It's no surprise "Blitzen" is the German word for "lightning", this trusty flyer has the need for speed and is ready to blitz his way through the night! As Rudolph's protective pop, he works tirelessly to guide Santa's sleigh. Part of TEAM Rudolph. About the Rudolph Collection - Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and his shiny nose has been proudly leading Santa's sleigh around the world for ages! Rudolph and his "deerest" friends work tirelessly to bring everyone the joy of Christmas. Spread their cheer by adding this cast of characters to your home, in a series of holiday figurines and ornaments. About Department 56 - For 40 years, Department 56 has been creating holiday traditions passed down from generation to generation. The excitement of the holiday season comes home with intricately detailed villages from settings that inspire the imagination. Stroll through a small American town, enjoy a walk with Charles Dickens, or visit Santa in the North Pole. Our ornaments and figurines create even more opportunities to spread good wishes during the happiest time of the year.