40 Best Thanksgiving Episodes To Watch On Netflix

by Caroline Gerdes

There is nothing like holiday TV episodes to get you in the spirit of the season. Growing up in the '90s and early '00s, it felt like the Friends Thanksgiving episodes were part of the holiday celebration. And what would Halloween be without The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror? Certainly Christmas wouldn’t be the same without vintage sitcoms repeating the same Charles Dickens tropes. Holiday TV is a big part of the party. And with Thanksgiving just around the corner, I'm jonesing for my favorite Thanksgiving TV episodes currently streaming on Netflix. Fortunately the service does not disappoint and there are a ton of things to watch to celebrate the holiday.

Whether you celebrate Slapsgiving with the HIMYM gang or Thanksgiving with Jess and the rest of the New Girl loft, there are tons of Turkey Day classics streaming on Netflix. With so many shows to choose from and episodes to sift through, the task of finding the exact Thanksgiving day episodes to get you in the holiday spirit may be hard to find alone. But have no fear, there’s a guide to all of your favorite Thanksgiving episodes on Netflix, with season and episode title! Here are Thanksgiving episodes from 13 popular shows currently streaming on Netflix.

1. Friends

Season 1, Episode 9, “The One Where Underdog Gets Away”

Season 2, Episode 8, “The One With the List”

Season 3, Episode 9, “The One With the Football”

Season 4, Episode 9, “The One With Chandler in a Box”

Season 5, Episode 8, “The One With All the Thanksgivings”

Season 6, Episode 9, “The One Where Ross Got High”

Season 7, Episode 8, “The One Where Chandler Doesn’t Like Dogs”

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

Season 9, Episode 8, “The One With Rachel’s Other Sister”

Season 10, Episode 8, “The One With the Late Thanksgiving”

2. Gilmore Girls

Season 3, Episode 9, “A Deep-Fried Korean Thanksgiving”

3. New Girl

Season 1, Episode 6, “Thanksgiving”

Season 2, Episode 8, “Parents”

Season 3, Episode 10, “Thanksgiving III”

4. How I Met Your Mother

Season 1, Episode 9, “Belly Full of Turkey”

Season 3, Episode 9, “Slapsgiving”

Season 5, Episode 9, “Slapsgiving 2: Revenge of the Slap”

Season 6, Episode 10, “Blitzgiving”

Season 7, Episode 11, “The Rebound Girl”

5. Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23

Season 2, Episode 4, “It’s a Miracle”

6. Scrubs

Season 1, Episode 9, “My Day Off”

7. The League

Season 3, Episode 8, “Thanksgiving”

8. Everybody Loves Raymond

Season 1, Episode 10, “Turkey or Fish”

Season 3, Episode 10, “No Fat”

Season 4, Episode 9, “No Thanks”

Season 5, Episode 9, “Fighting In-Laws”

Season 6, Episode 9, “Older Woman”

Season 8, Episode 9, “The Bird”

Season 9, Episode 9, “Debra’s Parents”

9. Gossip Girl

Season 1, episode 9, “Blair Waldorf Must Pie!”

Season 2, episode 11, “The Magnificent Archibalds”

Season 3, Episode 11, “The Treasure of Serena Madre”

Season 4, Episode 10, “Gaslit”

Season 6, Episode 8, “It’s Really Complicated”

10. Cheers

Season 5, Episode 9, “Thanksgiving Orphans”

11. Grey’s Anatomy

Season 2, Episode 9, "Thanks for the Memories"

Season 6, Episode 10, "Holidaze"

Season 10, Episode 10, "Somebody That I Used to Know"

12. Parenthood

Season 2, Episode 10, “Happy Thanksgiving”

13. Friday Night Lights

Season 4, Episode 13, “Thanksgiving”


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