Preacher (we saw him in the last episode) is telling Stiles that, normally, the hospital holiday show is normally lame, and this year he wants it to be an extravaganza. Stiles volunteers to ferret out talent on the staff. Good luck with that. Preacher reminds her to touch on all the cultural aspects -- Hanukkah, Kwanzaa. Stiles fills in, "The Christmas story." Like with Ralphie and the Red Ryder BB Gun? ["'You'll put your eye out!' Sorry, could resist." -- Sars] Oh, she means Jesus and that. Preacher doesn't really get what she means, so she explains. Stiles is surprised, being a man of the cloth, that Preacher isn't into it, but he says he's more into the nature thing, like solstice. He leaves, telling Stiles to "find [him] greatness." Max calls out to Stiles and offers his help with whatever she needs. He lingers way too long, and then walks away. Stiles asks Boies what that was all about, and Boies says that Max obviously wants to sing. I don't know why Max can't just volunteer. Stiles wonders if Max is a good singer, and Boies says, "What do you sound like when the headphones come off?" Max walks back and says, "Dr. Stiles? Anything at all."
Ben is down in the lab with Lab Guy. They discuss astronomy. Lab Guy knows way too much about it, and Ben says, "You'll never marry." Lab Guy responds, "I've made my peace with it." Ben asks about Lab Guy's Christmas plans. Lab Guy says, "The usual. Pick up a hooker, have her lip-sync the Kathie Lee Gifford Christmas album for me." Hee! Lab Guy is funny. Ben giggles. Lab Guy isn't joking. Ben asks Lab Guy to look at a slide in the microscope, asking for a diagnosis. Lab Guy doesn't choose either of the disease options Ben presents (which are the two that Califano made on Buscemi).
Stiles is trying to get Ollie to participate in the holiday show. Stiles wants Ollie to play a virgin. Ollie refuses. Stiles says that Sid is doing it, and Sid sounds surprised to hear this. Stiles offers to cover his next three nights on call. Sid agrees. Stiles asks him to get Ollie involved. Sid doesn't think it's likely.
Wyatt's car won't start. Child Bride gripes that it's not Christmas in this city, but it would be in Wyoming. Wyatt says they can't afford to go, and Child Bride says that her dad would buy them tickets. Child Bride brings up the whole "sit home alone all the time while her husband works" thing again. She comes up with a plan to make it work, given that he only has Christmas Day off, but Wyatt doesn't want to spend all his vacation time on a plane. While I appreciate the sentiment, he could make an effort to save his marriage. I'm just sayin'. ["Or Child Bride could get a job. Just throwing that out there." -- Sars] Child Bride says she's going regardless.