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The Best Christmas Commericals

List Criteria: Commercials can be about anything, but must be Christmas-themed or set around the time of Christmas

The best Christmas commercials include animated classics and several vintage spots that may still be aired today. The ads on this list are those most of us know well and love. Many of the retro Christmas ads feature encounters with Santa Claus, not surprisingly. Some are adorable, others are straight up tearjerkers, but all of the holiday commercials listed here are memorable in some way. Which nostalgic Christmas commercials do you think are the best? Vote for your favorites, and of course, vote down any ads that you don't like.

Christmas is a big time for advertisers. Whether it's ads for Christmas candy or soda, TV viewers are subjected to countless holiday commercials each season. Some of the commercials have a Christmas theme, but they can also be more general, so they can air throughout the winter. One good example of this is the Campbell's melting snowman ad: Yes, it includes a variation of the holiday carol "Let it Snow," but it never actually says anything about Christmas. Smart move, because the ad can air for several months beyond the holidays.

What are the best Christmas commercials of all time? Take a look at these famous ads and see what are some memorable Christmas commercials.

The best Christmas commercials, quite honestly, can rank right up there with awesome Christmas TV specials in terms of holiday nostalgia. They tug at our heartstrings, make us laugh and make us hungry. Enjoy, and have a happy holiday!

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    Coca Cola Christmas Commercial: Polar Bears and Penguins

    This brilliantly beautiful 2008 Coca Cola Christmas polar bears commercial is adorable. Because it's Christmas, and polar bears and penguins should share Coca Cola and party together during the holidays. Would this cute Christmas gathering ever really happen? No. Why? Because polar bears live in the North Pole and penguins live in the South Pole. Still, nice idea.

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    M&M's Meet Santa Claus


    Yellow M&M: "So, you think Santa will like these red and green M&Ms?"

    Red M&M: "I don't know, I never met the guy." (Santa is behind them, leaving presents)

    Red M&M: "Wahh ha! He does exist!"

    Santa: "They do exist..." (Santa promptly faints)

    Yellow M&M: "Uhhh, Santa?"

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    Folger's Coffee: Peter Comes Home


    Little Sister: "Peter!"

    Peter: "Merry Christmas."

    Little Sister: "Everyone's asleep."

    Peter: "I know how to wake them up..." (brews a pot of Folger's coffee)

    Mom: "Peter!" (hugs her son) "Oh, you're home!"

    Peter: "I missed you mom."

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    Hallmark Christmas Commercial: Tom Comes Home


    Johnny: "I was ten years old that Christmas. That was the time my brother Tom was working in Europe. We hadn't seen him for over a year. Every Christmas Tom and I used to sing together for the family. I sure missed him."

    Grandma: "Johnny, a Christmas card came here for you."

    Johnny: "From Tom? Tommy! Mom, it's Tommy! Dad, Tom's coming for Christmas! He's coming here!" (excitedly runs around with the card from Tommy) "That was the year it really snowed. I waited for Tom, and I waited. Aunt Nelle and the rest of the family barely made it through. No sign of Tom. That was the longest day I can remember. Dinner came, and it went. Still no Tom." (Kids looking at presents, as Johnny looks out the window)

    Dad: "Tom will get here."

    Johnny: "I sure hope so." (Gets up to sing) "I felt very lonely, standing there by myself." (Starts to sing "O' Holy Night" by himself, as Tommy sneaks in the front door, and then joins him)

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    Hershey's Kisses Christmas Commercial

    Little bits of chocolate playing "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" - simple, effective, and festive.

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