Linkong: It's a classic tale of America's greatest giant ape president.
Rainbow Dash & Bernstein: Wyatt Bernstein builds a new bestie: Rainbow Dash from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic!
- MADvent Calendar - Been dying eggs all month? Here are some MAD moments you may have missed:
- Sunday, 9:00 AM: Children finally find proof of the Easter Bunny when they wake to find candy and rabbit turds. Gross!
- Monday, 2:00 PM: A week after giving Steven Spielberg's Lincoln an Oscar, the Academy yells, "APRIL FOOLS!"
- Monday, 8:00 PM: Good things come in threes, so MAD starts Season 4 with this!
- Opening Scene
- Linkong (Movie Parody of Steven Spielberg's Lincoln / Spoof on King Kong)
- Animated Marginals segment
- Fortune Yeller (Spoof on a Fortune Teller) (Animated by Mike Wartella)
- Truth Paste (Ad Parodies segment)
- Man with Flu Never Getting a Baby (Cartoon)
- Rejected Merry Go Round Characters (Rejected segment)
- Keeping Up with the Carebearshians (TV Parody of Keeping Up with the Kardashians and Care Bears: Adventures in Care-a-lot) (Ad Parodies segment)
- Spy vs. Spy - Mixed Martial Arts (Spy vs. Spy segment) (Stop-motion Cartoon)
- Animated Marginals segment
- Ice Diver in Winter Olympics (Cartoon)
- Rainbow Dash & Bernstein (Spoof on Rainbow Dash from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic / TV Parody of Crash & Bernstein)
- 5-second Cartoon - (from Fortune Yeller) The Fortune Yeller keeps on yelling. (5-second Cartoon segment)
- Main article: Linkong / Rainbow Dash & Bernstein/Gallery
- Main article: Linkong / Rainbow Dash & Bernstein (Transcript)
- This episode is the MAD Season 4 Premiere, and it premiered on April Fools' Day 2013!
- This is the only time Crash & Bernstein gets spoofed.
- This is the third time Abraham Lincoln showed up. The first was Big Time Rushmore and the second was the Flunco! products from Episode 57.
- This is the fourth time where a 2012 movie gets spoofed (Lincoln). The previous ones were:
- This is the fifth episode of MAD to feature a guest star (Gilbert Gottfried), and the fifth time My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic gets spoofed.
- This is the ninth episode of MAD to have only one Mike Wartella segment. The previous ones were:
- 13th appearance of the Rejected segment.
- This is the 40th time Spy vs. Spy was done in stop-motion. YAY!
- Ironically, seven days after the MAD Season 4 Premiere, the real Margaret Thatcher died on Monday, April 8, 2013 where another episode of MAD Season 4 has been premiered (Pokémonsters, Inc. / Bane & Kate). Margaret Thatcher, we bet you're in heaven right now looking down on us. Your death will be avenged!
- Keith Ferguson - Citizen and Truth Paste Announcer
- Gilbert Gottfried - Linkong, Crash, and Father
- Jim Meskimen - Thaddeus Stevens and Puppeteer
- Rachel Ramras - Cleo Bernstein, Tiny Twins aka Shobijin, Fortune Yeller, Cheer Bear, and Daughter
- Meredith Salenger - Mel Bernstein, Bentley Bear, and Mother
- Kevin Shinick - Fortune Yeller Tourist, Man #1, Man #2, Boy, General Lee, Son, and the MADvent Calendar Announcer
- Kath Soucie - Wyatt Bernstein
- Tara Strong - Mecha-Thatcher, Bling Bear, Beauty Bear, and Rainbow Dash