Last month we brought you our Top 10 Classic Sitcom Thanksgivings. In the spirit of the season, we now give you our Top 10 Classic Sitcom Christmases.1. Gilligan’s IslandIt takes Santa (or is it the Skipper) to help the castaways count their blessings on Christmas day.
2. The Brady BunchWhen Carol loses her voice before her big performance at the Christmas day services, a selfless Cindy asks Santa to get her mommy’s voice back in this classic episode from the first season.
3. The Beverly HillbilliesMr. Drysdale showers the Clampetts with gifts in order to retain their business.
4. SeinfeldForget Christmas! Let’s celebrate Festivus!
5. FriendsIt wouldn’t be Christmas without an original carol from the delightfully daffy Phoebe.
6. The Partridge FamilyThe Partridges, with plenty of help from some studio singers, cheer up a lonely old man with Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.
7. The Carol Burnett ShowTechnically The Carol Burnett Show was a variety show, not a sitcom, but we definitely wanted to include Eunice and Mama.
8. The Mary Tyler Moore ShowBefore she was the it girl of 2010, Betty White was a festive Sue Ann Nivens on MTM.
9. The Facts of LifeThe Facts of Life girls, including a breathless Tootie, perform in the big house to brighten up the Christmas of some comedic criminals.
10. The Golden GirlsBetty White once again, proving she’s probably the funniest Christmas comedienne.