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"Christmas with the Addams Family" is the Christmas episode of the ABC sitcom The Addams Family, aired in the show's second season.

Synopsis

A hateful neighbor who had previously rained on some of the Addams' cherished Halloween beliefs has now told Pugsley and Wednesday that there is no Santa Claus. They arrange for Uncle Fester to drop through the chimney, but he gets stuck, leading to a succession of less and less convincing Santas, courtesy of the family members.

Unsurprisingly, the sometimes way-off attempts to play Santa do not fool the kids at all, and when Uncle Fester (who had gotten soot blown on him from below) finally falls through, the kids are grateful but wish the real Santa could have come. To their shock, a very traditional (non-Addams) tree and gifts suddenly appear, replacing their idea of decorations, with the real Santa having snuck in and done this while their backs were turned. They then join and sing "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" as the episode ends.

Availability

The episode was available on The Addams Family: Volume 3 DVD set, released by MGM Home Entertainment through 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment on September 11, 2007.

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Christmas Specials Based on Comic Strips
Peanuts A Charlie Brown Christmas • "The Play" • It's Christmastime Again, Charlie BrownCharlie Brown's Christmas TalesI Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown • "Christmas is Coming"
Garfield A Garfield Christmas Special • "Heatwave Holiday" • "Caroling Capers" • "Home for the Holidays"
Popeye Seasin's Greetinks!Mister and Mistletoe • "Spinach Greetings"
Dennis the Menace "The Christmas Story" • "The Christmas Horse" • "The Fifteen-Foot Christmas Tree" • A Dennis the Menace Christmas
Other comic strips The Captain's Christmas • "Hazel's Christmas Shopping" • "A Christmas Tale" • "Just 86 Shopping Minutes Till Christmas" • "Christmas with the Addams Family" • A Family Circus ChristmasZiggy's GiftThe Bestest Present • "North Pole Cat" • A Wish For Wings That WorkA Christmas Angel • "A Baby Blues Christmas Special" • "A Huey Freeman Christmas"