SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16
"GIRLFRIENDS" � (5:00-5:30 p.m. ET)
"Deck The Halls With Bags and Folly" (TV-14, L) (HDTV)
IN THE SPIRIT � Joan (Tracee Ellis Ross) joins a support group for people who have relatives serving in Iraq, but is upset when she finds out they are not planning a holiday party due to financial restraints. Joan decides to turn the Christmas party she is throwing for her old firm into a fundraiser to raise money for her support group. Meanwhile, William (Reggie Hayes) pushes Christmas traditions on Monica (Keesha Sharp), who isn't big on the holidays, and Maya (Golden Brooks) and Darnell (Khalil Kain) try to keep up with Lynn's (Persia White) extravagant gift giving. Debbie Allen directed the episode written by Regina Y. Hicks (#40338-169).