In the 1940s, a boy named Ralphie tried to convince his parents, teacher and Santa that the Red Ryder BB gun was the perfect Christmas present.
Writers Bob Clark:
Jean Shepherd (Based on the novel “We Trust God, Everybody Pay in Cash”), Jean Shepherd (Stage) | It’s Christmas and 9-year-old Ralphie wants just one: Red Ryder Range 200 Shot BB. When she mentions it at dinner, her mother’s immediate reaction is to let her go. Then he decides the appropriate topic for the teacher, but his reaction is his own. Imagine what it would be like to be a Red Ryder and hit the bad guys. When the big day arrives, she receives many gifts under the tree, including a beautiful gift from her aunt that her mother just loves. But what about the BB gun?