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Episode 056: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer – Santa Hates Misfits

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Go along with Chelsea, Morgan and Mason as they dive into the Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer Christmas special by Rankin-Bass!


■ There’s nothing like a good ol’ Christmas Special! We discuss all our favorites including a He-Man tangent.
■ Main Discussion: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
The history behind the longest-running Christmas special of all time! Nearly 50 years old!
■ The soundtrack: Composer, Johnny Marks and “Burl Ives, man, what a snowman!”
■ Communists, mutations, conformists and beware of Mrs. Clause!
■ Changes made to the film over time, Christmas tree forests, characters and lots of cynicism!
■ We rate it!
■  Mailbag!
■ Two requests for Cats Don’t Dance!, Andreas Deja’s blog, Saving Mr. Banks predictionsIncredibles error, Melissa K.always has our back! The Muppets, New interview podcast, Clay Katis is directing Angry Birds & more!
■ We respond to Chad!
■ Get ready for the BEST OF 2013 episode! Send us a voicemail!
Bloopers! Morgan snaps at Mason, He-Man, Rudolph R&B Remix, Morgan yells at Chelsea, Duck Dynasty.

Runtime: 1:09:12, 37.3 MB


Animation 12 Days of Christmas
■  Andreas Deja’s Blog
■  Buy Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer on Blu-ray
■ Buy The Incredibles on Blu-ray
■ “Best of 2013” voting:

The Rotoscopers

The Hosts

Mason Smith: This Animated Life BlogTwitter
Morgan Stradling: TwitterInstagram
Chelsea Robson: TwitterFacebook

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About Morgan Stradling

Morgan is a native of Arizona and is a desert rat who loves the heat--she doesn’t even turn on the AC in her car in the middle of the summer! She loves big eyeliner, Survivor, Lady Gaga, and, of course, animated films. She has her MBA in Marketing from ASU and now works as a Product Manager for a tech company. Follow her on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.