During Christmas at the Simpsons, Bart asks for a tattoo. Marge takes them to the mall to buy presents. Bart sees a tattoo parlor and lies about his age to get a "Mother" tattoo. Marge catches Bart while the tattoo parlor is working on it. Marge runs in and drags Bart out. She spends all the Christmas money on removing Bart's tattoo, and Mr. Burns doesn't give out bonuses. Homer then gets a job at the mall as Santa Claus. Bart goes to the mall and pulls off Homer's beard. Homer is then left without a job, and only gets paid $13.00. Will Christmas get any better for the Simpsons? Written by
Twas the Week Before Christmas and Fate Played a Joke. No Tree and No Presents, Homer was Broke!
Did You Know?
This episode is on the "Christmas with the Simpsons" DVD as well as on the Season 1 DVD set. See more
At Moe's, Homer's bottle of beer vanishes when Barney tells Homer about his part time job as a Santa at the mall. See more
I can't believe it, but it looks as though television has betrayed me.
There is no Blackboard or Couch gag in this episode's opening titles, owing to the holiday theme of the episode making the title sequence different. See more
The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Performed by Barney and Bart See more