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Re: LOC 55: The Top 51 Winter Holiday Characters
« Reply #90 on: December 22, 2011, 05:10:23 PM »
Isn't there anyone who knows all about


#22 - John McClane
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Sure,  I can tell you all about John McClane.

Lights, please: John McClane is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Die Hard film series. He is portrayed by Bruce Willis.

John McClane was originally based on the fictional character Detective Joe Leland from Roderick Thorp's novel, Nothing Lasts Forever, along with another character, Frank Malone from Walter Wager's novel 58 Minutes (later adapted as Die Hard 2) and is somewhat based on and inspired by Dirty Harry. Die Hard villain Hans Gruber describes him as "just another American... who thinks he's John Wayne," to which McClane replies that he "was always partial to Roy Rogers.” He is described as being a foul-mouthed, wisecracking, no-nonsense New York cop with an itchy trigger finger and a never-say-die maverick spirit.
McClane's marriage is in a constant state of crisis, his vigilantism and disregard for authority have put him in danger of losing his job more than once, and he is a chain-smoker who is described as "two steps away from becoming a full blown alcoholic", which McClane jokingly upgrades to only "one step".

The trailer for the first Die Hard film states, "The last thing McClane wants is to be a hero, but he doesn't have a choice." In the second film, he is told "You're the wrong guy in the wrong place at the wrong time", to which he replies, "The story of my life." In the fourth film, he says he gets involved in dangerous situations "because there is nobody else to do it."

In Die Hard (1988), John McClane is an Irish American detective with the New York City Police Department and has been an officer for 11 years. At the beginning of the first film, he is recently separated from his wife, Holly Gennero (Bonnie Bedelia), who is using her maiden name. Holly moved to Los Angeles several months earlier to pursue a career, leading to their separation. They have two children, Lucy and John.

On Christmas Eve, McClane visits his wife at her workplace at the Nakatomi Plaza. Simultaneously, Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman) initiates his plan to steal $640 million in bearer bonds and takes the Nakatomi Company employees, including Holly, hostage, posing as terrorists to draw attention away from the theft, their final plan being to blow up the building and make it appear as though they died with the hostages in the explosion. McClane escapes detection and manages to hide throughout the building, killing the terrorists one by one. When McClane meets the terrorist's leader, Hans Gruber, a climactic battle ensues and McClane throws Gruber out the window.

After the events of Die Hard, McClane moves to Los Angeles, is promoted to lieutenant and is transferred to the Los Angeles Police Department. During this time, McClane appears to have become a national hero. Dialogue in the second film reveals that he was featured in People Magazine, did a spot on Nightline, and was referred to (by Colonel Stuart) as "the policeman hero who saved the Nakatomi hostages" along with a local news crew. In Die Hard 2 (1990), which takes place on Christmas Eve, McClane discovers that mercenaries have seized control of Washington Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C. They take control of the airport's communications and threaten to cause plane crashes unless their demands are met. Holly is traveling on one of the planes and is stranded as her plane circles overhead. McClane discovers a conspiracy between the mercenaries and an active military unit. He foils their plans and provides a visual landing signal for the circling aircraft by exploding the plane the villains were using for their exit strategy.

Bruce Willis makes a brief, uncredited celebrity cameo as McClane in the comedy National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1. In it a helicopter launches an attack upon a beach house in California. From the rubble McClane staggers out and tells him it's the wrong address. The film starred Samuel L. Jackson who would star next to Willis again in Die Hard with a Vengeance, and several other projects.

In the third film, Die Hard with a Vengeance, McClane is back in New York. He is now separated from his wife, suspended from the police force, and a borderline alcoholic. A terrorist who goes only by the name "Simon" (Jeremy Irons) threatens to blow up various locations in the city unless McClane will play his twisted version of Simon says. McClane must solve a number of riddles and challenges in order to keep the bombs from going off. He receives the reluctant help of Zeus Carver (Samuel L. Jackson), a shopkeeper from Harlem who had saved McClane after the first challenge "Simon" had put him through. The FBI finally reveals that "Simon" is in fact Simon Peter Gruber, the brother of Hans Gruber, who is attempting to kill McClane in revenge for his brother's death in the first film. In a subsequent revelation, McClane discovers that revenge is only a timely and clever cover story to conceal the true purpose behind his terrorist activities: the forced depletion of New York's Federal Reserve. With the help of Carver, McClane tracks Simon to the Canadian border. There, in a decisive final confrontation with the latter in a helicopter, McClane puts an end to Simon's plan with a handgun and a power line.

In Live Free or Die Hard (2007), which takes place on Independence Day, McClane is assigned to take hacker Matt Farrell (Justin Long) into FBI custody (McClane is mentioned as having been on the force for 30 years at the time of this film). In this film his rank, besides being a senior detective, is detective lieutenant. They soon discover that a group of terrorists, led by Thomas Gabriel (Timothy Olyphant), are conducting a fire sale and are systematically taking out the nation's infrastructure (including power plants, traffic lights, transportation, and financial markets). McClane and his wife are divorced and McClane is not on speaking terms with his daughter, Lucy (Mary Elizabeth Winstead). During the course of the film Lucy is kidnapped by the terrorists as leverage against McClane. McClane's previous actions seem mostly forgotten, as Farrell was unaware of his past and McClane is somewhat cynical about what he did. With help from Farrell, McClane manages to yet again thwart a disaster, shooting through his own shoulder to kill Gabriel. His actions also seem to restore his relationship with his daughter or at least help restore it as the two are back on speaking terms again and Lucy introduces herself as Lucy McClane to Farrell when in the past she introduced herself as Lucy Gennero and apparently told guys her father was dead.

Throughout the films, John McClane delivers his catchphrase "Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker" usually when he is about to or has just defeated the main antagonists.
McClane adopts the phrase in the first film, Die Hard, when the main antagonist, Hans Gruber, says "Do you really think you have a chance against us, Mr. Cowboy?" to which McClane replies, "Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker", indicating that the phrase may have something to do with cowboys. At the end of the film, before his death at the hands of McClane, Gruber echoes the phrase in response to McClane saying "You made a pretty good cowboy yourself, Hans".
McClane repeats the phrase in the two following films. In Die Hard 2, he delivers it before lighting a trail of fuel to destroy the airplane that the antagonists are in, and in Die Hard with a Vengeance, he says it in a low voice after shooting down the helicopter which the main antagonist, Simon Peter Gruber, is flying.

In the fourth film, Live Free or Die Hard, when the main antagonist, Thomas Gabriel, is holding McClane captive with a gun to his shoulder, he says "Your tombstone should read 'always in the wrong place in the wrong time'", to which McClane replies, "How about 'yippee-ki-yay, motherfu****'?" (the last two syllables are drowned out in the gun shot since there was a significant absence of use of the word "fuck" in the film) before pulling the trigger, shooting himself in the shoulder and Gabriel in the heart in the process. In the Unrated version, the "Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker" line was left uncensored before McClane shot and killed Gabriel through his shoulder.

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Festival: Christmas
Total Points: 51
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Re: LOC 55: The Top 51 Winter Holiday Characters
« Reply #91 on: December 22, 2011, 05:53:26 PM »
Krampus knows way more about Kwanzaa than I do.
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Re: LOC 55: The Top 51 Winter Holiday Characters
« Reply #92 on: December 22, 2011, 05:58:02 PM »


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Re: LOC 55: The Top 51 Winter Holiday Characters
« Reply #93 on: December 22, 2011, 06:21:33 PM »
Isn't there anyone who knows all about


#21 – The Old Man
?


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Sure,  I can tell you all about The Old Man

Lights, please: A Christmas Story is a 1983 American Christmas comedy film based on the short stories and semi-fictional anecdotes of author and raconteur Jean Shepherd, including material from his books In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash, and Wanda Hickey's Night of Golden Memories. It was directed by Bob Clark. The film has since become a holiday classic and is shown numerous times on television during the Christmas season on the network TBS, often in a 24-hour marathon.

Several subplots are incorporated into the body of the film, based on other separate short stories by Shepherd. The most notable involves the Old Man's (Ralphie's father's) entering a sweepstakes, and winning a "major award". A large crate arrives, and inside is a lamp shaped like a woman's leg wearing a fishnet stocking, much to Mrs. Parker's displeasure and the Old Man's delight. The "battle of the lamp" escalates until Mrs. Parker breaks the lamp, infuriating the Old Man. The leg is the logo of the contest's sponsor, the Nehi bottling company (the details of the contest were not made clear in the film).
 Other vignettes include:
  • Ralphie's father (aka the Old Man), is almost constantly complaining or cursing about something, be it his Oldsmobile car or the family's home furnace. In the US English language, which the movie used for all dialogue, the father's cursing episodes are depicted using nonsensical gibberish.
  • While helping his father change a flat tire, Ralphie letting slip the dreaded "Queen Mother of Dirty Words," the F-dash-dash-dash word. He does this after his father knocks a hubcap from his hands, spilling the lug nuts into the snow, where they instantly disappear. Later, when asked where he'd heard the bad word, Ralphie falsely blames Schwartz, and does not mention that his father utters the word daily. After Ralphie's mother telephones Schwartz's mother to inform her that her son was responsible for passing along the bad word to Ralphie, we hear Schwartz getting what appears to be the thrashing of his life at the hands of his hysterical mother. To keep a PG rating, Billingsley says "fudge" on camera (adult Ralphie points out that he really did not say "fudge").
  • The numerous smelly and bothersome bloodhounds of the Parkers' hillbilly neighbors, the Bumpuses, including the dogs' destroying the Christmas turkey (prompting the family to go out and have Peking duck instead, resulting in a giggling fit on the parts of the mother and the boys).

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Festival: Christmas
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Re: LOC 55: The Top 51 Winter Holiday Characters
« Reply #94 on: December 22, 2011, 09:21:15 PM »

#27 - Gizmo

Festival: Christmas
Total Points: 38
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Highest Placement: 10 (D.B. Barnes)


Good to see him on the list. I guess it's not surprising he isn't higher given his connection to christmas isn't all that strong.

Dude, he was a PRESENT!  That's a pretty strong connection.

Isn't there anyone who knows all about

#26 – Snow Miser & #25 Heat Miser
?

I'm not a fan of the special (I've only scene it only recently.  I was a Santa Claus is Coming to Town man.  Also Jack Frost.) but I gotta say, they got awesome theme songs.

Isn't there anyone who knows all about


#23 - Kris Kringle
?

I love this movie and the character.  I'm not a believer by any stretch but this might be the best film about faith ever.  I also love that it never tells us whether this is the real Santa or a sweet old man who thinks he's Santa.


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Re: LOC 55: The Top 51 Winter Holiday Characters
« Reply #95 on: December 22, 2011, 09:37:02 PM »

#27 - Gizmo

Festival: Christmas
Total Points: 38
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Highest Placement: 10 (D.B. Barnes)


Good to see him on the list. I guess it's not surprising he isn't higher given his connection to christmas isn't all that strong.

Dude, he was a PRESENT!  That's a pretty strong connection.

So was Linda Evans in Mitchell. Would you call her a christmas character?


Nice to see both the Misers make the list.

Oh, by the way, look who I spotted at the local titty bar tonight.

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Re: LOC 55: The Top 51 Winter Holiday Characters
« Reply #96 on: December 23, 2011, 06:09:20 AM »
Krampus loves Hollywood strip clubs, the one where the ballerinas were tops and gigantic skirts.


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Re: LOC 55: The Top 51 Winter Holiday Characters
« Reply #97 on: December 23, 2011, 06:55:41 AM »
Isn't there anyone who knows all about


#20 - George Bailey
?


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Sure,  I can tell you all about George Bailey

Lights, please: George Bailey is a fictional character and the main protagonist in Frank Capra's 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life. He is played by James Stewart. He is loosely based on George Pratt, a character in Philip Van Doren Stern's The Greatest Gift.

Throughout the story, George is shown as a selfless person since childhood. He saves his younger brother Harry from drowning, after Harry accidentally sleds down into icy water. Rescuing Harry causes George to lose his hearing in one ear. He saves his boss, Mr. Gower, from jail time when Gower accidentally puts poison in a customer's medicine bottle. From a young age, George always wanted to go to college and to travel and see the world; however, he keeps having to postpone the fulfillment of these ambitions, time after time.

When his uncle loses $8,000 and George does not know that his rival, Mr. Potter, has it, George is on the verge of committing suicide by jumping from a bridge; however, his guardian angel, Clarence, stops him. Clarence shows George what life in his hometown, Bedford Falls, would be like if George hadn't been born. When George realizes suicide is a mistake, he goes back to the bridge and utters his famous line, "I want to live again." He soon returns to his world, and the citizens of Bedford Falls come to greet him and donate money to replace the missing $8,000.

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Festival: Christmas
Total Points: 56
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Highest Placement: 4 (Compound)


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Re: LOC 55: The Top 51 Winter Holiday Characters
« Reply #98 on: December 23, 2011, 07:31:04 AM »
Isn't there anyone who knows all about


#19 - Pitch
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Sure,  I can tell you all about Pitch.

Lights, please: Santa Claus is a 1959 live action Mexican motion picture featuring Santa Claus. In the film, Santa works in outer space and does battle with a demon sent to Earth by Lucifer to ruin Christmas by killing Santa and "making all the children of the Earth do evil." Santa Claus was directed by René Cardona and written by Cardona and Adolfo Torres Portillo. The original film was produced in Mexico and features primarily Spanish dialog. A dubbed and slightly edited English language version was produced for U.S. release in 1960 under the direction of K. Gordon Murray. It was lampooned on an episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000.

On December 24, Santa makes preparations for his yearly journey at his Toyland castle in outerspace. He plays the organ while his children helpers from all over the world sing. Meanwhile, in hell, Lucifer instructs his chief demon Pitch to travel to Earth and turn the children of the world against Santa.

In a busy marketplace, Pitch attempts to convince five children to “make Santa Claus angry”: Lupita, a poor girl; Billy, the son of wealthy but negligent parents; and three troublemaking brothers. Pitch fails at convincing Lupita to steal a doll from a vendor but succeeds in convincing the brothers to break a shop window. Santa’s child workers alert him to these events.

Unable to travel to Earth before nightfall on Christmas Eve, he instead uses equipment to watch Pitch and the children. One device allows him to view the Lupita’s dream, induced by Pitch, in which she is tormented by life-sized dancing dolls who entice her to steal. He also listens as the three brothers plot to break into the Billy's home and steal his presents. They also attempt to write a letter to Santa claiming they have been good, but Santa's voice informs them that he can see all they do.

Merlin the Wizard, Santa's most trusted assistant, gives Santa a sleep inducing powder and a flower that allows him to disappear. He then retrieves a a magic key that will open any door on Earth from Vulcan and prepares his mechanical reindeer. On Earth, the three rude boys plot to capture and enslave Santa. Meanwhile Lupita and her mother say a prayer and Lupita says that she has wished for two dolls, one of which she will give to Baby Jesus.
During Santa's journey, Pitch makes several unsuccessful attempts to sabotage Santa's delivery of toys in Mexico City. Santa succeeds in reuniting Billy with his parents, who had left him alone to go to a restaurant. On a city rooftop, the three brothers prepare to capture Santa and steal his toys. They see Santa's sleigh in the sky and hurry indoors to find that they have only received coal. After a failed attempt to steal the sleigh, Pitch succeeds in emptying Santa's dream powder bag while Santa drops the disappearing flower.

Santa’s trip is nearly complete when he is chased by a vicious dog outside a large house in Mexico. Finding himself without the powder or the flower he climbs a tree to escape the dog. Pitch appears and proceeds to wake the household and calls the fire department to report a fire at that location, so Santa will soon be seen by many people. With dawn approaching, Merlin assists with a last-minute escape and Pitch is defeated after being doused with the spray from a fire hose.
Before returning to the castle Santa makes one final stop, leaving a doll for Lupita. His labors now completed, Santa steers the sleigh back to the castle, content in the knowledge that he has brought happiness to all of the Earth’s children.

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Re: LOC 55: The Top 51 Winter Holiday Characters
« Reply #99 on: December 23, 2011, 07:54:18 AM »
I'd be interested to know what Krampus' WPM is. I wonder if I could beat him.
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Re: LOC 55: The Top 51 Winter Holiday Characters
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Re: LOC 55: The Top 51 Winter Holiday Characters
« Reply #101 on: December 23, 2011, 08:13:48 AM »
Isn't there anyone who knows all about


#18 - Bumble
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Sure,  I can tell you all about Bumble.

Lights, please: Bumble (a.k.a. The Abominable Snowman of the North) is the main antagonist who later turns to good in the 1964 Rankin/Bass television special, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

"Bumble," a corruption of the term "abominable snowman" was so named by Yukon Cornelius. The Snowman is a gigantic white-furred yeti with long pointed fangs along with a hairless blue face, lips, hands and feet. He pursues Hermey, Rudolph and Yukon Cornelius throughout their adventures. He is Yukon's longtime enemy, so much so that he is an expert on Bumble's strengths and weaknesses; in their first escape together as a group, the three set off to sea on an ice floe which Yukon chips from an iceberg with his pick axe since he knows that Bumble cannot float in water.

Not only does the sight of Rudolph's glowing red nose drive him into a rage, narrator Sam the Snowman explains that he hates everything to do with Christmas as well. When Rudolph's family leaves the safety of the North Pole to find him, they become prisoners of the Abominable in his cave. Yukon and Hermey lure him from his cave and away from the trapped reindeer when Hermey makes the vocal sounds of a pig; Yukon knows that Bumble would "never pass up a pork dinner for deer meat." He knocks him unconscious by dislodging some large rocks above the entrance to the cave and onto his head. Hermey then extracts all of his teeth, rendering him helpless. Yukon sees this as his chance to engage him in hand-to-hand combat. As Bumble backs away toward a bottomless ravine, he, Yukon, and his dogsled team fall over the cliff, into the ravine, and out of sight.

To the amazement of everyone in Santa's Workshop, Yukon, Bumble, and the dogsled team later come knocking at the door. The sight of Bumble frightens everyone in the room, but Yukon insists that he has reformed his evil ways and has come seeking a job. So tall is he that he is able to place the star on top of the Christmas tree without the use of a ladder.

Rudolph, who had seen Yukon and Bumble fall into the ravine, asked how he survived the fall. As an expert on the monster, Yukon was unconcerned about falling into the ravine, answering: "Didn't I tell you, boy? Bumbles bounce!"

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Festival: Christmas
Total Points: 63
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Re: LOC 55: The Top 51 Winter Holiday Characters
« Reply #102 on: December 23, 2011, 09:16:54 AM »
Isn't there anyone who knows all about


#17 - Frosty The Snowman
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Sure,  I can tell you all about Frosty The Snowman

Lights, please: Frosty the Snowman is a popular song written by Walter "Jack" Rollins and Steve Nelson, and first recorded by Gene Autry and the Cass County Boys in 1950. It was written after the success of Autry's recording of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer the previous year; Rollins and Nelson shipped the new song to Autry, who recorded Frosty in search of another seasonal hit. Like Rudolph, Frosty was subsequently adapted to other media including a popular television special. The song was originally titled Frosty the Snow Man.

The song is about a snowman who comes to life by the placement of a magical hat found by some children, with whom he shares playful adventures before he has to "hurry on his way" (likely a quaint reference to melting, and the ephemeral nature of snowmen). At the end of their adventures together, the children are saddened by Frosty's leaving, however, he reassures them by exclaiming, "I'll be back again some day."

Some versions of the song change the last line to "on Christmas Day!" It has been covered by many artists over the years, including The Jackson 5, The Ronettes, Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Larry Groce, Ray Conniff, Cocteau Twins, Alvin and the Chipmunks, The Beach Boys, Leon Redbone with Dr. John, Red Foley (and his daughters), Fiona Apple, Connie Talbot (2008 and 2009), 1910 Fruitgum Company, Michael Bublé, The Partridge Family, and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh (as his character Major Monogram from Phineas and Ferb. Also sings it as Perry Saves Christmas.) and countless other musical acts (including a 2005 recording of the song by actor Burt Reynolds).

Jimmy Durante has recorded two versions, one with the earlier alternative lyric, and another for a television special of the same name (more on that in a moment)

Frosty was recorded by Ella Fitzgerald on her 1960 Verve release Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas.

The Canadian Brass are known for a version that is both jazzy and darkly humorous ("One more time!"… "you know what happens when Frosty gets hot!").

In 1950, Little Golden Books published Frosty the Snow Man as a children's book, adapted by Annie North Bedford and illustrated by Corinne Malvern.

In 1954, the UPA studio brought Frosty to life in a three-minute animated short which appears regularly on WGN-TV. This production included a bouncy, jazzy a cappella version of the song and a limited animation style reminiscent of UPA's Gerald McBoing-Boing. The short, filmed entirely in black-and-white, has been a perennial WGN-TV Christmas classic, and was broadcast on December 24 and 25, 2005, and every year since, as part of a WGN-TV children's programming retrospective, along with their two other short Christmas classics, Suzy Snowflake and Hardrock, Coco and Joe.

The three cartoons are also a tradition on WJAC-TV in Johnstown, PA, which not only broadcasts the cartoons on their station, but also make it available on their website.

In 1969, the Rankin-Bass company, in association with Mushi Production of Japan, produced a thirty-minute animated television special of Frosty the Snowman that featured the voices of comedians Jimmy Durante as narrator and Jackie Vernon as the title character. This was a story based on the discovery of Frosty the Snowman. Three sequels were produced, Frosty's Winter Wonderland (based upon the song Winter Wonderland) in 1976, in which Frosty got married, and Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July in 1979, followed by The Legend of Frosty the Snowman in 2005. A derivative work, Frosty Returns, was broadcast on CBS in 1992.

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Total Points: 63
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Re: LOC 55: The Top 51 Winter Holiday Characters
« Reply #103 on: December 23, 2011, 11:33:30 AM »
Wooo, the Bumble! I had him on my list, probably fairly high, too. He is a treasure from my childhood; I remember being so afraid of him that I hid behind a couch when he showed up.
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Re: LOC 55: The Top 51 Winter Holiday Characters
« Reply #104 on: December 23, 2011, 11:45:05 AM »

#19 - Pitch
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Festival: Christmas
Total Points: 61
6/12 Lists
Highest Placement: 9 (Pak-Man)

Nice showing! I think I voted for Pitch as much for his portrayal of a the sleazy devil doll salesman as I did for the movie character.


#18 - Bumble

Festival: Christmas
Total Points: 63
4/12 Lists
Highest Placement: 2 (D.B. Barnes)

Oh, hell yeah! Another image that always reminded me it was that wonderful time off year as a little kid. It's funny. At first, I found him terrifying, but over time found him more and more adorable.

By the way, who else saw the epic Bumble pics k1 posted on bookface? Pure holiday awesome!


#17 - Frosty The Snowman

Festival: Christmas
Total Points: 63
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Highest Placement: 4 (Anais)

Had him at #15. Loved the original special. Also, my favorite christmas carol to sing when I was a kid.
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