It's Christmas-time at Briarcliff Manor and with Sister Mary Eunice in charge, it's going to be a special holiday with a specially decorated tree. She entices Leigh Emerson, who killed 18 people from 5 families at Christmas two years ago, out of his solitary cell to attend. He had caused quite a commotion at Briarcliff the previous Christmas and she intends that he do the same this year. Lana realizes that Kit is also in the asylum and concludes that her own case has never been reported to the police. She tells Kit about Dr. Thredson. Sister Jude desperately wants to get back into the asylum and gets help from a totally unexpected source. Things don't quite go as planned. Dr. Alden has a close encounter while trying to dispose of Maggie's body. Written by
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Mary Eunice: Well, I say... "Bah humbug." Referencing the famous line of Scrooge in Charles Dickens' 1843 novel, immortalized on stage and screen. It tells the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, who learns the true meaning of Christmas after being visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. See more
When Sister Mary Eunice is in the day room explaining to the patients that Christmas will be celebrated that year in Briarcliff, she refers to Sister Jude as a "mean old Grinch". The story of the Grinch was not written until 1966. Unholy Night is set in 1964. See more
Sister Mary Eunice McKee
Rubies are the most glamorous of all. You couldn't have found them in this dreary town. Are they family heirlooms?
Dr. Arthur Arden
They belonged to a Jewess in the camp. She was always reminding people that she was a woman of considerable means, and that her husband was an influential and wealthy doctor in Berlin. She was constantly complaining to me about her stomach problems, and as a doctor, I thought I ought to do something about it. So I followed her, one day, to the latrine, thinking I might diagnose her...
O Holy Night
Performed by North Star Boys' Choir See more