"The Spirit of Christmas" is the second Christmas episode of the NBC sitcom Gimme a Break!, aired in the show's fourth season.
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Nell and Addy decide to spend Christmas in her apartment a few days earlier, since she is going to Alabama for Christmas and won't be home to celebrate it then. As the night progesses, a neighbor of Addy's comes knocking on the door for cooking oil to make French fries. But when Addy and Nell find out he's not married, they invite him to Christmas dinner, compete with each other to win his affection, and in the end, he decides to ask his wife to take him back.