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30 Years of Celebrating Christmas with Pac-Man

By December 24, 2012

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It's Christmas Eve and time from the biggest holiday icon of them all. No not Santa Claus...a far more practical representative of the yuletide season...Pac-Man!

For the past 30 years the video arcade hero Pac-Man has been regularly tied with the Xmas season, in everything from prime time holiday specials, records, comics and Christmas tree ornaments.

Let's examine these three decades of cheer as we have a very merry (and weird) Pac-Man Christmas.

Pac-Man Christmas Record

A Very Pac-Man Christmas - The Weirdest Holiday Tie-In

A breakdown of all the Pac-Man holiday crossovers that sealed the king of Chomp as an icon of Xmas.

Christmas Comes to Pacland

Christmas Comes to PacLand - The Weirdest Holiday Special: Starring Pac-Man

There was a time when Pac-Man and the folks of PacLand had never heard of Christmas. Luckily Santa showed up as a Missionary and forced...er...taught them the true meaning of the holidays: Commercialism and prime-time animated specials.

Pac-Man Cartoon

Pac-Man the Cartoon

The Saturday Morning animated series that Christmas Comes to PacLand spun out of.

Pac-Man Season 1 DVD

Pac-Man Season 1

The rare Pac-Man cartoon is finally available on DVD from Warner Archives

Pac-Man Pasta

Pac-Media: Television, Films and Music Inspired by Pac-Man

Let's not forget all of the other media that spawned out of the arcade game.

Pac-Man Arcade Flyer

Pac-Man The Arcade Game

And what would a blog post be without a link to a write up on the original arcade game...

or Ms. Pac-Man

Ms. Pac-Man Arcade Flyer

and don't forget to start your Christmas morning off right with Pac-Man Cereal.

Pac-Man Cereal

Merry Pac-Christmas Everyone!

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