2x08 Xmas Story
First Aired: Dec. 19, 1999 on Comedy Central
Summary: While the crew takes a vacation skiing, Fry becomes depressed by how much Christmas has changed in the future. Besides the difference in pronunciation and the extinction of pine trees, jolly St. Nick is now a man to be feared. It's Fry's first Christmas away from home, and he has no one to…
Main Characters in this Episode
Hermes Conrad: Frys over the there, Mon!
Professor Hubert Farnsworth: Oh!
Professor Hubert Farnsworth: Ah. Brisk.
- Goof (plot holes): Fry is told by the Professor that the pine tree has been extinct for eight-hundred years, and yet in the previous scene pine trees were visible in the background of the lodge.
- One of the pets Fry considers buying is a one-eared rabbit, a reference to Bongo, a character from Matt Groening's comic strip "Life in Hell".
- Title screen gag: Based on a true story.