Kelly shares a painful memory with Joey about a Christmas that ended badly for her and Kevin. Kelly finds a lost boy and insists on taking him home with her after learning he might have to spend Christmas in the police station. Jen agrees to spend Christmas with Joey. Viki and Dorian put their differences aside as they remember celebrating one specific Christmas when Dorian was married to Victor.
John tracks Natalie down at the Buchanan lodge. Michael tells Roxy about a Christmas he spent away from John and their mother. Meanwhile, John relates the same sad story to Natalie. Roxy and Natalie both remember an unhappy Christmas in Atlantic City. John comforts Natalie when she breaks down over Cristian and convinces her to return to Llanview with him. Al gains insight on how to get Michael to accomplish three good deeds. Al succeeds in getting Michael to commit two good deeds by having Michael apologize to Marcie and later soften towards John.
Blair eavesdrops as Walker tells Starr how Blair reached out to him one Christmas day. With double meaning, Blair relates a Christmas memory about her and Todd to Starr and Walker. David and Dorian exchange Christmas presents and end up in a kiss.