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Build-A-Bear Released A ‘Christmas Story’ Ralphie Bear Wearing His Pink Bunny Suit

Posted: 2:50 PM, Nov 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-12 16:03:15-05
Build-A-Bear Released A ‘Christmas Story’ Ralphie Bear Wearing His Pink Bunny Suit

If you’re like me, Christmas just isn’t Christmas unless you watch “ A Christmas Story ” on repeat. The 1983 film about a boy named Ralphie and his wish for a Red Ryder BB gun is simply a classic, and the holidays just aren’t the same without it.

If it’s a must-watch movie for you, too, you’ll want to know that Build-A-Bear has added a brand new Furry Friend to their line-up inspired by Ralphie himself. The one-of-a-kind “A Christmas Story” bear gift bundle is $50.50 and comes pre-stuffed or un-stuffed so you can stuff it in-store.

It includes a brown bear with a fun Ralphie print on the paw pads and the “A Christmas Story” logo stitched on the chest. But that’s not all: The bear also comes with a pair of glasses, just like the frames Ralphie crushes while shooting his new BB gun for the first time, and, of course, the beloved (or hated?) pink bunny costume!

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Ralphie’s dad famously says he looks like “a pink nightmare” wearing the bunny suit in the movie, but we think this bear is just adorable. Here’s a refresher from TBS, which runs the “Christmas Story” marathon every year, in case you’ve forgotten the moment:

If you love “A Christmas Story” but your true favorite is National Lampoon’s “Christmas Vacation,”  well, there’s a bear for that, too ! The gift bundle is also $50.50 and includes a brown teddy bear with festive green paw pads with the “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” logo stitched on the chest. It also includes slippers, a robe and winter hat inspired by Uncle Eddie, so your bear can have a fun-filled, old fashioned family Christmas just like the Griswolds!

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These Christmas-themed bears are not the first holiday furry friends from Build-A-Bear. Last year, they released a bear in honor of everyone’s favorite green curmudgeon, The Grinch.

The  Build-A-Bear Grinch costs $25.50 and can come pre-stuffed, or your children can stuff it themselves at their local Build-A-Bear. If you’d like to accessorize your Grinch, you can also purchase a Santa suit for $16 , or if you’d rather just give a regular Build-A-Bear a pair of Grinch feet , you can do that for $7.

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Build-A-Bear also has a line of characters from other seasonally appropriate films, including “ Frozen 2 “, “ The Polar Express ” and Disney’s “ The Nutcracker and the Four Realms .” There’s also a collection called “ Merry Mission ” that features winter animals, like reindeer, moose and bunnies, all with fun names like Twinkle, Candy Cane and Merry Mint.

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