20 Secrets You Should Know About 'National Lampoon’s Vacation'

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The 1983 family hit National Lampoon’s Vacation is a must-see. It’s actually hard to believe this classic was made 35 years ago! It’s still a fan favorite among audiences of all ages, and for good reason. These behind-the-scenes facts will make you fall in love with the movie all over again.

20. Chevy Chase Improvised The Scene Where He Gets Pulled Over After Accidentally Killing Aunt Edna’s Dog

Chase improvised the scene where Clark is talking to the officer after forgetting to untie Aunt Edna's dog from the back bumper. Both actors are visibly trying not to laugh during the dialogue.

19. The Film Crew And Cast Actually Went On A Road Trip

The movie was shot in over 15 different locations in four states.