"Da Grinchy Code / Duck" is the first Christmas-themed episode of the animated television series Mad, originally aired on Cartoon Network on November 22, 2010.


  1. MAD News - The MAD News anchor announces that a monkey celebrates the holidays. (Stop-motion Cartoon)
  2. Da Grinchy Code (Movie Parody of The Da Vinci Code / Book/Movie Parody of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas)
  3. Animated Marginals segment
  4. Snowman's wife cuts snowman's nose (Animated by Mike Wartella)
  5. Narnia Lunchbox (Movie Parody of The Chronicles of Narnia) (Ad Parodies segment)
  6. Rejected Superheroes (Rejected segment)
  7. Girl asks for presents (Cartoon)
  8. Celebrities Without Their Makeup segment (Christmas Edition)
  9. Judge Mantis (TV Parody of Judge Mathis) (Ad Parodies segment)
  10. Red Riding Hood -- JACOB!!! (Spoof on Little Red Riding Hood / Parody of Jacob Black from Twilight) (Stop-motion Cartoon segment)
  11. Spy vs. Spy - Secret New Jet (Spy vs. Spy segment)
  12. Animated Marginals segment
  13. Global warming in ice machine (Animated by Mike Wartella)
  14. Duck (TV Parody of Chuck)
  15. Credits
  16. 5-second Cartoon: (from Da Grinchy Code) It turns out every present but a stack of MAD magazines were taken. (5-second Cartoon segment)


  • 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 Altidude.


The episode was made available on the Mad: Season 1, Part 1 DVD set, released by Warner Home Video on September 20, 2011.


Voice actor Character
Hugh Davidson  Frosty
Morgan Grimes
Grey DeLisle Sarah Walker
Girl on Santa's Lap
Larry Dorf  Who Mayor
Mr. Tumnus
Shopping Mall Elf
Keith Ferguson  Benjamin Gates
Indiana Jones
Rejected Superheroes Announcer
Rachel Ramras  Betty Lou Who
Little Red Riding Hood
General Diane Beckman
Kevin Shinick  Bryce Larkin
Narnia Lunchbox Announcer
Celebrities Without Their Makeup Announcer
The MAD News Anchor
Stephen Stanton  Boris Karloff
The Grinch
Shopping Mall Santa
Fred Tatasciore   Robert Langdon
John Casey
Judge Mantis Announcer

External links

Warner Bros.
Warner Bros. Pictures Christmas in ConnecticutGremlinsLethal WeaponNational Lampoon's Christmas VacationBatman ReturnsJack FrostNational Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island AdventureThe Polar ExpressKiss Kiss Bang BangThe Year Without a Santa ClausFred Claus
New Line Cinema ElfThe Nativity StoryFour ChristmasesA Very Harold & Kumar 3D ChristmasThe Conjuring 2Shazam!
Blue Ribbon Content A Christmas Story 2A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish
Live-action television episodes
Friends and Joey "The One With Phoebe's Dad" • "The One Where Rachel Quits" • "The One With the Girl from Poughkeepsie" • "The One With the Inappropriate Sister" • "The One With the Routine" • "The One With the Holiday Armadillo" • "The One With the Creepy Holiday Card" • "The One With Christmas in Tulsa" • "Joey and the Plot Twist" • "Joey and the Christmas Party"
DC Comics "Season's Greedings" • "Home is Where the Hurt Is" • "Twas the Night Before Mxymas" • "Lexmas" • "Gemini" • "Year's End" • "Three Ghosts"
Other shows "A Semi-Merry Christmas" • "Mel, the Magi" • "Mel's Christmas Carol" • "'Tis the Season to Be Jealous" • "A Christmas Story" (Growing Pains) • "A Christmas Story" (Just the Ten of Us) • "Santa on the Lam" • "Miracle on Elm Street" • "The Christmas Show" • "Fa La La La Laagghh!" • "The Man Who Canceled Christmas" • "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear" • "Deck the Malls" • "Christmas Day-Ja Vu" • "A Country Christmas" • "How the Finch Stole Christmas" • "Meet the Cuban Parents" • "Christmas Punch" • "A Clear and Presentless Danger" • "George Is Being Elfish and Christ-Misses His Family" • "Santa's Secret Stuff" • "A Very Supernatural Christmas" • "The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis" • "Christmas" (The Middle) • "It's Beginning to Stink a Lot Like Christmas" • "The Maternal Congruence" • "Jolly Red Elf" • "The World Ain't Over 'Till It's Over" • "The Santa Simulation" • "Give Santa a Tail-Hole" • "Home for Christmas" • "Jingle Bell Glock"
Animated productions
Looney Tunes and related shows The Shanty Where Santy Claus LivesBedtime for SnifflesGift WrappedBugs Bunny's Looney Christmas Tales • "It's a Wonderful Tiny Toons Christmas Special" • "'Twas the Day Before Christmas" • "Jingle Boo" • "The Great Wakkorotti: The Holiday Concert" • "A Christmas Plotz" • "Little Drummer Warners" • "No Time for Christmas" • "A Pinky and the Brain Christmas" • "It Happened One Night Before Christmas" • "In Arms Way" • "The Twelve Days of Christmas" • Christmas Eve with Yakko, Wakko & Dot • "Noel" • "The Christmas Tree" • "The Banks of the Delaware River" • "Feather Christmas" • "Yule Be Sorry" • "Christmas in July" • Bah, Humduck! A Looney Tunes Christmas • "A Christmas Carol" • "Tis the Seasoning" • "Winter Blunderland" • "The Legend of Burrito Monday" • Bugs Bunny's 24-Carrot Holiday Special
DC Comics "Christmas With the Joker" • "Holiday Knights" • "Frozen Out" • "Comfort and Joy" • "Storybook Holiday" • "Invasion of the Secret Santas!" • "Second Christmas" • "The True Meaning of Christmas" • "Halloween v Christmas" • "Teen Titans Save Christmas" • "Beast Boy on a Shelf" • "Christmas Crusaders"
Hanna-Barbera co-productions "A Dickens of a Christmas" • A Scooby-Doo! Christmas • "Ho Ho Horrors" • Tom and Jerry: A Nutcracker TaleScooby-Doo! Haunted HolidaysTom and Jerry: Santa's Little Helpers • "The Plight Before Christmas" • "Scary Christmas" • "Scroogey Doo" • "It's a Wacky Life" • "Dashing Thru the Snow" • "Signed, Sealed and Wacky"
Other cartoons "Yuletide and Redtide" • A Cool Like That Christmas • "Santa Mask" • The Polar Express • "The Match Before Xmas" • A Miser Brothers' Christmas • "Da Grinchy Code / Duck" • "FROST / Undercover Claus" • "Fantastic Four Christmases / Red and White Collar" • Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas • "Christmas in Oz" • "Top of the Naughty List" • "Mandora Saves Christmas"
Have Yourself a Looney Tunes ChristmasA Hip-Hopera ChristmasMerry Christmas: Animaniacs & Looney TunesThe Looney Tunes Kwazy ChristmasA Looney Tunes Sing-A-Long Christmas
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