FILLED WITH THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT, FAITH SURPRISES THE FAMILY WITH
EXTRAVAGANT GIFTS, BUT WHEN CHARLEY DISCOVERS THAT HIS GIFT IS A FAKE,
HOPE TAKES DESPERATE MEASURES TO MAKE IT UP TO HIM, AND FAITH HAS
A RARE MOMENT OF REAL GENEROSITY ON ABC�S �HOPE & FAITH�
�Christmas Time� � Faith surprises the entire family with personal, extravagant Christmas gifts, including an expensive gold watch for Charley. When Charley realizes he forgot to buy a gift for his beloved employee, Hassan, Hope, inspired by Faith�s generosity, encourages him to give Hassan his treasured championship watch. Later, Charley is furious when he discovers that the �gold� watch Faith bought for him is a fake. Feeling extremely guilty, Hope insists that Faith attempt to retrieve Charley�s watch from Hassan, but in the end, Faith really surprises them with an uncharacteristically magnanimous gesture, on �Hope & Faith,� FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9 (9:00-9:30 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
�Hope & Faith� stars Kelly Ripa as Faith, Faith Ford as Hope, Ted McGinley as Charley, Megan Fox as Sydney, Macey Cruthird as Hayley and Paulie Litt as Justin.
Guest-starring are Erick Avari as Hassan and Shiv Babani as Hassan Junior.
�Christmas Time� is written by Geena Yaitanes, and directed by Don Scardino.
�Hope & Faith� is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC�s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning.
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