Summary of CharacterRudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer is a fictional reindeer with a glowing red nose. He is popularly known as "Santa's 9th Reindeer" and, when depicted, is the lead reindeer pulling Santa's sleigh on Christmas Eve. The luminosity of his nose is so great that it illuminates the team's path through inclement winter weather.
Rudolph first appeared in a 1939 booklet written by Robert L. May and published by Montgomery Ward.
The story is owned by The Rudolph Company, L.P. and has been adapted in numerous forms including a popular song, a television special, and a feature film. Character Arts, LLC manages the licensing for the Rudolph Company, L.P. Although the story and song are not public domain, Rudolph has become a figure of Christmas folklore.
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Appearances in Show
- Episode 15 (41) FROST: The Island of Misfit Toys gets spoofed along with LOST and Disney and Pixar's Toy Story 3.
- Episode 15 (41) Rejected... Reindeer: Parodied as Rudolpho the Red-Eyed Reindeer.
- Episode 21 (73) The Perks of Being a Wallcrawler: Sam mentions "The Island of Misfit Toys".