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    21 TV Holiday Episodes That'll Never Not Be Funny

    "Well, happy birthday, Jesus. Sorry your party's so lame."

    1. Scrubs Season 1, Episode 11 "My Own Personal Jesus"

    Touchtone Television

    In this holiday Scrubs special, JD is sure to learn something about the spirit of Christmas. Just don't upset the janitor!

    2. Arrested Development Season 4, Episode 3 "Indian Takers"

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    Speaking of functional families...

    3. The Simpsons Season 7, Episode 11 "Marge Be Not Proud"

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    4. The Office Season 2, Episode 10 "Christmas Party"

    NBC Studios, Inc. & Universal Network Television, LLC

    5. Friends Season 8, Episode 9 “The One With the Rumor”

    NBC / Warner Brothers Television

    Joey will remind you about the importance of Thanksgiving pants so you can eat in self-pity as your parents remind you about your failed life choices.

    6. Modern Family Season 6, Episode 8 “Three Turkeys”

    Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

    There’s always that one family member you don’t trust in the kitchen, so much so that Claire prepares a secret backup turkey to avert disaster.

    7. How I Met Your Mother Season 3, Episode 9 "Slapsgiving"

    Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

    This episode has the potential to be, wait for it, legendary!

    8. Friends Season 3, Episode 9 "The One With the Football"

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    Thanksgiving is all about family, food, football, and Friends (cue theme music).

    9. New Girl Season 1, Episode 6 "Thanksgiving"

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    You had me at Thanksgiving Dinner loft.

    10. Brooklyn 9-9 Season 1, Episode 10 "Christmas”

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    While Andy Samberg might rather be “On a Boat” for Christmas, he’s stuck in precinct 99 with this cast of characters.

    11. Parks and Recreation Season 5, Episode 9 "Ron and Diane"

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    Ron tries to make it work with Diane, but not if his ex-wife Tammy has anything to say about it.

    12. The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 11 "The Maternal Congruence"

    Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

    Funny how so many holiday Christmas episodes are about the existential dread people experience when family visits.

    13. Seinfeld Season 9, Episode 10 “The Strike”

    NBC / Castle Rock Entertainment

    14. 30 Rock Season 3, Episode 6 “Christmas Special”

    NBC Studios, Inc.

    There’s no better way to spend the holidays than staging a Christmas Special on the show that you own in order to avoid hanging out with your mother.

    15. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 1, Episode 8 “My Mom, Greg's Mom, and Josh's Sweet Dance Moves!”

    CBS Studios Inc. / Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

    How do you tell your overbearing mother that you left a partnership at a law firm in New York to stalk a summer fling from summer camp?

    16. King of the Hill Season 3, Episode 9 “Pretty, Pretty Dresses”

    Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

    How long did you think Bill would make it before he had a mental break down, put on a dress, and pretended to be his ex-wife?

    17. That '70s Show Season 4, Episode 12 “An Eric Forman Christmas”

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    18. The Wonder Years Season 2, Episode 3 "Christmas"

    StarVista Entertainment / New World Television

    Color TV? What year is it? Great, now I have Dire Straits stuck in my head.

    19. Fresh Prince of Bel Air Season 2, Episode 13 “Christmas Show”

    National Broadcasting Company, Inc.

    And it ain’t Christmas without the Carlton dance!

    20. Seinfeld Season 4, Episode 12 "The Pick"

    NBC / Castle Rock Entertainment

    Elaine decides to have Kramer take a picture of her for her Christmas card. Her "pick" ends up showing a lot more than she intended and sharing herself with her friends and family.

    21. Friends Season 5, Episode 8 “The One With all the Thanksgivings”

    NBC / Warner Brothers Television

    Reminiscing about their worst Thanksgivings, the group recalls Joey getting his head stuck in the turkey one Thanksgiving. Later, Monica appears with a turkey on her head, apologizing to Chandler for an earlier Thanksgiving incident.

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