As excited as kids are about Santa, they seem to equally fear the man in the big red suit. (Can you blame them?!)

But even when things do go okay on the kid's end, that doesn't mean Santa's got it together. I mean, after riding around the world and working around the clock, he's bound to make a few blunders! Here are some of the best. 

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1. Santa was not built for heat.

1. Santa was not built for heat.
Instagram |  @thismexicanmama

Unfortunately, high temps got to Santa and his rosy cheeks, leaving him as his own bowl full of jelly. Better luck next year! 

*No Santas were harmed in the making of this photo*

2. Slick road conditions.

2. Slick road conditions.
Instagram |  @sixtinesbelgium 

This is clearly why Santa lets the reindeer navigate his sleigh. He can't handle wintery road conditions, even when the snow is cotton and full of additional traction. 

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3. When you weren't a good boy.

3. When you weren't a good boy.
Instagram |  @lacey_rawlings

Spot decided to plead the fifth when Santa asked whether or not he had been good. Then, he decided to boilt, showing that he had in fact not been a good boy at all.

4. Santa shift relief.

4. Santa shift relief.
Instagram |  @holidayproducts 

He's OBVIOUSLY fishing! Look, there's a pole, and a line, and is that a fish at the end of a hook we see? No? We swear, he's FISHING, guys!