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* ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' has some epic confrontations between Santa Clause and Bun-bun, starting with Bun-bun trying to kill Santa every Christmas because of an unspecified grudge, and culminating in the Holiday Wars where [[ItMakesSenseInContext Bun-bun attempts to take over all of the holidays and fights a final battle against an alien monster Santa Claus]].

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* ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' has some epic confrontations between Santa Clause Claus and Bun-bun, starting with Bun-bun trying to kill Santa every Christmas because of an unspecified grudge, and culminating in the Holiday Wars where [[ItMakesSenseInContext Bun-bun attempts to take over all of the holidays and fights a final battle against an alien monster Santa Claus]].Santa]].


* ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' had some epic confrontations between Santa Clause and Bun-Bun, culminating in the Holiday Wars where Bun-Bun attempted to take over all of the holidays. This annual event has been quiet for several years now; [[ItsQuietTooQuiet too quiet]]... Bun-Bun is a bit... preoccupied with other things these days.
--->'''Bun-Bun:''' You guys run around like special-needs-kids until one of you causes Oasis to rear her pretty head. And then I pay her back '''so hard''' she'll stay dead out of sheer terror of '''me'''.

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* ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' had has some epic confrontations between Santa Clause and Bun-Bun, Bun-bun, starting with Bun-bun trying to kill Santa every Christmas because of an unspecified grudge, and culminating in the Holiday Wars where Bun-Bun attempted [[ItMakesSenseInContext Bun-bun attempts to take over all of the holidays. This annual event has been quiet for several years now; [[ItsQuietTooQuiet too quiet]]... Bun-Bun is holidays and fights a bit... preoccupied with other things these days.
--->'''Bun-Bun:''' You guys run around like special-needs-kids until one of you causes Oasis to rear her pretty head. And then I pay her back '''so hard''' she'll stay dead out of sheer terror of '''me'''.
final battle against an alien monster Santa Claus]].


* The 2005 Creator/MarvelComics Holiday Special had a story in which a mechanic who [[FreudianExcuse never really recovered from being told Santa Claus isn't real]] decided to build her own robot Santa to at least help keep the illusion alive for other kids. Unfortunately, she used the body of ComicBook/{{Ultron}} as the base of her creation, and so "Santron" immediately declared all the Avengers to be naughty and attacked their annual Christmas party. For bonus points, the mechanic's name is [[YesVirginia Virginia.]]

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* The 2005 Creator/MarvelComics Holiday Special had a story in which a mechanic who [[FreudianExcuse never really recovered from being told Santa Claus isn't real]] decided to build her own robot Santa to at least help keep the illusion alive for other kids. Unfortunately, she used the body of ComicBook/{{Ultron}} as the base of her creation, and so "Santron" immediately declared all the Avengers to be naughty and attacked their annual Christmas party. For bonus points, the mechanic's name is [[YesVirginia Virginia.]][[https://www.newseum.org/exhibits/online/yes-virginia-there-is-a-santa-claus/ Virginia]].


* The first ''Videogame/{{Yakuza}}'' game takes place around Christmas. This results in just the occasional SexySantaDress around the red light district.

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* The first ''Videogame/{{Yakuza}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Yakuza}}'' game takes place around Christmas. This results in just the occasional SexySantaDress around the red light district. The second game, set InUniverse a year later, follows suit.


* The 2005 Creator/MarvelComics Holiday Special had a story in which a mechanic who [[FreudianExcuse never really recovered from being told Santa Claus isn't real]] decided to build her own robot Santa to at least help keep the illusion alive for other kids. Unfortunately, she used the body of ComicBook/{{Ultron}} as the base of her creation, and so "Santron" immediately declared all the Avengers to be naughty and attacked their annual Christmas party.

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* The 2005 Creator/MarvelComics Holiday Special had a story in which a mechanic who [[FreudianExcuse never really recovered from being told Santa Claus isn't real]] decided to build her own robot Santa to at least help keep the illusion alive for other kids. Unfortunately, she used the body of ComicBook/{{Ultron}} as the base of her creation, and so "Santron" immediately declared all the Avengers to be naughty and attacked their annual Christmas party. For bonus points, the mechanic's name is [[YesVirginia Virginia.]]


Can overlap with BadassSanta (would be a SubTrope, but sometimes a work with that trope takes place at other times of the year), DidIMentionItsChristmas (if the Christmas elements aren't remotely integral to the story, just mentioned occasionally) and {{Santabomination}} (when the heroes discover the hard way that Santa is a murderous monster and [[TrappedWithMonsterPlot must fight to survive]]).

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Can overlap with BadassSanta (would be a SubTrope, but sometimes a work with that trope takes place at other times of the year), DidIMentionItsChristmas (if the Christmas elements aren't remotely integral to the story, just mentioned occasionally) and {{Santabomination}} (when the heroes discover the hard way that Santa is a murderous monster and [[TrappedWithMonsterPlot must fight to survive]]).
survive]]). May involve instances of ChaosOfTheBells.


* The 2005 Creator/MarvelComics Christmas Special had a story in which a mechanic who [[FreudianExcuse never really recovered from being told Santa Claus isn't real]] decided to build her own robot Santa to at least help keep the illusion alive for other kids. Unfortunately, she used the body of ComicBook/{{Ultron}} as the base of her creation, and so "Santron" immediately declared all the Avengers to be naughty and attacked their annual Christmas party.

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* The 2005 Creator/MarvelComics Christmas Holiday Special had a story in which a mechanic who [[FreudianExcuse never really recovered from being told Santa Claus isn't real]] decided to build her own robot Santa to at least help keep the illusion alive for other kids. Unfortunately, she used the body of ComicBook/{{Ultron}} as the base of her creation, and so "Santron" immediately declared all the Avengers to be naughty and attacked their annual Christmas party.

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* The 2005 Creator/MarvelComics Christmas Special had a story in which a mechanic who [[FreudianExcuse never really recovered from being told Santa Claus isn't real]] decided to build her own robot Santa to at least help keep the illusion alive for other kids. Unfortunately, she used the body of ComicBook/{{Ultron}} as the base of her creation, and so "Santron" immediately declared all the Avengers to be naughty and attacked their annual Christmas party.


* The first installment of ''[[WebAnimation/BloodyBunny Ayupan x Bloody Bunny]]'' takes place during a Christmas concerrt for Ayupan. The Vampire Lord and his minions try to ambush her during th concert, but she and Bloody Bunny are able to push back against them while also [[AllPartOfTheShow keeping the audience fooled]].

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* The first installment of ''[[WebAnimation/BloodyBunny Ayupan x Bloody Bunny]]'' takes place during a Christmas concerrt for Ayupan. The Vampire Lord and his minions try to ambush her during th the concert, but she and Bloody Bunny are able to push back against them while also [[AllPartOfTheShow keeping the audience fooled]].

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* The first installment of ''[[WebAnimation/BloodyBunny Ayupan x Bloody Bunny]]'' takes place during a Christmas concerrt for Ayupan. The Vampire Lord and his minions try to ambush her during th concert, but she and Bloody Bunny are able to push back against them while also [[AllPartOfTheShow keeping the audience fooled]].

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* ''Podcast/TheChroniclesOfOz'''s adaptation of ''The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus'' takes the war between the Immortals and Awgwas a step further and has it actually take place on Christmas Eve in conjunction with Claus's first Christmas toy run in the Emerald City, as making children happy weakens the Awgwas and their powers. This scale tipping ultimately forces King Awgwa to try and kill Claus himself in the Emerald City palace.


* The Romanian Revolution, which started as a series of protests before it escalated to fighting in the streets where revolutionaries overthrew the Communist regime lasted from the 15th to 25th of December 1989. Ending with the executions of Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu on Christmas Day.



* The Romanian Revolution, which started as a series of protests before it escalated to fighting in the streets where revolutionaries overthrew the Communist regime lasted from the 15th to 25th of December 1989. Ending with the executions of Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu on Christmas Day.

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* The Romanian Revolution, which started as a series of protests before it escalated to fighting in the streets where revolutionaries overthrew the Communist regime lasted from the 15th to 25th of December 1989. Ending with the executions of Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu on Christmas Day.


* The Battle of Ortona.

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* The Battle of Ortona.Ortona, where Canadian troops drove out a German detachment based in the town.




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* The Romanian Revolution, which started as a series of protests before it escalated to fighting in the streets where revolutionaries overthrew the Communist regime lasted from the 15th to 25th of December 1989. Ending with the executions of Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu on Christmas Day.


** The final battle of said OVA also takes place on Christmas Eve.

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** The final battle of said OVA also takes place on Christmas Eve. [[https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/feature/2020-12-23/beyond-diehard-why-gundam-wing-endless-waltz-is-the-preeminent-christmas-film/.167710 A 2020 Anime News Network article]] even suggest that ''Endless Waltz'' beats out ''Film/DieHard'' as the ultimate Christmas movie, since it has a sentimental element ''Die Hard'' lacks.


* ''Series/WonderWoman1975'': "The Deadly Toys", featuring Frank Gorshin as a toymaker who creates robots to duplicate real people - including Wonder Woman! A FakeTwinGambit saves the day. It finishes with Wonder Woman spray painting "Merry Christmas" on the store window and signing it: W.W..

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* ''Series/WonderWoman1975'': "The Deadly Toys", featuring Frank Gorshin as a toymaker who creates robots to duplicate real people - including Wonder Woman! A FakeTwinGambit TwinSwitch saves the day. It finishes with Wonder Woman spray painting "Merry Christmas" on the store window and signing it: W.W..

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