When friends were on the air it was one of the most popular shows on TV and when the holidays rolled around everyone looked forward to watching the Thanksgiving and Christmas episodes. These episodes were some of the best and they often featured hilarious cameos by famous actors. Well if you are feeling nostalgic this holiday season then why not rewatch some of the best episodes. Here are some of the best Thanksgiving holiday episodes that ever aired. No turkey day is complete without binge-watching the ‘Friends’ thanksgiving episodes and this nostalgic favorite is guaranteed to make your holiday complete.
Season 5 Episode 8 The One with All the Thanksgivings
This is one of the best episodes where the gange remains about all their worst Thanksgivings. With all the throwbacks into the past, this episode explores everything from fat Monica to the time Monica had a turkey on her head. For fans of the show, this is a must-see as the throwbacks to times past reveal previously unknown things about each member of the group.
Season 3, Episode 9: “The One With the Football”
In this episode, the gang gets overwhelmingly competitive during a game of touch football and hilarity ensues. Monica and Ross let their sibling rivalry get the best of them as they demonstrate why they were banned from playing football as children. While the friends battle it out in the park the turkey is left to stew in its juices and the predinner game becomes a match to the death.
Season 9, Episode 8: “The One With Rachel’s Other Sister”
This episode has two storylines, the first joey realizes he is supposed to be on the ‘Days of Lives’ parade float and as he watches it on TV he starts to freak out. Secondly, Monica invites her sister Amy (played by Christina Applegate) and with the two having a less than the friendly relationship the gang is forced to separate the sisters.
All the while Chandler fights his own struggle to protect his wedding china from any ensuing fights. With Rachels’s sibling rivalry this episode is sure to remind many about the true meaning of the holidays.