Sam leaps into the body of Reginald Pearson, valet to millionaire Michael Blake a hard-nosed businessman. It's Christmas-time and his business plans are to tear down the 4th Street Mission so he can build a new office plaza. Al tells Sam that his mission is to save Blake from his own bah humbug ways. Sam takes him on a trip down memory lane by visiting his old neighborhood where he meets old friends and learns what happened to some of his old friends. Blake also takes an interest in the pretty Salvation Army Captain who runs the Mission. Despite progress, Sam can't quite get Blake to take the final step so he and Al decide the time has come to show him his future. Written by
Did You Know?
In the original history, Michael Blake filed for bankruptcy on December 24, 1975. He committed suicide on jumping off Blake Plaza on June 3, 1976. See more
The photograph of Michael Blake's eighth birthday is dated 1928. However, the date of birth on his tombstone is July 14, 1922. See more
Michael G. Blake
It's not my job to save the world.
Salvation Army Captain Laura Downey
God forbid. That'd mean you cared about people!
from the German "Stille Nacht" (uncredited)
Lyrics by Joseph Mohr
Composed by Franz Gruber
(1818) See more