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TV TUESDAY: Classic Christmas Episodes from Your Favorite Shows

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at USF chapter.

This is the month of joy and getting to relax after finals week. During the month of December we get to watch our favorite TV characters during the holiday season. Here are a few of our favorites.Friends

Season 7 Episode 10

Who can forget the year Ross dressed up as the Holiday Armadillo to educate his son about Hanukkah? Ross just wants Ben to get excited about his heritage but then in walks Chandler, dressed as good old Santa Clause. For Ben, a year without Santa sounds like punishment, so Ross tries to dress it up by wearing an armadillo costume.


How I Met Your Mother
Season 2 Episode 11

Lily discovers an old answering machine message left by Ted, calling her a bad name during that time she was broken up with Marshall. Upset by this betrayal of one of her closest friends, Lily decides to take down her Christmas decorations and becomes a Grinch.


The Office
Season 5 Episode 11

The Office usually has a Christmas episode every season but the best one of all has to be a “Moroccan Christmas”. Phyllis is in charge of the Christmas party this year and wants to change it up by having a Moroccan theme. As a recovering alcoholic, Meredith gets her hands on multiple drinks and accidentally gets her hair on fire. Meanwhile, Dwight buys the entire popular half-girl half-unicorn dolls in stock and sells them to parents who wait last minute to buy a gift for a ridiculously high price.


Season 3 Episode 08

Even the Winchester’s can’t catch a break during the holidays. Sam and Dean investigate an evil Santa and find that they’re dealing with pagan gods taking human sacrifices during the holiday season. They find a seemingly sweet couple who try to use the brothers as sacrifices but of course, Sam and Dean get out of trouble. Back at their motel, Dean finds that Sam has decorated their room and they enjoy what is left of their Christmas.

Sabrina the Teenage Witch
Season 3 Episode 11

This year Sabrina acts like a Grinch and would rather not spend her Christmas holidays with her aunts. When she skips Christmas Eve dinner to go to a hip party in “the other realm” that makes fun of everyone around the world celebrating, Sabrina realizes what she’s missed out on. Only, when she returns home she finds out she’s accidentally erased Christmas!

Lizzie McGuire
Season 1 Episode 07

Everyone had to have seen the best Lizzie McGuire Christmas episode when Steven Tyler and Aaron Carter make appearances. When hearing that Aaron Carter is in town, Lizzie, Miranda, and Gordo sneak on the set to try and meet him. The security guards catch the trio but Lizzie convinces them to let Miranda meet Aaron. However, Lizzie still manages to bump into him and even get a kiss!

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Brittany is a senior at the University of South Florida, majoring in mass communications with a focus on magazine journalism. She is also pursuing a minor in creative writing. She's written for an online magazine, Reasons to be Beautiful. She enjoys reading, watching movies and hooked on tv shows. Her dream job would be to write for Entertainment Weekly or writing movie reviews while living in the U.K.
Justine is a recent graduate of the University of South Florida. She received her B.A. in mass communcations in spring 2014. She was the 2013-2014 Campus Correspondent for Her Campus USF.She was also a News & Feature Writing Intern for College of Arts and Sciences and the Public Relations Campus Rep for Rent the Runway at USF. She is currently seeking agency experience and would love to someday work for a magazine, become a novelist, poet, editor, host of a Travel Channel show and much more.  She enjoys writing about fashion, beauty, art, literature, pop culture and student life. She spends most days listening to Lana del Rey, calming her nerves with various types of cheese, being sassy and trying to figure out when she can take a nap.Check out her website and portfolio here.She'd love you forever, if you followed her on Twitter @tinafigs_.Contact Justine regarding business inquires only at justinefigueroa@hercampus.com.