Stephanie surprises the family with a visit from her father at Christmas. Stephanie is surprised by Maggie's reaction to her father's visit.
- Tia Mowry as Stephanie Phillips
- Michael Boatman as Charlie Phillips
- Sheryl Lee Ralph as Maggie Turner
- Sydney Park as Gabrielle Phillips
- Tylen Jacob Williams as James Phillips
- Damarr Calhoun as Aaron Phillips
- Larry Wilmore as Franklin Turner
- This episode was originally scheduled to air on December 1, 2013 but was pushed forward to December 8, 2013 for unknown reasons.
- This is the first appearance of Stephanie's dad.
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