They made Flick’s tongue appear as if it was stuck to the flagpole by using a hole in the pole and a suction tube on the other side. Legend says that on a day that the actor playing Flick was being especially bratty, the crew left him stuck to the pole during a lunch break.
Ralphie’s father is never named. He is credited as “Old Man Parker.”
The music that’s played when Scut Farkus appears is what’s played when the wolf appears in “Peter and the Wolf.”