This Thanksgiving, we’re suggesting another tradition along with spending quality time with loved ones and sharing really good food. Grab your stretchiest pants, get comfy on the sofa, and make your way through Wiretap’s First Annual Thanksgiving Binge-Watch Menu!
Whether you’re waiting while the turkey cooks to golden perfection or counting down the minutes until Black Friday shopping begins, here are 18 Thanksgiving-themed episodes of beloved TV shows to binge on Netflix.com. Add Wiretap to Chrome so you can swap comments with friends and fans as you watch.
Friends “The One Where Underdog Gets Away” (Season 1, Episode 9)
It’s Thanksgiving in New York, and a parade balloon has broken loose. We learn about Chandler’s hate for the holiday. Monica’s dinner is ruined, Ross talks to his unborn baby, and Rachel just wants to go skiing.
Gilmore Girls “A Deep-Fried Korean Thanksgiving” (Season 3, Episode 9)
Rory and Lorelai attempt to make it through four Thanksgiving dinners. Lorelai loses her appetite at her parents’ place when she learns that Rory has applied to other colleges besides Harvard. And Lane has her first kiss!
Master of None “Thanksgiving” (Season 2, Episode 8)
Undoubtedly one of the best episodes of the series and told through a series of Thanksgivings from the 90s to present day, this is hailed as one of the best coming-out stories portrayed on TV.
Full House “The Miracle of Thanksgiving” (Season 1, Episode 9)
It’s Danny’s first Thanksgiving without his wife, and he wants to make the day extra special for his daughters. Grandma Tanner won’t be making it into town because of a snowstorm, so Danny, Jesse, and Joey attempt to cook a traditional Thanksgiving feast.
Friends “The One With the Football” (Season 3, Episode 9)
A friendly Thanksgiving touch football game gets messy when the gang lets their competitive sides take over. It turns into a battle of the sexes, and Phoebe breaks out her secret weapons.
Jane the Virgin “Chapter Twenty-Eight” (Season 2, Episode 6)
An episode that spans several months, it ends on Thanksgiving with Rafael joining the Villanuevas for dinner. Petra, who has learned that she’s having twins, is also asked to stay for dinner when she stops by to return Mateo’s lovey.
That 70s Show “Thanksgiving” (Season 1, Episode 9)
Laurie’s brought a friend home for Thanksgiving, which causes some trouble for Eric and Donna. Kitty is annoyed with her mother-in-law, and Bob offers Red a job for the holidays.
Gossip Girl “Blair Waldorf Must Pie” (Season 1, Episode 9)
Serena and her family are invited to Thanksgiving in Brooklyn which is a bit awkward given Rufus and Lily’s romantic past. Blair tailspins when her dad doesn’t come home for the holiday. And we get a flashback to the first time Dan and Serena met.
Friends “The One With All the Thanksgivings” (Season 5, Episode 8)
Not only do we get multiple flashbacks to Thanksgivings past, this episode also has not one but two turkeys on heads, and someone says “I love you” for the first time.
Orange Is the New Black “Fucksgiving” (Season 1, Episode 9)
Piper has made amends with Alex and is looking forward to seeing Larry on Thanksgiving. Instead, Healy throws Piper in the SHU. We also get to see how Alex ended up working for a drug cartel.
New Girl “Thanksgiving” (Season 1, Episode 6)
Thanksgiving is happening at the loft — much to the protest of the guys — when Jess invites Paul, the music teacher from her school, to dinner. Of course, things do not go off without a hitch.
Friends “The One Where Ross Got High” (Season 6, Episode 9)
Monica is keeping a couple of big secrets from her parents, but they’re about to find out when they come over for Thanksgiving dinner. Ross and Monica find out the reason that their parents don’t like Chandler. And Rachel’s attempt at dessert is far from perfect.
Grey’s Anatomy “Thanks for the Memories” (Season 2, Episode 9)
Meredith avoids Thanksgiving by going into the hospital. George goes on a traditional turkey hunt with his family, and Izzie attempts to make the perfect holiday dinner.
The Office (U.S.) “WUPHF.com” (Season 7, Episode 9)
Dwight sets up a hay festival in the parking lot of Dunder Mifflin because it reminds him of his childhood … and also because he can make some money from it.
Friends “The One With the Rumor” (Season 8, Episode 9)
Monica invites a high school friend, Will, to Thanksgiving dinner only to find out he has a major grudge against Rachel. You could also call this episode “The One with Brad Pitt.”
Shameless “Just Like the Pilgrims Intended” (Season 2, Episode 11)
As Fiona’s preparing Thanksgiving for the Gallaghers, Monica’s depression is increasing. Carl kills a bald eagle, and Karen goes into labor.
New Girl “Parents” (Season 2, Episode 8)
Jess tries to “parent trap” her parents into reconciling during Thanksgiving dinner. In some impressive guest casting, Jamie Lee Curtis and Rob Reiner play Joan and Bob Day!
Mad Men “Public Relations” (Season 4, Episode 1)
Peggy and Pete stage a publicity stunt to save the Sugarberry Ham account. Don declines Roger’s invitation to Thanksgiving dinner. Betty spends the holiday with Henry’s family and her kids, and her new mother-in-law comments on her parenting skills.