Watch The Year Without a Santa Claus
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This 1974 Christmas special from Rankin/Bass Productions features a stop-motion-animated story of a Christmas holiday endangered by Santa Claus' illness. A team of Santa's elves and reindeer must do what they can to save Christmas in the face of adversity. The show features the classic Heat Miser/Cold Miser musical number and includes Mickey Rooney as the voice of Santa Claus. The special originally aired on the ABC broadcast network, and it has aired annually since, including recent showings on the Freeform cable network.