Classic Holiday Clip: Little Drummer Boy From Mars

By Ilana Diamond

Dec 23, 2009

Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas, 1977

David Bowie appears on Bing Crosby's annual Christmas special (this one was filmed in 1977, shortly before Crosby's death). Bowie and Crosby make such an epic crooning duo, it's hard to imagine a better version of this classic carol.



TV.com's 12 Days of Holiday Videos Countdown


12. Friends: The One with the Holiday Armadillo
On the first day of our holiday video countdown, we gave you a favorite Friends clip.

11. Night Court puts Santa on trial
On the second day of our holiday video countdown, Kris Kringle ended up in court.

10. Northern Exposure’s Northern Lights
On the third day of our holiday video countdown, Chris the DJ prophet lit up Cicely during the darkest time of the year.

9. Chris Rock recalls a Christmas past
On the fourth day of our holiday video countdown, Everybody Hates Chris landed in hot water at Christmastime.

8. The Daily Show's Hanukkah highlight reel
On the fifth day of our holiday video countdown, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert reflected on the Festival of Lights.

7. A historically accurate Gilmore Girls Christmas
On the sixth day of our holiday video countdown, Gilmore Girls celebrated Christmas at the Independence Inn.

6. Seinfeld's Festivus for the rest of us
On the seventh day of our holiday video countdown, we gave you the origin story of a treasured Costanza family tradition.

5. A Christmas party at Pee Wee's Playouse
On the eighth day of our holiday video countdown, we traveled back to 1988 for a Christmas party with Pee Wee and all his crazy friends.

4. A Colbert Christmas
On the ninth day of our holiday video countdown, Stephen Colbert reminded us of what's important about the holidays.

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  • KingofIPirates Dec 24, 2009

    Didn't like this one

  • KingofIPirates Dec 24, 2009

    Didn't like this one

  • IndianaMom Dec 21, 2009

    I really liked this one.