History Trivia / RudolphTheRedNosedReindeer

10th Dec '16 10:50:43 PM C2
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* ChannelHop: Creator/{{NBC}} held the broadcast rights to the special until 1972, when Creator/{{CBS}} snapped up the rights, and it has remained on the network since then. However, with the acquisition of [[Creator/DreamWorksAnimation [=DreamWorks=] Classics]] (the special's current rightsholder and main licensee of the Rudolph character) by NBC's parent company, [=NBCUniversal=], in 2016, the special could return to NBC once again when CBS's rights expire.

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* ChannelHop: Creator/{{NBC}} held the broadcast rights to the special until 1972, when Creator/{{CBS}} snapped up the rights, and it has remained on the network since then. However, with the acquisition of [[Creator/DreamWorksAnimation [=DreamWorks=] Classics]] (the special's current rightsholder and main licensee of the Rudolph character) rightsholder) by NBC's parent company, [=NBCUniversal=], in 2016, the special could return to NBC once again when CBS's rights expire.
1st Dec '16 3:01:54 PM RubyVisiblyShaken
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* WordOfGod: Many wondered what made the doll a misfit. It was revealed decades later in a talk show when Arthur Rankin, Jr., said her problem was psychological, from feeling unloved. Jules Bass is quoted as saying "I dunno. Maybe she was an alcoholic or something?"

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* WordOfGod: Many wondered what made the doll a misfit. It was revealed decades later in a talk show when Arthur Rankin, Jr., said her problem was psychological, from feeling unloved. Jules Bass is quoted as saying "I dunno. [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Maybe she was an alcoholic or something?"something?]]"
29th Nov '16 12:10:06 PM Madrugada
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* ChannelHop: The 1964 special went through a couple of networks over the years. Creator/{{NBC}} held the broadcast rights to the special until 1972, when Creator/{{CBS}} snapped up the rights, and it has remained on the network since then. However, with the acquisition of [[Creator/DreamWorksAnimation [=DreamWorks=] Classics]] (the special's current rightsholder and main licensee of the Rudolph character) by NBC's parent company, [=NBCUniversal=], in 2016, the special could return to NBC once again when CBS's rights expire.

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* ChannelHop: The 1964 special went through a couple of networks over the years. Creator/{{NBC}} held the broadcast rights to the special until 1972, when Creator/{{CBS}} snapped up the rights, and it has remained on the network since then. However, with the acquisition of [[Creator/DreamWorksAnimation [=DreamWorks=] Classics]] (the special's current rightsholder and main licensee of the Rudolph character) by NBC's parent company, [=NBCUniversal=], in 2016, the special could return to NBC once again when CBS's rights expire.



** The titular character was voiced by Billie Mae Richards, who was ironically credited as Billy Richards from 1965 onward, as mentioned in obituaries mourning her death in September 2010. Kathleen Barr later played the character.

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** The titular title character was voiced by Billie Mae Richards, who was ironically credited as Billy Richards from 1965 onward, as mentioned in obituaries mourning her death in September 2010. Kathleen Barr later played the character.



** Yukon Cornelius supposed to sing "Silver and Gold" instead of Burl Ives.

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** Yukon Cornelius supposed was originally going to sing "Silver and Gold" instead of Burl Ives.
29th Nov '16 10:52:36 AM dsneybuf
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* RefittedForSequel: Some time after Rankin/Bass replaced "We're a Couple of Misfits" with "Fame and Fortune", and before they put it back, they used "Misfits" in ''Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July'', as a duet between Rudolph and WesternAnimation/FrostyTheSnowman.

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* RefittedForSequel: Some time after Rankin/Bass replaced "We're a Couple of Misfits" with "Fame and Fortune", and before they put it back, they used "Misfits" in 1979's ''Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July'', as a duet between Rudolph and WesternAnimation/FrostyTheSnowman.
29th Nov '16 10:52:13 AM dsneybuf
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* RefittedForSequel: Some time after Rankin/Bass replaced "We're a Couple of Misfits" with "Fame and Fortune", and before they put it back, they used "Misfits" in ''Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July'', as a duet between Rudolph and WesternAnimation/FrostyTheSnowman.
29th Nov '16 10:38:57 AM dsneybuf
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** In the original airing, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KC5QFhZ7ZMo the ending features one of Santa's elves giving presents instead misfit toys to the children as ]]. This is changed to due the fact that Rudolph and Santa weren't seen fulfilling the promise of King Moonracer.
29th Nov '16 9:40:52 AM Franklansburg
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** In the original airing, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KC5QFhZ7ZMo the ending doesn't feature one of Santa's elves giving boxes instead misfit toy to the children]].

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** In the original airing, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KC5QFhZ7ZMo the ending doesn't feature features one of Santa's elves giving boxes presents instead misfit toy toys to the children]].children as ]]. This is changed to due the fact that Rudolph and Santa weren't seen fulfilling the promise of King Moonracer.
29th Nov '16 9:36:50 AM Franklansburg
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* Early drafts included a DeliveryStork, but when the idea of a CelebrityVoiceActor (Burl Ives) as the narrator was introduced, the stork was cut for time.
* In the original airing, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KC5QFhZ7ZMo the ending doesn't feature one of Santa's elves giving boxes instead misfit toy to the children]].
* Yukon Cornelius supposed to sing "Silver and Gold" instead of Burl Ives.

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* ** Early drafts included a DeliveryStork, but when the idea of a CelebrityVoiceActor (Burl Ives) as the narrator was introduced, the stork was cut for time.
* ** In the original airing, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KC5QFhZ7ZMo the ending doesn't feature one of Santa's elves giving boxes instead misfit toy to the children]].
* ** Yukon Cornelius supposed to sing "Silver and Gold" instead of Burl Ives.
29th Nov '16 9:35:52 AM Franklansburg
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* In the original airing, the ending doesn't feature one of Santa's elves giving a misfit toy to the children.

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* In the original airing, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KC5QFhZ7ZMo the ending doesn't feature one of Santa's elves giving a boxes instead misfit toy to the children. children]].
* Yukon Cornelius supposed to sing "Silver and Gold" instead of Burl Ives.
29th Nov '16 8:28:22 AM Franklansburg
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Early drafts included a DeliveryStork, but when the idea of a CelebrityVoiceActor (Burl Ives) as the narrator was introduced, the stork was cut for time.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Early WhatCouldHaveBeen:
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drafts included a DeliveryStork, but when the idea of a CelebrityVoiceActor (Burl Ives) as the narrator was introduced, the stork was cut for time.time.
*In the original airing, the ending doesn't feature one of Santa's elves giving a misfit toy to the children.
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