A young department store Santa is missing as he does not show up for work. It turns out that he is a skilled mathematician/computer programmer who has been working on a special algorithm for a university. Unfortutaely, this algorithm will cost jobs at a factory in his girlfriend's hometown. He has quit the university as well and gets involved in a scheme to win at black jack by counting cards. Sam is still trying to resolve the problem of eliminating her baby's father from the picture.