A Christmas Episode
— Bart accidentally destroys the family's Christmas presents and blames the disaster on a burglar, resulting in the rest of the town opening its hearts and wallets for them.
- Christmas Episode
- Game Show Appearance: Marge goes on Jeopardy! to try to repay Springfield, but ends up with -$5200 instead.
- Present Peeking: Bart intentionally drinks lots of water to wake up early. He goes peeking at the presents before everybody else, and he ends up destroying the tree and the gifts in a fire.
- The Scrooge: When the townsfolk were donating money to the Simpsons, Mr. Burns asked if somebody had change for a button.
- Downer Ending: The Springfieldians make off with all of the Simpson family's possessions (including the cat and dog), while Homer and Bart after left to fight over an old wash rag.