The Christmas That Almost Wasn't is a cancelled animated holiday TV special that was supposed to be released in 1983. It would have aired on NBC.
The show centers around Chuck E. and Jasper T. Jowls as they set out to the North Pole in order to save Christmas.
- For unknown reasons, Pasqually, Helen Henny, and Mr. Munch do not appear in this special. However, an elf that appears in the special bears a resemblance to Pasqually.
- This is the first (and so far only) CEC cartoon.
- It's unknown why this special was cancelled.