Tickle Me Elmo to Gameboy — 10 Unforgettable Christmas Fads [Video]

To get in the holiday shopping spirit we decided to put together a list of fun holiday present and shopping videos to inspire last minute gift ideas (or at least a few laughs).

The time for gift giving is fast approaching!  Christmas and Hanukkah are both just around the corner and people around the globe are running around like chickens with their heads cut off, trying to find the perfect last-minute gift.  To get in the holiday shopping spirit we decided to put together a list of fun holiday shopping videos — and started with 10 unforgettable Christmas fads.  Take a look below!

10 Unforgettable Christmas Fads

Take a trip down memory lane to remember ten of the most unforgettable Christmas fads, from Game Boy to Tickle Me Elmo.  Did you give or receive any of these gifts?


Black Friday Shopping Prank!

Greg and Ryan from MediocreFilms got into the holiday spirit with a holiday shopping prank.  They wrote each other crazy nonsensical shopping lists and then went into a store and asked for all of the items on their lists.  Does anyone know where I can find some pre-made toast?

Xmas Shopping Prank #2

Greg and Ryan’s first shopping prank video did so well that they decided to make another.  This time they brought in their friend Miles and tried to purchase some really crazy items.

The Gentlemen’s Rant: Shopping

If you’ve still got holiday shopping left to do then these gentlemen have got some advice for you.

Christmas Food Court Flash Mob, Hallelujah Chorus

The first “gentleman” in the video above suggested doing your holiday shopping online.  But if you don’t go to the mall you could miss out on an amazing holiday shopping experience like the flash mob below.

Fred Figglehorn – Christmas Cash

If you’ve got people on your holiday shopping list that you still don’t know what to get for, Fred Figglehorn knows just what everyone secretly wants—Christmas Cash!

11 Holiday Gift Ideas for the YouTube & Web Series Obsessed

Josh Cohen from Tubefilter has put together an awesome holiday gift guide for presents that are perfect for YouTube-loving and online video watching friends and family.  And the best part is, you can purchase these gifts online!

BONUS: Saturday Night Live – Dick In A Box

OK, we couldn’t resist.  We had to throw this video in here as a bonus, as it is one of the most popular holiday gift videos on YouTube with over 31 million views.  I would advise against actually giving this to someone though…

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Megan O’Neill is the resident web video enthusiast here at Social Times.  Megan covers everything from the latest viral videos to online video news and tips, and has a passion for bizarre, original and revolutionary content and ideas.