Everybody Loves Ralphie
A Christmas Story was all but ignored back in 1983. So How did it grow up to be a TV Holiday classic? And where are Ralphie, Flick and the rest of the gang now?

My fevered brain seethed with the effort of trying to come up with the infinitely subtle devices necessary to implant the Red Ryder Range Model Air Rifle indelibly into my parents' subconscious. - JEAN SHEPHERD, "A CHRISTMAS STORY" It worked. And not just on Ralphie Parker's parents…

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