12 Must-Have Items to Plan the Perfect Friends-Themed Thanksgiving
If you're tasked with hosting this year's Friendsgiving and the prospect has you saying "oh...my...God," why not pay tribute to the show whose Thanksgiving specials have become as iconic as pumpkin pie? Friends gave us ten years of memorable moments, quotes and laughs as our favorite TV gang sat down to celebrate the holiday of gratitude. Click through for items inspired by every Friends' Thanksgiving-themed episode and guaranteed to help you host a party that would put one of Monica's to shame.
They may not be Phoebe’s maternity pants, but these comfy sweats will allow you to eat and eat and eat some more. In fact, you may be able to rival Joey for the amount of turkey consumed on Thanksgiving. Pull up a chair, take a stab at the bird and let us know how you doin’ in about an hour or so.
"It’s all a moo point. It’s like a cow’s opinion. It just doesn’t matter. It’s moo.” A turkey and wine-induced nap does matter on Thanksgiving, and cozying up to this cow fur blanket (if you don’t have a cuddly Smelly Cat nearby) sounds like the best precursor to pumpkin pie.
Cow blanket from biglots.com; $18
Electric Football Game
Ross, unshockingly, had one of the more disappointing Thanksgivings when Rachel finds a pro/con list he created to decide between her and current girlfriend Julie. There’s nothing he needed more than a backspace button to delete both the document and subsequent damage that was caused. Take a true break and reverse the damage of binge-eating with this punny backspace pillow.
Pillow from zazzle.com; $42
We don’t want you to get ice in your eye like Monica, but we do want you to wear eye patches for a hilarious party icebreaker. Talking like a pirate is an appropriate start.
Eyepatch from amazon.com; $6
Digital Photo Frame
Take a trip down memory lane by displaying a digital photo frame of your friends’ most embarrassing photos. Be sure to include moments with unkempt afros, unfortunate facial hair, pre-plastic surgery noses and drastic weight gains to really capture the spirit of the holidays Friends.
Photo frame from amazon.com; $70
First Aid Kit
It’s the most iconic symbol from America’s most beloved TV show and no Friends party can exist without it. But if your gathering is anything like the series, a peephole isn’t necessary. Everyone’s just going to come barging in anyways.
Peephole frame from sears.com; $55
This article originally appeared on foodandwine.com.