How to Watch Every ‘Friends’ Christmas Episode on Netflix

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Netflix kept Friends throughout 2019 and some of its Christmas episodes remain a highlight through the ten-year stint Friends was on NBC. For those in the United States, this will be your final chance at watching the Christmas episodes of Friends on Netflix. Here’s the complete list of Friends Christmas episodes.

As we’ve alluded to, Netflix in the US is set to lose every season of Freinds on January 1st, 2020 as it departs for the upcoming HBO Max service. However, every region outside the US is set to keep the sitcom for sometime.

Throughout the decade Friends was on network television a total of eight Christmas episodes released. Seasons 1 and 10 didn’t actually have Christmas episodes but every season in between did.


The One With Phoebe’s Dad

Season 2 – Episode 9

“Phoebe tracks down her father but isn’t sure whether she should meet him. Ross asks Rachel to make a list of pros and cons about him.”

The One Where Rachel Quits

Season 3 – Episode 10

“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.”


The One with the Girl from Poughkeepsie

Season 4 – Episode 10

“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.”


The One with the Inappropriate Sister

Season 5 – Episode 10

“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.”


The One with the Routine

Season 6 – Episode 10

“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.”


The One with the Holiday Armadillo

Season 7 – Episode 10

“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.”


The One with the Creepy Holiday Card

Season 8 – Episode 11

“Joey wants to take Rachel to dinner on a pretend date to practice his dating skills, but soon develops romantic feelings for her; gang addicted to Mrs. Pacman.”


The One with Christmas in Tulsa

Season 9 – Episode 10

“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.”


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