Thanksgiving Day might not be until Nov. 26, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start the feast a little early. Before you eat yourself into a food coma, Netflix has plenty of Thanksgiving-themed TV episodes to get you in a festive mood. From a Thanksgiving in a hospital on “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scrubs,” to the tradition of “Slapsgiving” on “How I Met Your Mother,” the popular streaming service has a holiday episode for everyone.
Grab some turkey or some pumpkin pie while you kick off the holiday season with over 30 Thanksgiving-themed TV episodes on Netflix:
1. “American Dad” Season 6, episode 6: “There Will Be Bad Blood”
Stan invites his half-brother Rusty to Langley Falls for Thanksgiving dinner and as usual he shows off his wealth.
2. “Bob’s Burgers” Season 3, episode 5: “An Indecent Thanksgiving Proposal”
Mr. Fischoeder gets Bob to lend him his family so he can impress an old love interest. With Linda and the kids gone, Bob’s may not be able to carry out his family holiday traditions.
3. “Bob’s Burgers” Season 4, episode 5: “Turkey In A Can”
Someone is trying to ruin Bob’s Thanksgiving when they throw his cooked turkey into a toilet.
4. “Family Guy” Season 10, episode 6: “Thanksgiving”
Lois cooks a big Thanksgiving dinner for the family, while Kevin Swanson returns.
5. “Frasier” Season 4, episode 7: “A Lilith Thanksgiving”
Frasier heads to Boston for the holiday after ex-wife Lilith asks him to go there on an “important mission.”
6. “Friday Night Lights” Season 4, episode 13: “Thanksgiving”
Coach Taylor and his family host the holiday dinner, while the Lions prepare to face-off against the West Dillion Panthers with a playoff berth on the line.
7. “Friends” Season 5, episode 8: “The One With All The Thanksgivings”
The gang recalls their worst Thanksgiving memories, while Chandler reveals to Monica that he’s in love with her.
8. “Friends” Season 1, episode 9: “The One Where Underdog Gets Away”
Monica burns her first Thanksgiving dinner after they go up to the roof top to watch the Underdog balloon float away from the Thanksgiving Day parade.
9. “Friends” Season 3, episode 9: “The One With The Football”
The group plays a game of touch football on Thanksgiving where emotions run high.
10. “Friends” Season 10, episode 8: “The One With The Late Thanksgiving”
Monica hosts Thanksgiving dinner, but becomes angry when everyone shows up late. The anger turns to happiness when Monica and Chandler discover a girl from Ohio has picked them to adopt her baby.
11. “Gilmore Girls” Season 3, episode 9: “A Deep-Fried Korean Thanksgiving”
Lorelai and Rory take part in four Thanksgiving celebrations.
12. “Grey’s Anatomy” Season 2, episode 9: “Thanks for the Memories”
The residents and interns have a difficult time on Thanksgiving, while Izzie plans a big holiday dinner.
13. “Grey’s Anatomy Season 10, episode 10: “Somebody That I Used to Know”
Emma and Meredith plan Thanksgiving dinner, while Richard has a health issue. Ben confides in Derek that he thinks Bailey has OCD.
14. "House" Season 6, episode 9: "Ignorance Is Bliss"
House and his team take on the case of a brilliant physicist who decided to trade a successful career to be a courier so he can be with his wife.
15. “How I Met Your Mother” Season 1, episode 9: “Belly Full of Turkey”
Thanksgiving takes place with Marshall’s family, where Lily believes she might be pregnant. Robin and Ted discover Barney volunteering at a soup kitchen.
16. “How I Met Your Mother” Season 3, episode 9: “Slapsgiving”
The first “Slapsgiving” takes place when Lily and Marshall host their first Thanksgiving as a married couple. The 2007 episode focuses on Marshall cashing in one of his slaps he earned from a bet with Barney, who is terrified watching a countdown until he gets slapped in the face.
17. “How I Met Your Mother” Season 5, episode 9: “Slapsgiving 2: Revenge of the Slap”
Lily’s father visits for Thanksgiving, while Ted and Robin get the opportunity to cash in on the slap bet.
18. “How I Met Your Mother” Season 6, episode 10: “Blitzgiving”
An old college friend who’s jinxed spends the holiday with Barney, Robin, Lily and Marshall. Ted celebrates Thanksgiving instead with Zoey, after cooking everyone a surprise meal.
19. “How I Met Your Mother” Season 9, episode 14: “Slapsgiving 3: Slappointment In Slapmarra”
Marshall plans to give Barney, the “Slap of a Million Exploding Suns,” a.k.a. the most painful slap yet in the final “Slapsgiving” themed episode.
20. "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" Season 9, episode 10 "The Gang Squashes Their Beefs"
The gang decides to "break bread" with people they have wronged or have bad blood with on Thanksgiving.
21. "The League" Season 3, episode 8: "Thanksgiving"
Jeff Goldblum guest stars as Ruxin's father when everyone gets together for Thanksgiving dinner. Andre's sister, played by Sarah Silverman, also shows up.
22. "New Girl" Season 1, episode 6: “Thanksgiving”
Thanksgiving goes wrong for Jess when she invites a music teacher she has a crush on to dinner.
23. “New Girl” Season 2, episode 8: “Parents”
Jess devises a "Parent Trap" themed plan when her divorced parents visit for Thanksgiving.
24. “New Girl” Season 3, episode 10: “Thanksgiving III”
The gang decides to celebrate Thanksgiving in the great outdoors.
25. “The Office” Season 7, episode 9: “WUPHF.com”
Dwight creates a hay festival in the parking lot to celebrate Thanksgiving, while Michael tries to help Ryan get people to invest in his company WUPHF.com.
26. “Scrubs” Season 1, episode 9: “My Day Off”
J.D. gets to see what it’s like to be in Sacred Heart after he’s admitted for appendicitis. The doctors later celebrate Thanksgiving together in a bar.
27. “That 70’s Show” Season 1, episode 9: “Thanksgiving”
Laurie brings home a friend who takes a liking to Eric.
28. “That 70’s Show” Season 5, episode 8: “Thank You”
Eric plans to make an announcement at Thanksgiving dinner that he and Donna are engaged, but someone else steals the spotlight. What’s revealed is some bad news for Eric.
29. “That 70’s Show” Season 7, episode 9: “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”
Eric tries to get tickets to a Styx concert on Thanksgiving, but his parents want him to stay home for dinner. Hyde and Angie also try to get the record store ready to open for business.
30. “The West Wing” Season 2, episode 8: “Shibboleth”
A container ship carrying Chines refugees arrives in San Diego and Bartlet has to decide what to do with them just before Thanksgiving.
31. “The West Wing” Season 3, episode 8: “The Indians in the Lobby”
President Bartlet is counting down the days until Thanksgiving and talks to everyone about turkey. C.J. meanwhile, has to deal with two Native Americans who are camped out in the lobby of the White House.