I’ve seen the classic 1964 “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” more times than I can count. And I’ve certainly heard the song hundreds of times. But I never put it together until watching it tonight that Donner is Rudolph’s father. It was almost the same feeling as learning that Darth Vader was Luke’s father. (Hope I didn’t spoil that for anyone.) Why doesn’t this ever come up in the song? Seems like significant information to me. Definitely some nepotism going on in Santa’s organization. Reindeer privilege.

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