Arthur Rankin Jr.

Leprechaun's Christmas Gold

Is Rankin/Bass’ ‘The Leprechaun’s Christmas Gold’ a St. Patrick’s Day TV Special or a Christmas Special?

Do you remember this 1980s holiday classic?

Frosty the Snowman 1969

‘Frosty The Snowman:’ Happy Birthday, You Adorable Snowman!

Frosty first aired on CBS Dec. 7, 1969

Rudolph and Pinnocio composite image ©Miser Bros Press/Rick Goldschmidt Archives

Did ‘Pinocchio’ Bring Us Rudolph ‘The Red Nosed Reindeer?’

Rankin/Bass historian Rick Goldschmidt discusses the impact and legacy of some of television’s most beloved holiday specials.

Arthur Rankin Jr in Penthouse

Former Penthouse of Arthur Rankin Jr. of Rankin/Bass Productions Up For Sale

Plus, hear a story and see photos from Rankin/Bass historian Rick Goldschmidt, who once visited Arthur in the penthouse.

an image from the 1969 movie

Old-School Dinosaur Movies That Time Forgot, But I Didn’t

The Valley of Gwangi, The Land That Time Forgot and more. Plus, a few more I had not heard of until recently, but need to watch!

an image from the 1987-96 animated series

Revisit the Coolest Turtles From Old-School Pop Culture

Cecil Turtle, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Gamera and more are coming out of their shells to entertain you.

Is the Mystery of “Screen-Used” Rankin/Bass Rudolph Puppets Solved?

Find out the history and mystery of those famous Rudolph and Santa puppets.

Whatever Happened to Rankin/Bass ‘The Easter Bunny Is Coming To Town’?

Famed stop-motion animators — Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass — had not just one Easter special, but three. Here Rankin/Bass historian Rick Goldschmidt shares their story.