PG | | Comedy, Family
In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.
The "major award" was based on a real lamp: an illuminated Nehi logo.
Ralphie as Adult:
C+? Oh no, it CAN'T be!
Miss Shields: C+! C+! Ha ha ha ha ha ha!
After the Little Orphan Annie program, the radio announcer instructs listeners to set their decoder pins to B-2, and then begins the coded message with the number 12. Since the first letter in the decoded message is B, the first number should have been 2, not 12.
Early home video copies contained the following text immediately after the end credits:
"THIS TRANSFER IS DEDICATED TO 'POPPY' JOE BLUTH 1984."
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