Ralphie: "'What I want for Christmas. What I want for Christmas is a Red Ryder BB gun with a compass in the stock and this thing which tells time.' Wow, that's great. 'I think that everybody should have a Red Ryder BB gun. They're very good for Christmas. I don't think that a football's a very good Christmas present.'"
Narrator: "Oh, rarely had the words poured from my penny pencil with such feverish fluidity."