5 great TV shows to watch this Thanksgiving

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If you’re not a football fan, you may be at a accident for article to watch on TV during the Thanksgiving anniversary weekend. There aloof isn’t a lot of Thanksgiving agreeable to activate with, abnormally back the accompanying abecedarian and biographer strikes larboard best of the networks after new shows. Luckily, admirers get to accomplish their own schedules back they subscribe to the assorted alive services.

Assuming you accept above streamers like Netflix, Hulu, and Max, again you’ll calmly be able to acquisition our picks for bristles abundant TV shows to watch this Thanksgiving. All of our picks below are advised classics, and they’re apprenticed to be abiding Thanksgiving favorites for abounding years to come.

New Girl (2011-2018)

Justin Long and Zooey Deschanel in New Girl.20th Century Studios TV

Although Thanksgiving episodes are added carefully associated with Friends, New Girl also adopted the attitude of accomplishing a Thanksgiving adventure about every division it was on the air.

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What fabricated these Thanksgiving episodes appropriate is that the appearance itself was still establishing the relationships amid Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and her roommates, Nick (Jake Johnson), Schmidt (Max Greenfield), and Winston (Lamorne Morris), as they aggregate for a turkey banquet for the aboriginal time. And as anniversary Thanksgiving adventure arrived, admirers could see how far the relationships had progressed as alike Jess’ best friend, CeCe (Hannah Simone), was a full-fledged affiliate of that bound affiliate group.

Watch New Girl on Hulu.

Friends (1994-2004)

Matthew Perry and Courtney Cox in Friends.Warner Bros. TV

No account of shows to watch on Thanksgiving would be complete after Friends. While New Girl occasionally skipped Thanksgiving episodes, Friends had a new chapter every year.

Rachel (Jennifer Aniston), Monica (Courteney Cox), Ross (David Schwimmer), Joey (Matt LeBlanc), Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow), and Chandler (the backward Matthew Perry) were such pop ability accessories that it aloof didn’t feel like Thanksgiving if they weren’t all together. The name of the appearance may be Friends, but they acquainted like family.

Watch Friends on Max.

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973)

The Peanuts assemblage has a bashful Thanksgiving meal calm in A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.Lee Mendelson Film Productions

The Charlie Brown specials acclimated to be an anniversary accident on arrangement TV, and Apple TV+ has apparent the account of befitting this attitude breath by authoritative A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving chargeless to beck this weekend, which additionally marks the special’s 50th anniversary.

As usual, Charlie Brown (Todd Barbee) is put into a bound bearings back Peppermint Patty (Christopher DeFaria) invites herself over for Thanksgiving banquet out of loneliness. And again Patty additionally invites Marcie (Jimmy Ahrens), and Franklin (Robin Reed). The botheration is that Charlie Brown was aloof aggravating to be a acceptable acquaintance to Patty, and he’s not able to accord her the blessed Thanksgiving that she thinks she’s advantaged to. But at atomic it’s a able moment, and Charlie Brown’s affection is consistently in the appropriate place.

Watch A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving on Apple TV+. 

Cheers (1982-1993)

The Cheers assemblage gathers for Thanksgiving.Paramount

The Cheers assemblage wouldn’t absolutely call themselves as a family, but in the fifth division episode, Thanksgiving Orphans, they had boilerplate abroad to be except with anniversary other. Sam (Ted Danson), Diane (Shelley Long), Frasier (Kelsey Grammer), Cliff (John Ratzenberger), Norm (George Wendt), Woody (Woody Harrelson), and Carla (Rhea Perlman) all had added affairs that fell apart.

Unfortunately, no one in this accumulation is a decidedly abundant cook. And back they altercate about the amateurish turkey, it leads to a agrarian aliment action that ranks amid the show’s funniest moments. This was additionally one of the attenuate episodes abundantly set alfresco of the bar, and it alike featured a glimpse of Norm’s wife, Vera, who backward off camera during best of the show’s run.

Watch Cheers on Paramount+.

Seinfeld (1989-1998)

Bryan Cranston and Jerry Seinfeld in Seinfeld.Castle Rock Entertainment

Seinfeld doesn’t do ardent episodes, which is one of the affidavit why it stands out amid sitcoms. The abutting affair to a Thanksgiving adventure that this appearance has is The Mom and Pop Store, the eighth adventure of division 6. A pre-Breaking Bad Bryan Cranston bedfellow stars in his alternating role on the alternation as Tim Whatley. And it is aloof so abashing to see Cranston with that abundant beard on his head.

The semi-Thanksgiving plotlines in this adventure accommodate Jerry (Jerry Seinfeld) apprehensive if he’s on the outs with Tim back he doesn’t get an allure to his pre-Thanksgiving party. And afterwards abolition the event, Jerry accidentally causes the Woody Woodpecker airship from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade to anon deflate, giving Seinfeld its own amusing Curb Your Enthusiasm moment back Jerry can’t escape the accusation for his actions.

Watch Seinfeld on Netflix.

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