Can You Finish The "National Lampoon" Quote?

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Heather Cahill

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Even when you can't take an actual vacation, yourself, you can always take one with the Griswolds.

The "National Lampoon" series brought us Clark Griswold, his family, and all their adventures. Wherever they roam, and whatever they do - and say - it's always sure to bring the laughs.

What did Audrey say when she was sad during "European Vacation"? What about what Lasky (played by the legendary John Candy) said when the Griswolds arrived at Wally World in "National Lampoon's Vacation"? How about what Clark said to Eddie when he showed up unexpectedly with his family in "Christmas Vacation"?

Did you know that many of the "Vacation" movies included lines that were ad-libbed by Chevy Chase? There were also no rehearsals done for the movies.

What's your favorite line from the "National Lampoon" series? 

Whether you're a fan of "Vegas Vacation" or you prefer "European Vacation," you'll still want to make sure you know all the iconic quotes from the "National Lampoon" series. Let's see what score you get on this quiz!

Can you finish the quote? "I give you the Griswold family _________________!"

The correct quote is, "I give you the Griswold family Christmas tree!" Clark said this when he unveiled the Christmas tree to his family. The tree was a little too big for the house.

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Can you finish the quote? "I ain't seen a beatin' like that since someone stuck a banana in my pants and __________________."

The correct quote is, "I ain't seen a beatin' like that since someone stuck a banana in my pants and turned a monkey loose!" Eddie said this to Clark while they were walking through the casino.

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Can you finish the quote? "I don't know, Rusty, but when this is all over, your father might be __________________."

The correct quote is, "I don't know, Rusty, but when this is all over, your father might be going away for a little while." Ellen said this to Rusty after Clark pulled out a gun.

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Can you finish the quote? "Just a dog. Oh, and ____________."

The correct quote is, "Just a dog. Oh, and my Aunt Edna." Rusty said this to Lasky after he asked him if Clark had ever killed anyone. Lasky wasn't very comforted.

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Can you finish the quote? "Take a look around you, Ellen. _____________________________."

The correct quote is, "Take a look around you, Ellen. We're at the threshold of hell." Clark said this to Ellen in "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation."

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Can you finish the quote? "Grace? ________________________."

The correct quote is, "Grace? She passed away thirty years ago." Aunt Bethany said this to Clark after he asked if she would say grace. She was elderly, and had a hard time hearing what Clark had said.

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Can you finish the quote? "Can I refill your eggnog for you? Get you something to eat? Drive you out to _________________________?"

The correct quote is, "Can I refill your eggnog for you? Get you something to eat? Drive you out to the middle of nowhere and leave you for dead?" Clark said this to Eddie. He really didn't want to spend Christmas with him.

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Can you finish the quote? "I'm sorry, this is our family's first __________."

The correct quote is, I'm sorry, this is our family's first kidnapping." Ellen said this to Frank after Eddie kidnapped him and brought him to the Griswold's. Clark was upset that Frank had decided against Christmas bonuses that year.

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Can you finish the quote? "If I woke up tomorrow with my head sewn to the carpet, I wouldn't _____________________."

The correct quote is, "If I woke up tomorrow with my head sewn to the carpet, I wouldn't be more surprised than I am right now." Clark said this to Eddie after he and his wife showed up to the Griswold's for Christmas.

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Can you finish the quote? "Yes, it's a bit nipply out, I mean, _____________."

The correct quote is, "Yes, it's a bit nipply out, I mean, nippy out." Clark accidentally said this to a woman while he was searching for gifts at the store.

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Can you finish the quote? "Personally, I'd rather see a pile of mud than _______."

The correct quote is, "Personally, I'd rather see a pile of mud than Eddie." Clark said this to Ellen after she told him to skip the rest of what he had planned, because their cousins were waiting for them.

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Can you finish the quote? "I put a dollar in, I got a car. I put a dollar in, ______________."

The correct quote is, "I put a dollar in, I got a car. I put a dollar in, I got a car." Rusty said this to Clark after he showed him the four cars he won from the slot machines in Las Vegas.

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Can you finish the quote? "She breathed on me! ________________________!"

The correct quote is, "She breathed on me! A dead person breathed on me!" Ashley said this after Aunt Edna passed away in "National Lampoon's Vacation." The Griswolds had to find a way to get her somewhere where she would be taken care of.

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Can you finish the quote? "Audrey! What are you doing? Ten years of tap dancing lessons and _________________?"

The correct quote is, "Audrey! What are you doing? Ten years of tap dancing lessons and this is the way you repay us?" Clark said this to his daughter after he found out that she was in a club on their Vegas Vacation.

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Can you finish the quote? "I was driving like a maniac. We can all be grateful for this man for ______________."

The correct quote is, "I was driving like a maniac. We can all be grateful for this man for stopping us." Clark said this to keep Rusty quiet about Aunt Edna's dog, who was accidentally tied outside the car and forgotten.

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Can you finish the quote? "Holy crap! Wayne Newton's ______________!"

The correct quote is, "Holy crap! Wayne Newton's hittin' on Mom!" Rusty said this after the famous singer sent her a dress and sang on stage with her!

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Can you finish the quote? "Oh, I love electricity. Eddie says __________________!"

The correct quote is, "Oh, I love electricity. Eddie says we're gonna get some soon!" Catherine said this since her family lived in a small trailer in the desert. They may not have had much, but they were still very happy.

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Can you finish the quote? "She queens... ___________."

The correct quote is, "She queens... and vacuums." Clark told this joke to his kids when Audrey asked what the Queen did at Buckingham Palace!

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Can you finish the quote? "Oh god, the dog wet on the ____________!"

The correct quote is, "Oh god, the dog wet on the picnic basket!" Ellen said this after Rusty brought his wet sandwich to her attention. The Griswolds couldn't eat anything after that!

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Can you finish the quote? "That was Rome, not Paris. This is Paris and you're _________."

The correct quote is, "That was Rome, not Paris. This is Paris and you're drunk!" Clark said this to Rusty after he mentioned what they say about Rome, but he was in Paris.

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Can you finish the quote? "I realize that, honey. I'm also _________________."

The correct quote is, "I realize that, honey. I'm also on the wrong side of the car." Clark said this to Ellen after she told him that he was driving on the wrong side of the road. Clark accidentally hit a car because of the confusion.

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Can you finish the quote? "God, I miss _______!"

The correct quote is, "God, I miss Jack!" Audrey said this repeatedly throughout "National Lampoon's European Vacation." She was talking about her boyfriend, Jack.

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Can you finish the quote? "There it is, kids, my _____________."

The correct quote is, "There it is, kids, my motherland." Clark said this, but Rusty pointed out that his grandmother was from Chicago.

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Can you finish the quote? "The bank has been after me like flies on a __________."

The correct quote is, "The bank has been after me like flies on a rib roast." Eddie said this to Clark after he asked about his house. Eddie said they might not own it for long.

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Can you finish the quote? "That's why I entered the sacred bond of __________________!"

The correct quote is, "That's why I entered the sacred bond of marriage with her!" Clark said this to Wayne Newton after Newton complimented Ellen, Clark's wife.

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Can you finish the quote? "You couldn't hear a dump truck ____________________."

The correct quote is, "You couldn't hear a dump truck driving through a nitroglycerin plant." Uncle Lewis said this to Bethany after she mentioned a sound that she was hearing in "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation."

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Can you finish this quote? "Sorry folks, the park's closed. ______________________________."

The correct quote is, "Sorry folks, the park's closed. The moose out front should have told you." Lasky said this to the Griswolds when they arrived at Wally World. Lasky was played by John Candy.

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Can you finish the quote? "I'm on a pilgrimage to see a moose. ___________________!"

The correct quote is, "I'm on a pilgrimage to see a moose. Praise Marty Moose!" Clark said this after his family decided that maybe they didn't want to go through with visiting Wally World after what they had been through on the trip.

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Can you finish the quote? "But don't you go falling in love with it now, because we're taking it with us when we leave here _____________."

The correct quote is, "But don't you go falling in love with it now, because we're taking it with us when we leave here next month." Eddie said this to Clark after the two were talking about his trailer. Clark was surprised to hear that Eddie and his family were staying for so long.

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Can you finish the quote? "I hope nobody I know drives by and sees me standing in my yard staring at the house in __________________."

The correct quote is, "I hope nobody I know drives by and sees me standing in my yard staring at the house in my pajamas." Audrey said this, and Art was quick to reassure her that if they knew her father they wouldn't think anything of it.

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Can you finish the quote? "Well, I hope you kids have learned something about the dangers of _____________."

The correct quote is, "Well, I hope you kids have learned something about the dangers of gambling." Ellen said this to the kids to teach them how gambling can cause problems.

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Can you finish this quote? "I stabbed my _________."

The correct quote is, "I stabbed my brain!" Rusty said this to Clark while the two were sharing a beer in "National Lampoon's Vacation."

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Can you finish the quote? "Tomorrow you'll probably kill the desk clerk, hold up a McDonald's and drive us 1,000 miles out of the way to see the world's largest _________________."

The correct quote is, "Tomorrow you'll probably kill the desk clerk, hold up a McDonald's and drive us 1,000 miles out of the way to see the world's largest pile of mud." Ellen said this to Clark after she and the rest of her family got tired of Clark's family activities.

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Can you finish the quote? "Hey, Dad, look! __________!"

The correct quote is, "Hey, Dad, look! Bed pans!" Rusty said this to Clark while he was brushing his teeth. He was using the pot to hold the water with which he was brushing his teeth.

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Can you finish the quote? "You want me to strap her to the ____________?"

The correct quote is, "You want me to strap her to the hood?" Clark said this after Aunt Edna passed away, and they had to find a way to get her somewhere safe.

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