Thanksgiving movies to watch

Emma Bartlett, Arts and Culture Editor

While you are at home with family and friends this holiday, why not curl up in front of the TV and celebrate Thanksgiving with your favorite TV series characters? We have rounded up the best Thanksgiving comedy episodes that will keep you laughing throughout the night.

1. “Friends: The One With all the Thanksgiving Flashbacks”
In this episode, the gang reflects on their past Thanksgivings that went terribly. Joey reminds everyone about the time his head got stuck in a turkey, Monica recalls accidently cutting off Chandler’s toe when she first met him and Chandler talks about his parents telling him about their impending divorce. Still, through all the memories, the group manages to laugh through the rough times that passed while focusing on the great friends they have in front of them.

2. “How I Met Your Mother: Slapsgiving”
Marshall is preparing to use his third slap this Thanksgiving from the “slap-bet” he made with Barney. While Barney timidly awaits his fate, Ted and Robin are figuring out how to address the fact that they slept together after breaking up when they were supposed to be baking pies for the holiday. Meanwhile, Lily is upset that no one is taking Thanksgiving seriously. Will they be able to make it through the meal without someone leaving?

3. “Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Thanksgiving”
Amy hosts Thanksgiving at her apartment for the precinct, however, it soon turns into a disaster — starting with her lack of cooking abilities. She is using this meal as an opportunity to ask Captain Holt to be her mentor, however Holt and Jake have already left the celebration to take down a criminal. Jake hates Thanksgiving and gladly leaves with Holt while they investigate a robbery in the evidence locker. Amy discovers everyone disliked her food and has dumped their food in the toilet, so she leaves the apartment to go to the bar. Will they all end up reunited by the end of the night?

4. “The Office:”
Dwight reminisces on his Thanksgiving memories and creates a hay festival in Dunder Mifflin’s parking lot. Meanwhile, Jim discovers that the paper company’s policy does not allow him to make commission while Michael is trying to get people to invest in Ryan’s internet company.

5. “Seinfeld: The Mom and Pop Store”
While Elaine is busy getting Mr. Pitt (her boss) in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and Jerry is figuring out whether he is invited to Tim Whatley’s annual pre-Thanksgiving party, Kramer is helping save a small mom and pop shoe repair shop. He takes all of Jerry’s shoes to the shop, however, his suggestions for the shop send the couple into bankruptcy.