When the Smith family goes to church on Christmas Day, Stan is furious when he can't get a good seat. While Francine tries to ease his frustration, a moment of divine intervention occurs. Upset that he has been left on earth with Francine during the ultimate fight between good and evil, Stan ditches his wife to get into the pearly gates of heaven, but when Francine is kidnapped, Stan fights to get her back. Written by
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Passing a skeleton by the side of the road, Stan asks Jesus, "Anyone you knew?" Jesus answers, "Yeah, he was my father's jester. Really funny dude." This is an oblique reference to the famous graveyard scene in Hamlet (Act 5, Scene 1) "This same skull ... was Yorick's skull, the king's jester. ... Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy ...." See more
Stan Smith... go to Heaven!