Da Grinchy Code: Tom Hanks, Nicolas Cage, and old Indiana Jones arrive in Who-Town to solve the mystery of who stole Christmas.
Duck: A group of spies recruit a duck on their team in order to solve a case.
- MAD News - The MAD News anchor announces that a monkey celebrates the holidays. (Stop-motion Cartoon)
- Opening Scene
- Da Grinchy Code (Movie Parody of the Da Vinci Code / Book/Movie Parody of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas)
- Animated Marginals segment
- Snowman's wife cuts snowman's nose (Animated by Mike Wartella)
- Narnia Lunchbox (Movie Parody of the Chronicles of Narnia) (Ad Parodies segment)
- Rejected Superheroes (Rejected segment)
- Girl asks for presents (Cartoon)
- Celebrities Without Their Makeup segment (Christmas Edition)
- Judge Mantis (TV Parody of Judge Mathis) (Ad Parodies segment)
- Red Riding Hood -- JACOB!!! (Spoof on Little Red Riding Hood / Parody of Jacob Black from Twilight) (Stop-motion Cartoon segment)
- Spy vs. Spy - Secret New Jet (Spy vs. Spy segment)
- Animated Marginals segment
- Global warming in ice machine (Animated by Mike Wartella)
- Duck (TV Parody of Chuck)
- 5-second Cartoon: (from Da Grinchy Code) It turns out every present but a stack of MAD magazines were taken. (5-second Cartoon segment)
- Main article: Da Grinchy Code / Duck/Gallery
- Main article: Da Grinchy Code / Duck (Transcript)
- This episode of MAD is the first Christmas special, and the first time MAD showed a 1957 Dr. Seuss book (Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!).
- This is the second appearance of the Celebrities Without Their Makeup segment, and the second time Popeye appeared on MAD.
- This is the third time SpongeBob appeared on MAD. The first was WALL·E·NATOR and the second was Who Wore it Better?
- This is the fifth appearance of the Rejected segment. The previous appearances were:
- In Da Grinchy Code, the investigators were Nicolas Cage, Tom Hanks, and Indiana Jones, the population for Who-ville was Who-Hundred and the capital of Why-ville was WHY-oming. Also notice that the snowman's eyes were question marks.
- The Grinch also appeared in the Celebrities Without their Makeup segment.
- The Rejected Superheroes include the Incredible Growing Boy, Sketch, and Altitude.
- This episode was originally the MAD Season 1 Finale, but it wasn't. Episode 26 is the actual MAD Season 1 Finale, which premiered on Monday, June 20, 2011.
- Hugh Davidson - Frosty the Snowman and Morgan Grimes
- Grey DeLisle - Sarah Walker, Crystal, and Girl on Santa's Lap
- Larry Dorf - Who Mayor, John Casey and Mr. Tumnus
- Keith Ferguson - Benjamin Gates, Indiana Jones, Rejected Superheroes Announcer, and Shopping Mall Elf
- Rachel Ramras - Betty Lou Who, Little Red Riding Hood, and General Diane Beckman
- Kevin Shinick - Bryce Larkin, Altidude, Narnia Lunchbox Announcer, Celebrities Without Their Makeup Announcer, Werewolf, and the MAD News Anchor
- Stephen Stanton - Boris Karloff, the Grinch, and Shopping Mall Santa
- Fred Tatasciore - Robert Langdon, Guard, and Judge Mantis Announcer
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