Peter Benton's court battle enters its final stage and his lawyer advises him that if he wants to retain custody of Reese, he needs to re-evaluate his priorities. As a result, he puts his career on the line and presents Dr. Romano with an ultimatum. Kerry Weaver goes out on a date with a paramedic. With his grandmother still recovering, Carter is pleased that his father will be spending Christmas with them. He's not too pleased when he learns why his mother won't be joining them. Abby learns that Nicole may not have been lying to Luka after all. Green treats a young boy who was accidentally shot by his mother.
Did You Know?
The title is taken from the classic 1943 Christmas song "I'll Be Home for Christmas" written by Buck Ram, Kim Gannon and Walter Kent which came out the same year as another Christmas classic "White Christmas". See more
When Benton tells Elizabeth that he quit as they're getting coffee outside the hospital, the amount of fake snow in Elizabeth's hair changes in between shots. See more
Dr. John Carter
Hey, Peter. I'm a good doctor because of you.
Dr. Peter Benton
No, you're not. But keep trying.
References Mr. Mom