Sunday, December 21, 2008

Rudolph the Red–Nosed Reindeer

Rudolph the Red–Nosed Reindeer is my all-time favorite Christmas special and I never miss watching it every year.

A long-running Christmas television special produced in 1964 by Rankin/Bass, it has been telecast every year since 1964, making it the longest running Christmas TV special.

Memorable and lovable characters:
Sam The Snowman; Hermey the Misfit Elf; Clarice the Doe; Yukon Cornelius; The Bumble (Abominable Snow Monster of the North)

Memorable and lovable characters on the Island of Misfit Toys:
King Moonracer; Charlie-In-The-Box; Spotted Elephant; Misfit Dolly; Bird Fish; Cowboy who rides an ostrich; Train with square wheels on its caboose; Boat that sinks rather than floats; Squirt gun that shoots grape jelly; Airplane that can't fly

Memorable and lovable songs:

"The Most Wonderful Day Of The Year", "Silver and Gold", "Holly Jolly Christmas", "Fame and Fortune", "We're A Couple Of Misfits" (see below), "There's Always Tomorrow", "We Are Santa's Elves"; "Rudolph the Red–Nosed Reindeer", "Jingle, Jingle, Jingle"

Here is a clip of Rudolph and Hermey singing "We're a Couple of Misfits"...

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