When the fake nose falls off, Santa even chastises Rudolph’s dad (Donner) telling him he “should be ashamed.”
|22 years after the last episode, I'll still defer to Dr. Crane.|
|Frosty, Santa and four — yes four — reindeer.|
Better yet, can you imagine anyone taking any of this that seriously?
And that's the point.
Maybe kids derive as little from cartoons as grown men do from watching football. For that matter, maybe kids derive as much from cartoons as moms get from watching Colin Firth write a novel on the picturesque grounds of a Spanish villa.
All these justifications notwithstanding, I have to point out that even the Frosty special got the number of Santa’s reindeer wrong too.