It’s Christmas movie time on all of the TV networks. Whether It’s A Wonderful Life, Frosty the Snowman or Elf, more often than not, something is on. TBS is doing their annual 24 hour marathon of a Christmas Story. Food is an integral part of Christmas so it’s not surprising that the movies below feature very memorable moments over the dinner table.
A Christmas Story (1983)
Ralphie’s palpable frustration after decoding the message “Be Sure to Drink Your Ovaltine.”
“We elves like to stick to the four main food categories candy, candy canes, candy corns and maple syrup.” It’s a dangerously earnest movie, but that’s why it works.
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)
Things go south when Cousin Eddie arrives. The exploding turkey pushes Clark over the edge.
Bill Murray’s character naturally freaks out when he sees an eyeball in his water. If you listen closely to his scream, he sounds a lot like Homer Simpson.