Dan Snierson
November 27, 2009 AT 05:00 AM EST

A giant sack of original TV movies is about to be dropped down your chimney. Want to know which traditional Christmas-flick chestnuts will be served up for your merriment this year? Presenting our fourth annual comparison chart.

The National Tree (Hallmark, Nov. 28)
Christmas-tree prep – Yes
Unexpected romance – Yes
Stop, toy thief! – No
Roaring fireplace – No, but a truck does drive through a roaring fire
Wistful stare at old photo – Yes
Token nod to Hanukkah – No
Orphan/dog given new home – No
Dean Cain in police custody – No

The Dog Who Saved Christmas (ABC Family, Nov. 28)
Christmas-tree prep – No
Unexpected romance – No
Stop, toy thief! – Yes
Roaring fireplace – Yes
Wistful stare at old photo – No
Token nod to Hanukkah – Yes
Orphan/dog given new home – Yes
Dean Cain in police custody – Yes

A Dog Named Christmas (CBS, Nov. 29)
Christmas-tree prep – Yes
Unexpected romance – No
Stop, toy thief! – No
Roaring fireplace – Yes
Wistful stare at old photo – Yes
Token nod to Hanukkah – No
Orphan/dog given new home – Yes
Dean Cain in police custody – No

Debbie Macomber’s Mrs. Miracle (Hallmark, Dec. 5)
Christmas-tree prep – Yes
Unexpected romance – Yes
Stop, toy thief! – No
Roaring fireplace – Yes
Wistful stare at old photo – Yes
Token nod to Hanukkah – No
Orphan/dog given new home – No
Dean Cain in police custody – No

The Christmas Hope (LMN, Dec. 13)
Christmas-tree prep – Yes
Unexpected romance – Yes
Stop, toy thief! – No
Roaring fireplace – Yes
Wistful stare at old photo – Yes
Token nod to Hanukkah – No
Orphan/dog given new home – Yes
Dean Cain in police custody – No

Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe (ABC Family, Dec. 13)
Christmas-tree prep – No
Unexpected romance – Yes
Stop, toy thief! – Yes
Roaring fireplace – Yes
Wistful stare at old photo – No
Token nod to Hanukkah – No
Orphan/dog given new home – No
Dean Cain in police custody – No

A Golden Christmas (ION TV, Dec. 13)
Christmas-tree prep – No
Unexpected romance – Yes
Stop, toy thief! – No
Roaring fireplace – Yes
Wistful stare at old photo – Yes
Token nod to Hanukkah – No
Orphan/dog given new home – Yes
Dean Cain in police custody – No

The Three Gifts (Hallmark, Dec. 19)
Christmas-tree prep – Yes
Unexpected romance – No
Stop, toy thief! – No
Roaring fireplace – Yes
Wistful stare at old photo – Yes
Token nod to Hanukkah – No
Orphan/dog given new home – Yes
Dean Cain in police custody – Yes

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