Is there any other way to react?

By Alex Heigl
December 31, 2013 12:00 PM

Quick, when you read the words “Red Ryder BB Gun,” what phrase does your mind automatically complete?

Don’t worry, you’re not alone.

Corban Dody was unwrapping presents Christmas morning when he came across an oblong package that was revealed as the iconic Red Ryder BB gun. His 4-year-old brother, Abram, was less than enthused, however, and immediately offered the only appropriate warning: “Don’t shoot your eye out!”

Yes, it seems that as the world moves on to new and shinier, possibly CGI-enhanced Christmas movies, the appeal (or at least the iconic lines) of A Christmas Story remains eternal, even for people born nearly 30 years after the film came out.

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