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Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Christmas

When the water heater breaks in their house, Julius and Rochelle must tell Chris that they can't afford to buy him the new Walkman cassette player that he wants for Christmas. Meanwhile, Drew spills the beans on Santa Claus to Tonya, making her question other things her parents have told her.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x11
Production Number: 112
Airdate: Thursday December 15th, 2005

Guest Stars
Jacqueline MazarellaJacqueline Mazarella
As Mrs. Morello
Julie LancasterJulie Lancaster
As Seg. Reporter
Travis FloryTravis Flory
As Joey Caruso
Zee JamesZee James
As Adult Tonya
Drew MatthewsDrew Matthews
As Little Boy
Gil GlasgowGil Glasgow
As Singing Man
Zylan BrooksZylan Brooks
As Upset Woman
Episode Notes
Parents were outraged at this episode when they said that Santa Claus does not exist. To make things worse, they also blurted out that the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy were also fictionalized. For more information, click here.

The song "Shout" is by Tears for Fears. It was released in 1985 on their Songs from the Big Chair album.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Tears For FearsShout 

Episode Quotes
Rochelle: So, you do understand.
Tonya: Yeah, it's okay to lie.

Rochelle: Oh baby, you'll be able to use up all hot water you want.
Narrator: So all I'm getting is a clean ass.
Julius: Steaming hot.

Narrator: My mother would give away all the food we had, if she thought it would prove we didn't need it.

Tonya: (About her new doll) I wanted a Cabbage Patch doll with long hair!
Rochelle: How about you have no doll with no hair?

Narrator: My mom had amazing hearing. You couldn't do anything in that house without her hearing.
Rochelle: (To Chris, who is in a different room) Chris! Quit throwing cotton balls all over the place!

Episode Goofs
If you look closely, Joey Caruso is wearing modern day Vans shoes.

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