I migliori episodi TV a tema natalizio di "Friends’ all'ufficio’

Best Christmas-themed TV episodes from 'Friends' to 'The Office'

Il vacanza season is in full swing, which means people are tuning into Spettacoli, film e musica to get themselves in the spirit.

Without fail, each year brings new Natale-themed content to everyone’s homes, be it for the ears or eyes, but that doesn’t mean years past should be ignored.

As the weather turns colder, a day on the couch under a cozy blanket might sound enticing, so here’s a look at the best holiday-themed episodes of television.

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“Glee:” Extraordinary Merry Christmas

Da sinistra a destra: Jenna Ushkowitz, Lea Michele and Dianna Agron in the "Glee" episodio "Extraordinary Merry Christmas." (FOX Image Collection via Getty Images)

Da sinistra a destra: Jenna Ushkowitz, Lea Michele and Dianna Agron in the “Glee” episodio “Extraordinary Merry Christmas.” (FOX Image Collection via Getty Images)

Nothing says Christmastime like carols, which was the specialty of the “Glee” cast.

Nel “Extraordinary Merry Christmas,” the titular glee club is given the opportunity of a lifetime to star in a Christmas special on television, but they turn down an opportunity to volunteer for the needy to do sountil they’re filled with the giving spirit and find a way to take both paths.

Better yet, the episode features a cover of Mariah Carey‘s classic holiday songTutto ciò che voglio per Natale sei tuas well as a slew of other iconic numbers.

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Schitt’s Creek:” buon Natale, Johnny Rose

"Schitt's Creek" cast left to right: Annie Murphy, Daniel Levy, Catherine O'Hara and Eugene Levy (Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Schitt’s Creekcast left to right: Annie Murphy, Daniel Levy, Catherine O’Hara and Eugene Levy (Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Admiration ofSchitt’s Creekskyrocketed over just the last few years despite debuting on television in 2015. As the show grew in popularity, it seemed fitting that a Christmas episode be squeezed in.

In the special episode titled “buon Natale, Johnny Rose,” the once-wealthy Johnny Rose reminisces about the extravagant Christmas parties he and his wife, Moira, once hosted before ending up homeless and without a dime.

In tipico “Schitt’s Creek” moda, Johnny’s familyand the towncome together to throw a last-minute party on Christmas Eve, despite various obstacles.

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New Girl:” Christmas Eve Eve

"New Girl" cast with special guest star Darlene Love. (FOX Image Collection via Getty Images)

New Girlcast with special guest star Darlene Love. (FOX Image Collection via Getty Images)

After several years together, Jessica Day decides to spruce up Christmas with her roommates by organizing a secret Santa gift exchange.

When Jessica selects her ex-boyfriend Nick, she has to put on her big girl shoes and pays to fly his current girlfriend, played by Megan Fox, out for the holiday.

Outside of gift-giving, tuttavia, the end of the episode brings a special treat with an appearance from Darlene Love, a music industry staple known for her Christmas tunes. She even sings her holiday hit, “Natale (Baby Please Come Home).”

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“Amici:” The One with the Holiday Armadillo

Matthew Perry (sinistra), Courteney Cox (centro) and David Schwimmer (destra) in "Friends." Schwimmer's Ross Gellar is dressed as the fictional Holiday Armadillo (Warner Bros. Televisione)

Matthew Perry (sinistra), Courteney Cox (centro) and David Schwimmer (destra) nel “Amici.” Schwimmer’s Ross Gellar is dressed as the fictional Holiday Armadillo (Warner Bros. Televisione)

Not every show centers on characters that celebrate Christmas, which was partially the case with the hit sitcomAmici.”

Ross Gellar learns that he will be hosting his young son for the holidays and decides to teach him about their Jewish heritage. Frustrated with the lack of Hanukkah-themed icons to entertain his kiddo, he chooses to make one himself.

Ross hilariously debuts the Holiday Armadillo to teach little Ben about the Jewish celebration. Rossfriends pitch in to help celebrate a multicultural holiday and show up dressed as Santa Claus and Superman as well.

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“30 Roccia:” Ludachristmas

Tina Fey, Elaine Stritch and Alec Baldwin in "30 Rock." (Nicole Rivelli/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)

Tina Fey, Elaine Stritch and Alec Baldwin in “30 Rock.” (Nicole Rivelli/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)

Per alcuni, the holidays are known as a point of tension and stress, which is whatLudachistmasaddresses when various charactersfamilies come to visit.

Liz Lemon’s loving family pays her a visit, but the crew is quickly unraveled when the mother of Alec Baldwin‘s Jack Donaghy sinks her teeth into the seemingly perfect family.

The family feud takes place all while Lemon’s employees are forced to spend the day learning about Christmas as they wait for their annual holiday celebration calledLudachristmasto roll around.

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“Famiglia moderna:” Undeck the Halls

A still from "Undeck the Halls," il primo "Famiglia moderna" Christmas episode. (Adam Taylor/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images)

A still fromUndeck the Halls,” il primo “Famiglia moderna” Christmas episode. (Adam Taylor/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images)

In the long-running seriesfirst-ever holiday episode, the Dunphy clan goes about celebrating Christmas differently than most families.

When Phil and Claire discover a cigarette burn on their couch, they threaten to cancel Christmas until one of their kids confesses to the wrongdoing, while Mitchell and Cam get a mall Santa fired and Jay feels tense about celebrating the holiday with his wife and stepson with their Columbian traditions.

As is generally the case withFamiglia moderna,” each of the stories comes to a close as the large crew learns that during the holiday season, family and kindness are important above all else.

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“I Jefferson:” 984 W. 124th St., Apt 5C

Isabel Sanford (destra) and Sherman Hemsley (sinistra) nel "The Jeffersons." (CBS tramite Getty Images)

Isabel Sanford (destra) and Sherman Hemsley (sinistra) nel “The Jeffersons.” (CBS tramite Getty Images)

“I Jefferson” was a historic television show because it was among the first to showcase a suburban Black family, so it stands to reason that their holiday-themed episodes would be noteworthy and heartwarming.

Nel “984 W. 124th St., Apt 5C,” George asks Leroy to deliver a package to an address in Harlem that George’s wife, Louise, has never heard of. Leroy forgets to take the package and George insists on taking it himself.

Louise’s suspicions are raised by the mysterious package, and her worry intensifies when she finds out George has been sending money to the address as well. When she follows her husband to the Harlem address, she realizes that it was his childhood home and that he’s providing the family living there with the help he never received.

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Home Improvement:” ‘Twas The Flight Before Christmas

"Home Improvement" stars Tim Allen and Richard Karn in "Twas the Flight Before Christmas." (Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images)

Home Improvementstars Tim Allen and Richard Karn inTwas the Flight Before Christmas.” (Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images)

Christmas time is full of obstacles for Tim Allen‘s character, a DIY television host named Tim Taylor, who gets stuck at an airport with his co-host, Al, due to snow.

While Tim and Al try to deal with the strange staffers at the airport, Tim’s sons are back home trying to decorate for the neighborhood Christmas lights contest.

Things are extra tense for Al, pure, as his wife gives him an ultimatumher or his mother. per fortuna, everyone is able to scrape together a holiday as happy as it can be.

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“L'ufficio:” “Christmas Party

Rainn Wilson and Steve Carrell in "L

Rainn Wilson and Steve Carrell in “L'ufficio.” (Paul Drinkwater/NBCU Photo Bank)

When it comes time for the Dunder Mifflin staff to celebrate Christmas, the whole crew dives into a gift exchange, in which Michael Scott gives an expensive iPod to an employee and receives from another an oven mitt.

Michael tries to remedy the situation in his favor, only making things worse until he leaves to buy booze, which certainly lightens the mood.

After everyone seems to have made amends and ended up with their appropriate gifts, the staff heads out to continue celebrating at a nearby bar.

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“L'ala ovest:” “In Excelsis Deo

Cast of "L

Cast of “L'ala ovest” durante le riprese “In Excelsis Deo.” (Eric Liebowitz/NBCU Photo Bank)

Being a drama, Christmas episodes had a bit of a different tone onL'ala ovest” — this one involving death, a hate crime and collusion.

President Bartlet has to balance his positive public image and the devastating news of a hate crime with last-minute Christmas shopping while his employees find a way to keep a potential public relations problem hush-hush.

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Nel frattempo, Toby reflects on morality when he learns that a war veteran died while wearing a coat he once donated to a thrift store as C.J. tries to fend off a reporter with romantic intentions.

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