When Liz "cheats" on Sean with another gay man, he seeks a new best friend of his own; Sarah Baker guest stars.
The Christmas spirit is kept alive through rivalry, fake Santas, and Sting.
Unable to defeat Minoriteam in our world, the White Shadow tricks them into entering a mirror world, where everything is backward. With their powers diffused, Minoriteam soon find themselves captured by the authorities and put on trial for not being racist. Even retaining Jewcano as their lawyer might not be able to save our heroes this time.
When Carol's overbearing mother and father announce they're coming to visit for Christmas, Carol recruits Nate and Tom to cover up their failed relationships and present a happy facade. However, Nate begins to believe the lie, and considers getting back together with his ex, Janice. June Squibb, Jerry Van Dyke, and Eliza Coupe guest star. (TV-PG D, L)
While Sheldon is away in Texas, everyone gathers to decorate the apartment Christmas tree, and they each realize how much he has changed their lives. (TV-PG D)
Sydney's insecurities about how she is perceived resurface when the bratty daughter of an important client becomes their intern. Ashley Tisdale guest stars as Kelsi Lasker. (TV-14 L, S)
Walden helps Jenny get a second date with a one-night stand and Alan's transgender girlfriend's ex-wife hits on him. Meanwhile, in the spirit of the holidays, Alan receives a Japanese delicacy from Jake for Christmas, and Walden's Malibu house is alive with questionable Christmas carol lyrics. (TV-14 L, S)
The Robot Chicken Nerd, the Humping Robot, Composite Santa, and the Mad Scientist join characters of the DC Comics universe to poke fun at those with the most impressive powers and the lesser ones who can't really be called superheroes.
Seven of the world's greatest heroes stop being polite--and start getting real--in 'The Real World: Metropolis.' Icons from Star Trek and Tiger Beat alike unite for canned sitcom laughs in 'Two Kirks, a Khan and a Pizza Place.' Jesus Christ hunts down his greatest nemesis, Tarantino-style, in 'Kill Bunny.' The hottest game show from Japan is here: 'Who Poop Last?' The legends of rock 'n' roll return from beyond the grave to haunt the 'Zombie Idol' reality show.
Rachael Leigh Cook smashes more than eggs in her latest anti-heroin public service announcement. Optimus Prime, leader of the Transformers, falls prey to prostate cancer. The outcome is never in doubt during 'World's Most One-Sided Fistfights Caught on Film.' Outtakes from Dukes of Hazzard, The X-Files, Battlestar Galactica and more come to light in 'Bloopers.'
'It's Alien vs. Predator on the battleground of love in a special episode of 'First Date.' See what the future holds in 'Carousel of Tomorrow.' Popeye experiences a world without his hamburger-leeching friend in 'It's a Wimpy-Filled Life.' The modern video game Halo invades the old-school classic Donkey Kong. Mrs. McNally's third-graders present: Tim Burton's The Corpse Bride. The truth about Ponda Baba's bad day.'