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Will Ferrell and Billy Eichner ambush people with Christmas cheer for 'Billy on the Street'

'Tis the season to spread holiday cheer — and if you happen to give people a fun fright along the way, all the better.

That's the philosophy Will Ferrell and Billy Eichner employed as they hit the pavement in New York for a Christmas installment of Eichner's "Billy on the Street."

In the clip, Ferrell and Eichner, decked out in coordinating holiday onsies, accost passersby with on-the-spot holiday quizzes. The results are hilarious.

The duo asks one woman to tell them the name of the star from "Scrooged" in exchange for a one-dollar bill. She manages to splutter the correct answer (Bill Murray, of course), and they shout "Yes!" until she freezes on the spot.

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But the real Christmas magic happens at the end of the clip, when the guys demand that another woman tell them the best flick: "Scrooged" or Ferrell's own "Elf."

Let's just say they aren't all in agreement.

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