A Christmas Story: A Cute Fruit Bribe
In the seventeenth scene of the film, "A Cute Fruit Bribe", Ralphie Parker tries to bribe Miss Shields for good grades by bringing her a giant fruit basket. Miss Shields said "Merry Christmas and a happy New Year" and "You can take your seat now".
A Christmas Story: C+ Nightmare
In the twentieth scene of the film, "C+ Nightmare", Miss Shields gives everyone their grades on the theme. She said the students did well overall, but she was disappointed with the margins. She wrote "C+" and "P. S. You'll shoot your eye out". Soon, Ralphie imagined that Miss Shields was an evil witch along with Mrs. Parker as a clown.
Miss Shields is patient, proper, and slightly strict.