A free thinker in the Heartland...

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer

Since I am full of the Christmas spirit it seems, might as well do something on my favorite Xmas song as a kid. Is it any real shock that it is Dr. Elmo "Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer"? I think part of it is that my Grandfather thought it was funny to tell us grandkids the story of how he shot one of Santa's reindeer one Christmas past, and he would show us deer antlers and a deer tail to prove it. As an adult looking back I think it is hilarious... but boy did my Mom lay into him at the time and I didn't understand why.

I have two videos to show, one is the origins of the song with Dr. Elmo, then the original video of "Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer"!