National Lampoon's Vacation by RobinJRichards

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Quiz Description

Answer the following about the movie that launched a franchise and made people reconsider family road trips for years to come.

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Questions:

The end goal of the trip was to visit THIS THEME PARK. It's name is now a euphemism for a noted retail giant.

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(Roy) Walley World

The film is based on the short story "Vacation '58" written by THIS NOTED DIRECTOR. He did not direct "Vacation" but did sign on as Producer.

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John Hughes

Speaking of which...THIS MAN directed National Lampoon's Vacation.

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Harold Ramis

THIS was the NAME OF THE CAR that the Griswolds ended up driving in the film as their intended car. The car was built on the model of a 1979 Ford LTD Country Squire. (edited at 3:28 pm, April 13, 2016 (EDT))

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(Wagon Queen) Family Truckster

This was THE NAME of Aunt Edna's dog that Clark forgot to bring back in the car and dragged halfway across Colorado but not before he peed all over the sandwiches.

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Dinky

THIS ACTRESS played Aunt Edna. Her most famous counterpart from the 1950s program "You Show of Shows" also played a character who died from old age in "Vegas Vacation."

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Imogene Coca [Sid Caesar was her co-star]

THIS ACTRESS, in her first major film role, played Cousin Vicki, whose French Kissing techniques were well received by her father.

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Jane Krakowski

THIS ACTOR played Lasky, a guard at Walleyworld. The Moose out front shoulda told ya.

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John Candy

Fill in the blank: "This is no longer a vacation. It's a quest. It's a quest for fun. You're gonna have fun, and I'm gonna have fun... We're all gonna have so much fucking fun we're gonna need plastic surgery to remove our goddamn smiles! You'll be whistling [BLANK] out of your assholes! I must be crazy! I'm on a pilgrimage to see a moose. Praise Marty Moose! Holy Shit!"

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'Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah'

At the beginning of the film, Clark and Ellen Griswold start singing the song "Mockingbird" by THESE TWO SINGERS. The kids eventually put on their headphones and rock out to "Blitzkrieg Bop."

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Carly Simon & James Taylor

Perhaps the most endearing aspect of all the "Vacation" film was the song "Holiday Road" as performed by THIS SINGER also known for his work alongside John and Christine McVie.

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Lindsey Buckingham

Ever the cracker jack forensic scientist, Ellen deduced that Aunt Edna must have died somewhere near THIS CITY IN ARIZONA.

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Flagstaff