Everybody has a special activity that awakens their Christmas spirit. For some, it’s decorating the house with beautiful lights or cooking a festive meal. For us, the best part of the holiday season is watching all of the amazing Christmas TV episodes. There have been some truly legendary Christmas specials throughout the years, so we put together a list of our favorites! Whether you love comedy, drama, or horror, this list has something for everyone. So grab some Christmas cookies, a glass of milk, and a comfy seat. You don’t want to miss any of these classics!

The Office – “Christmas Party” – Season 2, Episode 10 (2005)

(Rated TV-14) – Available on Peacock, Vudu, and Prime Video


30 Rock – “Ludachristmas” – Season 2, Episode 9 (2007)

(Rated TV-PG) – Available on Netflix, Hulu, Peacock, and Prime Video


The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air – “Deck the Halls” – Season 1, Episode 15 (1990)

(Rated TV-PG) – Available on HBO Max, Vudu, and Prime Video


Seinfeld – “The Strike” – Season 9, Episode 10 (1997)

(Rated TV-PG) – Available on Netflix, Vudu, and Prime Video


Black Mirror – “White Christmas” – Season 2, Episode 4 (2014)

(Rated TV-MA) – Available on Netflix and Prime Video


The X-Files – “How the Ghosts Stole Christmas” – Season 6, Episode 6 (1998)

(Rated TV-14) – Available on Hulu, Vudu, and Prime Video

Friends – “The One with the Holiday Armadillo” – Season 7, Episode 10 (2000)

(Rated TV-PG) – Available on HBO Max, Vudu, and Prime Video


The Sopranos – “To Save Us All from Satan’s Power” – Season 3, Episode 10 (2001)

(Rated TV-MA) – Available on HBO Max and Prime Video


American Horror Stories – “The Naughty List” – Season 1, Episode 4 (2021)

(Rated TV-MA) – Available on Hulu


The Simpsons – “Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire” Season 1, Episode 1 (1989)

(Rated TV-PG) – Available on Disney+, FXNOW, Vudu, and Prime Video


Family Guy – “Road to the North Pole” – Season 9, Episode 7 (2010)

(Rated TV-14) – Available on FOX, FX, Hulu, and Prime Video


It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia – “A Very Sunny Christmas” – Season 6, Episode 13 (2010)

(Unrated) – Available on Hulu, FXNOW, Vudu, and Prime Video

Rick and Morty – “Anatomy Park” – Season 1, Episode 3 (2013)

(Rated TV-14) – Available on HBO Max, Hulu, and Prime Video


Parks and Recreation – “Citizen Knope” – Season 4, Episode 10 (2011)

(Rated TV-14) – Available on Peacock, Hulu, and Prime Video


Arrested Development – “Afternoon Delight” – Season 2, Episode 6 (2004)

(Rated TV-14) – Available on Netflix, Hulu, Vudu, and Prime Video


Bob’s Burgers – “Christmas in the Car” – Season 4. Episode 8 (2013)

(Rated TV-14) – Available on Hulu, TBS, and Prime Video


Brooklyn Nine-Nine – “Yippie Kayak” – Season 3, Episode 10 (2015)

(Rated TV-14) – Available on Peacock, Hulu, and Prime Video


The League – “A Krampus Carol” – Season 4, Episode 12 (2012)

(Rated TV-MA) – Available on Hulu and Prime Video

The Golden Girls – “Have Yourself a Very Little Christmas” – Season 5, Episode 12 (1989)

(Rated TV-PG) – Available on Hulu and Prime Video


South Park – “Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo” – Season 1, Episode 9 (1997)

(Rated TV-14) – Available on HBO Max, Vudu, and Prime Video


Curb Your Enthusiasm – “Mary, Joseph and Larry” – Season 3, Episode 9 (2002)

(Rated TV-14) – Available on HBO Max, HBO Now, Vudu, and Prime Video


SpongeBob SquarePants – “Christmas Who?” – Season 2, Episode 8 (2000)

(Rated TV-Y7) – Available on Paramount+, Vudu, and Prime Video


Cheers – “Christmas Cheers” – Season 6, Episode 12 (1987)

(Rated TV-PG) – Available on Peacock, Hulu, and Paramount+


Tales from the Crypt – “And All Through the House” – Season 1, Episode 2 (1989)

(Not Rated) – Available on YouTube TV


A Charlie Brown Christmas (TV Short 1965)

(Rated TV-G) – Available on Apple TV+

We hope you enjoyed this list of Christmas classics. Did we miss any of your favorites? Send us an email to spencersblog@spencergifts.com and let us know. Don’t forget to check out our site for all of your holiday needs and to have the merriest Christmas!