Clark Griswold is a simple family man who is trying to give his family a perfect Christmas. To bad nobody’s perfect. When family starts to come in town, this not so perfect Christmas turns into a full-blown disaster! As his parents, his wife’s parents and crazy old aunt Bethany all stumble in the house at once. Clark gives he’s wife a look and says, “ Well I’m gonna park the cars, check the luggage, put up all the lights and well, I’ll be outside for the season.”
One of Clark’s main problems was his crazy, whacky family. First of all his and his wife’s parents don’t get along at all. They’re arguing all the time. Uncle Eddie and his wife and two kids sudden show up and don’t help the situation at all. Then Aunt Bethany who is very old and doesn’t know what’s going on one hundred percent of the time, and her husband so up. Things are just not going well in the Griswold household.
Clarks boss, Frank, is a pure pain in the rear end, if you know what I mean. Clarks worked for him for 17 years and has giving the company some great ideas and products but has never gotten any recognition. The only time of the year Clark appreciates his job is Christmas time. When he gets his Christmas bonus check. This year he was going to surprise his family by spending the Christmas bonus check on a swimming pool. The night before Christmas he receives a letter from the company messenger and Clark thinks it’s the bonus, so he dashes into the living telling the family about the pool. When he opens it says “ sorry he have cut bonus’s for finical purposes but here’s a gift certificate for the jelly of the month club”. Of course while everyone is down and sad crazy uncle Eddie has to come in and say, “ Clark that’s the gift that keeps on giving. “ Then Clark screams out, “ Hey! If any of you are looking for any last-minute gift ideas for me, I have one. I'd like Frank Shirley, my boss, right here tonight. I want him brought from his happy holiday slumber over there on...
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