The couple flies hundreds of miles to surprise their parents by National Lampoon’s Christmas vacation 30th Anniversary 1989-2019 signature shirt their house in the spirit of their favorite film, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. Joy to the world! We’ve been setting this display up for five years approximately. Just adding a little bit more to it every year, said Hartman. We just had the RV out there one year. Threw a few lights on it, started like that. Decided might as well get cousin Eddie out there holding a septic hose and holding up his beer, said Hartman. That’s not all. The silver saucer sled burned up Christmas tree and the chair with the electrocuted cat! Even Clark Griswold’s station wagon with the Christmas tree roots and all on top.
A holiday display meant to re-create a scene from National Lampoon’s Christmas vacation 30th Anniversary 1989-2019 signature shirt is getting so much attention that the family had to put up a sign saying “Clark G is part of our Christmas display please do not call 911. The Heerlein family placed a dummy representing Clark Griswold dangling from the gutter of their Austin home, with a ladder tipping beneath him. A veteran passing by thought it was the real thing and wrestled the ladder up while shouting, Can you reach it? The man called the police, who arrived and advised the family.