"Xmas" - (TV-G)
Monday , December 12 2005 Original
8:00 - 9:00 PM ET
THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS - It's Christmas and the Camdens are embracing the holiday spirit in various ways: The entire family takes part in a living nativity scene at the church, Eric (Stephen Collins) dresses as Santa and helps out at a convalescent home, Ruthie (Mackenzie Rosman) volunteers at a hospital, Lucy (Beverley Mitchell) works with Habitat for Humanity and Kevin (George Stults) considers adopting a dog from the location shelter. Meanwhile, Sandy (Haylie Duff) and the Camdens talk to Rose (Sarah Thompson) about the real meaning of Christmas after Rose tells the twins (Nikolas and Lorenzo Brino) that Santa Claus and Jesus aren¿t real. Catherine Hicks and David Gallagher also star. The episode was directed by Harry Harris and written by Brenda Hampton & Elaine Arata (#210).