Airs TUESDAY, December 18, 2001
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Written by Jason Katims, Directed by Patrick Norris UPN Still photos by Jamie Trueblood
THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS - FOR ALIENS AND FOR HUMANS
When an autistic child approaches Max, speaks to him, and then later presents him with a drawing of a flying saucer, Max is forced to consider if, in some way, his own lost child is trying to reach out to him. Meanwhile, in an attempt to get close to Maria again, Michael plays Santa, albeit badly, to Maria and Liz's elves at a charity event, and Isabel and Jesse share their first holiday as husband and wife.
Starring Shiri Appleby as Liz Parker, Jason Behr as Max Evans, Katherine Heigl as Isabel Evans, Majandra Delfino as Maria Deluca, Brendan Fehr as Michael Guerin, Nick Wechsler as Kyle Valenti, William Sadler as Jim Valenti and Adam Rodriguez as Jesse Ramirez.
Guest starring are Gavin Fink as Samuel Turner, Sean O'Bryan as Warren Turner, Colleen Flynn as Rebecca Turner and Navi Rawat as Shelby Prine.
The episode was directed by Patrick Norris from script written by series executive producer Jason Katims.