Jingle Balls

Santa's ho ho ho
Santa's ho ho ho
Title “Jingle Balls”
Episode # 4.11 (78)
Season # 4
Original Airdate 13-Dec-2001
Writers Laura Kightlinger
Producers David Kohan & Max Mutchnick and James Burrows
Director James Burrows

Plot Synopsis

During the holidays, Jack's boss Dorleen allows him to decorate a Barney's display window, while Will meets a ballet dancer but is too embarrassed to introduce him to his friends.


  • Eric McCormack (Will Truman)
  • Debra Messing (Grace Adler)
  • Sean Hayes (Jack McFarland)
  • Megan Mullally (Karen Walker)

Guest Cast

  • Parker Posey (Dorleen)
  • Larry Sullivan (Robert)
  • Paul Keith (Guy)


  • This is the show's first ever holiday episode.
  • A special credit was given for "production assistance furnished by Barney's New York."
  • This is Parker Posey's second appearance as Dorleen, a Floor Manager at Barney's.




Viewer Rating


Airdates & Ratings

12/13/20019:00 PM12.5/19%#05#1 in Timeslot
03/21/20029:00 PM09.8/15%#11
08/29/20029:30 PM05.3/09%#40Special 2-for-1 double feature
12/19/20029:00 PM07.8/12%#13