From Rudolph to Frosty, Rankin/Bass produced some of the most beloved Christmas TV specials of all time and helped shape the story of Santa Claus into what it is today. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of the characters and capers behind these classic Christmas tales!
Hermey is a misfit among Santa's elves because he prefers dentistry over toy making.
A group of school kids placed a magician's cap on a snowman to create Frosty in the 1969 holiday special.
In the 1974 animated short "Twas the Night Before Christmas," Santa decides to bypass Junctionville after learning that the citizens may not believe in St. Nick.
Fred Astaire loaned his voice to Postman Kluger, who served as narrator of the special.
The musically-inclined Aaron is left an orphan after his parents are killed by bandits when he is just a baby.
The Heat Miser and Snow Miser, who are at the command of Mother Nature, feature in the 1974 special "The Year Without a Santa Claus."
In the 1985 Rankin/Bass special, the Great Ak finds an orphaned boy in the forest, not knowing that the young man will one day be known as Santa Claus.
The 1967 Rankin/Bass short was inspired by a 1845 Charles Dickens story.
Rudolph joins Lily Loraine's Circus by the Sea in the 1979 sequel to "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer."
Father Time requests Rudolph's help in tracking down Happy the New Year's Baby in the 1976 holiday special.
Burl Ives voiced Sam the Snowman, who serves as the singing narrator of the original Rudolph special.
Young Karen and a rabbit named Hocus Pocus travel with Frosty as he attempts to reach the North Pole.
Brainy young Albert, son of Father Mouse, wrote the letter that caused Santa to skip over Junctionville on Christmas Eve.
The Burgermeister rules over the people of Sombertown in "Santa Claus is Comin' to Town."
Baba is a lamb friend of Aaron's who is hit by a Roman chariot while traveling with Samson the donkey and Joshua the camel.
While traveling with Santa's youngest reindeer, Vixen, the elves find themselves trapped in a small town called Southtown.
The 1985 holiday special was inspired by a 1902 book penned by L. Frank Baum, of Oz fame.
Crocket the cricket helps poor toymaker Caleb and his daughter Bertha in the 1967 animated short.
The devious Winterbolt recruits a mean reindeer named Scratcher to lure Rudolph to the dark side in the 1979 holiday special.
Embarrassed by his over-sized ears, Baby New Year runs away and heads for the Archipelago of Last Years.
Rudolph featured such classic songs as "We're a Couple of Misfits," "Silver and Gold" and "Holly Jolly Christmas."
Professor Hinkle the magician locks Karen and Frosty in the greenhouse, causing Frosty to melt into a puddle.
Joshua Trundle and his assistant Father Mouse work overtime to get the singing clock ready to welcome Santa on Christmas Eve.
Kris and Ms. Jessica are married in the woods, surrounded by animals and nature.
"Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey" wore socks to cover his long ears in the 1977 holiday special.
The Mayor will only release the elves if it snows on Christmas in "The Year Without a Santa Claus."
The Greak Ak asks a lioness named Shiegra to raise the baby, but he is kidnapped by a fairy named Necile in the 1985 holiday special.
The 1979 holiday short was narrated by a groundhog named Pardon-Me-Pete.
Frost falls in love with a human named Elisa, but sacrifices his chance at love in order to save the world.
Aeon the vulture kidnaps Baby New Year in an effort to stop time and extend his own life in the 1976 Rudolph sequel.