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8th Jan '17 1:09:21 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{Transmetropolitan}}'' has a Christmas special where Spider Jerusalem is deliberately trying to avoid ''any'' sort of holiday celebration. As this is the future in a city where a new religion is incorporated every hour, these range from the typical (Christmas) to the more... off-beat (Drink-My-Urine-Day, where one religion's vat-grown Messiah's heart caught fire, which was only extinguished by someone pissing down his throat). It's WarrenEllis, what do you expect?

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* ''{{Transmetropolitan}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Transmetropolitan}}'' has a Christmas special where Spider Jerusalem is deliberately trying to avoid ''any'' sort of holiday celebration. As this is the future in a city where a new religion is incorporated every hour, these range from the typical (Christmas) to the more... off-beat (Drink-My-Urine-Day, where one religion's vat-grown Messiah's heart caught fire, which was only extinguished by someone pissing down his throat). It's WarrenEllis, Creator/WarrenEllis, what do you expect?
7th Jan '17 11:15:20 AM nombretomado
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* ''SERIES/TheOC'' featured resident DeadpanSnarker Seth Cohen inventing "Chrismukkah" to cope with having a Jewish father and a Christian mother.
* The second season of ''LazyTown'' had a winter episode with no holiday at all, but featured a relyricked version of a song from the Icelandic forerunner's Christmas album as the episode's song.

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* ''SERIES/TheOC'' ''Series/TheOC'' featured resident DeadpanSnarker Seth Cohen inventing "Chrismukkah" to cope with having a Jewish father and a Christian mother.
* The second season of ''LazyTown'' ''Series/LazyTown'' had a winter episode with no holiday at all, but featured a relyricked version of a song from the Icelandic forerunner's Christmas album as the episode's song.
31st Dec '16 6:35:00 AM DaibhidC
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* The ChristmasEpisode of ''Series/TheFurchesterHotel'' has Monster Monster Day, which is apparently Elmo's favourite holiday, despite him never once mentioning it in ''Series/SesameStreet''.

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* The first ChristmasEpisode of ''Series/TheFurchesterHotel'' has Monster Monster Day, which is apparently Elmo's favourite holiday, despite him never once mentioning it in ''Series/SesameStreet''.''Series/SesameStreet''. The second one is just Christmas.
20th Dec '16 8:01:26 PM Pamina
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* ''Series/AdventuresInWonderland'' plays this trope straight with the Thanksgiving-esque "Thanks-A-Lot Day," but averts it with Christmas, Halloween and Valentine's Day, which are all celebrated in Wonderland, albeit in unusual ways.



* ''Series/FraggleRock'' had an episode titled "The Bells of Fraggle Rock". This invented holiday was surprisingly well-handled. Furthermore, the episode was very thought-provoking for a (de-facto) ChristmasEpisode: Gobo searched his maps for the location of the legendary Great Bell at the Heart of Fraggle Rock, then set off just before the Festival of the Bells on a quest to find the Great Bell and bring it back to show the other Fraggles and prove that the ''literal'' meaning of the holiday is true. The other Fraggles promised to wait for him, so they could ring the bells together, but came to regret this decision as the cold encroached and the Rock began to freeze over. At the end of Gobo's quest, he found a seasonally heartwarming [[Main/AnAesop Aesop]].
** The Festival of the Bells was also mentioned in the crossover special ''Film/AMuppetFamilyChristmas'', where it was explicitly described as the Fraggles' winter solstice holiday.

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* ''Series/FraggleRock'' had an episode titled "The Bells of Fraggle Rock". This invented holiday was surprisingly well-handled. Furthermore, the episode was very thought-provoking for a (de-facto) ChristmasEpisode: Gobo searched his maps for the location of the legendary Great Bell at the Heart of Fraggle Rock, then set off just before the Festival of the Bells on a quest to find the Great Bell and bring it back to show the other Fraggles and prove that the ''literal'' meaning of the holiday is true. The other Fraggles promised to wait for him, so they could ring the bells together, but came to regret this decision as the cold encroached and the Rock began to freeze over. At the end of Gobo's quest, he found a seasonally heartwarming [[Main/AnAesop Aesop]].
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Aesop]]. The Festival of the Bells was also mentioned in the crossover special ''Film/AMuppetFamilyChristmas'', where it was explicitly described as the Fraggles' winter solstice holiday.holiday and likened to Christmas.



* ''WesternAnimation/RoliePolieOlie'' featured "Jingle-Jangle-Day", indistinguishable from Christmas in its secular trappings. Jingle-Jangle-Claus (seriously) even puts in an appearance.
** There's also Spooky Ooky Day (Halloween) and Gooey Hearts Day (Valentine's Day)

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* ''WesternAnimation/RoliePolieOlie'' featured "Jingle-Jangle-Day", indistinguishable from Christmas in its secular trappings. Jingle-Jangle-Claus (seriously) even puts in an appearance.
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appearance. There's also Spooky Ooky Day (Halloween) and Gooey Hearts Day (Valentine's Day)
20th Dec '16 1:03:03 PM tyrekecorrea
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* ''TheBigComfyCouch'' has an episode called "Comfy and Joy" wherein the whole cast gets together, exchanges wishes and gifts, and stays up until sunrise, on what is repeatedly called the longest night of the year.

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* ''TheBigComfyCouch'' has an episode called "Comfy and Joy" wherein the whole cast gets together, exchanges wishes and gifts, and stays up until sunrise, on what is repeatedly called the longest night referred to as The Longest Night of the year.
26th Nov '16 12:10:21 AM Hanz
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* ''WebOriginal/Qwerpline'': Nsburg celebrates "Fourth Quarter Holiday". Instead of decorating a tree in the town square, they use it to start a bonfire.

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* ''WebOriginal/Qwerpline'': ''WebOriginal/{{Qwerpline}}'': Nsburg celebrates "Fourth Quarter Holiday". Instead of decorating a tree in the town square, they use it to start a bonfire.
10th Nov '16 7:55:39 AM TrendingToon1
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** There's also Spooky Ooky Day (Halloween) and Gooey Hearts Day (Valentine's Day)
30th Oct '16 4:03:14 PM nombretomado
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* ''HerculesTheLegendaryJourneys'' features a thinly veiled Nativity story in the episode "A Star to Guide Them". Aeolus and two others have visions of a star guiding them to some sort of "important event", they have gold and frankincense and myrrh as presents, Herc ''explicitly'' calls him a "wise man," and at the end you see the three entering a manger with a bunch of animals sitting around and some very familiar looking folks. About the only thing they didn't do was have the happy couple introduce themselves as Mary and Joseph before fading out.

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* ''HerculesTheLegendaryJourneys'' ''Series/HerculesTheLegendaryJourneys'' features a thinly veiled Nativity story in the episode "A Star to Guide Them". Aeolus and two others have visions of a star guiding them to some sort of "important event", they have gold and frankincense and myrrh as presents, Herc ''explicitly'' calls him a "wise man," and at the end you see the three entering a manger with a bunch of animals sitting around and some very familiar looking folks. About the only thing they didn't do was have the happy couple introduce themselves as Mary and Joseph before fading out.
30th Oct '16 3:40:40 PM nombretomado
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* The ''HeraldsOfValdemar'' series by MercedesLackey has a "Midwinter Festival" in which all students get a week off from school, go home to their families, exchange presents, etc. There is no corresponding "Midsummer Festival", however.

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* The ''HeraldsOfValdemar'' ''Literature/HeraldsOfValdemar'' series by MercedesLackey Creator/MercedesLackey has a "Midwinter Festival" in which all students get a week off from school, go home to their families, exchange presents, etc. There is no corresponding "Midsummer Festival", however.
11th Oct '16 8:41:17 PM MagnusForce
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* In ''WesternAnimation/LeagueOfSuperEvil'', the villains have their own anti-Christmas called Chaos-mas, where Kinder Kreep comes up from the toilet to give presents to the evilest of villains.
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