Elliot was reading along with Elizabeth and Dickie "The Night Before Christmas", taking turns. However, Elliot's beeper went off, interrupting them
Dickie: Are our stockings going to be filled tonight?
Elliot: Dickie, I'm only going to tell you this one more time: Christmas only comes once a year and it is now February (to Elizabeth): Give me the phone Hon
Dickie: But why, Daddy, why?
Elizabeth: Yeah, why can't Christmas come all the time?
Elliot: Because Santa's credit cards are all maxed out, that's why
Kathy: Elliot...you all right?
Kathy: How's it going?
Kathy: What's going on at work?
Kathy: You talk to Olivia about it?
Elliot: She's my partner