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* [[{{Peanuts}} Charlie Brown's]] [[SadistTeacher teacher]] definitely qualifies for making him read ''Literature/WarAndPeace'' during Christmas vacation in ''Happy New Year, Charlie Brown''.

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* [[{{Peanuts}} [[Franchise/{{Peanuts}} Charlie Brown's]] [[SadistTeacher teacher]] definitely qualifies for making him read ''Literature/WarAndPeace'' during Christmas vacation in ''Happy New Year, Charlie Brown''.

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''For the animated feature film adaptation of the TropeNamer, see WesternAnimation/TheGrinch2018''

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* In the tv movie ''Film/SantaHunters'', Natasha hates Christmas because [[spoiler: she didn't get the right doll from Santa when she was a girl.]]


** On a related note, it's not difficult to find oneself getting irritated by [[HypeBacklash the constant barrage of Christmas advertising]], and businesses [[ChristmasCreep shoving Christmas down your throat as early as possible]], up to and including stores putting their Christmas decorations on display ''in the [[http://www.cinemassacre.com/2009/01/12/you-know-whats-bullshit-episode-9/ middle of September]]''. Also, trying to run to a store like Best Buy or Walmart just to pick up a small item you need only to find like ten million people there doing their Christmas shopping isn't too fun.

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** On a related note, it's not difficult to find oneself getting irritated by [[HypeBacklash the constant barrage of Christmas advertising]], advertising, and businesses [[ChristmasCreep shoving Christmas down your throat as early as possible]], up to and including stores putting their Christmas decorations on display ''in the [[http://www.cinemassacre.com/2009/01/12/you-know-whats-bullshit-episode-9/ middle of September]]''. Also, trying to run to a store like Best Buy or Walmart just to pick up a small item you need only to find like ten million people there doing their Christmas shopping isn't too fun.


** Conversely, the season can make already-lonely, grieving, or depressive people feel their loneliness, grief, or depression even more acutely.

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** Conversely, the season can make already-lonely, grieving, or depressive depressed people feel their loneliness, grief, or depression even more acutely.


** Conversely, the season can make already-lonely or grieving people feel their loneliness or grief even more acutely.

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** Conversely, the season can make already-lonely already-lonely, grieving, or grieving depressive people feel their loneliness loneliness, grief, or grief depression even more acutely.

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** In a rare non-Christmas example, the episode ''The Halloween'' features a character who hates Halloween.


** Historically this would include the Puritans, in both early America and Cromwellian England, who not only refused to celebrate Christmas but actually made it punishable by law to do so (both for theological reasons and because they disapproved of all the drinking, carousing, feasting, begging, canoodling, and other hedonistic or disorderly behavior associated with the holiday).

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** Historically this would include the Puritans, in both early America [[UsefulNotes/TheThirteenAmericanColonies colonial America]] and [[UsefulNotes/OliverCromwell Cromwellian England, England]], who not only refused to celebrate Christmas but actually made it punishable by law to do so (both for theological reasons and because they disapproved of all the drinking, carousing, feasting, begging, canoodling, and other hedonistic or disorderly behavior associated with the holiday).


* Even many people who don't have anything against Christmas itself can find themselves getting irritated by [[HypeBacklash the constant barrage of Christmas advertising]], and businesses [[ChristmasCreep shoving Christmas down your throat as early as possible]], up to and including stores putting their Christmas decorations on display ''in the [[http://www.cinemassacre.com/2009/01/12/you-know-whats-bullshit-episode-9/ middle of September]]''. Also, trying to run to a store like Best Buy or Walmart just to pick up a small item you need only to find like ten million people there doing their Christmas shopping isn't too fun.

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* Even Since at least the mid-20th century, the holiday season's emphasis on consumerism and gift-giving has been a source of contention for many, whether for [[CapitalismIsBad ideological reasons]] or simply because it presents them (and/or their kids) with an annual barrage of cool stuff that many people who don't have anything against Christmas itself can can't afford [[KeepingUpWithTheJoneses even if the Joneses can]].
** On a related note, it's not difficult to
find themselves oneself getting irritated by [[HypeBacklash the constant barrage of Christmas advertising]], and businesses [[ChristmasCreep shoving Christmas down your throat as early as possible]], up to and including stores putting their Christmas decorations on display ''in the [[http://www.cinemassacre.com/2009/01/12/you-know-whats-bullshit-episode-9/ middle of September]]''. Also, trying to run to a store like Best Buy or Walmart just to pick up a small item you need only to find like ten million people there doing their Christmas shopping isn't too fun.


In a more general sense, the Grinch is any character who is utterly disgusted with something (or many things) that everyone else likes, and whose alienation drives him to be so completely unhappy that he finally decides to spread the misery around.

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In a more general sense, the Grinch is any character who is utterly disgusted with something (or many things) that everyone else likes, enjoys, and whose alienation drives him to be so completely unhappy that he finally decides to spread the misery around.


In a more general sense, the Grinch is any character who is utterly disgusted with something (or many things) that everyone else likes, and whose alienation drives him to be so completely unhappy that he finally decides to spread the misery around. There may be some overlap with CommanderContrarian.

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In a more general sense, the Grinch is any character who is utterly disgusted with something (or many things) that everyone else likes, and whose alienation drives him to be so completely unhappy that he finally decides to spread the misery around. There may be some overlap with CommanderContrarian.\n


There seems to be no shortage of things to like about Christmas: [[ItWasAGift presents]], [[ThickerThanWater family]], at the very least a little time off. Who could possibly have any objections toward this most hallowed of holidays?

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There seems would seem to be no shortage of things to like about Christmas: [[ItWasAGift presents]], [[ThickerThanWater family]], at the very least a little time off. Who could possibly have any objections toward this most hallowed of holidays?


* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/Ducktales2017'': Scrooge [=McDuck=] is seems to grumbly angrily about Christmas, but later reveals to Dewey that it's all an act he puts on so he has a day to himself to cut loose, hang out with the [[YetAnotherChristmasCarol Ghosts of Christmas]], and crash Christmas parties throughout history. He does genuinely hate SantaClaus though.

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* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/Ducktales2017'': Scrooge [=McDuck=] is seems to grumbly angrily about Christmas, but later reveals to Dewey that it's all an act he puts on so he has a day to himself to cut loose, hang out with the [[YetAnotherChristmasCarol Ghosts of Christmas]], and crash Christmas parties throughout history. [[spoiler:He realizes that Christmas is better with family, though.]] He does genuinely hate SantaClaus though.


* Averted in ''WesternAnimation/Ducktales2017'': Scrooge [=McDuck=] is said to be one of these, but later reveals to Dewey that it's all an act he puts on so he has a day to himself to cut loose, hang out with the [[YetAnotherChristmasCarol Ghosts of Christmas]], and crash Christmas parties throughout history. He does genuinely hate SantaClaus though.

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* Averted Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/Ducktales2017'': Scrooge [=McDuck=] is said seems to be one of these, grumbly angrily about Christmas, but later reveals to Dewey that it's all an act he puts on so he has a day to himself to cut loose, hang out with the [[YetAnotherChristmasCarol Ghosts of Christmas]], and crash Christmas parties throughout history. He does genuinely hate SantaClaus though.


-->"That chumless chimney chaser is ''not'' to be trusted!"

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-->"That chumless churlish chimney chaser is ''not'' to be trusted!"

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