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“Alberta Man Recreates Iconic Griswold House from ‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’ for Holiday Display”

An Alberta, Canada man has recreated the iconic Griswold house lights display from ‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’ — right down to Cousin Eddie’s RV.  John Harringa, @johnharringa on Twitter has has transformed his home for the holidays, in an homage to one of the most best Christmas movies of all times: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.”

National Lampoons Vacation Griswold lights recreationJon Harringa gave his home a “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”—themed makeover. Warner Bros./Jon Harringa

Jon Harringa told Insider that it took about $1,500, 40,000 lights, and countless trips to the store to bring the project together.

The elaborate display features several instantly recognizable references to the movie.

“National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” follows the misadventures of Clark Griswold, played by Chevy Chase, and his immediate and extended family as they celebrate Christmas together.


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