Over the last few years, Elf has slowly made its way onto my list of favorite Christmas movies. It's that perfect blend of fish-out-of-water, mistaken identity, and slapstick humor that I love in a comedy.
If you haven't seen it (and you *should*), Will Ferrell plays Buddy, a human who has been adopted and raised by Santa and his elves. When he leaves the North Pole for the first time to look for his birth father...well, I'll just say that hilarity ensues!
Here are three of my favorite clips for your Friday enjoyment:
Buddy arrives in New York City:
Buddy gets a job at a department store "North Pole":
Buddy meets the department store's "Santa":