It just isn't the holiday season until Ralphie sadly walks down the stairs dressed as an overgrown pink bunny.
Since its release in 1983, A Christmas Story has become a holiday staple as beloved as It's A Wonderful Life and Miracle on 34th Street. From Ralphie's crushing disappointment over radio hero Little Orphan Annie's "secret message" to a joyous family dinner in a local Chinese food restaurant, every moment of Bob Clark's A Christmas Story is a classic. But did you know the magic behind the infamous tongue scene? Or how the movie got made? Did you know you can stay the night at Ralphie's house IRL?
Here are a few hidden details, interesting facts, and need-to-know tidbits about the beloved Christmas movie.