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When it comes to holiday movies and specials, there’s something for everyone. From the depressing (we’re looking at you It’s A Wonderful Life) to the cheesy (we’re looking at you Hallmark Channel), the holidays can be a range of emotions. If your upcoming holiday break needs some laughs, we have just the list for you.

A RUSSELL PETERS CHRISTMAS

Canadian comedian Russell Peters uses musical performances, stop-motion animation, sketches, and his world-renowned stand up skills to celebrate the holidays in this hilarious and heartfelt Christmas special.

Stars: Russell Peters, Michael Bublé

Holiday Snack Pairing: Holiday themed Timbits

Naughty or Nice: Naughty

Best Line: “It’s great to be back home because Christmas feels right in Canada. Actually, Christmas just feels cold in Canada, but it’s what I know.”

Holiday Laughs Out of 5: Ho Ho Ho

Available on CraveTV.

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NATIONAL LAMPOONS CHRISTMAS VACATION

An overworked businessman must deal with his outrageous family, uptight neighbors and disapproving boss during Christmas.

Stars: Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Randy Quaid

Holiday Snack Pairing: Jelly of the month

Naughty or Nice: Naughty

Best Line: “Shitter was full.”

Holiday Laughs Out of 5: Ho Ho Ho Ho Ho

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ELF

An oversized elf finds himself out of place at Christmas when he leaves the North Pole.

Stars: Will Ferrell, Zoeey Deschanel, Peter Dinklage

Holiday Snack Pairing: Toll House cookie dough

Naughty or Nice: Nice

Best Line: “I’m a cotton-headed ninny-muggins.”

Holiday Laughs Out of 5: Ho Ho Ho

Watch Elf on Saturday, December 24 at 8amET and 6pmET on The Comedy Network.

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A CHRISTMAS STORY

Nine-year old Ralphie wishes for a Red Ryder air rifle for Christmas, but first he must suffer through the holidays with his friends and family.

Stars: Jean Shepherd and Peter Billingsley

Holiday Snack Pairing: Meatloaf

Naughty or Nice: Nice

Best Line: “Only one thing in the world could’ve dragged me away from the soft glow of electric sex gleaming in the window.”

Holiday Laughs Out of 5: Ho Ho Ho Ho

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COMEDY CENTRAL’S ALL STAR NON-DENOMINATIONAL CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

A group of today’s biggest comedians celebrate all aspects of the holiday season.

Stars: Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Jon Hamm, Nick Kroll

Holiday Snack Pairing: Nachos with red and green peppers

Naughty or Nice: Naughty

Best Line: “Lest we forget our most Canadian Christmas traditional of all, saying our sorrys.”

Holiday Laughs Out of 5: Ho Ho Ho

Available on CraveTV.

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A COLBERT CHRISTMAS: THE GREATEST GIFT OF ALL!

Political comedian Stephen Colbert sings and reminisces about Christmas with famous musicians.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Willie Nelson, John Legend, Jon Stewart, Feist

Holiday Snack Pairing: Gingerbread cookies

Naughty or Nice: Naughty

Best Line: “Let not mankind bogart love.” From “The Little Dealer Boy” with Willie Nelson

Holiday Laughs Out of 5: Ho Ho Ho Ho

Available on CraveTV.

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CHRISTMASTIME IN SOUTH PARK

From Christmas poos to the kids traveling to Canada to bring Ike back from his native land, nothing about Christmas is too sacred for South Park.

Stars: Trey Parker and Matt Stone

Holiday Snack Pairing: Chocolate Christmas tree

Naughty or Nice: Naughty

Best Line: “Sometimes he’s nutty, sometimes he’s corny. He can be brown, or greenish-brown. But if you eat fibre on Christmas Eve, he might come to your town. Mr. Hankey the Christmas Poo, he loves me, I love you.”

Holiday Laughs Out of 5: Ho Ho Ho Ho

All South Park Christmas episodes are available on CraveTV.

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THE REF

An ex-con gets more than he bargained for when he robs a dysfunctional family on Christmas.

Stars: Denis Leary, Kevin Spacey, Christine Baranski

Holiday Snack Pairing: Seven-day old lutefisk

Naughty or Nice: Naughty

Best Line: “I know loan sharks who are more forgiving than you. Your husband ain’t dead, lady. He’s hiding.”

Holiday Laughs Out of 5: Ho Ho Ho Ho

Watch The Ref on Friday, December 23 at 10pmET on The Comedy Network.

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HOME ALONE

A young boy is mistakenly left home on Christmas and must defend his house from the Wet Bandits.

Stars: Macauly Culkin, Catherine O’Hara, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Candy

Holiday Snack Pairing: All-cheese pizza

Naughty or Nice: Nice

Best Line: “KEVIN!”

Holiday Laughs Out of 5: Ho Ho Ho

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BAD SANTA

A cranky conman and his partner pose as a mall Santa and his elf in order to rob department stores.

Stars: Billy Bob Thorton, Bernie Mac, Lauren Graham, Tony Cox

Holiday Snack Pairing: Cheap beer and candy canes

Naughty or Nice: Naughty

Best Line: “Your name is Thurman Merman?”

Holiday Laughs Out of 5: Ho Ho Ho

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