- "Once again as in olden days, happy golden days of yore faithful friends who are dear to us. Will be near to us once more. Someday soon we all will be together, if the fates allow. Until then we'll have to muddle through somehow. So have yourself, A Merry Little Christmas now."
- —The Coterie singing
The Fosters and the Hunters help out with the impromptu volunteer Christmas event. Stef agrees to be a part of Mariana's plan to avoid a major catastrophe, all while Gael and Jazmin deal with a painful family decision. Jamie is eager to ask Callie a very important question.
- Maia Mitchell as Callie Adams Foster
- Cierra Ramirez as Mariana Adams Foster
- Zuri Adele as Malika Williams
- Sherry Cola as Alice Kwan
- Emma Hunton as Davia Moss
- Tommy Martinez as Gael Martinez
- Josh Pence as Dennis Cooper
- Beau Mirchoff as Jamie Hunter
- Hailie Sahar as Jazmin Martinez
- T.J. Linnard as Evan Speck
- Anastasia Leddick as Kelly
- J. Mallor McCree as Dom Williams
- Daisy Eagan as Joey Riverton
- Sarunas J. Jackson as Isaac Hall
Notes and Trivia
- The special included a carnival and, "several four-legged animals running around".
- Noah Centineo was unavailable for filming due to scheduling conflicts, which was why the writers decided on a video-inclusion of Jesus.
- David Lambert sang and played the piano. He was last seen playing the piano in The Fosters.
- Emma Kurtzman was last seen in "Where the Heart Is".
- Jesus Adams Foster was last seen in "Byte Club".
- Dhruv Uday Singh's mother made a cameo appearance in a picture with Raj, where she portrayed Raj's mother.
- Dennis gifted Davia a gold galaxy necklace, as a nod to the day they spent together at his old house. According to Dennis, he didn't have three weekends to build her a galaxy, so he went with a necklace instead.
- Davia purchased an acoustic guitar for Dennis, however, she never gave it to him and lied about purchasing it.
- Jamie gave Callie rose gold stud earrings and the key to his apartment. Callie described it as a, "fob to his heart".
- Mariana gave Callie a necklace the symbolizes their sisterhood and bond.
- Dennis saves the lease on the Coterie.
Behind the Scenes