You might know that National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation was written by John Hughes, the guy behind ’80s classics like The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. But did you know that before Hughes became a filmmaker he was a contributor to the National Lampoon magazine? In fact, he based his Christmas Vacation screenplay on one of his old Lampoon pieces, “Christmas ’59.” That’s just one of the cheerful facts featured in the newest episode of You Think You Know Movies!
I must admit when I first heard about the new "Vacation" movie, I was a bit skeptical. After all, how could anyone even come close to the original "Vacation" with Chevy Chase?? And while you really can't top that movie, you can sure attempt to relive the silliness and fun, and the new movie certainly does. There are plenty of laugh-out-loud scenes, and that makes for the per