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Have Yourself a Sardiney Little Christmas Part One is the 51th episode of Cloudy: The Series Season 2. It is the 103rd episode overall. It is a special chrismas episodes.


Sam discovers that Santa Claus is vacationing in Swallow Falls and drags Flint along to pitch their Christmas ideas to the jolly old elf.


Flint and Tim are busy decorating for Christmas. Sam reminds Flint of the "situation" from the previous July.

Faced with broiling heat, Mayor Shelbourne marketed rotting sardine scraps as slushies. In the lab, Sam announced that she saw Santa Claus in town and tells Flint that he could try convincing Santa to give kids his inventions on Christmas morning.

Sam is overly excited to meet Santa, who awkwardly tries to tell her he's Sandra DeClausio instead. Sam sees through the lie, and Santa reveals he's on vacation in Swallow Falls - the one place Lobster Claus convinced him no one would know him and bother him. Santa decides to leave, disgruntled. Flint feels bad for ruining his vacation while Sam feels bad that they didn't get a Christmas wish.

Meanwhile, Mayor Shelbourne is struggling to make sales with the rotting sardines. When Brent overhears Sam mention that Santa's goal is to fulfill everyone's dreams, word reaches Shelbourne, who realizes Santa could help him sell the spoiled fish.

The episode ends with Mayor Shelbourne arresting Santa and bringing him to the cannery.


  • The title is a play on the song "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"
  • Barry Appearance: When Santa Clause is captured by Gil, Barry can be seen sneaking behind the shop.
  • In Swallow Falls's "Twelve Days of Christmas", the gifts are twelve sardines a'spawning, eleven sardines a'sizzling, ten sardines a'sleeping... five grilled sardines, four sardines with onions, three sardine filets, two sardines on crackers, and a sardine in a tin can.
  • The holiday special from Lobster Claus Is Coming to Town plays on the TV in Flint's house.
  • Flint's "GI Joke" is based on GI Joe.