Remember back in the days when TBS ran “A Christmas Story” for 24 straight hours on Christmas Eve? I remember the year my family discovered it–we came in at the frozen tongue stuck to the pole and lasted all the way around again. And then maybe again. And now it is a yearly tradition.
Ralphie as Adult: [narrating] Meanwhile, I struggled for exactly the right BB gun hint. It had to be firm, but subtle.
Ralphie: Flick says he saw some grizzly bears near Pulaski’s candy store!
[everyone stares at Ralphie]
Ralphie as Adult: [narrating] They looked at me as if I had lobsters crawling out of my ears.