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"It wasn't easy, but I'm really glad I did it. And I finally feel free."
Maddie to Chimney after visiting the place where Doug died.

"Christmas Spirit" is the tenth episode of the third season of 9-1-1, and the thirty-eighth episode overall. It aired on December 2, 2019.


The 118 responds to holiday-themed incidents, including a shopper pushed over the edge, a woman who is literally having a "Blue Christmas" and a luggage handler accident on a tarmac. Meanwhile, Maddie revisits her past to embrace her future and Bobby receives shocking news.[2]



Guest Starring

  • Tracie Thoms as Karen Wilson
  • Seth Carr as Leo
  • Eddie McGee as Frank
  • Ana Mercedes as Isabel Diaz
  • Chrystee Pharris as Leo's Mother
  • Erin Karpluk as Pepper
  • Phoebe Neidhart as Lorna
  • Ashley Jones as Holiday Traveler
  • Jeremy Glazer as Ben Watson
  • Gonzalo Menedez as Airport Officer
  • Faline England as Donna


  • Biff Wiff as Santa Claus
  • Thomas Daniel Smith as Darrell
  • Daniel Curtis Lee as Rude Handler
  • Nanrisa Lee as Ticket Agent
  • Mark Jacobson as Young Dad
  • LaNissa Renee Frederick as Mom
  • Marcel Nahapetian as Little Boy
  • Amari McCoy as Little Girl
  • Michelle Bernard as Officer Carol Branford
  • Blake Bergman as Rude Teen
  • Brandon Papo as Store Employee
  • Declan Pratt as Denny Wilson




Cultural References

  • Lorna's emergency of her turning blue from the toothache medicine was based on a real-life incident of a woman turning blue from the same situation.[3]
    • Lorna makes a reference to the movie Avatar when she says she looks like one after turning blue.
  • The catering cart losing control at the airport was also based off a real-life incident that happened in Chicago in October 2019.[4]

Important Events

  • Bobby's medical problems that had become a concern to the team and his family that sprung up after the fire in "Fallout" was cleared.
  • Michael tells Bobby at the end of the episode that he has been diagnosed with a brain tumor.
  • Maddy is handed a check from Doug's assets. She later gets closure from Doug after visiting the place where he died.
    • A deleted scene and subplot shows what Maddie did with the asset money.[5]
  • Hen and Karen make a decide to begin fostering children.





9-1-1 Episode Guide
Season 1 "Pilot" • "Let Go" • "Next of Kin" • "Worst Day Ever" • "Point of Origin" • "Heartbreaker" • "Full Moon (Creepy AF)" • "Karma's a Bitch" • "Trapped" • "A Whole New You"
Season 2 "Under Pressure" • "7.1" • "Help Is Not Coming" • "Stuck" • "Awful People" • "Dosed" • "Haunted" • "Buck, Actually" • "Hen Begins" • "Merry Ex-Mas" • "New Beginnings" • "Chimney Begins" • "Fight or Flight" • "Broken" • "Ocean's 9-1-1" • "Bobby Begins Again" • "Careful What You Wish For" • "This Life We Choose"
Season 3 "Kids Today" • "Sink or Swim" • "The Searchers" • "Triggers" • "Rage" • "Monsters" • "Athena Begins" • "Malfunction" • "Fallout" • "Christmas Spirit" • "Seize the Day" • "Fools" • "Pinned" • "The Taking of Dispatch 9-1-1" • "Eddie Begins" • "The One That Got Away" • "Powerless" • "What's Next?"
Season 4 "The New Abnormal" • "Alone Together" • "Future Tense" • "9-1-1, What's Your Grievance?" • "Buck Begins" • "Jinx" • "There Goes the Neighborhood" • "Breaking Point" • "Blindsided" • "Parenthood" • "First Responders" • "Treasure Hunt" • "Suspicion" • "Survivors"
Season 5 "Panic" • "Desperate Times" • "Desperate Measures" • "Home and Away" • "Peer Pressure" • "Brawl in Cell Block 9-1-1" • "Ghost Stories" • "Defend in Place" • "Past is Prologue" • "Wrapped in Red" • "Outside Looking In" • "Dumb Luck" • "Fear-O-Phobia"
9-1-1: Lone Star Episode Guide
Season 1 "Pilot" • "Yee-Haw" • "Texas Proud" • "Act of God" • "Studs" • "Friends Like These" • "Bum Steer" • "Monster Inside" • "Awakening" • "Austin, We Have a Problem"
Season 2 "Back in the Saddle" • "2100°" • "Hold the Line" • "Friends With Benefits" • "Difficult Conversations" • "Everyone and Their Brother" • "Displaced" • "Bad Call" • "Saving Grace" • "A Little Help From My Friends" • "Slow Burn" • "The Big Heat" • "One Day" • "Dust to Dust"
Season 3 "The Big Chill" • "Thin Ice" • "Shock and Thaw" • Push" • "Child Care" • "Red vs. Blue" •"In the Unlikely Event of an Emergency"