Five Extremely Outdated Christmas Classics We All Love

Ahh. The holiday season is upon us. That means plenty of candy canes, hot chocolate, and watching favorite Christmas specials with our loved ones.

We all have our beloved classics: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, Polar Express, Home Alone Two: Lost in New York, and even A Christmas Story, the list goes on.

But what about those beloved clay animation classics that premiere on ABC Family's 25 Days of Christmas to this day?

Yes, they are a little outdated and were created in the 60s and 70s, but they continue to play in our living rooms.

They may have a few glitches, (literally- some of the movies skip, the voices don't match their mouths, and have wonky music) but they still are held near and dear to our hearts.

Here are some of the best outdated Christmas specials we love to watch during the holidays:

1.Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964): Everyone loves Rudolph - his story is legend.

This story explains it all from Rudolph's awkward adolescence to his yearn for independence from all of those who made fun of him for being different.

Rudolph joins Hermey, an aspiring dentist, in the quest to find a place to fit in.

2. Santa Claus is Coming to Town (1970) : This movie, narrated by Fred Astaire, follows the life of Santa Claus dating back to when he was abandoned as a baby. Pretty dark.

Santa, known as Kris Kringle during his baby days, was taken in by toy-making elves where he learned how to make toys and how to laugh from his seal pals. When he grew older, he helped bring the toys to the children of Sombertown, which is as gloomy as it sounds, and realizes he wants to dedicate his life to making children happy.

The story is heartfelt and is all about loving Santa.

3. The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974) : Due to a cold, and a dangerous case of bitterness, Santa wants to take a holiday from Christmas this year.

He thinks that children don't care about him anymore, so why should he? With great music and characters, this movie shows despite Santa's belief, there are children out there who would sacrifice their presents for his happiness.

Plus, there are the Miser Brothers. How awesome are they?

4. Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (1977): This is one of the saddest, happiest stories out there. It's one of those movies you hate to love.

Nestor was born with abnormally long ears and is constantly made fun of by everyone in the stable.

Nestor eventually escapes, and aside from the heart wrenching moment when his mother sacrifices her life for him, finds a purpose for his ears.

5. Jack Frost (1979): Jack Frost is in love with a woman named Elisa, but he cannot be with her because he's not human. With the help of Father Winter, Jack becomes human and ultimately helps a knight win the girl of his dreams.

This movie is timeless, and is narrated by a fuzzy, dapper groundhog. It's not your everyday Christmas story, but has a lot of lessons on to appreciate family over material items.

These movies may be outdated, but they are fantastic and it wouldn't be Christmas without them. So put on one of these classics, and kick back, relax, and be merry.