Best Christmas Episodes

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1. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Abed's Uncontrollable Christmas (2010)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.8
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When Abed wakes up to discover that everything is in stop motion animation, Professor Duncan and the study group help him try to discover the true meaning of Christmas.

Director: Duke Johnson | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,197

2. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire (1989)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.2
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The family is forced to spend all of their savings to get Bart's new tattooo removed, and with no money Christmas, Homer is forced to become a store Santa.

Director: David Silverman | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 4,305

3. Home Improvement (1991–1999)
Episode: Yule Better Watch Out (1991)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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On "Tool Time": Tim gives a Yuletime tip - never plug in a frayed wire - and grunts "Jingle Bells". He also demonstrates his great invention, a rotating Christmas tree, with the usual ... See full summary »

Director: John Pasquin | Stars: Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson, Earl Hindman, Taran Noah Smith

Votes: 158

4. Home Improvement (1991–1999)
Episode: 'Twas the Blight Before Christmas (1993)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Mark performs in the Christmas play at school. A neighbor puts up decorations a day before Tim does it, and it is because Randy is sharing Tim's secrets with that neighbor's granddaughter. Brad wants to go skiing instead of staying home.

Director: Andy Cadiff | Stars: Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson, Earl Hindman, Taran Noah Smith

Votes: 120

5. Home Improvement (1991–1999)
Episode: 'Twas the Night Before Chaos (1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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When Jill's parents come to visit for Christmas, her mother complains that Jill's father just wants to spend his retirement sitting around the house.

Director: Andy Cadiff | Stars: Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson, Earl Hindman, Jonathan Taylor Thomas

Votes: 119

6. Home Improvement (1991–1999)
Episode: Bright Christmas (1997)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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Jill's mother is visiting for Christmas. It is the first one since her husband died. Jill has a hard time seeing her mother with another man. Meanwhile, Tim decorates for Christmas in his usual, over-the-top, way.

Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson, Earl Hindman, Richard Karn

Votes: 103

7. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)
Episode: Christmas Show (1991)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.8
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Will finds out that his mom is seeing a new man while on a holiday skiing trip to Utah. When the adults go out to the lodge for the Christmas party, a knock on the door brings the kids trouble.

Director: Ellen Gittelsohn | Stars: Will Smith, James Avery, Janet Hubert, Alfonso Ribeiro

Votes: 253

8. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Comparative Religion (2009)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.5
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Shirley throws a Christmas party for the gang and much to her surprise learns her classmates come from various religious backgrounds. Meanwhile, Jeff is challenged by the school bully and faces the reality that he may fail Spanish 101.

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,639

9. Married with Children (1986–1997)
Episode: It's a Bundyful Life Part 1 (1989)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

8.0
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Al has finally saved up a lot of cash to buy his family a ton of presents they want this year. Unfortunately, a mob of late customers in the shoe store prevents him from getting to the bank and retrieving the money he needs.

Director: Gerry Cohen | Stars: Ed O'Neill, Katey Sagal, David Garrison, Amanda Bearse

Votes: 336

10. Married with Children (1986–1997)
Episode: It's a Bundyful Life Part 2 (1989)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

8.4
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His guardian angel decides pay Al a visit and shows him what life is like without him born. The Jablonskys are a perfect family and The Rhoades are more like the Bundys except without Al.

Director: Gerry Cohen | Stars: Ed O'Neill, Katey Sagal, David Garrison, Amanda Bearse

Votes: 344

11. Married with Children (1986–1997)
Episode: You Better Watch Out (1987)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

8.4
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The Bundys' Christmas is rudely interrupted when a parachuting mall Santa crash-lands into their backyard, attracting the neighborhood kids.

Director: Linda Day | Stars: Ed O'Neill, Katey Sagal, David Garrison, Amanda Bearse

Votes: 370

12. Married with Children (1986–1997)
Episode: I Can't Believe It's Butter (1995)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

8.4
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During the Christmas season, Griff becomes quite fond of a phone sex partner named "Butter," whom Al discovers is really Peg's mother.

Director: Sam W. Orender | Stars: Ed O'Neill, Katey Sagal, Amanda Bearse, Christina Applegate

Votes: 244

13. Rugrats (1990–2006)
Episode: The Santa Experience (1992)

TV-Y | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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The families escape to a mountain cabin in search of "the perfect Christmas". Things get a little crazy when Tommy and Chuckie lay traps for Santa and Chuckie's dad dresses up as Santa and tries to squeeze his way down the chimney.

Director: Charles Swenson | Stars: Michael Bell, Christine Cavanaugh, Melanie Chartoff, Cheryl Chase

Votes: 95

14. Home Improvement (1991–1999)
Episode: 'Twas the Flight Before Christmas (1995)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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Tim & Al attend a winter festival for Binford. At the airport, everything is shut down due to snow. The boys decorate for the holiday judging contest. Al's mother wants to join Al & Ilene for New Years; Ilene gives Al an ultimatum.

Director: Andy Cadiff | Stars: Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson, Earl Hindman, Jonathan Taylor Thomas

Votes: 122