Christmas TV Suggestions

Happy December Awesome Ladies! In the Discord channel, a couple of us were chatting about Christmas episodes of TV shows. I noticed that Juli was putting together her list over on her Instagram Stories, so I asked if she would send it over to me to share, I added a few more of my favorites. If you have some you’d like me to add, share them in the comments below.

These are great episodes to watch when you have family or friends over, if you’re cooking or baking, or just on a relaxing night in at home.

Comedies 

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

S1E11: “Christmas”;
S2E10: “The Pontiac Bandit Returns”;
S3E10: “Yippie Kayak”;
S4E10: “Captain Latvia”

Bob’s Burgers:

Season 3, Episode 9, “Bob Rest Ye Merry Gentle-Mannequins”
Season 5, Episode 6, “Father of the Bob”
Season 7, Episode 7, “The Last Gingerbread House on the Left”
Season 8, Episode 6 and 7, “The Bleakening Parts 1 and 2”

Superstore:

“Christmas Eve” Season 3 Episode 7

New Girl:

S1E9: “The 23rd”
S2E11: “Santa”
S3E11: “Clavado En Un Bar”
S4E11: “LAXmas”
S6E10: “Christmas Eve Eve”

Mindy Project:

S1E9: “Josh and Mindy’s Christmas Party”;
S2E11: “Christmas Party Sex Trap”;
S3E11: “Christmas”;
S4E13: “When Mindy Met Danny”

Parks and Rec:

Season 2, episode 12: “Christmas Scandal”
Season 4, episode 10: “Citizen Knope”
Season 5, episode 9: “Ron and Diane”

30 Rock:

Season 2, episode 9: “Ludachristmas”
Season 3, episode 6: “Christmas Special”
Season 4, episode 8: “Secret Santa”
Season 5, episode 10: “Christmas Attack Zone”
Season 7, episode 8: “My Whole Life Is Thunder”

The Office:

Season 2, episode 10: “Christmas Party”;
Season 3, episode 10: “A Benihana Christmas”;
Season 5, episode 11: “Moroccan Christmas”;
Season 6, episode 13: “Secret Santa”;
Season 7, episodes 11 and 12: “Classy Christmas: Part 1” and “Classy Christmas: Part 2”;
Season 8, episode 10: “Christmas Wishes”; Season 9, episode 9: “Dwight Christmas”

Fresh Off the Boat:

S2E10: “The Real Santa” (December 8, 2015);
S3E8: “Where are the Giggles?” (December 13, 2016);
S4E10: “Do You Hear What I Hear?” (December 12, 2017);
S5E8: “Cousin Eddie” (December 14, 2018)

Friends:

Season 2, episode 9: “The One With Phoebe’s Dad”
Season 3, episode 10: “The One Where Rachel Quits”
Season 4, episode 10: “The One With the Girl From Poughkeepsie”
Season 5, episode 10: “The One With the Inappropriate Sister”
Season 6, episode 10: “The One With the Routine”
Season 7, episode 10: “The One With the Holiday Armadillo”
Season 8, episode 11: “The One With the Creepy Holiday Card”
Season 9, episode 10: “The One With the Christmas in Tulsa”

How I Met Your Mother:

Season 1, episode 11: “The Limo”
Season 2, episode 11: “How Lily Stole Christmas”
Season 4, episode 11: “Little Minnesota”
Season 4, episode 13: “Three Days of Snow”
Season 6, episode 12: “False Positive”
Season 7, episode 12: “Symphony of Illumination”
Season 7, episode 13: “Tailgate”
Season 8, episodes 11 and 12: “The Final Page: Part 1” and “The Final Page: Part 2”

Dramas

This is Us:

“Last Christmas” Season 1 Episode 10

West Wing:

“In Excelsis Deo” Season 1, Episode 10;
“Noël” Season 2, Episode 10;
“Bartlet For America” Season 3, Episode 10;
“Holy Night” — Season 4, Episode 10;
“Abu el Banat” Season 5, Episode 9;
“Impact Winter” — Season 6, Episode 9.

Pretty Little Liars:

How the A Stole Christmas S5E13

Gossip Girl:

Season 1, episode 11: “Roman Holiday”; Season 2, episode 12: “It’s a Wonderful Life”
Bones: “The Man in the Fallout Shelter” S1E9; “The Santa in the Slush” S3E9; “The Goop on the Girl” Season 5, Episode 10
Grey’s anatomy: Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (2005) Season 2, Episode 11; Grey’s Anatomy: Holidaze (2009) Season 6, Episode 10; Adrift and at Peace (2010) Season 7, Episode 10; Run, Baby, Run (2012) Season 9, Episode 9; Things We Said Today (2013) Season 9, Episode 10

Dramedies

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend:

My Mom, Greg’s Mom and Josh’s Sweet Dance Moves! Season 1, Episode 8

Gilmore Girls:

Forgiveness and Stuff S1E10;
The Bracebridge Dinner S2E10;
That’ll Do, Pig S3E10
In Clamor and the Clangor S4E11;
Women of Questionable Morals S5E11
Just like Gwen and Gavin S6E12;
Santa’s Secret Stuff S7E11;
A Year in the Life: Winter

Jane the Virgin:

Chapter 30 S2E8

Glee:

A Very Glee Christmas S2E10;
Extraordinary Merry Christmas S3E9;
Glee, Actually S4E10; Previously Unaired Christmas S5E8

Boy Meets World:

S1E10: “Santa’s Little Helper” (December 10, 1993);
S2E12: “Turnaround” (December 16, 1994);
S3E10: “Train of Fools” (December 15, 1995);
S4E12: “Easy Street” (December 13, 1996);
S5E11: “A Very Topanga Christmas” (December 19, 1997);
S6E11: “Santa’s Little Helpers” (December 11, 1998)

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  1. “In Excelsis Deo” is probably my favorite episode of the West Wing. I’m definitely going to watch that again this year.

    One of my favorite holiday TV episodes is the Big Bang Theory, Season 2, episode 11, the “Bath Item Gift Hypothesis.”