8 Adult Jokes in The Santa Clause That Went Straight Over Your Head as a Kid
The Santa Clause is a classic childhood Christmas movie. It perfectly captured our idea of what the North Pole would look like, it spurred the amazing thought that your own dad could actually become Santa, and the messages about what's really important in life hit you right in the gut. But since it's one of favorites to re-watch every year, we continue to pick up on more jokes every time we tune in. The kid humor is obvious and adorable (the North Pole has a "Ball Room" of actual bouncing balls), but the adult humor is very, well, adult. Between Scott Calvin's — er, Santa Claus's — bitter divorce from ex-wife Laura to his resentment at her new husband Neil, the writers definitely squeezed in a few things for our parents to pick up on. Keep reading to see the best (but maybe kinda worst?) ones below.