the year: 2006
the genre: christmas
the cast: John Newton (Cody Cullen); Ed Asner (Luke Spelman); Alice Evans (Faith Spelman); Peter Jason (Richard); Lois Nettleton (Rosie Spelman); Ben Weber (Paul)
the plot: In the midst of war in Afghanistan, Cody Cullen is touched by a Christmas card sent by Faith Spelman from the small, picturesque town of Nevada City, California. As months pass, the card never leaves his side, giving him the strength to survive and setting him on a mission to find her.
don't miss: the shenanigans that go on when Luke and his brother-in-law Richard get together.
extra bonus points: if you recogize Paul from the Gas-X commercial. (tee hee!)
listen for: "Chicken salad sandwich on rye, crispy curly fries - extra crispy, and hot chocolate with marshmallows."