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Throwback Thursday: Christmas Correspondent John Candy's Wrapping Challenge

Gift wrapping may be one of the most tedious tasks during the holidays. And in 1976, Christmas correspondent John Candy took wrapping to a whole new level on CBC's 90 Minutes Live.

Reporting from a mall in Burnaby, B.C., John challenged three shoppers to participate in a gift wrapping competition on live television. But these weren't just any old boxes needing the final touches before going under the tree, oh no. These items, which John claimed were for his family, were slightly more challenging and led to an awkward yet hilarious session of gift wrapping.

So take a look at Christmas correspondent John Candy and his wrapping challenge:

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