Matt gets the Christmas Spirit (despite being Jewish). Jordan gets an OB exam. Jack gets upset over an FCC fine. Simon and Tom get pedantic about the origins of Christmas traditions, and take the writing staff with them. Cal gets coconuts. Harriet gets a major movie role and a kiss. Danny gets the courage to tell Jordan how he feels (Jordan gets a sandwich). Santa gets identified as a predator (sketch). Wilson gets what he's been waiting for all his life. New Orleans Jazz gets a few minutes of air time and a standing ovation. The viewers get a few laughs, a few tears, and a Merry Christmas.
Did You Know?
While it features several extraordinarily talented brass musicians displaced from New Orleans by Katrina, the usual horns are not heard in the opening theme music for this episode. See more
During a meeting, writers are debunking various Christmas traditions and beliefs. One of the writers refers to the "Immaculate Conception" as being the same as the "virgin birth." The "Immaculate Conception" is Catholic dogma that refers to the conception of Mary, not Christ. It claims that Mary was conceived without "Original Sin" and has nothing to do with the virgin birth. See more
Simon, tell Lucy about the time you were arrested on about 43 larceny counts in high school?
Ok cool, why don't you tell her about the time everybody thought you were GAY in high school?
Snowflakes fall over the title cards in the end credits. See more
References A Day Without a Mexican
O HOLY NIGHT
(a musical Christmas tribute to the city of New Orleans)
English words by John Sullivan Dwight (uncredited), French lyrics by Placide Cappeau de Roquemaure
(uncredited) and music by Adolphe Adam
Arranged by W.G. Snuffy Walden
, Patrick Rose and Randy Kerber
Performed by members of Tipitina's Foundation
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