Answer the Phone Like Buddy the Elf Day - December 18
Mon, Dec 18, 2023

Answer the Phone Like Buddy the Elf Day

Answer The Telephone Like Buddy The Elf Day is a special day dedicated to the beloved Christmas comedy, “Elf” with actor Will Ferrell. Whether you’ve seen it or not, today is the perfect time to watch this classic!


The film was an instant hit upon its premiere, having been made with a budget of 33 million dollars and earning a whopping 225 million at the box office. Fans were quick to demand a sequel to the movie, but the creators were skeptical of this idea. Many argued that sequels often lack the same charm as the original.

The movie follows the story of Buddy Hobbs, a human boy who finds himself adopted by an elf family after accidentally climbing into Santa’s sack. To avoid spoiling the movie, we won’t go any further. What is interesting to note is that Will Ferrell’s elf costume was sold at a London auction for $300. The identity of the buyer remains a mystery.

Interesting facts

  • Ferrell actually ran around New York City on set, catching the attention of passersby who couldn’t believe what they were seeing.
  • The film was released in 2003.
  • The role of Buddy was originally meant for Jim Carrey.
  • The original script was written in a much darker tone and was changed by Jon Favreau to emphasize the comedy.

How to take part

To celebrate Answer The Telephone Like Buddy The Elf Day, gather your family and friends for a movie night and watch “Elf”! Have fun speaking on the phone like Buddy and enjoy delicious snacks.

When is Answer the Phone Like Buddy the Elf Day celebrated in 2023?

Answer the Phone Like Buddy the Elf Day is observed on December 18 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Monday December 18 2023
Wednesday December 18 2024
Thursday December 18 2025
Friday December 18 2026

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