❄ Christmas ❄ Episodes ❄

by MAthePA | created - 07 Aug 2018 | updated - 15 Jan 2020 | Public

This list consists of Christmas episodes and specials from 38 TV-series. The series are ordered by English alphabet (except 1 or 2 at the very beginning), while their episodes by the release-dates.

There is no duplicates to the further ones: Related lists: ❄ Christmas ❄ grownups ❄ Christmas ❄ Animation ❄ grownups Other lists: ❄ Christmas ❄ Animation ❄ ❄ Santa Claus Chronicles ❄ ❄ Christmas ❄ Nativity ❄ ❄ Christmas ❄ Winter Holidays ❄ ❄ Christmas ❄ sugary

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1. Moonlighting (1985–1989)
Episode: Twas the Episode Before Christmas (1985)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

A criminal in the witness protection scheme is killed but his wife and baby manage to escape. When fleeing, the baby is left in Agnes' apartment but without any explanation. Maddie and Addison decide to try to find the mother.

Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Cybill Shepherd, Bruce Willis, Allyce Beasley, Richard Belzer

Votes: 169

Moonlighting

2. Moonlighting (1985–1989)
Episode: It's a Wonderful Job (1986)

TV-PG | 49 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

It's Christmas and Blue Moon has to work. The staff are not happy. Maddie is also under pressure and says she regrets keeping the agency open. Her guardian angel approaches her and shows her how life would have been if she had done this.

Director: Edwin Sherin | Stars: Cybill Shepherd, Bruce Willis, Allyce Beasley, Richard Libertini

Votes: 132

Moonlighting

3. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: Oh, Tannerbaum (1986)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

It's Christmastime. Unfortunately ALF chops the Christmas tree into firewood before anyone notices. The Tanners then have two tasks: to teach ALF all about Christmas and find a new Christmas tree.

Director: Rick Gough | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

Votes: 247

ALF

4. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: ALF's Special Christmas: Part 1 (1987)

TV-G | 48 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

The Tanners decide to spend Christmas in a cabin in the woods but ALF soon gets lost.

Director: Burt Brinckerhoff | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

Votes: 345

ALF

5. ALF (1986–1990)
Episode: ALF's Special Christmas: Part 2 (1987)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

ALF is still in the hospital with Tiffany and Mr. Foley. He convinces Tiffany to help him get back to the Tanners, but changes his mind when he hears about Tiffany's condition.

Director: Burt Brinckerhoff | Stars: Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, Benji Gregory

Votes: 294

ALF

6. Arrested Development (2003–2019)
Episode: In God We Trust (2003)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

The family attorney arranges George Sr.'s release from prison for Christmas. Later, George-Michael has to wear an embarrassing codpeice in a pageant.

Director: Joe Russo | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 2,255

Arrested Development

7. Arrested Development (2003–2019)
Episode: Afternoon Delight (2004)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

While Buster looks for ways to get out of serving in Iraq, Lindsay's quest to score a date at the Bluth Company Christmas party backfires after Gob's sexual harassment speech. Michael and ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Bateman | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 2,327

Arrested Development

8. Black Mirror (2011– )
Episode: White Christmas (2014)

TV-MA | 73 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Three interconnected tales of technology run amok during the Christmas season are told by two men at a remote outpost in a frozen wilderness.

Director: Carl Tibbetts | Stars: Jon Hamm, Rafe Spall, Oona Chaplin, Natalia Tena

Votes: 52,742

Black Mirror

9. Boston Legal (2004–2008)
Episode: Loose Lips (2004)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Alan takes over a case Denny rejected for personal reasons. He has to defend a man who was fired from being Santa because he is a transvestite. Brad and Alan bet on the outcome of the case.... See full summary »

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: James Spader, Monica Potter, Rhona Mitra, Lake Bell

Votes: 309

Boston Legal

10. Boston Legal (2004–2008)
Episode: Hired Guns (2004)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Lori and Brad defend a woman who is accused of killing her husband and his mistress. Alan's life becomes in danger when he helps a woman whose ex-husband plans to kidnap their children.

Director: Dennis Smith | Stars: James Spader, Monica Potter, Rhona Mitra, Lake Bell

Votes: 317

Boston Legal

11. Boston Legal (2004–2008)
Episode: The Nutcrackers (2006)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Clarice applies for a job as Claire's new assistant, but she'll only hire him as Clarence. Alan's new case is involved in a friendly wager with Shirley. Brad and Jeffrey are assigned to ... See full summary »

Director: John Terlesky | Stars: James Spader, Julie Bowen, Mark Valley, Rene Auberjonois

Votes: 256

Boston Legal

12. Boston Legal (2004–2008)
Episode: Green Christmas (2007)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

The firm is sued by one of its environmental group clients because it isn't "green" enough. Alan tries to help Clarence, who cannot make his house payments because of skyrocketing adjustable mortgage rates.

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: James Spader, John Larroquette, Christian Clemenson, Gary Anthony Williams

Votes: 187

Boston Legal

13. Chuck (2007–2012)
Episode: Chuck Versus the Crown Vic (2007)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

Chuck flashes on a counterfeit bill on a philanthropists yacht. Team Chuck goes undercover to determine what he's up to. Chuck's inexperience causes problems. Morgan meets Anna's parents. ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Fisher | Stars: Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez, Sarah Lancaster

Votes: 1,177

Chuck

14. Chuck (2007–2012)
Episode: Chuck Versus Santa Claus (2008)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

A car crashes into the Buy More, everyone inside, including Ellie and Devon are taken hostage. Chuck does his best to protect everyone. The real goals are not evident, and it will lead to some very hard choices.

Director: Robert Duncan McNeill | Stars: Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez, Ryan McPartlin

Votes: 1,302

Chuck

15. Chuck (2007–2012)
Episode: Chuck Versus the Santa Suit (2011)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

Chuck and Sarah discover who is behind a plot to take down their company. A computer virus creates havoc as the Buy More prepares for Christmas. Ellie tries to make Christmas plans for everybody.

Director: Peter Lauer | Stars: Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez, Ryan McPartlin

Votes: 823

Chuck

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

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

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: 3,223

Community

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

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

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: 4,302

Community

18. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Regional Holiday Music (2011)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

A holiday-themed parody of "Glee" in which Abed tries to persuade each member of the Study Group to join the glee club so that they can qualify for regionals.

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 3,427

Community

19. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Intro to Knots (2013)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

Jeff organizes a lovely holiday gathering at his apartment but Annie secretly invites Professor Cornwallis, to get in his good graces.

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,407

Community

20. Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000– )
Episode: Mary, Joseph and Larry (2002)

TV-14 | 31 min | Comedy

On December 23, Larry gets up to get a midnight snack and eats some cookies in the refrigerator. Unfortunately, those cookies were a nativity scene that Cheryl's devoutly religious sister ... See full summary »

Director: David Steinberg | Stars: Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines, Paul Dooley

Votes: 1,027

Curb Your Enthusiasm

21. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Christmas Invasion (2005)

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

It's Christmas Eve, but this is to be a far from silent night - the cruel Sycorax have come to Earth to enslave mankind and, as ever, only The Doctor can stop them. Unfortunately, he's lying in a coma in Jackie's home...

Director: James Hawes | Stars: David Tennant, Billie Piper, Camille Coduri, Noel Clarke

Votes: 6,292

Doctor Who

22. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: A Christmas Carol (2010)

TV-PG | 62 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

on Christmas eve, The doctor travels into the past of a bitter old man who has the power to save Amy and Rory but doesn't want to save them, so that he doesn't grow up to be mean and bitter.

Director: Toby Haynes | Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Michael Gambon

Votes: 6,633

Doctor Who

23. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Snowmen (2012)

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

London, 1892. Snow is evolving, turning into icy monstrosities, but this is no concern for the Doctor whose given up trying to save the universe, leaving it to a clever young governess named Clara to save the day.

Director: Saul Metzstein | Stars: Matt Smith, Jenna Coleman, Tom Ward, Richard E. Grant

Votes: 5,957

Doctor Who

24. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Last Christmas (2014)

TV-PG | 61 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor and Clara face their Last Christmas. Trapped on an Arctic base, under attack from terrifying creatures, who are you going to call? Santa Claus!

Director: Paul Wilmshurst | Stars: Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Nick Frost, Samuel Anderson

Votes: 4,982

Doctor Who

25. Father Ted (1995–1998)
Episode: A Christmassy Ted (1996)

TV-14 | 55 min | Comedy

Father Ted wins the "Golden Cleric", for saving a fellow group of priests from an embarrassing situation.

Director: Declan Lowney | Stars: Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon, Frank Kelly, Pauline McLynn

Votes: 612

Father Ted

26. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: Miracle on Third or Fourth Street (1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

Frasier's plans for a merry Christmas with Frederick, Martin and Niles are derailed after Lilith cancels the plans to take Frederick to Austria.

Director: James Burrows | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 837

Frasier

27. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: Frasier Grinch (1995)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

Frasier eagerly awaits a visit from Frederick for Christmas, but a crisis occurs when the gifts he has mail-ordered go astray. He has no choice but to fight his way into the mall on Christmas Eve.

Director: Philip Charles MacKenzie | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 610

Frasier

28. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: Perspectives on Christmas (1997)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

While receiving massages for their holiday stress, each member of the Crane family relates the story of the last few days, with subtle differences based on their own perspectives.

Director: David Lee | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 652

Frasier

29. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: Merry Christmas, Mrs. Moskowitz (1998)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

A Jewish woman sets Frasier up with her daughter because she thinks he's Jewish as well.

Director: Kelsey Grammer | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 748

Frasier

30. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: The Fight Before Christmas (1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

Daphne is unsure how to deal with Niles's feelings for her. Roz assures her there's nothing to worry about: Niles has a girlfriend now, and she's engaged to Donny.

Director: Pamela Fryman | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 548

Frasier

31. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: Mary Christmas (2000)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

Frasier butters up the local morning TV host to let him co-host the Seattle Christmas parade with her, but when she comes down with food poisoning (from his cooking, perhaps?), he learns that Dr. Mary will be his new partner.

Director: Pamela Fryman | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 488

Frasier

32. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: We Two Kings (2002)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

Frasier and Niles bicker over which of their two households should host Christmas dinner for the Crane family. When Martin is appointed the tie-breaker, each brother tries to bribe him.

Director: Jerry Zaks | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 421

Frasier

33. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: High Holidays (2003)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

Frederick visits Frasier in Seattle, and the family is shocked to see him going through a "Goth" phase.

Director: Sheldon Epps | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 630

Frasier

34. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with the Monkey (1994)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

The gang make (and break) a pact not to bring dates to their New Years Eve party. Phoebe starts dating a scientist. Ross compensates for his loneliness by getting a monkey.

Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 4,738

Friends

35. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with Phoebe's Dad (1995)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

Phoebe tracks down her father, but isn't sure whether she should meet him. Ross asks Rachel to make a list of pros and cons about him.

Director: Kevin Bright | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 3,998

Friends

36. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One Where Rachel Quits (1996)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

Ross accidentally breaks a little girl's leg and tries to help her sell boxes of cookies which recreates Monica's childhood fixation. Rachel quits her job at Central Perk and Joey's Christmas tree selling conflicts with Phoebe's principles.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 3,784

Friends

37. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with the Girl from Poughkeepsie (1997)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

In order for her kitchen staff to acknowledge her authority, Monica hires Joey so she can fire him in front of them. Chandler unsuccessfully tries to set Rachel up with a co-worker. Ross can't choose between two girls.

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 3,523

Friends

38. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with the Inappropriate Sister (1998)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

A bored Ross wreaks havoc in Chandler and Joey's lives. Rachel is uncomfortable with Danny's unusually close relationship with his sister. Phoebe runs into trouble whilst collecting donations for the poor during Christmas.

Director: Dana De Vally Piazza | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 3,451

Friends

39. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with the Routine (1999)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

On the set of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve", Joey tries to kiss Janine at midnight and Monica and Ross resurrect their dance routine from high school. Meanwhile, Rachel, Phoebe and Chandler look for Monica's Christmas presents.

Director: Kevin Bright | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 3,657

Friends

40. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with All the Candy (2000)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

Monica makes candy to get to know her neighbours, Rachel and Tag try to hide their relationship at work and Ross buys Phoebe a bike.

Director: David Schwimmer | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 3,191

Friends

41. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with the Holiday Armadillo (2000)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

Ross wants to introduce Ben to Hanukkah. In order to entice Rachel to move back into their refurbished apartment, Phoebe must drive a wedge between Rachel and current roomie Joey.

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 3,514

Friends

42. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with Monica's Boots (2001)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

Monica's expensive new boots hurt her feet, but she's determined to prove to Chandler that her purchase was worth it; Ben goes to school with Sting's son.

Director: Kevin Bright | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 3,233

Friends

43. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with Ross's Step Forward (2001)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

Joey wants to take Rachel to dinner on a pretend date to practice his dating skills, but soon develops romantic feelings for her; Monica, Phoebe, and Chandler are addicted to Mrs. Pacman.

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 3,100

Friends

44. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with Christmas in Tulsa (2002)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

Chandler must spend Christmas in Tulsa, which Monica thinks he might have an affair with a former Miss Oklahoma runner-up while he is there. Chandler comes home early to announce that he quit his job.

Director: Kevin Bright | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 3,279

Friends

45. Gilmore Girls (2000–2007)
Episode: Forgiveness and Stuff (2000)

TV-PG | 43 min | Comedy, Drama