Thanksgiving is a yearly recurring event on Friends:
- Season 1, The One Where Underdog Gets Away Thanksgiving is ruined, but after all they enjoy the simple Thanksgiving they have together.
- Season 3, The One With The Football: a football game goes way out of control for Monica and Ross .
- Season 4, The One With Chandler In A Box: they spend Thanksgiving while Chandler lives in a box, to show is regret for kissing Kathy, Joey's girlfriend
- Season 5, "The One With the Thanksgiving Flashbacks " As the gang digests Monica's huge Thanksgiving meal. everyone reminisces about their worst Thanksgiving ever.
- Season 6, The One Where Ross Got High: Ross has to reveal that he told his parents Chandler was a drug addict.
- Season 7, The One Where Chandler Doesn't Like Dogs: Chandler has to reveal why he hates dogs when Phoebe sneaks one into his apartment.
- Season 8, The One With The Rumor: Monica invites an old high school friend to Thanksgiving, unaware that he and Ross had a "we-hate-Rachel" club .
- Season 9, The One With Rachel's Other Sister: Rachel's self-centered little sister shows up, ruining Thanksgiving for them
- Season 10, The One With The Late Thanksgiving: is late for thanksgiving, leading to Monica locking them out.