Our Guide To Classic Thanksgiving Entertainment Not to Be Missed

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Apart from being thankful for the amazing PlayOn team with whom I have the pleasure of working each and every day, I want to express my gratitude to each PlayOn customer - for using our products, giving us actionable feedback, tolerating our occasional bugs, and rapidly adopting our new features and paradigms. Without our customers - recording, watching, casting, and yes, submitting support tickets, we'd be nothing. So - Thanks!

I am also grateful for PlayOn Cloud - as I am loading up on recordings to make my holiday travel (with an 8 and 10 year-old in tow) a breeze. Since I am trying to get the family in the "gratitude" mood during our travels this year, I have collected some all-time favorite Thanksgiving shows that I am excited to share.

We're also saying thanks to our not-yet-lifetime-members by chopping $20 off the price of lifetime and throwing in 20 free PlayOn Cloud recordings with every Desktop Lifetime purchase. You can install the PlayOn Cloud app (just search PlayOn cloud in your app store) on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device and record more than enough programming to keep the family entertained for even the longest of Thanksgiving treks!

Thanksgiving/Feasting Movies

Home for the Holidays - Amazon

The Big Chill - Amazon

An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving - Amazon

No Reservations - Netflix

Thanksgiving TV

Hulu (or Yahoo View)
WKRP in Cincinnati - Season 1, Episode 7 - Turkeys Away

New Girl - Season 6, Episode 7 - Last Thanksgiving

Family Guy - Season 10, Episode 6 - Thanksgiving

Full House - Season 1, Episode 9 - The Miracle of Thanksgiving

Cheers - Season 5, Episode 9 - Thanksgiving Orphans

South Park - Season 15, Episode 13 - A History Channel Thanksgiving

Iron Chef America - Season 8, Episode 34 - Thanksgiving Showdown

Chopped - Season 16, Episode 12 - A Chopped Thankgiving

Friends - Season 3, Episode 9 - The One with the Football

Friends - Season 5, Episode 8 - The One With All The Thanksgivings

How I Met Your Mother - Season 3, Episode 9 - Slapsgiving (!Leaving Netflix on 11/13!)

Gilmore Girls - Season 3, Episode 9 - A Deep-Fried Korean Thanksgiving

West Wing - Season 2, Episode 8 - Shibboleth

Parenthood - Season 2, Episode 10 - Happy Thanksgiving

New Girl - Season 2, Episode 8 - Parents

and for the little ones:

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving


Daniel Tiger - Season 2, Episode 4 - Thank You, Grandpere Tiger! / Neighborhood Thank You Day

A Thanksgiving Tale

The Spirit of Thanksgiving


Garfield's Thanksgiving

Home for the Holidays: A History of Thanksgiving (Full Documentary)

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