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20th Jun '16 2:42:10 PM gewunomox
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* In 2006, TwistedSister released an album called "A Twisted Christmas," which consisted entirely of traditional Christmas carols through the lens of HeavyMetal.

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* In 2006, TwistedSister Music/TwistedSister released an album called "A Twisted Christmas," which consisted entirely of traditional Christmas carols through the lens of HeavyMetal.
15th Jun '16 6:00:13 AM LadyJafaria
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SnowMeansDeath is a frequently used motif in such settings. BadSanta and AnAssKickingChristmas are more humorous/badass takes on the concept. The Christmas section of HorrorDoesntSettleForSimpleTuesday has some of the most brutal examples.

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SnowMeansDeath is a frequently used motif in such settings. BadSanta and AnAssKickingChristmas are more humorous/badass takes on the concept. The Christmas section of HorrorDoesntSettleForSimpleTuesday has some of the most brutal examples.
examples. CrappyHolidays is a downplayed version; characters aren't in any danger, but aren't having any fun either.
10th Jun '16 7:29:49 PM Anicomicgeek
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* Yes, '''Franchise/{{Batman}}''' gets his own folder. Christmas is '''''NEVER''''' a happy time for Batman. Not only is it an emotional time for him since the loss of his parents, but {{supervillain}}s LOVE to stir up crap during Christmas time(especially guys like TheJoker, Mister Freeze and the Calendar Man). Here's a few examples of Batman stories set in Christmas time, both in comics and other media:

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* Yes, '''Franchise/{{Batman}}''' gets his own folder. Christmas is '''''NEVER''''' a happy time for Batman. Not only is it an emotional time for him since the loss of his parents, but {{supervillain}}s LOVE to stir up crap during Christmas time(especially guys like TheJoker, ComicBook/TheJoker, Mister Freeze and the Calendar Man). Here's a few examples of Batman stories set in Christmas time, both in comics and other media:



** ''Batman: Noel''

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** ''Batman: Noel''Noel'', YetAnotherChristmasCarol, where Bruce is dealing with the Joker.
21st May '16 1:41:33 PM Jake
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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penlee_lifeboat_disaster The Penlee lifeboat disaster]], in which a merchant ship and the RNLI search-and-rescue boat sent to take her crew off were both wrecked with the loss of all hands.
10th May '16 4:29:22 PM eroock
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* ''Film/{{Legion}}'' happens in the days before and after Christmas.
* The climax of ''Film/EdwardScissorhands'' takes place on the night of a Christmas party.
* The first ''Film/DieHard'' film took place on Christmas Eve, while the sequel is set at the beginning of Christmas week.
* ''Film/LethalWeapon'' starts off at the beginning of the Christmas Season and a suicide.
23rd Mar '16 2:50:46 PM Crackshot1994
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* Only four days before Christmas 1988, [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pan_Am_Flight_103 Pan Am Flight 103]] crashed in the small Scottish town of Lockerbie after a bomb detonated in the cargo hold, killing all 259 on board and 11 people on the ground.
22nd Feb '16 3:22:24 AM Morgenthaler
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21st Feb '16 8:50:53 PM Willbyr
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* [[http://www.i-mockery.com/minimocks/warrior-xmas/ The Warrior Christmas Special]] features The UltimateWarrior doing several unspeakable things to Santa. '''WARNING''': Not for the faint of heart.

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* [[http://www.i-mockery.com/minimocks/warrior-xmas/ The Warrior Christmas Special]] features The UltimateWarrior Wrestling/UltimateWarrior doing several unspeakable things to Santa. '''WARNING''': Not for the faint of heart.
7th Feb '16 8:10:57 PM nombretomado
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* The 1-hour Christmas movie for ''ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'' has the gang go through this in spades: Charlie discovers that his mom is a whore, Mac learned that all his Christmas gifts were stolen from other families, and Dennis and Dee go through hell every year since Frank intentionally buys the gifts they want for himself and intentionally ruins them just to harass them. Things suddenly [[HopeSpot look up near the end]] when Frank actually undergoes a genuine HeelFaceTurn and actually does try to give the gang a good Christmas, making it look like for the first time they'll receive a happy ending... and then the CruelTwistEnding sets in since it's no way [[StatusQuoIsGod this series is ever going to allow that]].

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* The 1-hour Christmas movie for ''ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'' ''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'' has the gang go through this in spades: Charlie discovers that his mom is a whore, Mac learned that all his Christmas gifts were stolen from other families, and Dennis and Dee go through hell every year since Frank intentionally buys the gifts they want for himself and intentionally ruins them just to harass them. Things suddenly [[HopeSpot look up near the end]] when Frank actually undergoes a genuine HeelFaceTurn and actually does try to give the gang a good Christmas, making it look like for the first time they'll receive a happy ending... and then the CruelTwistEnding sets in since it's no way [[StatusQuoIsGod this series is ever going to allow that]].
26th Jan '16 6:00:18 PM AnotherDuck
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* On a more personal scale, the Christmas period is well known as a period of peak demand for UsefulNotes/SuicidePrevention hotlines. This is actually an UrbanLegend; on average they don't increase at all and in some places they actually go ''down'', mostly because people either don't care about Christmas, or Christmas happens to be the one time they ''do'' spend time with their families and loved ones. In fact January has an increase in suicide rates, seemingly because the holiday season ended (in which case, whatever they were suicidal about was put on hold and they were cheered up, only for it to return with a vengeance as the holiday ended). Suicide rates are actually highest during late Spring and early Summer.
* [[TruthInTelevision It happens.]] It's not uncommon to hear stories about fires on Christmas (either due to putting old, possibly frayed, electric lights on a dead, dry tree, or the rise in deep-frying turkeys having bad consequences). Barring that, holidays can be a ridiculously stressful time. Women have frequently gone into labor during Christmas (while not twisted, birth is a stressful thing even at the best of times) and there's probably been at least one heart attack on that day. Add to that the fact that, in a lot of areas, Christmas is a damp, snowy, or ''icy'' holiday, and accidents aren't uncommon as well.
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