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* ''Series/{{Glee}}'''s Christmas episode of the third season had Rachel, who is very vocally Jewish, greedily demanding Christmas gifts from her boyfriend and eventually learning the "true meaning of Christmas" after having a bible verse about Jesus read to her during a Christmas special the Glee club is shooting. Her Judaism is not mentioned until literal last second of the episode as the camera is pulling away and Rachel throws out a "Happy Hanukkah" that is essentially lost in the shuffle of the other noise going on.

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* ''Series/{{Glee}}'''s Christmas episode of the third season had Rachel, who is very vocally Jewish, greedily demanding Christmas gifts from her boyfriend and eventually learning the "true meaning of Christmas" after having a bible verse about Jesus read to her during a Christmas special the Glee club is shooting. Her Judaism is not mentioned until literal literally the last second of the episode episode, as the camera is pulling away and Rachel throws out a "Happy Hanukkah" that is essentially lost in the shuffle of the other noise going on.



* On ''WesternAnimation/DoraTheExplorer'', there's a DoubleSubversion. Boots asks Dora if Swiper would swipe on Christmas; Dora tells Boots not to let his guard down. She turns out to be right, but once Swiper is told that he just swiped a present meant for Santa Claus, [[SwiperNoSwiping he gives it back, and scampers off in peace]].

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* On ''WesternAnimation/DoraTheExplorer'', there's a DoubleSubversion. Boots asks Dora if Swiper would swipe on Christmas; Dora tells Boots not to let his guard down. She turns out to be right, but once Swiper is told that he just swiped a present meant for Santa Claus, [[SwiperNoSwiping he gives it back, back and scampers off in peace]].

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* Probably the most dramatic example is the Christmas Truce during WWI. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_truce


* ''Anime/{{Kamichu}}'' subverts this when the [[PatrioticFervor rather jingoistic and culturally supremacist]] {{Miko}} Matsuri would [[MisplacedNationalism rather it not be Christmas Time]].

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* ''Anime/{{Kamichu}}'' subverts this when the [[PatrioticFervor rather jingoistic and culturally supremacist]] {{Miko}} Matsuri would [[MisplacedNationalism [[UsefulNotes/MisplacedNationalism rather it not be Christmas Time]].


* Subverted in the ''Series/{{Community}}'' episode "Comparative Religion". Shirley plans an overtly religious Christmas party for the group, but learns that the others are all non-Christian. In the end they share a decidedly secular, inclusive holiday together. [[AnAssKickingChristmas By attempting to beat the crap out of Star-Burns and his friends.]]

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* Subverted in the ''Series/{{Community}}'' episode "Comparative Religion". Shirley plans an overtly religious Christmas party for the group, but learns that the others are all non-Christian. In the end they share a decidedly secular, inclusive holiday together. [[AnAssKickingChristmas By attempting to beat the crap out of Star-Burns a bully and his friends.]]


* ''Peter Pan Live'', unlike its source material, finds the Darling nursery decorated for Christmas, but the decorations aren't acknowledged. It's especially weird in this case, because, also unlike in the source material, there isn't a section of Neverland which represents the season of winter.

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* ''Peter Pan Live'', unlike its source material, finds the Darling nursery decorated for Christmas, but the decorations aren't acknowledged. It's especially weird in this case, because, also unlike in the source material, there isn't a section of Neverland which represents the season of winter.


* Tune in to Top 40, adult contemporary, or sometimes even rock stations come December ([[ChristmasCreep or November]]), and it's not uncommon to hear vintage ChristmasSongs from artists (pre-1960s pop, MOR, and adult standards artists) that would be laughed off the air at those stations at any other time of the year. To wit: playing artists like Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Perry Como, the Carpenters, Leroy Anderson, Johnny Mathis, Barbra Streisand, Burl Ives, Gene Autry, Andy Williams, the Ray Conniff Singers, etc. (or even "oldies" rock and roll acts like Elvis Presley and the Beach Boys) would get you fired and blacklisted from the industry if played on a hard/AOR rock station under normal circumstances. But their Christmas stuff tends to get a pass.

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* Tune in to Top 40, adult contemporary, or sometimes even rock stations come December ([[ChristmasCreep or November]]), and it's not uncommon to hear vintage ChristmasSongs from artists (pre-1960s (such as pre-1960s pop, jazz, country, MOR, and adult standards artists) that who would be laughed off the air at those stations at any other time of the year. To wit: playing artists like Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Perry Como, the Carpenters, Leroy Anderson, Johnny Mathis, Barbra Streisand, Burl Ives, Gene Autry, Andy Williams, the Ray Conniff Singers, etc. (or even "oldies" rock and roll acts like Elvis Presley and the Beach Boys) would get you fired and blacklisted from the industry if played on a hard/AOR rock station under normal circumstances. But their Christmas stuff tends to get a pass.


* ''Anime/{{Kamichu}}'' subverts this when the [[PatrioticFervor rather jingoistic and culturally supremacist]] {{Miko}} Matsuri would [[MisplacedNationalism rather it]] ''[[MisplacedNationalism not]]'' [[MisplacedNationalism be Christmas Time]].

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* ''Anime/{{Kamichu}}'' subverts this when the [[PatrioticFervor rather jingoistic and culturally supremacist]] {{Miko}} Matsuri would [[MisplacedNationalism rather it]] ''[[MisplacedNationalism not]]'' [[MisplacedNationalism it not be Christmas Time]].


* Music/TomLehrer mocked this trope with his song "A Christmas Carol":
-->On Christmas Day you can't get sore,
-->Your fellow man you must adore,
-->There's time to rob him all the more
-->The other three hundred and sixty-four.

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* Music/TomLehrer mocked this trope with his song "A Christmas Carol":
-->On
Carol", from ''Music/AnEveningWastedWithTomLehrer'':
-->''On
Christmas Day you can't get sore,
-->Your
sore\\
Your
fellow man you must adore,
-->There's
adore\\
There's
time to rob him all the more
-->The
more\\
The
other three hundred and sixty-four.''


* Surprisingly pops up on a Christmas episode of ''{{Animaniacs}}'', with Yakko, Wakko, and Dot (who, frankly, often come across as AmbiguouslyJewish) time-traveling to Bethlehem in the year 6 B.C. to visit the Baby Jesus - and ultimately perform a 1940s swing version of "The Little Drummer Boy." Very strange, since in the episode where Wakko temporarily "died," he found himself banished to [[TheNothingAfterDeath a very lonely, barren underworld]] unlike anything described in Christianity.

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* Surprisingly pops up on a Christmas episode of ''{{Animaniacs}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'', with Yakko, Wakko, and Dot (who, frankly, often come across as AmbiguouslyJewish) time-traveling to Bethlehem in the year 6 B.C. to visit the Baby Jesus - and ultimately perform a 1940s swing version of "The Little Drummer Boy." Very strange, since in the episode where Wakko temporarily "died," he found himself banished to [[TheNothingAfterDeath a very lonely, barren underworld]] unlike anything described in Christianity.

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* ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'': Our Miss Brooks had several Christmas episodes, although religion was rarely mentioned at other times (the program also had two Easter episodes and two Thanksgiving episodes):
** "The Magic Christmas Tree" sees Miss Brooks prepared to spend Christmas Eve alone with Mrs. Davis' pet cat Minerva. HilarityEnsues.
** "Christmas Show" features the frantic exchanging of Christmas gifts . . . before Christmas.
** "Department Store Contest" sees Miss Brooks' childhood letter to Santa Claus inadvertently entered into the titular contest.
** "Christmas Gift Returns" sees more trouble from the exchanging of Christmas gifts.
** "Music Box Revue" sees Miss Brooks buy a magic music box that she'll only hear play if she's in the proper Christmas spirit.
** "A Dry Scalp is Better Than None" and "The Telegram" see Miss Brooks and company throw ChristmasInJuly parties for Mrs. Davis' sister Angela and Uncle Corky respectively.


Compare and contrast with SantaClausmas, EveryoneIsChristianAtChristmas, DidIMentionItsChristmas and TwistedChristmas. Averted hard by TheGrinch.

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Compare and contrast with SantaClausmas, EveryoneIsChristianAtChristmas, DidIMentionItsChristmas and TwistedChristmas. Averted hard by TheGrinch.


* In ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows'', Part I, Harry and Hermione teleport to Godric's Hollow, Harry's birthplace, to find out more clues on their quest. When they arrive, snow is on the ground and "fairy lights" (as they are called in the UK) are in people windows, and sounds of song and celebration are coming from various houses. Hermione turns to Harry and says, "I think it's Christmas Eve." (They had been traveling for months with no calendar or other time reference.)

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* In ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows'', Part I, Harry and Hermione teleport to Godric's Hollow, Harry's birthplace, to find out more clues on their quest. When they arrive, snow is on the ground and "fairy lights" (as they are called in the UK) are in people people's windows, and sounds of song and celebration are coming from various houses. Hermione turns to Harry and says, "I think it's Christmas Eve." (They (they had been traveling for months with no calendar or other time reference.)reference).


* In ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' Hogswatch-time fic ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5598298/17/Il-se-passait-au-nuit-du-P%C3%A8re-Porcher Il se Passait au nuit de Pere Porcher]]'', where a lot of Christmas conventions and clichés are gleefully sent up, the final chapter is called ''Do They know It's Hogswatchnight in Howondaland?'' The titular Band Aid song is spoofed in a Discworld context, through the agency of a character from "Rimwards Howondaland" who is asked this very question. She is from a farming family, and replies using the lyrics of the song...

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* In ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' Hogswatch-time fic ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5598298/17/Il-se-passait-au-nuit-du-P%C3%A8re-Porcher Il se Passait au nuit de Pere Porcher]]'', where a lot of Christmas conventions and clichés are gleefully sent up, the final chapter is called ''Do They know It's Hogswatchnight in Howondaland?'' The titular Band Aid song is spoofed in a Discworld context, through the agency of a character from "Rimwards Howondaland" "[[UsefulNotes/SouthAfrica Rimwards Howondaland]]" who is asked this very question. She is from a farming family, and replies using the lyrics of the song... and in subsequent fic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12321109/34/Gap-Year-Adventures gap Year Adventures]]'', visiting Wizard Ponder Stibbons is asked, indeed just before Hogswatch, if he can apply a little practical water-divining to an area of Bush scrubland where, hitherto, neither rain has fallen nor water has flowed.

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