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Get your turkeys on your head, and enjoy the best Friends holiday episodes. Whether you're looking for Thanksgiving episodes or Christmas specials, this list of Friends holiday-themed episodes includes favorites, like "The One with All the Thanksgivings" and "The One with the Football," as well as Friends Halloween episodes.

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The One Where Ross Got High is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Holiday Episodes On Friends
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Thanksgiving

Monica's parents come for Thanksgiving, which is a problem because, not only do they not like Chandler, they don't know where he's living. Rachel makes a dessert--with beef. Phoebe develops a crush on Mr. Geller. Joey and Ross can't wait for dinner to end so they can go to Janine's "Thanksgiving with models". ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Nov 25 1999

Season: Friends Season 6

Episode Number: 9

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The One with All the Thanksgiv... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Holiday Episodes On Friends
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Thanksgiving

Although the Thanksgiving meal is great, Chandler is still moody over his parent's divorce during the holiday when he was a boy and Ross is depressed about his second divorce. The group reminisces about their worst Thanksgivings in order to cheer them up, and Monica's worst memory is revealed. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Nov 19 1998

Season: Friends Season 5

Episode Number: 8

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The One with the Rumor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Holiday Episodes On Friends
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Thanksgiving

Monica invites an old friend from high school over for Thanksgiving dinner, unaware that Will started a "We Hate Rachel" club with Ross. Meanwhile, Joey vows to eat an entire turkey by himself, and Chandler and Phoebe pretend to watch football to avoid helping in the kitchen. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Nov 22 2001

Season: Friends Season 8

Episode Number: 9

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The One with the Football is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Holiday Episodes On Friends
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Thanksgiving

Emotions become the feast of the day when the gang plays a game of touch football on Thanksgiving as Joey and Chandler argue over who gets to date a model and Ross and Monica argue over winning in a case of sibling rivalry. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Nov 21 1996

Season: Friends Season 3

Episode Number: 9

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