History YMMV / AChristmasStory

19th Aug '17 10:35:22 AM lorgskyegon
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*** Also TruthInTelevision, though, as Chinese restaurants were one of the few places that recent Chinese immigrants (which the cooks obviously were, could reliably find work at the time.
31st May '17 10:07:02 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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* FanonDiscontinuity: ''A Christmas Story 2'' gets this treatment from virtually everyone.

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* FanonDiscontinuity: ''A Christmas Story 2'' gets this treatment from virtually everyone. Can qualify as CanonDiscontinuity as well, as in spite of the trailer boasting that it's an "official" sequel, the film is in no way based on any of Jean Shepherd's works, and [[[AuthorExistenceFailure for obvious reasons]]] was made without his input or blessing.
11th May '17 7:15:49 AM Luc
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** The "Drink Your Ovaltine" scene is memetic among AlternateRealityGame players, especially for disappointments.
19th Feb '17 2:13:39 AM Sabrewing
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* AccidentalInnuendo: Not helped by the fact that it's Farkus ordering Ralphie around.
--> "Listen, jerk! When I tell you to come, you better ''come''."
3rd Jan '17 1:09:53 PM JJHIL325
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** When Ralphie blames Schwartz for [[spoiler: a swear word he said]], we listen to Schwartz' mother scream at the top of her lungs and begin beating her son over the phone, while he pleadfully yells "What'd I do?!?" Even Ralphie's mother looks horrified listening to it, but she simply hangs up the phone.

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** When Ralphie blames Schwartz for [[spoiler: a swear word he said]], we listen to Schwartz' mother scream at the top of her lungs and begin beating her son over the phone, while he pleadfully yells "What'd I do?!?" Even Ralphie's mother looks horrified listening to it, but she simply hangs up the phone. If something like that happened today Ralphie's mother would have called the cops straightaway.
25th Dec '16 5:41:25 AM shawn_allen
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** The real reason that The Mother is so upset by the Leg Lamp: the time, stay-at-home moms ruled the house and everything about it reflected on her. The Mother's take in the Old Man's Major Award: "A woman's leg in a fishnet stocking? Not in ''my'' front window!!"
23rd Dec '16 9:48:34 PM Ezclee4050
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* CriticalDissonance: Most reviewers in 1983 felt it was SoOkayItsAverage, with Creator/RogerEbert being one of the few to give it a rave.
23rd Dec '16 3:31:38 PM Ezclee4050
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* AwardSnub:
** Didn't get any sniff at all from the Oscars, but since it was filmed largely in Canada and technically was an American-Canadian co-production, it was nominated for a bunch of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genie_Awards Genie Awards]]. Bob Clark won Best Director and the screenplay also won, but it lost in all other categories, including Best Picture, technical awards, and Tedde Moore (Miss Shields) as Supporting Actress.
** Getting selected for the UsefulNotes/NationalFilmRegistry in 2012 more than made up for any past snubs.
18th Dec '16 8:52:46 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Was the mall Santa and his elves too harsh towards Ralphie and the other kids or were they just really tired and wanted the store to close so their shift can end?

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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Was Were the mall Santa and his elves too harsh towards Ralphie and the other kids or were they just really tired and wanted the store to close so their shift can end?
14th Apr '16 10:48:36 AM Berrenta
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* ItGetsBetter: First ten minutes are forgettable and pretty slow, with long gaps in the narration and very long shots of toys and kids pressing their noses against windows.



* {{Sequelitis}}: The 2012 DTV sequel has been widely panned.
** [[FanonDiscontinuity Sequel? What sequel?]]

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* {{Sequelitis}}: The 2012 DTV sequel has been widely panned.
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panned, [[FanonDiscontinuity Sequel? What sequel?]]even by fans who forget that it released.]]
* SlowPacedBeginning: First ten minutes are forgettable and pretty slow, with long gaps in the narration and very long shots of toys and kids pressing their noses against windows.
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