because of jr.'s exceptional acting skills...
uh... do i know you?
mom, is this guy for real?
oh, uh... a present for me?
well... i guess it can't hurt to accept a gift...
(that's just a wrapped-up box of crayons, not a secret elf mission assignment from Santa or anything)
...his secret connection with Santa Claus is still safe.
(that is, unless you read this post. oops.)