Rankin/Bass

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*[[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 Heat Miser and The Abominable Snowman, respectively.  Homestar describes Strong Mad's animation as "so Rankin/Bass".
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[[Category:Inside Jokes]][[Category:Entertainment running gags]]

Current revision as of 19:19, 6 January 2019

"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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