TV Episodes The Best 'HIMYM' Episodes To Watch During The Holidays  

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Celebrity the holidays at MacLaren's, and enjoy the best How I Met Your Mother episodes to watch during the holiday season. Whether you're looking for the one where Marshall scares Barney with the third slap in "Slapsgiving" or when Marshall goes all-out with his Christmas decorations in "Symphony of Illumination," this list of How I Met Your Mother Christmas episodes and Thanksgiving episodes also includes popular fan favorites, like "Blitzgiving," "How Lily Stole Christmas," and the New Year's Eve episode "The Limo." What is your favorite holiday episode from How I Met Your Mother

Vote up the best How I Met Your Mother holiday specials, and see where they rank among the funniest HIMYM episodes of all time.

How Lily Stole Christmas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 'HIMYM' Episodes To Watch During The Holidays
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Lily takes away her Christmas display after she finds out that Ted called her a bad name while she was broken up with Marshall, and Barney is too sick for his Christmas plans.

Original Airing: Dec 11 2006

Season: How I Met Your Mother (Season 2)

Episode Number: 11

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Symphony of Illumination is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 'HIMYM' Episodes To Watch During The Holidays
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Symphony of Illumination

After Robin tells Barney that she's pregnant with his child, she receives some shocking news from her doctor. Meanwhile, a neighborhood teen plays a trick on Marshall while he decorates his house with Christmas lights.

Original Airing: Dec 05 2011

Season: How I Met Your Mother - Season 7

Episode Number: 12

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Slapsgiving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 'HIMYM' Episodes To Watch During The Holidays
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Marshall warns Barney that the third slap in their "slap bet" will be coming on Thanksgiving night. Meanwhile, Ted and Robin sleep together on the night before Thanksgiving.

Original Airing: Nov 19 2007

Season: How I Met Your Mother (Season 3)

Episode Number: 9

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Belly Full of Turkey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 'HIMYM' Episodes To Watch During The Holidays
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Thanksgiving with Marshall's family is stressful when Lily thinks she might be pregnant. Robin, Barney, and Ted spend the holiday volunteering.

Original Airing: Nov 21 2005

Season: How I Met Your Mother (Season 1)

Episode Number: 9

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