"Beast Boy on a Shelf" is the eighth episode of the sixth season of Teen Titans Go!, and the two-hundred-sixty-ninth overall episode of the series.


Santa Claus forces Beast Boy to become a spy and report on the Titans' naughty behavior.





  • This is the fourth time an episode premiered on a Saturday.
  • This episode was accompanied by an event of Beast Boy (Greg Cipes) reading some of the selected letters from children who sent them to Cartoon Network, every night at 6 pm in the US.
  • This episode reveals that Robin's butt is actually stuffing instead of naturally buff.
  • The background that appears when Beast Boy says "That's What's Up" in the beginning is the same as seen in the previous episode, "Beast Boy's That's What's Up".
  • One of the forbidden things to do in the tower which Starfire has done is to drink milk straight out of the carton.
  • Cyborg is shown to have a bad habit of using Starfire's toothbrush without Starfire's permission.
  • The backdrop from "Beast Boy's That's What's Up" is reused when Beast Boy decides to go out and buy some snacks.


  • Beast Boy wears the same brown businessman outfit from "Career Day" during the court scene.


  • The title itself is a reference to Elf on a Shelf.
  • The ending which has Beast Boy being a state witness and wearing a bathrobe to get a newspaper as he exits his house is a reference-parody to the conclusion of the 1990 movie Goodfellas.



Running Gags

  • Beast Boy dressing as an elf and spying on the other Titans.
  • Santa and the Reindeer constantly blackmailing Beast Boy.



The transcript for "Beast Boy on a Shelf" can be viewed here.


The image gallery for Beast Boy on a Shelf may be viewed here.
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