Thanksgiving 2016 TV Specials: Watch over 10 holiday-themed episodes

Thanksgiving 2016 TV Specials: Watch over 10 holiday-themed episodes
Source: ABC
Source: ABC

Although the country may be divided over the election results, the holidays can be a good time to put aside differences and come together. 

New Thanksgiving specials for your favorite comedies kick off Thursday, providing an opportunity to crack a smile and laugh with some of the wackiest families on TV. From the beloved Belcher clan on Bob's Burgers, to the mixed animated/ live-action family on Son of Zorn, check out 11 Thanksgiving-themed TV specials to watch this year (plus one bonus Christmas episode). 

Superstore (Thursday, Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. Eastern on NBC)

Catch back-to-back episodes of Superstore on Thursday, Nov. 10, starting off with "Seasonal Help" at 8 p.m. Eastern. Glenn tries to find the "perfect person to play Santa at the store for Christmas." He'll also cause a little bit of chaos by hiring Amy's husband for some part-time work.

Following the appearance of Santa, catch "Black Friday" at 8:30 p.m. Eastern. The Cloud 9 gang bring the laughs when a bad case of food poisoning strikes on the biggest shopping day of the year.

Son of Zorn (Sunday, Nov. 13 at 8:30 p.m. Eastern on Fox)

Zorn spends Thanksgiving on Earth in "The Battle of Thanksgiving" — but he's not celebrating the holiday to spend time with his family. He wants to prove to his former mother-in-law that he's "matured." Typical Zorn.

Fresh Off the Boat (Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 9 p.m. Eastern on ABC)

What better way to spend Thanksgiving than at a restaurant chain? Jessica and Louis plan on opening Cattleman's Ranch on Thanksgiving Day in "No Thanks-Giving."


Happy, happy. Joy, joy.
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The Real O'Neals (Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 9:30 p.m. Eastern on ABC)

The O'Neals start a new Thanksgiving tradition in "The Real Tradition." Pat invites Gloria as his dinner guest, while Eileen asks VP Murray to join them. But the pressure is on for Eileen as she "prepares to meet VP Murray's mom for the first time." 

The Goldbergs (Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. Eastern on ABC)

Adam turns sour in "Ho-ly K.I.T.T.," a Thanksgiving-themed episode of The Goldbergs. A big fan of "Knight Rider," Adam gets jealous when his dad and Uncle Marvin go to the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade to see K.I.T.T. in person. As Adam attempts to sabotage his dad's relationship with Marvin, Beverly tries to get Lainey and Bill to spend the holiday at her house so that way Barry doesn't have to split his time. 

Speechless (Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 8:30 p.m. Eastern on ABC)

There is no avoiding Jimmy's annoying brother on Thanksgiving. Fortunately the DiMeo family discovers that their relatives are not as perfect as they seem in "T-H-A-Thanksgiving."

Black-ish (Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 9:30 p.m. Eastern on ABC)

Bow and Dre take one final vacation before the baby arrives in "Auntsgiving." Meanwhile, things get a little crazy at the house over Thanksgiving when Pops' older sister shows up. 


I'll take cash this year.
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Dr. Ken (Friday, Nov. 18 at 8:30 p.m. Eastern on ABC)

A holiday plan goes awry when Allison suggests that the family drive to her parents' house for Thanksgiving. Traffic and kid nonsense force her to lose her cool in "Allison's Thanksgiving Meltdown."

Bob's Burgers (Sunday, Nov. 20 at 8:30 p.m. Eastern on Fox)

The Belcher kids are known for doing their own thing, and Thanksgiving doesn't slow them down. They put on their "own version" of the school's Thanksgiving play in "The Quirkducers."

Man With a Plan (Monday, Nov. 21 at 8:30 p.m. Eastern on CBS)

Can Adam organize the school's big Thanksgiving feast with the guys? Andi has to stop herself from taking over in "Thanksgiving."

The Middle (Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. Eastern on ABC)

Don't miss The Middle's eighth Thanksgiving special. Frankie doesn't like Axl's girlfriend April and is determined to keep her out of their annual family Christmas photo. What she doesn't realize is that Axl plans on going to April's for holiday dinner.


Thank you Frankie Heck for all your Thanksgiving laughs.
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American Housewife (Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 8:30 p.m. Eastern on ABC)

Katie's Thanksgiving gets turned upside down by a visit from her mom in "The Blow Up." That's not Katie's only problem. Her nemesis Viv invites herself over for dinner.

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Amanda Buckle

Amanda is Mic's senior arts editor. She was previously entertainment editor at the International Business Times.

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