Along with a tin of Roses and the blind defiance to stop watching The Late Late Toy Show no matter what your age, watching Home Alone has become an integral link in our Christmas build up. As your Facebook newsfeed came alight last week with reports that in fact the whole nation was tuned in to RTE to watch it, did you ever wonder what this 90s cult classic has taught it’s loyal following…
#1 How to rock an Aran sweater
Before every fashion blog was telling you to and you were running out to find the perfect effortlessly baggy chunky knit, Kevin was way ahead of you. Look how excited he is to have achieved it.
#2 How to properly enjoy alone time
Ok so Kevin sledged down stairs and faked a gangster shoot out but hey, we all know what’s really important…
#3 Saying that, a Michael Jordan life size cardboard cut out can be handy if things get a little crazy
Other basketball stars may work but there ain’t no party like a Michael Jordan party.
#4 How to buy a toothbrush
If it’s not approved by the American Dental Association don’t even go there.
#5 Sort your own shit out
Because the police don’t care about your child.
#6 Kids are smart and potentially evil, do not underestimate them…
… or they will rain fire down upon you.
#7 There is nothing a ‘mammy hug’ can’t fix
She’s amazing, but she can make the odd mistake, she might even make the same mistake twice to allow a sequel.
Oh and that spider is always lurking…
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