The holidays are a magical time of year when Netflix Canada introduces all sorts of Christmas classics and brand new cheesy Netflix Original Christmas movies. If you're an avid binge-watcher chances are you've already seen The Princess Switch and Love Actually a billion times, but that's not all Netflix has to offer this December. 

Hidden deep in the seasons of Netflix Canada's most popular shows are some of the best Christmas specials on Netflix. In fact, chances are any long-running show will have made a Christmas episode or two along the lines. These are all the trending Netflix Canada shows that you forgot had Christmas specials. 

1. Riverdale

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As one of the more recent hot Netflix shows, Riverdale has only done one Christmas special so far, but it's a fun throwback to the black hood era storylines. 

  • Season 2, Episode 9

2. Stranger Things

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It didn't take long for Stranger Things to launch their Christmas Episode. In fact, it was only their third epsiode but it became a quick holiday icon. 

  • Season 1, Episode 3

3. Orange Is The New Black

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The ladies of Litchfield know how to celebrate the holidays. Even though there have been six episodes of the show, they only have one Christmas episode, after all Piper's sentence was only supposed to be less than a year. 

  • Season 1, Episode 13

4. Arrested Development

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This one is definitely a throwback, meaning it's even more of a hidden Christmas gem. Arrested Development has not one but actually two holiday specials to enjoy.

  • Season 1, Episode 7
  • Season 2, Episode 6

5. Black Mirror

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Even terrifyingly creepy shows can celebrate the holidays. Black Mirror decided to celebrate a White Christmas early on in their second season. 

  • Season 2, Episode 4

6. The Mindy Project

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Mindy Lahiri likes to party, that's why her character makes sure to thow lots of Christmas parties. Thankfully, you can catch them all on Netflix. 

  • Season 1, Episode 9
  • Season 2, Episode 11
  • Season 3, Episode 11

7. Gossip Girl

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Despite their long run, Gossip Girl only has one official Christmas episode. It happened in their very first season and has all the drama you'd expect from the Upper East Side. 

  • Season 1, Episode 11

8. This Is Us

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One of the latest trending shows and most heartbreaking shows on Netflix is This Is Us. The basically make us feel like we're part of their family and families celebrate the holidays together.  

  • Season 1, Episode 10

9. Jane The Virgin

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Jane the Virgin is basically Netflix's greatest telenovela. If you watch the show you know Jane puts a lot of meaning on snowfall, and Christmas and snow go hand in hand. 

  • Season 2, Episode 8

10. Sherlock

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BBC's Sherlock did not hold back from their Christmas special. Not only does it pack on the Christmas mood in its unique way, but has an intense story too. 

  • Series 3, Episode 4

11. Gilmore Girls

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Leave it to Gilmore Girls to give us a super consistent holiday episode. Every season has one packed with family drama, romance, and small town holiday charm. 

  • Season 1, Episode 10
  • Season 2, Episode 10
  • Season 3, Episode 10
  • Season 4, Episode 11
  • Season 5, Episode 11
  • Season 6, Episode 12
  • Season 7, Episode 11
  • Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life - Winter

12. How I Met Your Mother

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How I Met Your Mother has also been pretty consistent in their holiday episodes. In their 8th season, they even treated fans to a three episode holiday mini-series. 

  • Season 2, Episode 11
  • Season 4, Episode 11
  • Season 6, Episode 12
  • Season 7, Episode 12
  • Season 8, Episode 10
  • Season 8, Episode 11
  • Season 8, Episode 12

13. Bob's Burgers

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This the season for bleakness, Belchers, and burgers. Netflix's super popular cartoon is hot even when it's cold and Christmas-y. 

  • Season 3, Episode 9
  • Season 4, Episode 8
  • Season 5, Episode 6
  • Season 6, Episode 5
  • Season 7, Episode 7
  • Season 8, Episode 6
  • Season 8, Episode 7
  • Season 9, Episode 10

To add to your Netflix Christmas watching this Christmas, other shows are going to release their own Christmas specials this year too. Schitt's Creek is launching their very first Christmas episode on December 19th and will serve as the Season 4 finale. 

Meanwhile, Netflix Canada's latest show, The Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina, will launch their very first Christmas episode later in December as well. 

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