the way, including an evil ruler who seeks to stop him at every turn. This timeless classic teaches the value of kindness and generosity, and features classic songs such as "Santa Claus is Comin' to Town" and "Put One Foot in Front of the Other."

The Little Drummer Boy tells the story of a young boy who uses his drum to share the story of Christmas with others. This inspiring tale demonstrates the power of faith and the importance of sharing joy with those around us.

Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol is a retelling of the classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge, with the lovable Mr. Magoo in the lead role. This program showcases the importance of kindness, generosity, and the true meaning of Christmas.

Cricket on the Hearth is the story of a cricket who helps bring two families together during the holiday season. This charming story emphasizes the importance of family, love, and the spirit of Christmas.

Finally, Frosty Returns takes viewers on a journey with Frosty and his friend, Holly, as they work to save their town from a villainous businessman who seeks to stop the winter fun. This heartwarming tale teaches the value of perseverance and teamwork, and features fun songs such as "Let There Be Snow" and "Frosty the Snowman."

Overall, The Original Christmas Classics from Classic Media is a wonderful collection of holiday programs that embody the spirit of Christmas. Featuring lovable characters, memorable music, and touching stories, these timeless classics are sure to warm your heart and bring a smile to your face. Whether you've been watching them for years or are experiencing them for the first time, these programs are sure to become a beloved part of your holiday traditions.

The Original Christmas Classics is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (3 episodes). The series first aired on January 1, 1968.

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Little Drummer Boy
3. Little Drummer Boy
January 1, 1968
An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem.
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
2. Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
January 1, 1968
From Kringle to Claus! Do you remember when...the Burgermeister Meisterburger outlawed toys in Sombertown? A wooden train melted the Winter Warlock's icy heart? And Kris Kringle became Santa Claus? From stockings and chimneys to Santa's long beard, Santa Claus is Comin' to Town tells the story of how our favorite Christmas traditions came to be.
Frosty the Snowman
1. Frosty the Snowman
January 1, 1968
Do you remember when...the children made a snowman in the schoolyard on Christmas Eve and named him Frosty? Karen placed a top hat on his head and everyone's favorite snowman magically came to life? Look at Frosty go!
Where to Watch The Original Christmas Classics
The Original Christmas Classics is available for streaming on the Classic Media website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Original Christmas Classics on demand at Google Play.
  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 1968
  • IMDB Rating
    8.5  (46)