PG-13 | | Comedy
John Randolph had two appearances in Roseanne (1988) as her father during the first season in 1989, the same year Christmas Vacation came out, while Johnny Galecki starred in Roseanne starting in 1992, three years after Christmas Vacation.
Clark, I think it'd be best if everyone went home... before things get worse.
Clark: WORSE? How could things get any worse? Take a look around here, Ellen. We're at the threshold of hell.
In the beginning of the the credits, right when Santa starts reading his Christmas list, there is a pencil in his hair, but before he sat up to look at the list, there was no pencil in his hair.
The opening credits feature a cartoon of Santa delivering the Griswold family's Christmas presents while also getting electrocuted, hit by bricks, setting his pants on fire, falling into the snow and being chased by a rolling snowman head
The Warner Bros. logo with the Warner Communications byline can be found on the theatrical and VHS releases and the 1997 DVD release, but the 2003 DVD has the 1998 logo with the AOL Time Warner byline.
$11,750,203 3 December 1989