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The Best Christmas Episodes On 'Friends' 

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Updated November 14, 2018 201 votes 56 voters 1.2k views 11 items

List Rules Only Friends episodes set during Christmas or the holiday season.

Head on over to Central Perk for the holidays, and enjoy the best Friends Christmas episodes. Whether you're looking for the one when Joey saves the "ugly" Christmas trees for Phoebe in "The One Where Rachel Quits" or when Ross tries to show Ben the importance of Hanukkah in "The One with the Holiday Armadillo," this list of Friends Christmas episodes also includes popular fan favorites set during the holiday season, like "The One with the Routine," "The One with the Monkey," and "The One with All the Candy." What is your favorite Christmas episode from Friends

Vote up the best Friends Christmas specials, and see where they rank among the funniest Friends episodes of all time.

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The One With The Holiday... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Christmas Episodes On 'Friends'
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Ross wants to introduce Ben to Hanukkah. In order to entice Rachel to move back into their refurbished apartment, Phoebe must drive a wedge between Rachel and current roomie Joey.

Original Airing: Dec 14 2000

Season: Friends Season 7

Episode Number: 10

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The One With The Routine... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Christmas Episodes On 'Friends'
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On the set of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve", Joey tries to kiss Janine at midnight and Monica and Ross resurrect their dance routine from high school. Meanwhile, Rachel, Phoebe and Chandler look for Monica's Christmas presents.

Original Airing: Dec 16 1999

Season: Friends Season 6

Episode Number: 10

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The One Where Rachel Qui... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Christmas Episodes On 'Friends'
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Ross accidentally breaks a little girl's leg and tries to help her sell boxes of cookies which recreates Monica's childhood fixation. Rachel quits her job at Central Perk and Joey's Christmas tree selling conflicts with Phoebe's principles.

Original Airing: Dec 12 1996

Season: Friends Season 3

Episode Number: 10

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The One with Phoebe's Da... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Christmas Episodes On 'Friends'
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Phoebe tracks down her father, but isn't sure whether she should meet him. Ross asks Rachel to make a list of pros and cons about him.

Original Airing: Dec 14 1995

Season: Friends Season 2

Episode Number: 9

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