Five Binge-Worthy Christmas-Themed Episodes

A list of T.V. shows to indulge in over winter break

By Jassareth Alanis-Ponce Contributor

‘Tis the season to binge because baby, it’s cold outside and the semester is over. So grab a blanket and watch these Christmas-themed episodes that are guaranteed to make you laugh, pull at your heartstrings and most importantly, put you in the Christmas spirit.

1. Spongebob Squarepants - “Christmas Who?” 

Spongebob Squarepants holding up a picture of Santa
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What’s Christmas without a bit of nostalgia? On a special episode of season two of “Spongebob Squarepants,” our favorite sponge brings Christmas to Bikini Bottom after learning about Santa Claus. This episode of Spongebob is sure to transport you back to simpler times, when finals weren’t a thing on your radar.

2. Bob’s Burgers - “Christmas in the Car” (Available on Hulu) 

The Belcher family from
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In the eighth episode of the fourth season of “Bob’s Burgers,” the Belchers have a big problem. They can’t seem to keep their tree alive! On their quest to find a new tree, a candy cane truck driver begins to stalk them after they honk at him and almost get run off the road. The episode focuses on the family’s fight for survival and is guaranteed to put a smile on your face until the very end.

3. Everybody Hates Chris - “Everybody Hates Christmas” (Available on Hulu)

The main character of
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On the eleventh episode of season one of “Everybody Hates Chris,” Christmas serves up some harsh life lessons. This episode will not only make you laugh but it will reveal a dark secret about Santa you’ll wish you never knew about.

4. Futurama - “Xmas Story” (Available on Hulu)

Robo-Santa from Futurama, looking as menacing as ever.
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Have you ever struggled to buy the perfect gift for the person you love while dodging the wrath of Santa Claus in the future? Well, you’re not alone. The fourth episode of season two of “Futurama” will have you feeling some type of way and put the fear of Jolly Old Saint Nick in you.

5. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia - “A Very Sunny Christmas” (Available on Hulu)

The cast of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" caroling.
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The gang of “It’s Always Sunny” thinks they have a better Christmas tradition than you. On the thirteenth episode of the sixth season of “It’s Always Sunny,” it’s all about tradition. This episode is worth the watch because it isn’t a normal Christmas special, but an hour of shocks and laughs.