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The cast of “Friends” leaning over the rooftop balcony
Joey (Matt LeBlanc), Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow), Monica (Courteney Cox), Ross (David Schwimmer), and Rachel (Jennifer Aniston) from “Friends”

’Tis officially the season – for pumpkin spice latte, that is! As the weather gets chillier and the days get shorter, we find ourselves reaching for our long-awaited PSLs, a cozy blanket, and, of course, the remote control. Want to take a break from overtly festive films without sacrificing your autumnal spirit? Indulge in a few fall-inspired episodes of these seven comfort shows across different streaming services!

‘The Office’

Michael Scott wearing a blond wig from “The Office”
Michael Scott (Steve Carell)

Just like the pumpkin spice latte, “The Office” feels like a big, warm hug no matter how long of a break you’ve taken from it. With iconic moments, unforgettable characters, and a storyline that takes its time, “The Office” just might be the gold standard of comfort shows – and it’s available to watch on Peacock.

Halloween Episodes of “The Office”

  • Season 2, Episode 5: “Halloween”
  • Season 5, Episode 6: “Employee Transfer”
  • Season 6, Episode 8: “Koi Pond”
  • Season 7, Episode 6: “Costume Contest”
  • Season 8, Episode 5: “Spooked”
  • Season 9, Episode 5: “Here Comes Treble”


The cast of “Friends” hanging out in the kitchen
Joey (Matt LeBlanc), Monica (Courteney Cox), Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow), Ross (David Schwimmer), Chandler (Matthew Perry), and Rachel (Jennifer Aniston)

When it comes to a marathon binge with your favorite coffee in hand, could there be a more perfect show? Just like the flavors of pumpkin, cinnamon, and coffee meld together in your PSL, the cast of “Friends” has created some of the most memorable moments in television – especially in the show’s fall-themed episodes! Add the following episodes on Hulu.

Fall Episodes of “Friends”

  • Season 1, Episode 8: “The One Where Nana Dies Twice”
  • Season 1, Episode 9: “The One Where Underdog Gets Away”
  • Season 3, Episode 9: “The One With the Football”
  • Season 4 Episode 8: “The One With Chandler in a Box”
  • Season 4, Episode 15: “The One With All the Rugby”
  • Season 5 Episode 8: “The One with All the Thanksgivings”
  • Season 6 Episode 9: “The One Where Ross Got High”
  • Season 8, Episode 6: “The One With the Halloween Party”
  • Season 8, Episode 9: “The One With the Rumor”
  • Season 10, Episode 8: “The One With the Late Thanksgiving”

‘Parks and Recreation’

Ann Perkins and Leslie Knope sitting together in “Parks and Recreation”
Ann Perkins (Rashida Jones) and Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler)

If you like your PSLs extra sweet, you may have something in common with Leslie Knope! With its small-town vibes and storylines centered around community and friendship, “Parks and Recreation” features cringey, frustrating, and archetypal characters, but the kind that you still root for at the end of the day. Watch the episodes with a Philo subscription!

Fall Episodes of “Parks and Recreation”

  • Season 2, Episode 7: “Greg Pikitis”
  • Season 3, Episode 7: “Harvest Festival”
  • Season 4, Episode 5: “Meet ‘n’ Greet”
  • Season 5, Episode 5: “Halloween Surprise”

‘Gilmore Girls’

The cast of “Gilmore Girls” sitting around a picnic table
Rory (Alexis Bledel), Lorelai (Lauren Graham), and Sookie (Melissa McCarthy)

Before you take your next sip of PSL, be sure to raise a mug to Lorelai and Rory. Potentially the coziest of all comfort shows, “Gilmore Girls” seems to be perpetually set in fall. It’s a low-stakes show that’s sweet, emotionally moving, and best enjoyed while wrapped in a sweater. Be sure to watch the series on Netflix.

Fall Episodes of “Gilmore Girls”

  • Season 1, Episode 7: “Kiss and Tell”
  • Season 3, Episode 5: “Eight O'Clock at the Oasis”
  • Season 3, Episode 6: “Take the Deviled Eggs…”
  • Season 3, Episode 7: “They Shoot Gilmores, Don't They?”
  • Season 3, Episode 8: “Let the Games Begin”
  • Season 3, Episode 9: “A Deep-Fried Korean Thanksgiving”
  • Season 4, Episode 5: “The Fundamental Things Apply”
  • Season 4, Episode 8: “Die, Jerk”
  • Season 4, Episode 9: “Ted Koppel’s Big Night Out”
  • Season 5, Episode 5: “We Got Us a Pippi Virgin”
  • Season 5, Episode 7: “You Jump, I Jump, Jack”
  • Season 5, Episode 10: “But Not as Cute as Pushkin”
  • Season 5, Episode 9: “Emily Says Hello”
  • Season 6, Episode 7: “Twenty-One Is the Loneliest Number”

‘Bob’s Burgers’

Bob and Louise Belcher in the kitchen
Bob (voiced by H. Jon Benjamin) and Louise (voiced by Kristen Schaal)

Come for the Halloween and Thanksgiving episodes, and stay for one of TV’s most lovable and chaotic families. Available on Hulu, “Bob’s Burgers” has made its name as a comfort show staple thanks to its simple animation, wacky sense of humor, and deep roots in love and togetherness.

Fall Episodes of “Bob’s Burgers”

  • Season 3, Episode 2: “Full Bars”
  • Season 3, Episode 5: “An Indecent Thanksgiving Proposal”
  • Season 4, Episode 2: “Fort Night”
  • Season 4 Episode 5: “Turkey in a Can”
  • Season 5, Episode 2: “Tina and the Real Ghost”
  • Season 5 Episode 4: “Dawn of the Peck”
  • Season 6, Episode 3: “The Hauntening”
  • Season 6 Episode 4: “Gayle Makin’ Bob Sled”
  • Season 7, Episode 3: “Teen-a-Witch”
  • Season 7 Episode 6: “The Quirkducers”
  • Season 8, Episode 3: “The Wolf of Wharf Street”
  • Season 8, Episode 5: “Thanks-hoarding”
  • Season 9, Episode 4: “Nightmare on Ocean Avenue Street”
  • Season 9, Episode 7: “I Bob Your Pardon”
  • Season 10, Episode 4: “Pig Trouble in Little Tina”
  • Season 10, Episode 8: “Now We’re Not Cooking With Gas”
  • Season 11, Episode 4: “Heartbreak Hotel-oween”
  • Season 12, Episode 3: “The Pumpkinening”

‘Schitt’s Creek’

Moira and Johnny Rose looking at a framed photo in “Schitt’s Creek”
Moira (Catherine O'Hara) and Johnny (Eugene Levy)

It’s not every day you can find a show that can make you cry from both laughter and joy, but somehow “Schitt’s Creek” and its dysfunctional characters manage to pull it off. While it may not be known for its fall episodes, “Schitt’s Creek” is without a doubt a fantastic comfort watch on Hulu – and you know that Twyla would make a fantastic PSL.

Cozy Episodes of “Schitt’s Creek”

  • Season 1, Episode 7: “Turkey Shoot”
  • Season 2, Episode 2: “Family Dinner”
  • Season 3, Episode 12: “Friends & Family”
  • Season 4, Episode 9: “The Olive Branch”

‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’

Sabrina Spellman scolding at Salem in “Sabrina the Teenage Witch”
Sabrina Spellman (Melissa Joan Hart) and Salem (voiced by Nick Bakay)

Sweet, spicy, and positively magical, Sabrina Spellman might be the pumpkin spice latte personified. With its ’90s sitcom charm, impeccable fashion choices, and campy plotlines, “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” is a comfort show that, much like the PSL, will keep you coming back for more. Don’t miss the magic on Hulu!

Fall Episodes of “Sabrina the Teenage Witch”

  • Season 1, Episode 5: “A Halloween Story”
  • Season 2, Episode 6: “A River of Candy Corn Runs Through It”
  • Season 3, Episode 6: “Good Will Haunting”
  • Season 4, Episode 6: “Episode LXXXI: The Phantom Menace”
  • Season 4, Episode 9: “Love Means Having To Say You're Sorry”
  • Season 5, Episode 6: “The Halloween Scene”
  • Season 6, Episode 4: “Murder on the Halloween Express”

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