The Last Traction Hero
The Nightmare After Krustmas
Pork and Burns
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Cultural References

  • The couch gag is a reference to A Christmas Carol.
    • Homer appears as the Ghost of Christmas Present.
    • Marge appears as Jacob Marley.
    • Lisa is the Ghost of Christmas Past.
    • Maggie is the Ghost of Christmas Future.
    • Bart is Tiny Tim.
    • Mr. Burns is Ebenezer Scrooge.
  • The title is a reference to The Nightmare Before Christmas.
  • Krusty's dream is a parody of Frozen when Rabbi Hyman Krustofsky appears as Olaf and Krusty's first agent is a moose.
  • "Gnome in your Home" is a parody of "Elf on the Shelf".


  • This is the last episode to be aired in 2016.
  • Sophie Krustofsky plays a major role in this episode since season 12's "Insane Clown Poppy" in this case, for second time. Natasha Lyonne provides the voice for Sophie instead of Drew Barrymore. Rabbi Hyman Krustofsky also makes another appearance when Krusty is dreaming while in the frozen lake.
  • Sideshow Bob makes a very brief non-speaking cameo holding up a sign saying: "Die Clown" when Krusty is trapped in the frozen lake.


  • Krusty is Jewish and therefore does not celebrate Christmas however he may not be an Orthodox Jew meaning he celebrates both Christmas and Hanukkah.

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