A Christmas Story has been a holiday classic since it hit screens in 1983.  TBS's 24-hour marathon of “A Christmas Story,” which begins every year (since 1997) on Christmas Eve and runs through the day on Christmas Day, is the most-watched program on cable for both days.

But Screen Junkies points out that it's not as festive than you thought it was: glorifying gun violence, family dysfunction, and stereotypes...

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