Alison agrees to let Billy move into her Melrose Place apartment so she can split the rent and avoid getting evicted. Kelly won't stop dropping by Jake's apartment to ask why he hasn't called her. Rhonda goes on a bad date with a vitamin salesman.
Alison gets miffed at her co-worker for stealing her creative ideas. Jake re-hooks up with an old girlfriend and gets involved in a money scam. Rhonda lets Matt down when she bails on cooking chicken for the homeless.
Jane is saddened when an ultrasound reveals that her spawn has no heartbeat. Alison gets angry at Billy for clowning around with her bra in the laundry room. Michael becomes buddies with his new colleague, Dr. Kimberly Shaw.
Jake learns from an ex-girlfriend he has a bio son he never knew he had. Alison freaks out when she's diagnosed with a fibroid tumor, but has no health insurance to cover the cost of the surgery. Billy seeks employment as a department store Santa.
Alison returns home after her surgery and is cared for by Billy. Jake and Jo spend Christmas Day together and find new meaning in the holiday. Michael is bummed when a young gunshot victim admitted to the ER dies.