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Monday, August 2, 2021

Christmas in July 2021: RECAP



Did you check out all the daily posts during the Christmas in July marathon? In case you were late to the party this summer, here's your chance to catch up. Below is a complete list of links to each of discussions on Christmas entertainment with a FUN IN THE SUN attitude. The month goes by quickly, doesn't it?

Thanks to everyone who followed along and to all who left comments. If you would still like to leave comments, please feel free to do so--the discussion doesn't have to end just because the marathon is over.  And, keep your eyes open--the expanded and updated encyclopedia Tis the Season TV is coming this holiday season. Merry Christmas in July!


Christmas Down Under (Southern Hemisphere):

Bush Christmas (1947) and (1983) Australia 

Bluey (2020) Australia

The Monster's Christmas (1982) New Zealand

A Very Barry Christmas (2005) Australia

Koala Brothers (2005) Australia



Tropical/World Destination Christmases:

Operation Christmas Drop (2020) Guam

Father Christmas (1991) multiple destinations, including Las Vegas

Jack Frost 2 (2000) the Caribbean

The Love Boat (1980) Mexico  

Holiday in the Wild (2019) Zambia

How to Ruin a Christmas: The Wedding (2020) South Africa 


Christmas in Hawaii:

Perry Como's Christmas in Hawaii (1985) variety special

Bob Hope's Christmas in Hawaii (1989) variety special

Jim Nabors' Christmas in Hawaii (1981) variety special

Magnum P.I. (1983)

Biggest Little Christmas Showdown (2020) 

Same Time, Next Christmas (2019) 


Summer Camp Christmas:

Hey Dude (1990)

Camp Candy (1989)

Camp Lazlo (2007)

Bunk'd (2015)

Summer House (2019) 

Christmas Camp (2019)



Christmas in July stories: 

Rudolph & Frosty's Christmas in July (1979)

Christmas in July (1940) movie 

Cimarron City (1958)

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2013)

It's Punky Brewster (1985)

Baby Looney Tunes (2002)

Home Adventures with Tip and Oh (2016) 

My World and Welcome to It (1969) Christmas/Flag story for 4th of July


Joanna Wilson is a TV researcher and book author specializing in Christmas entertainment. More about the TV programs mentioned on this website can be found in her book "Tis the Season TV: the Encyclopedia of Christmas-themed Episodes, Specials, and Made-for-TV Movies." Her latest book "Triple Dog Dare: Watching--& Surviving--the 24-Hour Marathon of A Christmas Story" was released in 2016. She is currently updating and expanding the encyclopedia for a 2021 release. Her books can be found at the publisher's website: 1701 press.com

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