Most Popular Department Store Santa Movies and TV Shows
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1. Bad Santa (2003)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid.
Votes: 127,449 | Gross: $60.06M
4. Blast of Silence (1961)
Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A hired killer from Cleveland has a job to do on a second-string mob boss in New York. But a special girl from his past, and a fat gun dealer with pet rats, each gets in his way.
5. Rent-a-Cop (1987)
R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
When call-girl Della gets caught in the middle of a drug bust at a hotel where she was meeting a trick, she is held hostage by a robber that busted in on the drug agents and the drug ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,515 | Gross: $0.30M
6. Christmas in the City (2013 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 87 min | Drama, Family, Romance
With the threat of having to close her father's candy store, Wendy and her six-year-old daughter Grace travel to the big city in hopes of making extra holiday cash to save their family ... See full summary »
7. Miracle on 34th Street (1973 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A department store Santa tries to convince a little girl who doesn't believe in Santa Claus that he is Santa Claus, and winds up going on trial to prove who he is.
The Cleveland Show (2009–2013)
'Tis the Cleveland to Be Sorry
TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Cleveland pretends to be homeless for the holidays to get free stuff from the local shelter, and Roberta helps Kendra achieve her wish to become a department store Santa.
That '70s Show (1998–2006)
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance
Jackie invites the guys to her high school dance; Kelso ditches the dance to visit Brooke at the library; Kitty casts a reluctant Red as the local Santa.
The Flintstones (1960–1966)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Fred is such a natural as a department store's Santa that news of him reaches the North Pole, where Kris Kringle has him in mind for much more important work on Christmas Eve.
The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)
Christmas Shopping Show
Not Rated | 25 min | Comedy
Jack is determined to finish his Christmas shopping in one visit and tortures a wallet salesman with constant changes to his order. Meanwhile, Dennis is having difficulty finding the right present for his mother.
That Girl (1966–1971)
Christmas and the Hard-Luck Kid
TV-G | 26 min | Comedy
While on a break from her job at a department store as one of Santa's helpers, Ann tells Donald about a Christmas she spent with one of her students while she was a teacher at a boarding ... See full summary »
Without a Trace (2002–2009)
Claus and Effect
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A missing department store Santa Claus turns out to be a brilliant mathematician who dropped out of college after having a crisis of conscience.
Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Everybody Hates Kris
TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy
Julius works at a department store dressed up as Santa Claus along with Chris dressed up as an elf, but Julius gets fired for freaking the kids out and Chris ends up in the hospital.
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)
Have Reindeer, Will Travel
26 min | Comedy, Family
Maynard befriends a poor Mexican shoeshine boy and generously gives him $55.78--all the money his classmates had saved to fund their Christmas dance. To earn back the money, Maynard takes a job as a department store Santa Claus.
Gruen Guild Theater (1951–1953)
Joe Santa Claus
30 min | Drama
Disgusted that he's been moved from the hardware department to duties as a department store Santa Claus and angry that his wife wants to go to work and earn money, young father Joe Peters ... See full summary »
Boston Legal (2004–2008)
TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Alan takes over a case Denny rejected for personal reasons. He has to defend a man who was fired from being Santa because he is a transvestite. Brad and Alan bet on the outcome of the case.... See full summary »
The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
Night of the Meek/But Can She Type?/The Star
TV-PG | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery
Henry Corwin, a department store Santa Claus, is fired from his job, but finds his toy sack is a magical deliverer of Christmas cheer. In "But Can She Type?," miserable secretary Karen ... See full summary »
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Santa Claus and the Tenth Avenue Kid
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
While working as a department store 'Santa Claus', a paroled convict tries to help a troubled boy.
Santa on Ice
TV-PG | Comedy
A department store Santa drops by Dr. Becker's waiting room and drops off more than John expected. Also, Reggie's thinking of a Christmas party but will it be a thought that counts?
Night Court (1984–1992)
Santa on the Lam
TV-14 | 24 min | Comedy
Mr. Billachi, an elderly former department store Santa, is brought into court for attacking the robot that replaced him. Disheartened by the commercialism of Christmas, he announces his ... See full summary »
Date with the Angels (1957–1958)
Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy
Vickie tries to find a suitable outlet for Mr. Finley, Sr.'s energy, so she enlists the help of her friend Dolly to get him a job in the local department store as one of Santa's helpers. ... See full summary »
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A man dressed as Santa falls from the sky while Castle and Beckett prepare for their first Christmas as a couple.
Dear Phoebe (1954–1955)
The Christmas Show
Bill's romance with sportswriter Mickey Riley is hampered by a child who is AWOL from military school and Mr. Fosdick's refusal to host an office Christmas party.
The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
The Christmas Story
30 min | Comedy
Andy, broke as usual, is desperate to earn money so he can give his god-daughter a talking doll for Christmas. He convinces a manager to hire him as a department store Santa Claus on ... See full summary »
Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
Businessman Carl Baxter is a good boss for 364 days a year, but his memories of his estrangement with his son causes his mood to change at Christmas.
The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955–1957)
The Miracle on 34th Street
PG | 46 min | Drama
One Kris Kringle, a department-store Santa Claus, causes quite a commotion by suggesting customers go to a rival store for their purchases. But this is nothing to the stir he causes by ... See full summary »
PG | 24 min | Comedy
A grade school acquaintance puts pressure on Jerry to finally settle an old score in the form of a race; Elaine is blacklisted from a Chinese restaurant.
The Brady Bunch (1969–1974)
The Voice of Christmas
TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Family
Carol has laryngitis and will not be able to sing at church on Christmas Day, but a department store Santa Claus promises Cindy that she will get her voice back in time.
Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
With Love, the Claus
TV-PG | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy
It's Christmas and Jonathan and Mark's latest assignment is to try and get a divorced couple who are still bickering with each other and use their son as a pawn to stop. They go to work for... See full summary »