Pictures from Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Whoville Sings
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures Whoville Sings. Cartoon Network

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas premiered on CBS on December 18, 1966. Since then How the Grinch Stole Christmas has become an annual Christmas special on a variety of networks.

The cartoon is based on the original book by Dr. Seuss. Theodore Geisel (more famously known as Dr. Seuss) and animator Chuck Jones to brought the timeless book How the Grinch Stole Christmas to television. The special features the voices of Boris Karloff as the Grinch and the narrator, and June Foray as Cindy Lou Who.

The classic tale involves the schemes of the green and small-hearted Grinch to steal every material vestige of Christmas from the Whos living in the town of Whoville, but the Grinch ultimately discovers he can’t remove the spirit of Christmas from the hearts of the Whos.

Browse this picture gallery from Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas with the original bright pinks and greens in the Chuck Jones style.

All the Whos down in Whoville sing in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. "Welcome, Christmas, bring your cheer. Cheer to all Whos far and near. Christmas Day is in our grasp, so long as we have hands to clasp. Christmas Day will always be just as long as we, have we. Welcome Christmas while we stand, heart to heart, and hand in hand."

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Cindy Lou Who Swings

Cindy Lou Who Swings
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures Cindy Lou Who Swings. Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

Cindy Lou Who swings from the Who's hands in the Whoville circle in Dr. SeussHow the Grinch Stole Christmas.

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The Grinch and Max

Grinch Intimidates Max
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures Grinch Intimidates Max. Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

 

The Grinch scares Max and forces him to pull the sleigh in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. "That's one thing I hate! All the noise, noise, noise, noise!"

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Whos are Playing with Toys

Whos are Playing with Toys
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures Whos are Playing with Toys. Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

The Who children play with their toys in Dr. Seuss' . "And they'll play noisy games like zoozit and kazay, a rollerskate type of lacrosse and croquet!"

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The Grinch Trims Max's Antler

Grinch Saws Max's Antler
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures Grinch Saws Max's Antler. Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

When Max can't hold up the antler, the Grinch makes it smaller in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. "Then he got an idea. An awful idea. The Grinch got a wonderful, awful idea!"

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The Town of Whoville

The Town of Whoville
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures Welcome to Whoville. Cartoon Network

The town of Whoville asleep in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. "All the Whos were all dreaming sweet dreams without care"

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The Grinch

The Grinch
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures The Grinch. Cartoon Network

 

The Grinch stuffs his sack in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. "You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch / You really are a heel / You're as cuddly as a cactus, you're as charming as an eel / Mr Gri-inch! / You're a bad banana with a... greasy black peel."

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The Grinch Steals Toys

The Grinch Collects Wind-up Toys
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures The Grinch Collects Wind-up Toys. Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

 

The Grinch winds up toys and lets them march into his sack in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. "You're a monster, Mr. Grinch / Your heart's an empty hole / Your brain is full of spiders, you have garlic in your soul / Mr. Gri-inch / I wouldn't touch you with a thirty-nine-and-a-half foot pole."

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Stealing Stockings

The Grinch Steals the Stockings
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures The Grinch Steals the Stockings. Cartoon Network

 

Picture of The Grinch stealing the stockings from Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

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The Grinch at the Fridge

The Grinch at the Fridge
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures All the Who Hash. Cartoon Network

 

The Grinch steals all the food in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

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Stealing Presents

The Grinch Rolls Up the Rug
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures The Grinch Rolls Up the Rug. Cartoon Network

 

The Grinch rolls up the rug and steals all the Christmas presents in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. "You're a rotter, Mr. Grinch / You're the king of sinful sots / Your heart's a dead tomato splotched with moldy purple spots / Mr. Gri-inch! / You're a three-decker sauerkraut and toadstool sandwich with arsenic sauce!"

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The Grinch Stuffs Up the Tree

Grinch Stuffs Up the Tree
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures Grinch Stuffs Up the Tree. Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

The Grinch shoves the Christmas tree up the chimney in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. "You're a foul one, Mr. Grinch / You're a nasty, wasty skunk / Your heart is full of unwashed socks, your soul is full of gunk / Mr. Gri-inch / The three words that best describe you are as follows, and I quote: Stink, stank, stunk!"

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The Grinch is Caught

Grinch is Caught
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures Grinch is Caught. Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

Cindy Lou Who surprises the Grinch while he's stealing her tree in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. "Santie Claus, why? Why are you taking our Christmas tree? Why?"

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Cindy Lou Who

Cindy Lou Who
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures Cindy Lou Who. Cartoon Network

Cindy Lou Who, who was no more than two, questions The Grinch in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

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The Grinch Pats Cindy Lou Who

The Grinch Pats Cindy Lou Who
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures The Grinch Pats Cindy Lou Who. Cartoon Network

The Grinch pats Cindy Lou Who on the head in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

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Full Sleigh

The Grinch on Top of the Mountain
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures The Grinch Triumphant. Cartoon Network

The Grinch with a full sleigh on top of the Whoville mountain in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

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Max and The Grinch

Max and The Grinch
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures Max and The Grinch. Cartoon Network

Max hangs from the sleigh as the Grinch gloats in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

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The Grinch Holds the Sleigh

The Grinch holding his sleigh
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures The Grinch Holds the Sleigh. Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

 

The Grinch holds onto his sleigh at the top of the mountain in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. "They're just waking up, I know just what they'll do. Their mouths will hang open a minute or two, then the Whos down in Whoville will all cry, 'Boo hoo!'"

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The Grinch Talks to Max

The Grinch Talks to Max
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Picture The Grinch Talks to Max. Cartoon Network

The Grinch talks to Max in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. "It came without ribbons! It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes or bags!"

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Whos are Singing

Whos are Singing
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures Whos are Singing. Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

The Whos join hands in the town square to sing in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. "Every Who down in Whoville, the tall and the small, was singing, without any presents at all."

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The Who Feast

The Who Feast
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures The Who Feast. Cartoon Network

Picture of the Who feast from Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. "He brought everything back, all the food for the feast. And he, he himself - The Grinch - carved the roast beast."

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Sparkling Whoville

Sparkling Whoville Christmas Tree
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Pictures Sparkling Whoville Christmas Tree. Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

The tree shines in Whoville town square in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. "How could it be so? It came without ribbons! It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes or bags!"