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The Best Valentine's Day-Themed Episodes In Sitcom History

Whether you are single or in a relationship, February 14 is the perfect time to revisit the best TV episodes about Valentine's Day. Some great Valentine's Day TV specials find sitcoms celebrating love while other Valentine's Day episodes are about the joys of being single. Some series even dedicated special episodes to Valentine's Day eve.

What shows will you find on this TV episodes about Valentine's Day list? The Simpsons has to be near the top. We "Choo-Choo Choose" "I Love Lisa" from season four of The Simpsons as one of the best ever Valentine's Day episodes because it is full of humor and heart. Friends also has a number of great Valentine's Day episodes including “The One with Unagi,” “The One with the Candy Hearts,” and “The One with the Birthing Video.”

The first-ever Valentine's Day episode of Modern Family, “My Funky Valentine,” which aired during season one on Feburary 10, 2010, was one for the record books in terms of hilarity. Other sitcoms with great Valentine's Day episodes include The Office, Parks & Recreation, and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Which Valentine's Day episode do you think is the best? Help us decide by giving your favorites a vote up.

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    We choo-choo choose "I Love Lisa" from season four of The Simpsons as one of the best ever Valentine's Day episodes because it is full of humor and heart. When Lisa gives Ralph a valentine – so he doesn't feel left out – he develops a hopeless crush on her. Lisa tries her best to be kind, but she reaches her boiling point at an especially inopportune time.

    "I Love Lisa" has several quotable lines including Homer saying, "Ah, sweet pity. Where would my love life have been without it?" and Ralph saying, "I was so glad when you Cho-Cho-Chose me."

    • Original Airing: Feb 11 1993
    • Season: The Simpsons season 4
    • Episode Number: 15
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    Galentine's Day

    During season two of Parks and Recreation, fans are introduced to "Galentine's Day," a girl power occasion celebrated on Feb. 13. Leslie describes it as, "Lilith Fair minus the angst, plus frittatas." The episode finds Leslie looking for love for her mother while Andy dedicates a song to April and Tom sues his ex-wife for alimony.

    • Original Airing: Feb. 11
    • Season: Parks & Recreation - Season 2
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    Fans get three hilarious stories for the price of one in the season six episode of Frasier, Three Valentines. While Niles prepares for a "hot" date, Frasier is unsure whether his dinner meeting is of a romantic nature. All the while Martin and Daphne enjoy a platonic dinner together on Valentine's Day.

    David Hyde Pierce steals the episode by single-handedly creating laughs in moments big and small.

    • Original Airing: Feb 11 1999
    • Season: Frasier - Season 6
    • Episode Number: 14
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    The season one Valentine's Day episode of Friends, "The One with the Candy Hearts," finds the group dealing with their exes. Joey accidentally sets Chandler up on a blind date with Janice and Ross ends up at the same restaurant as his ex-wife Carol. Rachel, Monica, and Phoebe use Valentine's Day as a chance to burn old flames.

    • Original Airing: Feb 09 1995
    • Season: Friends Season 1
    • Episode Number: 14
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