Louise: By an adorable candy cane truck!
While hunting for a last-minute Christmas tree, the Belchers find themselves hunted by an angry driver in a candy-cane shaped truck. Meanwhile, Teddy falls into the kids' Santa trap.
- Animation Bump: Teddy getting his hand caught in the wreath-shaped trap inside the refrigerator and struggling to get it out is animated much more fluidly, done in-house by Bernard Derriman.
- Astonishingly Appropriate Interruption: When Linda tries to pass the time singing Christmas carols, she sees the candy-cane truck has come back to look for them.Linda: Siiiiiilent niiight, hooooooly... (sees the truck) crap!
- Expecting Someone Taller: When the driver (Gary) hops out for a rumble, he turns out to be quite short.
- In the Style of...: The Dr. Demento-esque "Jingle In The Jungle." It's even a sound-alike of "Pico and Sepulveda," which Dr. Demento uses as his theme song.
- Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Linda and the kids manage to piss off an irate truck driver who begins stalking the family after they leave the tree lot.
- Pintsized Powerhouse: Despite lacking in height, Gary packs quite a wallop.
- Skewed Priorities: Teddy is more concerned with Bob opening his Christmas card than getting the fridge off of him.
- The Talk: While the Belchers are hiding from the candy-cane truck, Louise picks a really bad time to ask where babies come from.Linda: (whispering) You all come from my vagina.
Gene: (whispering) I knew it! You owe me $10, Tina.
- Whole Plot Reference: The episode is a tamer, christmas-y version of the movie Duel, where a character is followed by a hidden, dangerous trucker.