In the North American version, all lines mentioning "Father Christmas" were replaced with "Santa Claus".
This episode was later paired with Bob and the Big Freeze (Season 5) and Eskimo Bob (Season 5) when the following episodes first premiered in North America in December 2002. It is currently unknown which episodes this episode was originally paired with in December 2001.
In the UK version, after Wendy says "Merry Christmas Bob", Bob says "Ho Ho Ho!", but in the North American version, he says "Merry Christmas, Wendy!".
This episode marks the first of a few things:
This was the first winter theme episode and also the first episode to feature snow.