Tis the season of 4 o’clock sunsets and extended Netflix viewing hours. So Dana Kitchens compiled this list of some of her favorite shows’ Christmas episodes to last you through the longer nights.
Gossip Girl: For family drama that’s worse than yours, and the true meaning of mo’ money mo’ problems.
1.11 Roman Holiday
4.11 The Townie
30 Rock: For laughs and raps and very ugly sweaters.
3.6 Christmas Special
4.8 Secret Santa
5.10 Christmas Attack Zone
Desperate Housewives: For spending Christmas in suburbia.
3.10 The Miracle Song
6.10 Boom Crunch
Mad Men: For stylish nostalgics (and those of us who can’t resist Joan in a red dress…)
4.2 Christmas Comes But Once a Year
5.10 Christmas Waltz
Arrested Development: For faux-religion and the true meaning of “Cultural Christianity.”
1.8 In God We Trust
2.6 Afternoon Delight
The Office: For all you poor unfortunate souls forced to work during the holidays.
2.10 Christmas Party
3.10/11 A Benihana Christmas
5.11 Moroccan Christmas
6.13 Secret Santa
7.11/12 Classy Christmas
8.10 Christmas Wishes
Dawson’s Creek: For anyone returning to a high school reunion.
4.9 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
6.10 Merry Mayhem
Happy Holidays! May yours be merry, bright, and filled with Netflix.