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== References ==
== References ==
*[[Halloween Fairstival]] — [[The Poopsmith]] dresses as Lion-O from the Rankin/Bass cartoon show, ''[[Wikipedia:ThunderCats|ThunderCats]]''.
*[[Halloween Fairstival]] — [[The Poopsmith]] dresses as Lion-O from the Rankin/Bass cartoon show, ''[[Wikipedia:ThunderCats|ThunderCats]]''.
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*Email [[modeling]] (DVD Commentary) — [[Matt Chapman]] says Parson Brown is a clergyman, and [[Mike Chapman|Mike]] says, "I would assume so. He married Frosty."  This is a reference to the Rankin/Bass Christmas special [[wikipedia:Frosty's Winter Wonderland|Frosty's Winter Wonderland]], where the children build a snowman preacher named Parson Brown to marry Frosty and his snow wife.
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*Email [[modeling]] (DVD Commentary) — [[Matt Chapman]] says Parson Brown is a clergyman, and [[Mike Chapman|Mike]] says, "I would assume so. He married Frosty."  This is a reference to the Rankin/Bass Christmas special ''[[wikipedia:Frosty's Winter Wonderland|Frosty's Winter Wonderland]]'', where the children build a snowman preacher named Parson Brown to marry Frosty and his snow wife.
*[[Happy Dethemberween]] — The TV special Homestar and the others watch, [[Brundo the Decemberween Yak and the Sword of St. Olaf]], was based on Rankin/Bass TV specials of ''[[Wikipedia:Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (TV special)|Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (TV special)|Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town]]'', and ''[[Wikipedia: Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey|Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey]]''.
*[[Happy Dethemberween]] — The TV special Homestar and the others watch, [[Brundo the Decemberween Yak and the Sword of St. Olaf]], was based on Rankin/Bass TV specials of ''[[Wikipedia:Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (TV special)|Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (TV special)|Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town]]'', and ''[[Wikipedia: Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey|Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey]]''.
*[[8-Bit is Enough]] — The TrogSword in 20X6 references to ''ThunderCats'', in particular Lion-O's transformation sequence.
*[[8-Bit is Enough]] — The TrogSword in 20X6 references to ''ThunderCats'', in particular Lion-O's transformation sequence.
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*[[Which Ween Costumes?]] — [[The King of Town]] and [[Strong Mad]] dress up as Heat Miser and The Abominable Snowman, respectively.
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*[[Which Ween Costumes?]] — [[The King of Town]] and [[Strong Mad]] dress up as [[wikipedia: The_Year_Without_a_Santa_Claus|Heat Miser]] and The Abominable Snowman, respectively.  Homestar describes Strong Mad's animation as "so Rankin/Bass".
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Current revision as of 04:23, 31 December 2020

"I'm Mister Heat Blister! I'm Mister Hundred and One!"

Rankin/Bass was an American production company known for its seasonal animated stop motion holiday specials, mostly on Christmas and winter. Their most notable specials include Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Santa Claus is Coming to Town. They also made the animated television show ThunderCats.

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