Â Â Directed by Amy Heckerling and co-written by Hughes, the Griswolds with new actors playing the kids, as in every subsequent movie cross the pond after winning a two-week European vacation via the Pig In a Poke show.
The bulk of the movie shows negative messages in a comic light, with the underlying message being the sanctity of family and respect for parents.
The movie touches on all the funny and awful elements of family travel, from bickering siblings to managing unfamiliar customs, and these things will resonate with parents more than teens.
The camera changes to show Clark's face close up, and when he pulls the leash to free his leg from the dog, you can see the end of the leash fly behind him with no dog attached.
In a close-up the other car is a Morris Ital.
He later makes a look that something is entertaining, it implies that they are sexually touching each other.
But, there is no window on Clark's side of the car.
Cut to them hours later on the same roundabout at night and Clark is giddy and crying while the rest of the family is sleeping.