- Bait-and-Switch: After some scenes with Moe trying to kill himself, there's a scene with him putting his face in an oven. He's retrieving a ham to eat with Barney.
- Dream Within a Dream: The scene with Groundskeeper Willie having a fancy dinner with his family is revealed to be Willie's dream while he's sleeping inside his shack and that is revealed to be Willie's dream while he's actually sleeping outside.
- Groin Attack: Every Christmas, Krusty shows a tape of people throwing snowballs at his balls.Krusty: "Give the kids snowballs" they said. "It'll be cute" they said!
- Or My Name Isn't...: During Grandpa's flashback, he says he and Burns will repair Santa's sled or his name isn't "Young Grandpa Simpson".