Ranking All the ‘Gilmore Girls’ Holiday Episodes

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Ranking All the ‘Gilmore Girls’ Holiday Episodes

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Ranking All the ‘Gilmore Girls’ Holiday Episodes

With Thanksgiving in full swing, we are officially in the holiday season.

Few shows love winter-related celebrations as much as Gilmore Girls, so we decided to kick-off the festivities by ranking all of the dramedy’s holiday episodes.

Take a look at the gallery above to find out where your favorites fall!

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life debuts tomorrow, November 25, on Netflix.

Ranking All the ‘Gilmore Girls’ Holiday Episodes
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8. ‘Just like Gwen and Gavin’ (Season 6)

‘Just like Gwen and Gavin’ (Season 6)
This is the episode Lorelai first learns of Luke’s secret daughter April Nardini.

As fans know, the couple’s tension over April led to Luke and Lor’s eventual breakup. For this reason alone, “JLGaG” ends up at the bottom of the list.
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8. ‘Just like Gwen and Gavin’ (Season 6)

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This is the episode Lorelai first learns of Luke’s secret daughter April Nardini.

As fans know, the couple’s tension over April led to Luke and Lor’s eventual breakup. For this reason alone, “JLGaG” ends up at the bottom of the list.

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7. ‘Santa’s Secret Stuff’ (Season 7)

‘Santa’s Secret Stuff’ (Season 7)
This one gets a demotion for involving one of Gilmore Girls’ most-hated storylines: Lorelai and Christopher’s marriage.

Lorelai, Rory, Christopher and his other daughter Gigi decorate a tree in Stars Hollow as a family. We all know that never should have happened.

This also takes place a full month after Christmas and April pops up.
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7. ‘Santa’s Secret Stuff’ (Season 7)

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This one gets a demotion for involving one of Gilmore Girls’ most-hated storylines: Lorelai and Christopher’s marriage.

Lorelai, Rory, Christopher and his other daughter Gigi decorate a tree in Stars Hollow as a family. We all know that never should have happened.

This also takes place a full month after Christmas and April pops up.

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6. ‘In the Clamor and the Clangor’ (Season 4)

‘In the Clamor and the Clangor’ (Season 4)
This Christmas episode isn’t even all that Christmas-y.

“ItCatC” happens to be the episode where Mrs. Kim kicks Lane out of her home over the teen’s secret rocker lifestyle too. That’s not the holiday spirit.

6. ‘In the Clamor and the Clangor’ (Season 4)

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This Christmas episode isn’t even all that Christmas-y.

“ItCatC” happens to be the episode where Mrs. Kim kicks Lane out of her home over the teen’s secret rocker lifestyle too. That’s not the holiday spirit.

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5. ‘That’ll Do Pig’ (Season 3)

‘That’ll Do Pig’ (Season 3)
This episode offers Rory, Jess, Dean, and a very awkward Stars Hollow High winter carnival, so it’s awesome in our books.

Although no one realizes it the first time they watch, “TDP” gives viewers a preview of Jess and Dean’s inevitable brawl at the end of the season.
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5. ‘That’ll Do Pig’ (Season 3)

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This episode offers Rory, Jess, Dean, and a very awkward Stars Hollow High winter carnival, so it’s awesome in our books.

Although no one realizes it the first time they watch, “TDP” gives viewers a preview of Jess and Dean’s inevitable brawl at the end of the season.

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4. ‘Women of Questionable Morals’

‘Women of Questionable Morals’
Winter-loving Lorelai hates snow in this installment, so that’s a bummer.

But, Luke makes Lorelai a surprise ice-skating rink in her front yard, which makes it all so much better. Talk about swoon-worthy.
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4. ‘Women of Questionable Morals’

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Winter-loving Lorelai hates snow in this installment, so that’s a bummer.

But, Luke makes Lorelai a surprise ice-skating rink in her front yard, which makes it all so much better. Talk about swoon-worthy.

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3. ‘The Bracebridge Dinner’ (Season 2)

‘The Bracebridge Dinner’ (Season 2)
This showing has it all: Elizabethan costumes, traditional Old English, endless food, horse drawn carriages, and a really cute Rory-Jess moment.

It’s a Gilmore dream.

3. ‘The Bracebridge Dinner’ (Season 2)

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This showing has it all: Elizabethan costumes, traditional Old English, endless food, horse drawn carriages, and a really cute Rory-Jess moment.

It’s a Gilmore dream.

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2. ‘Forgiveness and Stuff’ (Season 1)

‘Forgiveness and Stuff’ (Season 1)
This episode is a classic Gilmore Girls installment, holidays or not.

Everyone gets an iconic emotional moment after Richard Gilmore collapses at a Christmas party.

"FAS" is also the first definitive signal Luke and Lorelai are destined for much more than mismatched dinner banter.
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2. ‘Forgiveness and Stuff’ (Season 1)

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This episode is a classic Gilmore Girls installment, holidays or not.

Everyone gets an iconic emotional moment after Richard Gilmore collapses at a Christmas party.

"FAS" is also the first definitive signal Luke and Lorelai are destined for much more than mismatched dinner banter.

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1. ‘A Deep-Fried Korean Thanksgiving’ (Season 3)

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1. ‘A Deep-Fried Korean Thanksgiving’ (Season 3)

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No, this isn’t a Christmas episode, but Thanksgiving is still technically a holiday.

“ADFKT” gave us this GIF, and for that, it wins the whole enchilada deep-fried turkey.

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With Thanksgiving in full swing, we are officially in the holiday season.

Few shows love winter-related celebrations as much as Gilmore Girls, so we decided to kick-off the festivities by ranking all of the dramedy’s holiday episodes.

Take a look at the gallery above to find out where your favorites fall!

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life debuts tomorrow, November 25, on Netflix.