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Bender is declared the new Santa when it is discovered that the evil Santabot has been frozen in a block of ice on Neptune. But when Bender begins delivering toys, the citizens, who are unaware that Santa is now a good guy, stage an all-out assault against him. Just when things can't get any worse, the evil Santa's icy tomb thaws and he escapes to exact his wrath upon the world.
Opening theme promotion: THIS EPISODE PERFORMED ENTIRELY BY SOCK PUPPETS
Opening theme cartoon: Unknown
This episode was originally slated to air in December of 2000, but was deemed too violent for the show's Sunday 7pm timeslot. However, the episode finally aired a year later on December 23, 2001 at 9:30PM (Eastern Standard Time).
: When the guy was giving the safety message on the TV you'll see parts of Santa's rampage that we saw from "Xmas Story
John DiMaggio (Bender) takes over the role of Santa Claus, who was voiced by John Goodman in "Xmas Story
Professor Farnsworth: (to Fry, Leela and Bender) Cover that fireplace, confound you! I've only a few years to live! I don't want to spend them dead.