-~For Each Holiday~-

by ja_kitty_71 | created - 11 Aug 2011 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

All of my favorite holiday specials and movies just for Valentine's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Halloween and Christmas. Valentine's, Easter, Halloween and Christmas are my favorite holidays, and a Thanksgiving favorite that isn't on IMDb is: Little Sparrow: A Precious Moments Thanksgiving . Note that the holidays are arranged in the order how holidays are in Canada, and I'm from Canada

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1. The Muppets Valentine Show (1974 TV Special)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

The Muppets Valentine show was the first of the two specials for The Muppet Show. Valentine on ABC in 1974.

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Mia Farrow, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 379

2. Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown (1975 TV Short)

Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

The gang celebrate Valentine's Day while Charlie Brown hopes for at least one valentine for a change.

Director: Phil Roman | Stars: Duncan Watson, Stephen Shea, Melanie Kohn, Greg Felton

Votes: 2,649

3. The Popeye Valentine Special: Sweethearts at Sea (1979 TV Short)

25 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

When Popeye forgets to send Olive Oyl a valentine, she takes a Valentine's Day Sweetheart Cruise, convinced that she'll find her "Mr. Right" there.

Director: Oscar Dufau | Stars: Daws Butler, Ginny McSwain, Allan Melvin, Jack Mercer

Votes: 27

4. The Pink Panther in 'Pink at First Sight' (1981 TV Movie)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Pink Panther Arrives Just In Great Time For Another Happy Endearing Adventure.

Director: Bob Richardson | Stars: Frank Welker, Marilyn Schreffler, Hal Smith, Brian Cummings

Votes: 113

5. My Smurfy Valentine (1982 TV Short)

Not Rated | 23 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

What could be more smurfy than spending Valentine's Day with the most lovable little blue creatures in all of the forest? In this half-hour animated special from Hanna-Barbera, the ... See full summary »

Director: Gerard Baldwin | Stars: Michael Bell, Joe Besser, Lucille Bliss, William Callaway

Votes: 70

6. The Berenstain Bears' Comic Valentine (1982 TV Movie)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Valentine's Day is just around the corner in Bear Country. While Brother is preparing for an upcoming championship hockey game, he soon becomes distracted when a secret admirer by the name ... See full summary »

Directors: Mordicai Gerstein, Al Kouzel | Stars: Ron McLarty, Pat Lysinger, Knowl Johnson, Gabriela Glatzer

Votes: 31

7. DTV 'Doggone' Valentine (1987 TV Movie)

60 min | Animation, Family

A Valentine's Day special featuring rock and roll music set to scenes from Disney animation.

Directors: Andrew Solt, Les Clark, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Hannah, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Joshua Meador, Charles A. Nichols, Wolfgang Reitherman, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Wayne Allwine, Albert Ash, Eddie Carroll, Bill Farmer

Votes: 55

8. For Better or for Worse: A Valentine from the Heart (1993 TV Movie)

30 min | Animation, Family

An uninvited guest attends Michael's Valentine's Day party.

Director: Sebastian Grunstra | Stars: Abby Hagyard, Terrence Scammell, Vik Sahay, Lianne Picard-Poirier

Votes: 17

9. Winnie the Pooh: A Valentine for You (1999 TV Short)

Not Rated | 22 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

Winnie the Pooh and his friends think Valentine's Day is a monster, so they must stop it.

Director: Keith Ingham | Stars: Jerome Beidler, Brady Bluhm, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings

Votes: 576

10. Monster High: Why Do Ghouls Fall in Love? (2012 TV Movie)

TV-Y7 | 44 min | Animation, Romance

Valentine's Day and the 1600th Draculaura's birthday are coming. Ghoulfriends are making her the party, Clawd (her current boyfriend) is looking for perfect gift but suddenly Valentine (the old one) appears.

Directors: Dustin Mckenzie, Steve Sacks, Andrew Duncan, Audu Paden | Stars: Laura Bailey, Ogie Banks, Cam Clarke, Debi Derryberry

Votes: 800

11. Here Comes Peter Cottontail (1971 TV Movie)

TV-G | 60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

With the help of a time machine, Peter Cottontail must rescue Easter from the hands of the malicious Irontail.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Danny Kaye, Paul Frees, Joan Gardner, Casey Kasem

Votes: 1,311

12. Easter Is (1974 TV Movie)

TV-Y | 24 min | Animation, Family

Benji is too preoccupied coming up with a project for his school's Easter decorating contest that Waldo runs away. He prays that he wants Waldo to come home and he eventually learns the true meaning of the holiday.

Stars: Leslie Uggams, Les Tremayne, Phil Morris, Bob Norris

Votes: 14

13. The First Easter Rabbit (1976 TV Short)

TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

A beloved toy stuffed rabbit is rescued by a fairy to be the first Easter Rabbit.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Burl Ives, Robert Morse, Stan Freberg, Paul Frees

Votes: 277

14. Easter Fever (1980 TV Movie)

TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Family

A jive-talking Easter Bunny named Jack decides to retire, so his friends throw him a crazy roast before he officially hangs up his basket. A series of kooky flashbacks tells of his ... See full summary »

Directors: John Celestri, Greg Duffell, Ken Stephenson | Stars: Garrett Morris, Maurice LaMarche, Jeri Craden, Don Ferguson

Votes: 52

15. Daffy Duck's Easter Show (1980 TV Short)

24 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

Daffy is looking forward to celebrate Easter but his mysterious animator decides to make very bad things with the three completely new episodes.

Directors: Tony Benedict, Gerry Chiniquy, Arthur Davis, David Detiege, Friz Freleng | Stars: Mel Blanc, Nancy Wible

Votes: 123

16. The Berenstain Bears' Easter Surprise (1981 TV Movie)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

A very inquisitive Brother Bear is wondering why Spring is taking so long to arrive. With Easter approaching and a new arrival to the Bear family on the way, Brother looks for answers, and Mama teaches him the true meaning of Spring.

Directors: Mordicai Gerstein, Al Kouzel | Stars: Ron McLarty, Pat Lysinger, Bob McFadden, Knowl Johnson

Votes: 74

17. The Smurfs Springtime Special (1982 TV Short)

Not Rated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

The evil wizard Gargamel, who hates Spring because it makes the Smurfs happy and he hates happiness, devises a scheme to put Mother Nature to sleep, stop the arrival of spring, and freeze the Smurfs out of their village.

Director: Gerard Baldwin | Stars: Michael Bell, Lucille Bliss, William Callaway, Hamilton Camp

Votes: 74

18. Peter and the Magic Egg (1983 TV Movie)

G | 30 min | Animation, Family

A boy named Peter must save Easter. An evil character named Tin Whiskers takes over the town and re-names everything including the streets to have tin in the name. He has several animal ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Wolf | Stars: Ray Bolger, Al Eisenmann, Joan Gerber, Bob Holt

Votes: 38

19. An Easter Story (1983 TV Special)

Not Rated | 28 min | Family

It's the day before Easter, but there aren't enough eggs and there isn't enough dye. Time is running out for the Easter Bunny! But maybe two young boys have the answer. Could all the ... See full summary »

Votes: 21

20. Easter Egg Mornin' (1991 TV Movie)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family, Musical

Picasso "Speedy" Cottontail likes to boast of his fame as the egg-painting Easter bunny. However, when the chickens who lay all those eggs go on strike, Speedy finds himself in a fix. ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Peeler | Stars: Bobby Goldsboro, Pat Childs, Timmy Tappan

Votes: 23

22. Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo (2003 Video)

G | 65 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Roo is upset when Rabbit cancels Easter and declares "Spring Cleaning Day" instead.

Directors: Saul Blinkoff, Elliot M. Bour | Stars: Jim Cummings, Ken Sansom, Jimmy Bennett, David Ogden Stiers

Votes: 2,224

23. Easter Parade (1948)

G | 103 min | Musical, Romance

A nightclub performer hires a naive chorus girl to become his new dance partner to make his former partner jealous and to prove he can make any partner a star.

Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford, Ann Miller

Votes: 9,912 | Gross: $9.03M

24. The Robe (1953)

Unrated | 135 min | Drama

In the Roman province of Judea during the 1st century, Roman tribune Marcellus Gallio is ordered to crucify Jesus of Nazareth but is tormented by his guilty conscience afterwards.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Michael Rennie

Votes: 10,406 | Gross: $36.00M

25. Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie (2005 Video)

69 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

A bunny called Irontail turns evil after losing the chance to become the next Easter Bunny to Peter Cottontail. He and his co-conspirators concoct a plan to bring about a permanent winter and only Peter's son and his friends can stop them.

Director: Mark Gravas | Stars: Dee Bradley Baker, Greg Berg, Miranda Cosgrove, Terri Douglas

Votes: 241

26. Rabbit School: Guardians of the Golden Egg (2017)

G | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Rabbit Max, a juvenile shoplifter, gets trapped in an old-fashioned school. With rabbit girl Emmy, he acquires Easter Rabbits' secret skills, battles a sneaky fox family and learns about friendship.

Director: Ute von Münchow-Pohl | Stars: Noah Levi, Senta Berger, Friedrich von Thun, Jenny Melina Witez

Votes: 474

27. Mouse on the Mayflower (1968 TV Movie)

TV-G | 45 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The Mayflower journey as see through the experiences of a church mouse.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Tennessee Ernie Ford, Eddie Albert, John Gary, Joanie Sommers

Votes: 170

28. The Thanksgiving That Almost Wasn't (1972 TV Movie)

30 min | Animation

A talking squirrel must save the holiday by rescuing a young Pilgrim boy and a young Native American boy that has gone missing in the woods on Thanksgiving day.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Stars: Kevin Cooper, June Foray, Marilyn Mayne, Don Messick

Votes: 88

29. A Charlie Brown Holiday Dinner (1973 TV Short)

TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Peppermint Patty invites herself and her friends over to Charlie Brown's for Thanksgiving, and with Linus, Snoopy, and Woodstock, he attempts to throw together a Thanksgiving dinner.

Directors: Bill Melendez, Phil Roman | Stars: Todd Barbee, Robin Kohn, Stephen Shea, Hilary Momberger-Powers

Votes: 10,716

30. Intergalactic Thanksgiving or Please Don't Eat the Planet (1979 TV Movie)

TV-G | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

With a new twist on an old holiday, Intergalatic Thanksgiving or Please Don't Eat the Planet is a delightful animated special combining space age fantasy with the old and revered traditions that make Thanksgiving a great festive holiday.

Director: Clive Smith | Stars: Sid Caesar, Catherine O'Hara, Derek McGrath, Martin Lavut

Votes: 65

31. Bugs Bunny's Holiday Diet (1979 TV Movie)

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Bugs is a devoted doctor prescribing a delightful dose of cartoons, including "Rabbit Every Monday," "Stop! Look! And Hasten!," "Guided Muscle," "Beep Beep," "Tweet Dreams," and more.

Directors: David Detiege, Friz Freleng, Chuck Jones, Robert McKimson | Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Votes: 106

32. The Berenstain Bears Meet Bigpaw (1980 TV Movie)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

It's Thanksgiving in Bear Country, and the Bear Family get nervous when Mama Bear thinks they've gotten a sign that the "Thanksgiving Legend of Bigpaw" is coming true. The legend says that ... See full summary »

Directors: Mordicai Gerstein, Al Kouzel | Stars: Ron McLarty, Pat Lysinger, Bob Kaliban, Gabriela Glatzer

Votes: 69

33. Dorothy in the Land of Oz (1980 TV Short)

25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Dorothy is carried back to Oz by a green turkey balloon on the final Thanksgiving she is to spend with her aunt and uncle, who are moving to a retirement community. She meets Jack ... See full summary »

Directors: Charles Swenson, Fred Wolf | Stars: Sid Caesar, Mischa Bond, Robert Ridgely, Joan Gerber

Votes: 51

34. A Thanksgiving Tale (1983– )


A group of cats have a warm safe place to stay but no food. When Tom the Turkey comes to town to begin his acting career the cats intervene so they can have turkey for Thanksgiving. A pack ... See full summary »

Star: Paul Fusco

Votes: 25

35. The Care Bears (1985–1988)
Episode: Grams Bear's Thanksgiving Surprise (1986)

TV-Y | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The evil'Sour Sam the Pie Man' is out to ruin Thanksgiving with his 'Crabby Apple Pies' and only the Care Bears can stop him.

Director: David Marshall | Stars: Jim Henshaw, Bob Dermer, Dan Hennessey, Chris Wiggins

Votes: 17

36. Garfield's Holiday Dinner (1989 TV Short)

TV-G | 24 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Jon falls for Garfield's veterinarian--who puts Garfield on a diet--and invites her to Thanksgiving dinner.

Directors: Phil Roman, Gerard Baldwin, Bob Nesler, John Sparey | Stars: Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger, Julie Payne

Votes: 1,038

37. A Winnie the Pooh Holiday Dinner (1998 TV Short)

22 min | Animation, Short, Family

It's Thanksgiving time in the Hundred Acre Wood and Winnie the Pooh and all his friends bring food for the big dinner. Piglet brings acorns, Pooh brings honey, Owl brings biscuits, Gopher ... See full summary »

Director: Jun Falkenstein | Stars: Brady Bluhm, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings, John Fiedler

Votes: 203

38. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1949)

Approved | 34 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

In a small town, a brewing romantic rivalry with a local tough and a school-teacher culminates in a terrifying ride in the night.

Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney | Stars: Bing Crosby, Billy Bletcher, Pinto Colvig, Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires

Votes: 5,052

39. It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween while Linus waits for the Great Pumpkin.

Director: Bill Melendez | Stars: Peter Robbins, Christopher Shea, Sally Dryer, Cathy Steinberg

Votes: 19,351

40. The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (1972–1974)
Episode: The Mad, Mad, Mad Monsters (1972)

44 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

All of Universal's greatest classic monsters gather at the Transylvania Astoria Hotel for Frankenstein's monster and his bride's Friday the 13th midnight wedding.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Allen Swift, Bradley Bolke, Rhoda Mann, Bob McFadden

Votes: 87

41. Bugs Bunny: The Feast of Witches (1977 TV Movie)

25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Bugs Bunny and his friends face With Hazel and other scary characters on All Hallows Eve.

Directors: David Detiege, Friz Freleng, Chuck Jones, Abe Levitow, Robert McKimson, Maurice Noble | Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Votes: 293

42. It's Grinch Night (1977 TV Short)

TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A strange wind blows into Whoville, making all the inhabitants stay indoors. They know the wind means the Grinch will be in a foul mood and out to do harm. However, young Eukariah decides to confront the Grinch.

Director: Gerard Baldwin | Stars: Hans Conried, Hal Smith, Gary Shapiro, Irene Tedrow

Votes: 1,148

43. The Devil and Daniel Mouse (1978 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

When a young female mouse makes a deal with the devil to become a rock star and learns the price, her boyfriend has to help her avoid damnation.

Director: Clive Smith | Stars: Chris Wiggins, Annabel Kershaw, Martin Lavut, Jim Henshaw

Votes: 275

44. Casper the Friendly Ghost: He Ain't Scary, He's Our Brother (1979 TV Movie)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Family