The Simpsons Season 11 Episode 9 : Grift of the Magi

In this Christmas-themed episode, the students of Springfield Elementary are unwittingly used as a focus group to test new toys. The product of their labors, a cuddly doll named Funzo, is a lot more sinister than he appears.

NameThe Simpsons Season 11 Episode 9: Grift of the Magi
Air DateDecember 19th, 1999
GenresAnimation, Comedy
NetworkFOX
Production CompaniesThe Curiosity Company, Gracie Films, 20th Century Fox Television
WriterTom Martin
DirectorMatthew Nastuk
Guest StarsTress MacNeille, Marcia Wallace, Gary Coleman, Russi Taylor, Tim Robbins, Clarence Clemons, Joe Mantegna
Plot Keywordsmother, baby, alcohol, cat, brother, clown, house, housewife, beer, satire, father, nuclear power plant, parody, middle class, sister, dysfunctional family, teacher, social satire, neighbor, school, dummy, dog, donuts
Dan Castellaneta
Dan Castellaneta
Homer Simpson
Julie Kavner
Julie Kavner
Marge Simpson
Nancy Cartwright
Nancy Cartwright
Bart Simpson
Yeardley Smith
Yeardley Smith
Lisa Simpson
Hank Azaria
Hank Azaria
Apu
Harry Shearer
Harry Shearer
Ned Flanders

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