Family Guy Best Christmas Episodes

Best Christmas Episodes of Family Guy

December 9, 2023    By: Gutterhead Editorial

Family Guy‘ has a knack for turning the holiday season into a playground of humor and satire. Over the years, the show has gifted its fans with Christmas episodes that are both outrageously funny and unexpectedly heartwarming. Here’s an expanded look at the top 8 Christmas episodes, each one a unique blend of festive cheer and classic Griffin family antics.

‘Road to the North Pole’ (Season 9, Episode 7)

This episode is a holiday gem, featuring a musical adventure with Brian and Stewie. The pair embark on a quest to the North Pole to kill Santa Claus, only to discover a worn-out Santa and his overworked elves. The episode is a poignant commentary on the commercialization of Christmas, wrapped in dark humor and catchy tunes. The journey back home, filled with heartwarming realizations and the spirit of giving, makes this episode a standout in the series.

‘A Very Special Family Guy Freakin’ Christmas’ (Season 3, Episode 16)

This episode is a rollercoaster of holiday chaos. Lois is obsessed with creating the perfect Christmas, but everything goes awry – from a fire consuming the gifts to a disastrous dinner. The episode culminates in Lois’s epic breakdown, a hilarious yet relatable moment for anyone who’s felt the pressure of holiday perfection. It’s a classic ‘Family Guy’ take on the holiday season, complete with absurdity and mayhem.

‘Christmas Guy’ (Season 12, Episode 8)

This episode is a touching blend of humor and heart. Peter discovers a way to bring back his beloved dog, Brian, who had died in a previous episode. The journey involves a Christmas carnival and a time machine, leading to a series of comedic yet poignant moments. It’s an episode that tugs at the heartstrings, reminding viewers of the importance of loved ones during the holidays.

‘Jesus, Mary & Joseph’ (Season 11, Episode 8)

This episode is a daring and humorous retelling of the nativity story. Peter narrates his own version of the birth of Jesus, with each Griffin family member playing a part. The episode is filled with anachronisms and absurdities, making it a hilarious and irreverent take on a classic Christmas story. It’s a perfect example of ‘Family Guy’s’ ability to turn traditional tales on their head.

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‘The 2000-Year-Old Virgin’ (Season 13, Episode 6)

In this controversial episode, Peter and the gang discover that Jesus is a virgin and set out to help him have sex for the first time. The episode is a wild ride of inappropriate jokes and outrageous scenarios, all revolving around the holiday season. It’s a bold and edgy episode that pushes the envelope, showcasing ‘Family Guy’s’ trademark humor.

‘How the Griffin Stole Christmas’ (Season 15, Episode 9)

Peter as Santa Claus is as chaotic as it sounds. He takes over the role at the local mall and starts to believe he is the real Santa, leading to absurd and hilarious situations. The episode is a clever nod to Dr. Seuss’s classic, with Peter embodying a Grinch-like persona in his own unique, over-the-top way. It’s a festive and funny episode that plays with the familiar elements of Christmas stories.

‘Don’t Be a Dickens at Christmas’ (Season 16, Episode 9)

This episode is a creative and humorous adaptation of ‘A Christmas Carol.’ Peter’s grumpy attitude towards the holidays leads to visits from ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future. Each ghostly visit is filled with typical ‘Family Guy’ humor, poking fun at Peter’s life and choices. The episode is a festive journey through time and a reminder of the joys of the holiday season.

‘Christmas is Coming’ (Season 18, Episode 9)

Focusing on Meg, this episode explores themes of self-worth and the joy of giving. After an accident while volunteering, Meg discovers she has the ability to bring happiness to others, leading to a series of comedic yet heartwarming events. The episode is a touching reminder of the true spirit of Christmas, showcasing the importance of kindness and generosity.

Each of these episodes showcases ‘Family Guy’s’ ability to blend holiday traditions with its unique brand of humor, creating Christmas specials that are both entertaining and memorable. They offer a perfect mix of laughter, satire, and a touch of holiday magic, making them essential viewing for fans of the series during the festive season.