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13 Festive Facts About Your All Time Favorite Christmas Movies –

After years and years of watching your favorite Christmas movies, I bet you think you know them backwards and blindfolded right? Probably right. I sure did. But turns out there’s a lotta little sneaky things that even extreme powerful geniuses like myself missed while watching these movies, even upon the 50th viewing. See for yourself.

1

When disguised as a cop at the start of the film, Joe Pesci’s character wears a gun shaped tie clip. (For pure Home Alone fun facts, check out our Dorkly post on em)

2

Toward the very end of A Muppet Christmas Carol, we see a store in the background called Micklewhite’s. Michael Caine’s birthname is Maurice Micklewhite

3

In The Polar Express, a Flux Capacitor is visible in the cab of the train

4

In Netflix’s new The Christmas Chronicles, the valet can be seen watching another Netflix original – Stranger Things

5

In The Year Without a Santa Clause, Charlie Chaplin can be seen in Southtown during the mayor’s song

6

The Santa Clause 2 borrows this little line from another Tim Allen movie you may have heard of called Toy Story

7

In A Christmas Story, when Mom goes to turn off the leg lamp to “save electricity”, every light in the house is still on

8

Peter Billingsley, aka Ralphie from A Christmas Story, produced Will Ferrell’s Elf and made a cameo as Ming Ming

9

Here is how he and the team behind Elf used forced perspective to make look Ferrell look giant in comparison to the other elves

10

In The Grinch, Martha May Whovier appears to be wearing jewels salvaged from the tree topper The Grinch gave her as a child

11

Additionally, her Christmas light gun actually worked! Though it’s job was to pull the lights off the house, and the footage was then played in reverse

12

Whoville currency says “E Pluribus Whonum” on it

13

George Bailey’s father’s motto, “All you can take with you is that which you’ve given away”, in case you didn’t get the takeaway of the film, serves it up to you plain and simple

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