Melissa Joan Hart (Sabrina)
Joey Lawrence (Blossom)
Taylor Spreitler (Amityville The Awakening)
Nick Robinson (Jurassic World)
A NEW KIND OF CHRISTMAS
Jaime Pressly (Mom)
Rick Pasqualone (Hop)
Mel’s sister, Meredith (Jaime Pressly), comes home from prison on furlough to celebrate Christmas with the kids and Mel, and seems unruffled by Joe’s obvious animosity towards her.
Jaime Pressly adds a new dynamic to the characters, sadly this was the only time she guest starred in the shows for season run. It was good to finally see the character as she had been mentioned on the shoe countless times. all in all a good Christmas episode to what has become a missed show.
A MELANIE AND JOSIAH CHRISTMAS
Christopher Rich (Perception)
Trevor Donovan (Savages)
Michael Rider (Road House)
Mel and Joe are about to celebrate their first Christmas as a married couple, which leads to a competition over whose family ornament should take the top spot on the tree. Both Mel and Joe have a flashback set in southern North America in the 1800s.
Now this Christmas episode is one of the most bizarre having Melissa tell a story of her alleged ancestors is intriguing though it does seem a little out of place but then so did the Halloween episode. This became the final Christmas episode as the show was let go after season 4.
Melissa Joan Hart (Sabrina: TTW)
Joey Lawrence (Urban Legends 2)
Taylor Spreitler (Amityville: The Awakening)
Nick Robinson (The 5th Wave)
Julia Duffy (Newhart)
John Ross Bowie (Th Big Bang Theory)
Beth Roderick (Sbarina: TTW)
Tara Strong (Gotham Girls)
A FRIGHT IN THE ATTIC
The family hears something strange in the attic to discover that it’s Lewis, the brother-in-law of Melissa, hiding from the law. The kids want to spend time with their father before he goes to jail, so they go to a Halloween party with him, where Melissa and Joe Longo follow them.
A fun episode, plus the Sabrina references were funny to anyone who had watched that show.
WITCH CAME FIRST
Mel’s doctor drops by on Halloween to convince Mel she was once a teenage witch and needs to battle the evil Dark Lord. At first Mel and Joe don’t believe her, but then Joe’s Halloween robot comes to life, and Mel accidentally turns Lennox into a cat. Joe begins to show a darker side of himself and Mel tries to trigger his memory to get the ghoul out of his body.
This was excellent reunion for Melissa Joan Hart and Beth Broderick, plus the numerous Sabrina references were great, the whole was is it real or was it a dream thing is funny as it lets the audience decide which is which.