THE Merry Christmas Eve Eve meme from Friends has made the rounds on social media two days before Christmas.
The famous catchphrase was said by Phoebe Buffay during a Christmas episode of the hit series Friends.
The scene where Phoebe tells the gang ‘Happy Christmas Eve Eve’Credit: Getty Images – Getty
What is Merry Christmas Eve Eve?
Merry Christmas Eve Eve is the day before Christmas Eve and two days before Christmas Day.
What episode does Phoebe say Merry Christmas Eve Eve?
Phoebe, played by Lisa Kudrow, said the catchphrase during season two, episode nine – The One with Phoebe’s Dad.
From left to right, Joey, Phoebe, Rachel, Monica and RossCredit: Getty Images – Getty
The episode aired on December 14, 1995.
In the episode, Joey, Ross, Chandler, Monica and Rachel are in the Central Perk coffee shop when Phoebe walks in and tells them “Hey, Happy Christmas Eve Eve.”
Phoebe BuffayCredit: 2013 NBCUniversal Media, LLC
How many Christmas episodes of Friends are there?
There are nine Christmas episodes in the series.
- The One with Phoebe’s Dad (S2/E9)
- The One Where Rachel Quits (S3/E10)
- The One with the Girl from Poughkeepsie (S4/E10)
- The One with the Inappropriate Sister (S5/E10)
- The One with the Routine (S6/E10)
- The One with All the Candy (S7/E9)
- The One with the Holiday Armadillo (S7/E10)
- The One with the Creepy Holiday Card (S8/E11)
- The One with Christmas in Tulsa (S9/E10)
The group of friends in Monica’s apartmentCredit: Getty Images – Getty
The only two seasons that did not include a Christmas episode are season one and 10.
Season one featured a New Years Eve episode, and season 10 only featured a Thanksgiving episode.
The final episode of Friends, The Last One, aired on May 6, 2004 on NBC and drew in more than 52million viewers.
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