(Mark Makella/Getty Images)
A Texas family decided to kick off their “fun old-fashion family Christmas” by putting up a display recreating a scene from “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.”
Seems harmless enough. The problem? A 65-year-old passerby thought it was legit and called 911.
The display is meant to look like the scene from “Christmas Vacation” where Clark Griswold hangs from the roof while putting up Christmas lights.
The family bought a dummy online and left him hanging from the roof by his hands. They also positioned a ladder beneath to make it look like its tipping over.
Footage from a NEST security camera captured what happened next:
Click the link below to hear Hammer and Nigel’s take on the good samaritan who got duped: