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Christmas-themed TV episodes to watch on Netflix

No Christmas checklist is complete without the nonstop marathon of Christmas episodes on Netflix. Get into the holiday spirit with these 15 episodes from your favorite shows.

"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"

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During "Kimmy Goes to a Hotel!" in season 2, episode 8 of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," Kimmy and the rest of the cast celebrate "Fake Christmas." Kimmy takes Dong to an abandoned hotel in the Poconos, a Jewish family claims the rights to the painting Jacqueline has bid on and, as usual, hilarity ensues.

"30 Rock"

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During "Ludachristmas" in season 2, episode 9 of "30 Rock," we meet Liz's family for the first time, as does Jack. He gets attached to Liz's parents because they provide the nurturing support he never got from his mom. Kenneth plans the department's party and all heck breaks loose.


During season 4, episode 10 in
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During season 4, episode 10 in "It's a Wonderful Lie," House meets a patient and her daughter who are completely honest with each other. He performs a Christmas miracle by figuring out what the patient has been hiding.

"Gilmore Girls"

Rory is all grown up in
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Rory is all grown up in "Santa's Secret Stuff" found in season 7, episode 11 of "Gilmore Girls." After she returns from London, Rory and Lorali celebrate Christmas their own unique way, a month after the holiday has passed.

"Mad Men"

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"Christmas Comes But Once a Year" in season 4, episode 2 of "Man Men." Don prepares for his first Christmas away from his children, and the firm throws a Christmas party for one of its most important clients.

"The Office"

Michael wants to liven up
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Michael wants to liven up "The Office" Christmas party, so he breaks corporate policy to buy alcohol for the staff on season 2, episode 10 "Christmas Party" episode.

"Arrested Development"

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During "Arrested Development's" season 2, episode 6 of "Afternoon Delight," the Bluth family move from one awkward moment to the next during the Bluth Co. Christmas party.

"The West Wing"

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"West Wing's" season 1, episode 10, known as, "In Excelsis Deo," lets us experience the millennium rollover hysteria all over again, while getting an inside look of what Christmas is like in the White House.


Season 9, episode 5 of
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Season 9, episode 5 of "M*A*S*H," in "Death Takes a Holiday," B.J., Hawkeye and Margaret work hard to keep a wounded solider alive through Christmas, and we learn of Charles and his family's Christmas tradition.


Our favorite
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Our favorite "Friend" Ross wants to introduce Ben to Hanukkah through the Holiday Armadillo in season 6, episode 10 known as "The One with the Holiday Armadillo."

"The X-Files"

On Christmas Eve, Mulder and Scully stake out
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On Christmas Eve, Mulder and Scully stake out a house that is supposedly haunted by ghosts during season 6, episode 6 of "X-Files," known as "How the Ghosts Stole Christmas."

"That '70s Show"

In season 4, episode 12 of
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In season 4, episode 12 of "That 70's Show" during "An Eric Forman Christmas" the gang grumbles Christmas isn't real fun anymore, like when they were kids, so Kitty gets them to volunteer.


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The "Glee" club celebrates Christmas on season 2, episode 10 of the show, known as "A Very Glee Christmas."

"A Very Murray Christmas"

Bill Murray stars in a Netflix special,
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Bill Murray stars in a Netflix special, "A Very Murray Christmas," which premiered in 2015, with a star-studded cast including Miley Cyrus, George Clooney, Amy Poehler and Chris Rock.

"New Girl"

Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and crew attend a holiday
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Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and crew attend a holiday office party in season 1, episode 9 of "New Girl," titled "The 23rd."


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