My absolute favorite Christmas "Special" to watch on TV is called "The Very First Noel". It hasn't reached the same level of popularity as the Charlie Brown Christmas Special...which was my favorite until I had kids and realized that they called each other "stupid" the whole time. Kids pick up on that. Too bad. I still watch it.
Anyhow, I bought The Very First Noel, which is a 25 minute, computer animated "Instant Classic" about the 3 wise men's journey to find the Christ child. The music is superb, the animation is by the same team who did the Curious George Movie. Good stuff, Biblical storytelling.
It's my little boy's favorite Movie. In General. Christmas or not. Except he calls it, "Baby Jesus" or "BeeBee Teasis?" I include the question mark because he's always asking for it to be played. We limit his TV time, but when it's time, it's Baby Jesus. It just lends itself to some pretty funny things said around the house, like this morning. I needed to run some errands.
"Daniel, let's go for a ride!" I offer.
"Beebee Teasis?" he asks expectantly.
"Yes, you can watch Baby Jesus. Sarah? Is Baby Jesus in the car?" I call out.
"Inside I think!", she shouts from upstairs.
"Daniel, I think Baby Jesus is in the house. Let's look." The search begins.
"ah Beebee Teasis go?!?" Daniel asks, about to give up.
"I don't know, buddy, let's check the car, come on buddy, I think Baby Jesus is in the car."
Baby Jesus was in the car.