Family Guy (1999– )

A Very Special Family Guy Freakin' Christmas 

Holiday mishaps include Lois going ballistic after losing her Christmas cheer and Peter not being able to watch the KISS Christmas special.


Seth MacFarlane (created by), Seth MacFarlane (developed by) | 4 more credits »




Episode cast overview:
Seth MacFarlane ... Peter Griffin / Brian Griffin / Stewie Griffin / Glenn Quagmire / Santa Claus / Johnson / Frosty the Snowman / Hipster Son #1 / Bob Hope / Store Manager (voice)
Alex Borstein ... Lois Griffin / Female Hipster / Julie / Grandma (voice)
Seth Green ... Chris Griffin / Man #2 (voice)
Mila Kunis ... Meg Griffin (voice)
Peter Criss ... Peter Criss (voice)
Ace Frehley ... Ace Frehley (voice)
Mike Henry ... Cleveland Brown (voice)
Gene Simmons ... Gene Simmons (voice)
Danny Smith Danny Smith ... Asian Shopper / Herbie the Elf / Joaquin / Kid / Old man / Skeeter / Snuggles / Wise Man #1 (voice)
Paul Stanley ... Paul Stanley (voice)
Jennifer Tilly ... Bonnie Swanson (voice)
Patrick Warburton ... Joe Swanson (voice)
Wally Wingert ... (voice)


Christmas is coming, and Lois is doing all she can to get the Griffin household ready for the big occasion. Stewie is going to play Jesus in the town nativity scene, and Peter is going out to do the family's gift shopping. Along the way, however, Peter manages to give away all the presents to charity, Brian sets the house on fire, and Stewie becomes obsessed with getting plutonium from Santa Claus. Will Lois keep from cracking under the strain? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

christmas episode | christmas | See All (2) »


Animation | Comedy


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Release Date:

21 December 2001 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:




Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Music from this episode is featured on the CD soundtrack album "Family Guy - Movement 1". See more »


Joe warned Peter that he would arrest him if he drove under the influence of alcohol but he had no problem with open containers of alcohol in a vehicle, which is also illegal. See more »


Brian: Sorry Peter, the VCR hasn't worked since you tried to tape Monday Night Football.
[Cut to Peter in the living room with a videotape with the FBI coming in]
FBI guy: Do you have the expressed written permission of the NFL and ABC?
Peter Griffin: [showing a form] Just ABC.
[the FBI destroys Peter's VCR]
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Alternate Versions

Syndicated version cuts the "sex box" argument at the trailer park involving Peter's VCR. See more »


References King of Kings (1961) See more »


Deck the Halls
Traditional tune, lyrics by Thomas Oliphant
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