The Simpsons: Season 9, Episode 10

Miracle on Evergreen Terrace (21 Dec. 1997)

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On Christmas Eve, Marge admonishes the family not to open presents until 7 a.m. the next morning. Bart finds a way around the directive and opens his gifts at 5 a.m. However, his prized gift - a remote-controlled fire truck - overheats and causes a fire that engulfs the tree and presents. The family investigates and Bart tells them that a burglar has struck. As a result of Kent Brockman's human ... See full summary »

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Marge Simpson (voice)
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Bart Simpson / Ralph (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Chief Wiggum / Lou / Moe / Apu / Kliff / Store Clerk / Carl / Jeopardy Judge / Comic Book Guy / The Sea Captain (voice)
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On Christmas Eve, Marge admonishes the family not to open presents until 7 a.m. the next morning. Bart finds a way around the directive and opens his gifts at 5 a.m. However, his prized gift - a remote-controlled fire truck - overheats and causes a fire that engulfs the tree and presents. The family investigates and Bart tells them that a burglar has struck. As a result of Kent Brockman's human interest story, the entire town donates gifts and cash to the Simpsons for their "misfortune." Eventually, Bart admits the truth, angering his clueless family but angering the town even more (when Brockman finds out the truth). The family is made into outcasts, and Marge's attempt to win the needed funds on "Jeopardy!" (to pay everybody back) fails miserably. Eventually, the townspeople loot the Simpsons' home ... save for a dust rag.

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The story for this episode was pitched as "It's a Wonderful Life (1946) in reverse." See more »

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Although in real life, anyone with $0 or less at the end of the Double Jeopardy round is eliminated, when Marge is on Jeopardy!, she is seen on Final Jeopardy with a deficit of $5,200. This is obviously used as a joke, along with Alex Trebek's guest appearance as a pushy, sinister version of himself, rather than reflecting the real rules of the game show. See more »

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Moe Szyslak: Ah, sounds like you're having a rough Christmas, Homer. You know what I blame this on the breakdown of? Society.
Homer Simpson: [drunk] Yeah. You're right, Moe. You're always, Moe.
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Spoofs A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) See more »

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Jingle Bell Rock
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Written by Joseph Beal and James Boothe
Performed by Bobby Helms
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