Best Christmas TV Specials
I recently did a list of the best TV Christmas Specials for Den of Geek:
When I was younger, the arrival of the Christmas Radio Times was a massive deal. It marked the pending arrival of that most joyous of occurrences, the Christmas TV schedule. Whole afternoons and evenings would be planned out around catching those rare nuggets that, back then, were only ever on the box during the festive season. This was, of course, before the invention of Sky+ and On Demand, back when you had to make do with four or five channels, a VCR and a three-hour blank tape (or six if you were fancy and went long play).
Over the years, watching hours upon hours of classic television has become just as much of a Christmas tradition as binge drinking before lunchtime or overdosing on After Eights. At Christmas, though, even more so than usual, the TV channels opt to dip back into their extensive back catalogues and treat us to a few festive favourites from yesteryear. In particular, they like to roll out that most joyous invention, the Christmas special.
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