The Best Christmas Episodes of Your Favorite TV Shows

Friends: The One With the Holiday Armadillo

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An undeniable classic, enough said.

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New Girl: The 23rd

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The gang attends Schmidt’s office party and Jess has relationship issues with some nerdy guy I forgot she dated. In a heartwarming ending, this episode proves that sometimes the best gift you can give is friendship (it’s the holiday season, I’m allowed to be a little corny).

Watch on Netflix

 

Grey’s Anatomy: Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer

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A not-so-jolly Christmas special for all those feeling dark and twisty this holiday season.

Watch on Netflix

 

Gilmore Girls: Forgiveness and Stuff

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What would a Gilmore holiday be without a family crisis? The Gilmore family comes together during a medical emergency. Rory and Dean deal with some ~drama~ after accidentally staying out all night, and romantic vibes start brewing between Loreali and Luke (or maybe that’s just wishful thinking).

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The O.C.: The Best Chrismukkah Ever

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This episode either made you love or hate Seth Cohen a little more as he obsesses over his self-created holiday hybrid. The O.C. coined the term “Christmukkah” to describe the holiday celebration of many interfaith families.

Watch on Hulu

 

One Tree Hill: At the Bottom of Everything

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The James-Scott family celebrates Christmas early in this tear-jerking episode.

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American Horror Story: Unholy Night

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Nothing puts you in the Christmas spirit quite like a murderous Santa Claus, right? Ho ho ho.

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30 Rock: Ludachristmas

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Jack hangs out with the Lemon family to avoid his own mother. Kenneth stages an intervention at the cast and crew’s annual Christmas party. This episode perfectly showcases the dysfunction many families experience during the holidays.

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The Office: Christmas Party

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Admit it-you were a little disappointed when your office Christmas Party wasn’t quite like this one.

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Orange is the New Black: Can’t Fix Crazy

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A can’t-miss Litchfield Christmas pageant!

Watch on Netflix

 

Parenthood: What to My Wondering Eyes

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If crying your eyes out helps get you in the holiday spirit…

Watch on Netflix

 

Gossip Girl: Roman Holiday

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While the Thanksgiving episodes of Gossip Girl are obviously the best, this holiday episode is filled with drama as an unexpected guest crashes Blair’s Christmas celebrations.

Watch on Netflix

 

Parks and Recreation: Citizen Knope

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This episode ends with one of my favorite moments in the whole Parks and Rec series.

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What are you watching to get in the spirit of the holidays?

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