Though they may not be as common as Christmas, Halloween or Thanksgiving episodes, St. Patrick’s Day episodes make up some of the better specials on television over the years – it’s not hard to see why a holiday associated with heavy drinking might lead to some entertaining antics! In honor of St. Patrick’s Day this year, we’ve put together a list of the best shamrock-themed episodes of TV currently on Netflix. So drink that celebratory pint at home this year, kick back on the couch, and enjoy!
Here are the best St. Patrick’s Day TV episodes streaming on Netflix:
- “The Office” – “St. Patrick’s Day” (Season 6, episode 19) – On her last day in the Scranton office, Dunder Mifflin CEO Jo Bennett (guest star Kathy Bates) throws off everyone’s St. Patrick’s Day plans by forcing the office to stay at work late.
- “How I Met Your Mother” – “No Tomorrow” (Season 3, episode 12) – Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) – in his ridiculous green suit – convinces Ted (Josh Radnor) to go out with him on the holiday to celebrate "like there’s no tomorrow.”
- “30 Rock” – “St Patrick’s Day” (Season 6, episode 12) – Liz (Tina Fey) tries to avoid St. Patrick’s Day by hiding out in her apartment all day. Meanwhile, Jenna (Jane Krakowski) and Tracy (Tracy Morgan) host the parade in New York City.
- “Futurama” – “Luck of the Fryish” (Season 3, episode 10) – Fry (Billy West) sets off with Leela (Katey Sagal) and Bender (John DiMaggio) to find his lucky seven-leaf clover.
- “Cheers” – "Bar Wars VII: The Naked Prey" (Season 11, episode 19) – Cheers takes on Gary’s Olde Towne Tavern in the annual St. Patrick’s Day sales battle.
- “Grounded for Life” – “It’s Hard to be a Saint in the City” (Season 4, episode 22) – Sean (Donal Logue) and Eddie (Kevin Corrigan) hope St. Patrick’s Day will help the Red Boot Pub finally turn a profit.
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