When George sends Tessa to New York for a Christmas excursion with her mom, Alex (recurring guest star MALIN AKERMAN), he assumesthat he's given Tessa the best present ever. Tessa soon learns to be careful what you wish for, however, and she finds herselfmissing George and Chatswin. Meanwhile, Ryan (recurring guest star PARKER YOUNG) finds out that he was adopted, which throws theShay family in turmoil. And for her Christmas gift, Dalia asks for Carmen. Recurring guest star TIM MEADOWS (Saturday Night Live)appears as Edmond.