However, like many brilliant works, appreciation grows over time. In fact, The Grinch remains one of the few of the glut of Christmas specials from the 1960s to still air every year on television in the US. And a good thing, too — after all, how many of us need a little reminder every year that it’s not about the shopping, the stuff and the crowds, but the people closest to us?
That’s enough to grow even the grinchiest of Grinches heart three sizes. – AJW
“Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas, he thought, means a little bit more.”