Subject: ANIMATED AND STOP-MOTION CHRISTMAS FILMS

Identify the animated or stop-motion Christmas-related films. (e.g., Three aliens visit Earth to learn about Christmas. Answer: "A Cosmic Christmas.")

Freshman Level

1. A magic hat brings a snowman to life.

2. A mean and stingy green creature wants to ruin Christmas.

3. A boy directs a Christmas play and shuns commercialization.

Graduate Level

4. A doubting boy boards a magical train that's headed to the North Pole.

5. A reindeer and a misfit elf help Santa make his Christmas Eve trip.

6. A dog called Olive wants to be a reindeer.

Ph.D. Level

7. Theodore Edward Bear decides to go searching for Christmas.

8. An orphan girl named Ivy gets off a train at the wrong stop.

9. Jack Skellington becomes converted to Christmas.

Answers:

1. "Frosty the Snowman."

2. "How the Grinch Stole Christmas."

3. "A Charlie Brown Christmas."

4. "The Polar Express."

5. "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer."

6. "Olive, the Other Reindeer."

7. "The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas."

8. "The Wish That Changed Christmas."

9. "The Nightmare Before Christmas."

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