It's Christmas time again. At the Simpsons house, they are preparing. Homer is setting up the decorations, the children are writing their letters to Santa and Marge is writing letters to relatives. Marge's sisters arrive for the family dinner as Homer heads out for a special gift for the family. He wants to surprise the family with a holiday dog and he finds the perfect one. When he returns home, everyone is super excited to see the dog. Now Marge prepares Christmas dinner.