Category: 12 Days of Christmas: Great Holiday Episodes

On The 9th Day of Christmas: Community-“Abed’s Uncontrollable Christmas”

Leave it to the most sarcastic, meta-hungry TV show, perhaps, in history to create a half-hour that best expresses the joy in an unrefined embrace of the holiday spirit–while still poking fun at the pomposity of the Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays dispute at multiple turns–and the … Continue reading On The 9th Day of Christmas: Community-“Abed’s Uncontrollable Christmas”

On The 7th Day of Christmas: Schitt’s Creek-“Merry Christmas, Johnny Rose”

When Johnny wakes up dreaming of Christmas Eve parties past, forgetting that the Rose Family holiday party was organized, managed, and catered by personal and outside staff, Johnny hopes to recreate the magic of wealthier times. Also secretly hoping to celebrate the Rose Family’s newfound … Continue reading On The 7th Day of Christmas: Schitt’s Creek-“Merry Christmas, Johnny Rose”

On The 6th Day of Christmas: The Simpsons-“Simpsons Roasting On An Open Fire”

It all started with a Christmas episode, and because of that it makes this iconic episode of the most revered show a surprisingly not obvious choice. It’s easy to dismiss the first season of The Simpsons with its crude drawing, Homer’s Walter Mathieu voice and … Continue reading On The 6th Day of Christmas: The Simpsons-“Simpsons Roasting On An Open Fire”

On The 4th Day of Christmas: The Adventures of Pete & Pete-“O Christmas Pete, O Christmas Pete”

Children’s holiday episodes often fall into two categories: a take on O. Henry (like the time TV’s Laura Ingalls sold her horse) or a gathering of the cast to transform a lonely curmudgeon into a loveable elder. This Is The Weirdest Timeline! Pete & Pete … Continue reading On The 4th Day of Christmas: The Adventures of Pete & Pete-“O Christmas Pete, O Christmas Pete”