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'How Murray Saved Christmas' skews older

'How Murray Saved Christmas' skews older

It's that time of year again for Christmas specials. And now more than ever, there's a thirst for something new. Holiday classics such as "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," "A Charlie Brown Christmas" and the Rankin-Bass  specials are all decades old at this point and beginning to show their age. While parents may love them, can you blame kids for wanting a classic of their own?

Friday at 8 p.m., NBC is definitely giving it the old holiday try with its one-hour animated special "How Murray Saved Christmas." It's got all the elements of greatness, including a script by "Simpsons" writer and "The Critic" co-creator Mike Reiss,...

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