Nickelodeon To Deliver ‘Nickmas’ Holiday Specials
THE ADVENTURES OF JIMMY NEUTRON, BOY GENIUS/Holly Jolly Jimmy Jimmy is convinced that Santa Claus does not exist. To prove his theory, he travels to the North Pole with Carl and Sheen where they discover a remote toy factory. When Jimmy's homing device malfunctions, it emits a blast of energy that hits the source of the signal: Santa Claus. With the big guy's atoms temporarily scrambled, who can deliver the presents? Jimmy must now put his doubts aside, load up the hypercube and try to save Christmas. (Airs Dec. 8, 13, 16 & 25)
ROCKET POWER/"A Rocket X-mas" -- In order to make some extra cash for the holiday, the kids start their own dog-walking service. The business proves to be so successful it monopolizes all their time and keeps Reggie and Otto away from home, where Ray is obsessed with maintaining holiday traditions. Ray grows increasingly upset when Reggie and Otto show little or no interest in the holiday games he has gone to so much trouble to plan. Eventually, both Ray and the kids realize that Christmas isn_t just about presents and traditions, it's about spending time with and appreciating the people you love. (Airs Dec. 9, 13. 22 & 25).
ROMEO!/"A Lil' Som'en Some'en for Christmas"-- Romeo and Louis inadvertently have allowed a watch that their late mother purchased one Christmas for Percy to be donated to Louis former foster home. Meanwhile, Percy is stuck at an airport outside of Chicago, desperately trying to make it home for the holiday. (Airs Dec. 10 & 25)
RUGRATS /Babies in Toyland -- Americas favorite tots frolic in a spectacular, high-tech Christmasland designed by Stu Pickles for Dils first Christmas, and greedy little angel Angelica finally learns the joy of giving -- after driving Santa (Jim Belushi) to quit and treking to his North Pole workshop. The babies brave the Battle of the Toy Soldiers in search of Santa and ride a goat to Bethlehem. And a malfunctioning snow machine strands the grown-ups in a cabin on the prairie to celebrate and appreciate an old-fashioned Christmas. (Airs Dec. 11, 24 & 25, 8-9:00 pm)
BLUES CLUES /Blues First Holiday -- This holiday flashback answers how Blues Clues all began! After popping in a couple of home videos, we glimpse baby Joe unwrapping a fuzzy duck blanket for Christmas. Little Steve is there too, wearing his green striped shirt. But one baby is missing - where's Blue? We enter a flashback as Mr. Salt tells us the story of the day we met Blue-and of how we started playing Blue's Clues. (Airs Dec. 12, 19 & 25 10:30 am & 1:00 pm)
AS TOLD BY GINGER/An Even Steven Holiday Special -- When a family tree reveals that Ginger is one-quarter Jewish, she insists on celebrating Chanukah as well as Christmas, but her best friend Dodie worries that the "Jewish Ginger" is shutting her out. Also, when Hoodsey sets out to convince a disbelieving Carl that Santa Claus exists, he unknowingly brings about a small holiday miracle. Only after an accidental fire from the flame of the menorah or a Christmas tree on electrical overload -- and an unexpected rescue by a Santa recognizable as the Foutley kids absentee dad -- can Ginger and Carl put the holidays in perspective. (Airs Dec. 17)
RUGRATS CHANUKAH SPECIAL -- The Rugrats attend an annual Chanukah festival where Grandpa Boris and his old rival Shlomo perform in a play about the meaning of Chanukah. When the babies think the actor playing the evil king is the "meany" of Chanukah, they set out to protect Tommy's beloved grandpa, only to inadvertently help reconcile Boris with his old friend Schlomo. In a touching ending, the Rugrats initiate the beautiful candle-lighting ceremony to serve "as a night light for the people" and guide Boris and Schlomo back to the true meaning of Chanukah. (Airs Dec. 18)