Holiday classic still hilarious
dog-kissing, brainless, (expletive)less, hopeless, heartless, fat-(expletive), bug-eyed, stiff-legged, spotty-lipped, wormheaded sack of monkey (expletive)” self to the big box store bargain bin.
The sanitized ABC Family version’s just not as much fun.
What Christmas carol are Clark and Ellen singing at the beginning of the film as they head to the woods to cut down a tree?
Which sports team’s cap does Clark wear at various points throughout the film?
What integral item does Clark forget to bring on the tree-hunting expedition, after trudging out into the middle of nowhere?
What does Clark plan to do with his Christmas bonus?
What product that Clark is working on earns him praise from his boss, Frank Shirley, even though Shirley can’t remember Clark’s name?
What classic holiday movie is Clark’s son, Rusty, watching on television as the arguing in-laws arrive?
Which future sitcom star plays Rusty in this Vacation film?
Name one of the other three actors who have portrayed Rusty in the Vacation series.
What causes an icicle to rocket through hipster neighbors Todd and Margot’s window?
Which national clothing chain is currently parodying the film in its television commercials, using some original cast members?
How many“imported, Italian twinkle lights”does Clark claim he stapled to the house?
To whom or what does Clark dedicate the house before attempting to plug in the lights?
In one of the film’s more sentimental scenes, Clark gets locked in the attic while the rest of the family goes shopping. Why does he go up there in the first place?
What does Clark do to amuse himself while he’s stuck in the attic?
What does Clark receive instead of money for a Christmas bonus?
What is Cousin Eddie’s (Randy Quaid) initial comment on the bonus replacement?
From what kind of mugs do Clark and Eddie sip eggnog, hailing back to a previous entry in the Vacation franchise?
Clark coats the bottom of his sled with a super-slick, experimental substance on which his company is working, causing him to blast off down a hill, crash through various structures and slide across a busy street. Where does he find himself when the sled finally stops?
What’s wrapped inside the first present that senile Aunt Bethany brings?
What does Bethany recite when the others ask her to say grace at the dinner table?
Clark tries to be jolly despite the many trials of the holidays.
Ellen and Clark (Beverly D’Angelo and Chevy Chase) take in the lights.