It is now summer in the Parker family; and the usual amount of numerous events are happening in their separate lives. Ralphie is searching for the perfect top to use to beat the school bully with, the Old Man is in battle with their hillbilly neighbors, the Bumpus, while eagerly awaiting the discovery of the perfect fishing spot, and the Mother is attempting to collect all of the pieces of a glass china set at a local movie theater. Written by
Did You Know?
When Leopold Doppler (Glenn Shadix
) is being pelted by the gravy boats, he shouts "Rosebud" from Citizen Kane
and "Top of the World, Ma!" from White Heat
. However neither of these films were released at the time the movie was supposed to take place, the summer of 1940. See more
Ralph 'Ralphie' Parker
[over a badly distorted P.A
... This is J. Edgar Hoover... Junior!