It’s that time of the year when you have a long holiday ahead of you, it’s cold and all you want to do is get into sweats and binge on nostalgic shows and if you happen to be a Friends fan like us, then here’s a list of Holiday episodes you have to watch!

All seasons of Friends have holiday episodes written in except for the last season, but that’s just about perfect for the weekend, isn’t it.

Season 1, Episode 10: The One With The Monkey 

FRIENDS — “The One With the Monkey” Episode 10 — Pictured: (l-r) Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green, Courteney Cox as Monica Geller, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, David Schwimmer as Ross Geller, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay (Photo by Alice S. Hall/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

The gang make a pact not to bring dates to their New Years Eve party but end up all breaking the pact. Phoebe starts dating a scientist. Ross compensates for his loneliness by getting a monkey.

Season 2, Episode 9: The One with Phoebe’s Dad

FRIENDS — “The One with Phoebe’s Dad” Episode 9 — Pictured: (l-r) Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green, Courteney Cox Arquette as Monica Geller, David Schwimmer as Ross Geller (Photo by Alice S. Hall/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

In this episode of Friends, Phoebe tracks down her father, but isn’t sure whether she should meet him so she returns while Joey and Chandler get their friends some hilarious Christmas presents.

Season 3, Episode 10: The One Where Rachel Quits

Ross accidentally breaks a little girl’s leg and tries to help her sell boxes of cookies which recreates Monica’s childhood fixation. Rachel quits her job at Central Perk and Joey’s Christmas tree selling conflicts with Phoebe’s principles.

Season 4, Episode 10: The One with the Girl from Poughkeepsie

In order for her kitchen staff to acknowledge her authority, Monica hires Joey so she can fire him in front of them. Chandler unsuccessfully tries to set Rachel up with a co-worker. Ross can’t choose between two girls.

Season 5, Episode 10: The One with the Inappropriate Sister

A bored Ross wreaks havoc in Chandler and Joey’s lives. Rachel is uncomfortable with Danny’s unusually close relationship with his sister. Phoebe runs into trouble whilst collecting donations for the poor during Christmas.

Season 6, Episode 10: The One with the Routine

On the set of “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve”, Joey tries to kiss Janine at midnight and Monica and Ross resurrect their dance routine from high school. Meanwhile, Rachel, Phoebe and Chandler look for Monica’s Christmas presents.

Season 7, Episode 9: The One With All The Candy

Monica makes candy to get to know her neighbours, Rachel and Tag try to hide their relationship at work and Ross buys Phoebe a bike, like the one she had wanted since childhood, only to discover that she doesn’t know how to ride it. Ross then teaches Phoebe how to ride it but after a futile exercise, Phoebe ends up riding the bike with training wheels.

Season 7, Episode 10: The One with the Holiday Armadillo

385848 20: Actors, left to right, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, Courteney Cox Arquette as Monica Geller and David Schwimmer as Ross Geller star in NBC’s comedy series “Friends” episode “The One with the Holiday Armadillo.” In this corner, hailing from the north pole Santa Claus. In this corner, hailing from Texas the Holiday Armadillo. (Photo by Warner Bros. Television)

Ross wants to introduce Ben to Hanukkah. In order to entice Rachel to move back into their refurbished apartment, Phoebe must drive a wedge between Rachel and current roomie Joey.

Season 8, Episode 11: The One with Ross’s Step Forward


Joey wants to take Rachel to dinner on a pretend date to practice his dating skills, but soon develops romantic feelings for her; Monica, Phoebe, and Chandler are addicted to Mrs. Pacman.

Season 9, Episode 10: The One with Christmas in Tulsa

Chandler must spend Christmas in Tulsa, which Monica thinks he might have an affair with a former Miss Oklahoma runner-up while he is there. Chandler comes home early to announce that he quit his job.

Also read: Christmas on Netflix: 5 new movies to binge-watch



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