"Paper or Plastic" - (TV-G)
Sunday , January 23 2005 Fresh Episode
8:00 - 9:00 PM ET
LUCY BECOMES A MOTHER - Lucy (Beverley Mitchell), upset that the family hasn't given her any gifts for the baby, convinces Matt (Barry Watson) to take her shopping even though she is supposed to be staying off her feet. While shopping, the two get stuck in an elevator and Lucy goes into labor, putting Matt's medical skills to the test. Meanwhile, Eric (Stephen Collins) and Annie (Catherine Hicks) are busy getting the house ready for Lucy's surprise baby shower and become concerned when Matt doesn't have her back as planned. Kevin (George Stults) shares with Ruthie (Mackenzie Rosman) that his gift for Lucy is a new house, and Ruthie points out that Lucy will be upset that he made such a big decision without her input. David Gallagher, Nikolas & Lorenzo Brino and Tyler Hoechlin also star. Michael Preece directed the episode written by executive producer Brenda Hampton and Jeffrey Rodgers (#189).