Frosty the Snowman (TV Short 1969) Poster

(1969 TV Short)


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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) (TV Movie)

Followed by 

Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970) (TV Movie)
The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974) (TV Movie)
Frosty's Winter Wonderland (1976) (TV Short)
Rudolph's Shiny New Year (1976) (TV Movie)
Frosty Returns (1992) (TV Short)
A Miser Brothers' Christmas (2008) (TV Movie)

Remake of 

Frosty the Snowman (1954) (Short)


Nanook of the North (1922)
Railroad ticket seller: "Gotta make a change at Nanook of the north, you know."

Referenced in 

Taxi: Get Me Through the Holidays (1982) (TV Episode)
being shown on TV
Day by Day: Merry Kristin (1988) (TV Episode)
Ross mentions the special.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Mad Monster (1989) (TV Episode)
Servo (imitating Frosty): "Happy birthday!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocketship X-M (1990) (TV Episode)
Servo's first words with his new voice are "Happy Birthday", just like Frosty.
The Flash: Captain Cold (1991) (TV Episode)
Officer Murphy sarcastically refers to Captain Cold as "Frosty the Snowman."
The Simpsons: I Love Lisa (1993) (TV Episode)
Krusty says to Robert Frost: "Hey, Frosty! How'd you like some snow, man?"
ClayFighter (1993) (Video Game)
Bad Mr. Frosty is a parody of Frosty.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Incredible Melting Man (1996) (TV Episode)
Mike: This is basically the same story as Frosty the Snowman.
Saved by the Bell: The New Class: Fire at the Max: Part 1 (1996) (TV Episode)
Screech refers to Frosty the Snowman.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Deadly Mantis (1997) (TV Episode)
Servo: Frosty the Snowman's partially melted body was found today.
The X-Files: Synchrony (1997) (TV Episode)
Mulder tells Jason that the frozen dead security guard has become Frosty the Snowman gone south.
Anastasia (1997)
The line "No exit visa, no ticket!" is a reference to "No money, no ticket!"
Jack Frost (1997) (Video)
Referenced by Jack.
South Park: Mr. Hankey's Christmas Classics (1999) (TV Episode)
mentioned in song
Christmas in South Park (2000) (Video)
Drawn Together: Foxxy vs. The Board of Education (2005) (TV Episode)
The Dumpy the Wasteman character.
Unaccompanied Minors (2006)
Beef mentions that his mom's boyfriend says that "Christmas is when Frosty the Snowman fights with the devil."
Fred Claus (2007)
fred goes to the Frosty Tavern and a picture of frosty is shown outside the bar
ER: 300 Patients (2007) (TV Episode)
Chuny mentions that "Frosty the Snowman" had been on TV the previous night
Elmo's Christmas Countdown (2007) (TV Movie)
Stan the Snowball mentions Frosty
Sam and Max: Night of the Raving Dead (2008) (Video Game)
After Jurgen's monster awakens, he proclaims "Happy Birthday!"
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Last Unicorn (2009) (TV Episode)
Listed as a movie made by Rankin/Bass
The Big Bang Theory: The Maternal Congruence (2009) (TV Episode)
They Mention The Movie
The People vs. George Lucas (2010)
Mentioned in reference to the best Christmas specials
Mad: 2012 Dalmatians/Grey's in Anime (2010) (TV Episode)
Frosty the Dirt Man is based off of this cartoon.
Family Guy: Road to the North Pole (2010) (TV Episode)
In the opening montage Stewie rides Brian's back down the hill who has a tophat and pipe
Smosh: Rejected Videos (2011) (TV Episode)
"Poopy the Snowman"
Mad: FROST/Undercover Claus (2011) (TV Episode)
Karen and the Santa Claus from this TV special appear in the Snowman Vs. Wild skit.
Get the Gringo (2012)
Gibson's partner in crime is code named Frost
Mad: Fantastic Four Christmases/Red & White Collar (2012) (TV Episode)
Frosty appeared frequently in this episode.
Saturday Night Live: Jamie Foxx/Ne-Yo (2012) (TV Episode)
Reference in the "J-Pop America Fun Time Now!" segment
Good Bad Flicks: We Wish You a Turtle Christmas (2012) (TV Episode)
Saturday Night Live: Paul Rudd/One Direction (2013) (TV Episode)
Reviewed by Jebediah Atkinson on Weekend Update
Teen Titans Go!: Second Christmas (2013) (TV Episode)
Cyborg attaches his head on a snowman and bringing it to life.
JonTron: The Zoo Race (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by JonTron.
The Comix Scrutinizer: Grinch Rule 34 (2014) (TV Episode)
" something that makes SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT look like FROSTY THE SNOWMAN."
Phelous & the Movies: Magic Gift of the Snowman (2015) (TV Episode)
Phelous mentions this cartoon partially inspiring Magic Gift of the Snowman
iZombie: Pour Some Sugar, Zombie (2016) (TV Episode)
Chapter reference, "Frost, He the Dough Man.
Jeopardy!: 2016 Teen Tournament Final Game 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Inanimate Objects?" category
Phelous & the Movies: Noel (2016) (TV Episode)
also written by Romeo Muller
The Cinema Snob: Christian Mingle: The Movie (2017) (TV Episode)
"Well I guess that's one way to keep Frosty from melting."
The Flash: Don't Run (2017) (TV Episode)
Amunet says, "Frosty's melted away."
The Simpsons: Gone Boy (2017) (TV Episode)
Bart crushes Frosty the snowman with his skateboard.

Featured in 

Home and Away: Episode #1.1603 (1994) (TV Episode)
Shannon is watching this on TV
Jack Frost (1998)
25 Most Heartwarming Holiday TV Moments (2011) (TV Movie)
"Frosty the Snowman" is #7.
Nostalgia Critic: The King and I (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown when discussing Rankin/Bass
A Very SpaghettiBicycle Christmas Collab (2014) (Video)
Used in one of the remix segments.
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 Christmas Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
One of the secret #11 picks.
Baby, It's Cold Outside (2017) (Video)
A brief clip is shown.

Spoofed in 

The Spirit of Christmas (1992) (Short)
Tiny Toon Adventures: It's a Wonderful Tiny Toons Christmas Special (1992) (TV Episode)
Frosty can be seen in the opening sequence yelling at the cartoon characters
South Park: Chef's Salty Chocolate Balls (1998) (TV Episode)
When Mr. Hanky dies, a Jimmy Durante style song plays, like when Frosty melted.
Family Guy: A Very Special Family Guy Freakin' Christmas (2001) (TV Episode)
Lois runs into Frosty and the kids from this special and burns Frosty using a comibination of a lighter and alcohol.
King of the Hill: Livin' on Reds, Vitamin C and Propane (2003) (TV Episode)
When Peggy and Luanne think up an idea for a christmas carol one of their ideas features Hank and Bobby rescuing Frosty from the desert and the animation for that scene strongly resembles the animation from this tv special.
The Fairly OddParents: Channel Chasers (2004) (TV Episode)
characters enter a computerized spoof of this Rankin-Bass classic
Robot Chicken: Nightmare Generator (2005) (TV Episode)
In "Unsolved Case Files," Frosty is tortured with a snowblower.
Phineas and Ferb: Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation (2009) (TV Episode)
Perry puts a top hat on the head of a snowman, who then comes alive, crosses the street, and is nearly splattered by a snow plow.
How It Should Have Ended: The Holiday Movie Special (2010) (TV Episode)
Holiday Movie parody
Paw and Sonny Boy: Christmas Time with Paw and Sonny Boy (2015) (TV Episode)
The little "Snowy the Snowman" animation within the video is a spoof of the original Rankin and Bass "Frosty the Snowman" special. The entire "Snowy the Snowman" cartoon can be seen on the CheeseTree43 YouTube channel.

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