If you have ever been on a subway, you know it is one of the least cheerful places in the world - especially in large cities like Toronto, London, Paris or New York.
At this time of the year, passengers on Toronto's subway are usually tired, and grouchy. Instead of smiling at one another, they tend to avoid eye contact, preferring to look at the floor. The subway in winter is not a happy cheerful place, and the passengers are not happy cheerful people.
In the "Christmas Subway", a tiny flashmob took off their coats to reveal Christmas sweaters. Musician Erik Jorgensen then brought out his guitar and began singing Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer.
It only took a few seconds for other passengers on the Toronto subway to join in, smiling as they sang the words they have known since they were children.
It might have been a cold day, but the hearts on that subway were very warm for a minute or two.
Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer TV Special
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The animated story, based on the original Rudolf song, immediately became a traditional favourite everyone in the family could enjoy.
It has been telecast every year since 1964, making it the longest running Christmas TV special in history, and one of only four 1960s Christmas specials still being telecast. The others are A Charlie Brown Christmas, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Frosty the Snowman.
Watch it as often as you like. Then, try the quizzes underneath to see how well you understood.
How well did you understand? Try the quizzes
Now, try the song
MORE TO COME
Come back tomorrow for more Christmas songs, vocabulary, videos, readings, games and other activities.
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