Just before he and Madelyn McKay, his BFF since college freshman year, are to head off to Milwaukee to spend Christmas with his long widowed mother Kate Spencer and his army soldier brother Aiden Spencer, hard working and talented Manhattan lawyer Hugo Spencer, facing his regular year end review, issues an ultimatum to his boss, George Vogel, for a position as partner in the new year, he looking for a job elsewhere otherwise, such forthrightness about himself unusual for Hugo. Vogel admits that the thought of Hugo being partner at this time had not yet passed his or the other partners' minds, something that they will have to ponder over the Christmas break. In Milwaukee, Hugo finds that his mother, as is her usual nature, has assigned them all 24/7 tasks, this time associated with her role of the Carroll Avenue Neighborhood Association President in organizing the annual Christmas Eve Festival at the historic Carroll Avenue Train Station, this the last year in this role for her not ...
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When Kate and Hugo are in the kitchen discussing Mr. Carroll's deed to the train station, Fran Drescher flubs a line - instead of saying "Have I ever told you that I met him?", she says "Have I ever told HIM that I met him?" See more
Hey, you guys want a drink?
Um, I'm gonna get, hm, Prancer's punch.
Okay, I think I'm gonna get the gin and Comet.
Oh, that's a good choice, I highly recommend the rum rum Rudolph.
Oh, I'll have that.
All right, I'll go get them. Maddy, you want to come?
Yea, of course. You know what, first round's on me.
References A Charlie Brown Christmas
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Written by Hugh Martin
, Ralph Blane
Performed by Ben Lewis
Arrangement by Michael Richard Plowman
Published by EMI Feist Catalog Inc.
[Hugo sings the song at the open mic at Patrick's friends' party] See more