.At the end, when we see whats going on up in the heavens, the skeletons of the elves from the Prep and Landing movies are shown.

.One of the mall employees wears an outfit resembling the Raggedy Ann dolls.

.During the theme song the references there are: Mr.Burns dressed as The Snow Queen, the polka dotted elephant From Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer on the grocery store scanner, and Ralph Wiggum dressed as The Little Drummer Boy.

.Grounded is a parody of Planes.