Can You Guess the TV Show From an Image of Its Christmas Special?

Bambi Turner

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The characters from your favorite TV shows can start to feel like family after years of faithful viewing, so it's no surprise that you'd want to enjoy the holidays with them. Take our quiz to see if you can identify these shows from only a single shot of their Christmas episodes!

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Things get awkward in this 1992 episode of "Seinfeld." When Elaine allows Kramer to photograph her for her annual holiday cards, she ends up sending out an X-rated image to pretty much everyone she knows.

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In "The Simpsons" episode "Grift of the Magi," Springfield Elementary gets bought out by a corporation called Kid First Industries. Robot toys called Funzos are spying on Springfielders, but Homer and the gang have to take on security guard Gary Coleman to save the day.

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In this 1988 Christmas episode of "The Wonder Years," Kevin and big brother Wayne beg Jack to buy the family a color television.

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The holiday spirit must have changed Red, because in this 1998 Christmas episode of "That '70s Show," he lets Eric throw a booze-filled basement party. Of course, Eric manages to screw it up by using the family's Christmas tree money to buy the beer.

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Even Christmas didn't convince the writers of "Ren and Stimpy" to keep it classy for once. In this 1993 episode, Stimpy passes gas, which makes him think he has given birth to a child -- whom he names Stinky.

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In the 1989 holiday episode of "The Cosby Show," Elvin ends up dressing as an elf to cheer up kids in the hospital. Meanwhile, the sassy Olivia questions Cliff on Santa's ethnic makeup.

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The season 2 holiday episode of "Futurama" introduced viewers to the evil robot Santa of the future. Voiced by John Goodman, this Santa sees everyone as naughty, and the penalty is death, not coal.

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In the season 2 "How I Met Your Mother" episode "How Lily Stole Christmas," the gang gets into a huge fight. It takes Ted remembering that Lily has always wanted an Easy-Bake Oven to solidify their friendship once again.

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In season 1 of "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air," viewers get to watch Will's first California Christmas. He quickly realizes that Ashley has never had a real Christmas experience thanks to her ultra-rich upbringing, and reaches out to make her holiday merry.

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"Veronica Mars" didn't bother with any of the traditional Christmas stuff for its 2004 holiday episode. Instead, the teen detective and her dad were on the case, as always, this time trying to stop a stalker from ruining Aaron Echolls' Christmas party.

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In this 2012 season 3 episode of the sitcom, "Louie," the title character heads to China to see the Yangtze River after experiencing a particularly bad New Year's Eve.

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Even with Leslie serving a two-week suspension, her staff is focused on giving her the perfect gift in this 2011 episode of "Parks and Recreation." They finally settle on a miniature version of City Hall made out of gingerbread.

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In typical "The Office" fashion, the 2006 holiday episode featured a pair of competing Christmas parties, and a mopey Michael, who was down in the dumps after losing his girlfriend.

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In this 1998 holiday episode of "Frasier," the title character is set up with a lovely woman -- who turns out to be Jewish and thinks Frasier is too. His family is then forced to pretend to be Jewish in order to impress his new love and her matchmaker mother.

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In the 1973 season 4 Christmas episode of "All in the Family," the normally jolly Edith just isn't embracing the holiday spirit. Viewers learn why after Edith reveals to Gloria that she might have breast cancer.

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Even "Lost" managed to have some holiday-themed episodes, despite the whole stranded on a desert island thing. In the season 4 episode, "The Constant," Desmond travels through time to 1996. The episode concludes with Penny crying in front of the Christmas tree as she finally hears his voice again.

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The Homeowner's Association on "Roseanne" picked the wrong people to tangle with when they messed with the Conners. After instructing the family to keep their decor tasteful, Roseanne and her crew decide to throw a truly trashy Christmas in this 1993 episode.

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Times are tough for Fred and his family in the 1964 holiday episode of "The Flintstones." To make ends meet, Fred plays Santa at Macyrock, a major department store in the Stone Age town of Bedrock.

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In this 2001 "Scrubs" episode, "My Own Personal Jesus," no one at the hospital is really in the holiday spirit -- including Turk, who faces a series of accidents themed after the 12 Days of Christmas.

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In the first Christmas-themed episode of "The Andy Griffith Show," Mayberry's own Scrooge wants to see a local moonshiner spend the holiday in jail. When he sees how well prisoners are treated under Andy's care, however, the meddling man decides that he wouldn't mind spending Christmas behind bars himself.

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In the 1978 "Taxi" episode "A Full House for Christmas," Louie and little brother, Nicky, feud over poker and their mom.

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In this season 2 Christmas episode of "Laverne and Shirley," the girls get talked into performing in a holiday pageant by none other than Carmine -- aka The Big Ragoo.

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"Friends" had its share of great Christmas episodes, including this one from season 6, where Rachel tore the apartment apart trying to discover where Monica hid her presents. Ross and Monica also appear on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve," where they perform a totally epic dance routine from their childhood.

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When the opportunity comes up to decorate a holiday window scene at Barney's, Jack jumps on it -- much to Grace's annoyance -- in this 1998 season 4r "Will and Grace" episode.

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After all their Christmas gifts get stolen, the gang from "Always Sunny" spends Christmas morning throwing rocks at trains in this season 6 holiday episode.

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"South Park" was never afraid to go there, but the show really showed its true colors with its season 1 Christmas episode, "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo." When Kyle is feeling left out because he is Jewish, Mr. Hankey comes to life and helps keep him in the holiday spirit -- while convincing everyone else that Kyle is losing his mind.

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"The Simpsons" has had no shortage of great Christmas episodes over it decades on the air, and this season 13 episode, "She of Little Faith," is another fan favorite. Fed up with the commercialism of the holidays, and the corporate sponsorship of the church, Lisa ditches Christianity and becomes a Buddhist.

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In this season 2 holiday episode of "Arrested Development," the family is forced to restore the banana stand after it's destroyed by local teens in an annual town tradition. GOB then fires the entire staff after a company holiday party gone wrong.

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Liz and Jack are less than thrilled when family shows up on this season 2 episode of "30 Rock." Meanwhile, Tracy can't come to the holiday party because he's wearing an alcohol-monitoring ankle bracelet.

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"The Office" workers hosted a Secret Santa for Christmas in season 2. After Michael blows the spending limit by buying an iPod, he wants to change the rules as the event progresses.

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Things aren't exactly festive in this season 6 holiday episode of "Dawson's Creek." The entire gang is back in Capeside for Christmas, but things get heated when a drunken Andy wrecks Pacey's car.

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It's a Festivus for the rest of us in this classic holiday episode of "Seinfeld." As Kramer heads back to work after a years-long strike at the bagel shop, Frank shares the spirit of Festivus with those looking for a Christmas alternative.

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In this special holiday episode of "M*A*S*H," a mortally wounded solider ends up on the base at Christmas. The men do everything they can to prolong his life so he doesn't die on Christmas day.

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Despite his bravado, the Fonz actually has no one to spend Christmas with in the season 2 holiday episode of "Happy Days." When the Cunninghams find out, they invite Fonzie to be part of their family celebration.

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The 1983 holiday episode of "Cheers" found Sam allowing a sick man to tend bar. When the mystery man left, he left behind a wad of cash -- and a will written on a paper napkin.

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What do you do when the costume rental store is out of Santa suits? If you're Ross Geller from "Friends," you improvise and dress up as the Holiday Armadillo, who tells the story of the Jewish people and the festival of Hanukkah in this season 10 episode.

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Cooper Draper Price is struggling in the season 4 holiday episode of "Mad Men." Rather than cutting corners, they are going all out at their holiday party to impress the execs from Lucky Strike cigarettes.

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In this season 2 episode of "Community" from 2010, Abed's mind starts working in stop-motion as he tires to understand the true meaning of Christmas.

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In this season 1 holiday episode of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," Mary desperately wants to spend Christmas at home with her mom and dad. Instead, she gets stuck working on Christmas -- and then on New Year's Eve as well.

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The very first episode of "The Simpsons" aired in 1989 and happened to be a Christmas-themed episode. After Marge is forced to spend the Christmas fund on tattoo removal for Bart, Homer takes a job as a mall Santa -- then promptly blows his money at the dog track.

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The 2003 holiday episode of "The O.C." offered a mashup of Christmas and Hanukkah -- reflecting the fact that Seth's mom was Catholic while his dad was Jewish.

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The season 3 holiday episode, "Amends," is a favorite among "Buffy" fans. Not your typical Christmas show, it focuses on Angel's temptation to kill Buffy -- and his thoughts of suicide to escape this temptation.

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In the 1955 episode of "The Honeymooners" titled "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," Ralph sells his beloved bowling ball to get Alice a Christmas present.

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Only the Bundys could end up with a drunken Santa crash landing in their backyard, forcing Al to play Santa for believing children in this 1987 episode of "Married...with Children."

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The first season of "Ally McBeal" had a unique twist on the classic Christmas episode. As John was hoping to take Ally to the office Christmas party, Ally found herself representing a trio fighting for a three-way marriage.

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In the 2000 holiday episode of sci-fi drama, "Roswell," Isabel is so gung-ho about the holiday that people start calling her The Christmas Nazi. Meanwhile, Max uses his powers to heal kids at a children's hospital.

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The short-lived but much-loved series, "My So-Called Life," featured one very special Christmas episode in its first season. After Rickie gets into a fight with his Uncle and ends up homeless, it's up to Angela to help him get off the streets before the holidays.

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The entire Bayside crew gets jobs at the mall in the "Saved By the Bell" special "A Home for Christmas." Their focus quickly switches from gifts to charity after they meet a homeless father daughter duo in need of some help.

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In this classic Christmas special from season 1 of "Father Knows Best," Jim worries that his family has gotten too materialistic. The Andersons end up stuck in a remote hotel, where they learn the true meaning of the holiday.

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After everyone's plans fall through in the "Wings" holiday special, the gang goes to crash Fay's big Christmas party -- only to learn she's celebrating alone as she mourns the loss of George.

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