Yes/No: Do these shows have a ''Christmas Story'' episode?

A Christmas Story goes far beyond the classic movie title, as several television shows dubbed their holiday episodes that exact title or something similar.

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Timeless holiday tropes, snow, Christmas trees and presents are all over our screens! Often times, a holiday was a great way for shows to take a side-step from a traditional episode and do something different to relate to viewers a little better during the holiday season. 

As a result, episode titles tend to lean into the holiday spirit too, with a very common one being some variation of "Christmas Story."

Below are several series that have holiday and Christmas episodes in their respective lineups. It's up to you to decide if "Christmas Story" is featured anywhere in one of those episodes! 

For this quiz, any title containing "Christmas Story" counts, whether other words come before or after! 

Good luck! 

  1. Does Highway Patrol have a "Christmas Story" episode?
  2. Does Bonanza have a "Christmas Story" episode?
  3. Does Gunsmoke have a "Christmas Story" episode?
  4. Does Green Acres have a "Christmas Story" episode?
  5. Does Vega$ have a "Christmas Story" episode?
  6. Does Dragnet have a "Christmas Story" episode?
  7. Does The Andy Griffith Show have a "Christmas Story" episode?
  8. Does Wagon Train have a "Christmas Story" episode?
  9. Does The Mary Tyler Moore Show have a "Christmas Story" episode?
  10. Does Cheers have a "Christmas Story" episode?

Yes/No: Do these shows have a ''Christmas Story'' episode?

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30 Comments

grandpa5741 10 months ago
5 of 10, Deck the Halls with mediocrity. 🎄🎅🏻
RedSamRackham 10 months ago
* That DRAGNET "A Christmas Story" was done in a 1950's B&W episode and was then remade in a 1960's color episode. Actually done twice!
Sway 10 months ago
5/10. Sign me up with those who misread/misunderstood the question but i don't think it would have made a difference for me.
MrsPhilHarris 10 months ago
8/10 Of course I did not read the story properly before I started answering. I thought they meant was there a Christmas episode. 🤪
Coldnorth MrsPhilHarris 2 months ago
I did the same
RobertK 10 months ago
3 of 10... Here goes the "Walk of Shame" and a sock full of coal!
Coldnorth RobertK 2 months ago
In some parts of the country, the coal is pretty expensive and valuable
Big3Fan 10 months ago
Six. Per usual I didn't read the instructions.
Maverick66 Big3Fan 10 months ago
Same here, but I don't think it would have made any difference for me.
Big3Fan Maverick66 10 months ago
Likewise.
MrsPhilHarris Big3Fan 10 months ago
Neither did I. 🤭
Peter_Falk_Fan 10 months ago
You got 8 out of 10. Are you going to "Cheers" to this Christmas Story score?

All guesses. I missed #1 and #7. The only one I was confident about was "Wagon Train". I've only seen a person's name in their titles.

texasluva 10 months ago
8 out of 10 correct. Missed # 4 and 10.
cperrynaples 10 months ago
7/10! Missed 2, 8, & 9! And I should have gotten 8 since every Wagon Train is named for its main guest star!
teire 10 months ago
4/10. This was hard, at least for me.
Moody 10 months ago
3/10. I clearly misread the question.
MrsPhilHarris Moody 10 months ago
A bunch of misread too.
CaptainDunsel 10 months ago
7/10
On #6, Dragnet a "Christmas Story" episode, from season two referenced here is a remake (almost line for line and shot for shot) of "The Big Little Jesus" from season 3 of the 1950s "Dragnet" series. It even has some of the same guest stars in the same roles.
cperrynaples CaptainDunsel 10 months ago
Yes, they both dealt with the theft of a Nativity scene!
Big3Fan CaptainDunsel 10 months ago
Dragnet also did a radio version of the same story.
CaptainDunsel Big3Fan 10 months ago
Cool. Thanks - I did not know that.
MrsPhilHarris Big3Fan 10 months ago
I was just go to say that!
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