What was in the Jello in Christmas Vacation?

What was in the Jello in Christmas Vacation?

Clark : Aunt Bethany, does your cat eat jello? Horribly dried out turkey, cat food jell-o, a cat gets fried, the Christmas tree is set on fire, and Clark finally goes crazy. Aunt Bethany’s jell-0 is a fun way to celebrate the season either as a joke or for kiddos.

Where was Christmas Vacation filmed?

SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. — Colorado’s favorite Christmas movie has deep roots in the Centennial State. The 1989 movie classic “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” — which tells the story of Clark Griswold trying to put on the perfect Christmas for his family — filmed many of its scenes in Colorado.

What happened to Clark’s uncle after they had their Christmas dinner?

After a disastrous Christmas Eve dinner, along with Bethany’s cat getting electrocuted and Uncle Lewis accidentally burning down the Christmas tree while lighting his cigar, he finally receives an envelope from a company messenger, who had failed to deliver it the day before.

How old was Beverly D’Angelo when she filmed Christmas Vacation?

Beverly D’Angelo: I didn’t want to even do the first “Vacation”! I had just like come off “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” I was on a little hot streak and you know the rule of thumb is: “don’t work with animals or kids.” I was 29 and Anthony Michael Hall was 15.

Where does Clark Griswold’s boss live?

Along with Chicago and Colorado, the film was shot in California. The Griswold’s residence exterior was filmed at the Warner Bros. Ranch. Glendale was another filming location, specifically for the home of Clark’s boss Frank, located at 727 West Kenneth Road.

What gift did Clark find in the attic?

In the scene where the Griswold’s in-laws arrive, a minor earthquake occurred during filming. The present Clark finds in the attic is labeled “Happy Mother’s Day 1983,” which was the year the first “Vacation” movie was released.

What was in Aunt Bethany’s Jello mold?


  • Non-stick cooking spray.
  • 1 standard Bundt pan.
  • ¼ cup Cheerios.
  • 3 packs green Jell-o (3 oz. – standard size), or your favorite green jelly/gelatin dessert brand + amount of water according to package’s directions to prepare it.

What year was National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation made?

November 30, 1989National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation / Initial release

Where is the opening scene of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation?

The opening sequences with the logging truck were shot north of Silverthorne near the Maryland Creek Ranch/LG Everist. The final landing of the car was at the Breckenridge Golf Course, near Georgia Pass on Tiger Rd.

Why is Clark Griswold called Sparky?

Ellen calls Clark “Sparky” in all four Vacation movies. In the DVD commentary for this movie, Chevy Chase said that the nickname was Beverly D’Angelo’s idea, and she still affectionately calls him Sparky.