The holidays mean everything slows down, including the shows to watch.  His Dark Materials and The Mandalorian are the only regular shows this week, but Lost in Space‘s second season drops, and if you’re a fan of Holiday Specials, Call The Midwife and Mrs. Brown’s Boys has you covered.

[All synopses (and titles) from Trakt.tv below the cut, except when there really aren’t any.  (If a show’s synopsis is a spoiler to you, do not click More…)]

His Dark Materials – S01E08 – Betrayal – As the Magisterium closes in, Lyra learns more about Asriel’s rebellion. But her assistance to him comes at great personal cost.

Lost in Space – S02 – [No description given]

Call the Midwife – S00E09 – Christmas Special – 2019 – Mother Mildred declares that God is calling her to set up a branch house in the Outer Hebrides, so she is joined by several other members of the team, including Dr Turner, Shelagh, Mother Mildred, Trixie, Sister Julienne, Valerie, Lucille and Fred, many of whom have been struck down by flu and like the idea of convalescing in the fresh Scottish air. However, as they set about establishing an antenatal clinic and treating the local population, they must battle not only the weather and challenging terrain, but the suspicions of the islanders. Back in Poplar, Reggie is inspired to attempt a world record.

Mrs Brown’s Boys – S00E20 – A Wonderful Mammy – [No description given, but I bet we can guess]

The Mandalorian – S01E08 – Chapter 8 – The Mandalorian comes face-to-face with an unexpected enemy.

Marvel’s Runaways – S03 – The Runaways spring a trap to rescue their missing friends from Jonah and his family.