10 Fictional Holidays From TV That You Can Actually Celebrate

By Jennifer Lewis

Is your spiritual vibe clashing with Christmas? Then try some of these imaginary alternatives

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It's the holiday season, folks! Time to deck the hallways with diapers and fill a pot with shaving cream. Oh, you don't celebrate Yak Shaving Day? What about Merlinpeen, the Verdukian Holiday of Mouth Pleasures? Or the Fraggle Festival of the Bells? For some awesome reason or another, television is full of weird fictional holidays. Robanukah, a day of drinking and doing the robot? Sounds good to us!

This year, we've decided to spice up our age-old holiday lineup with some fictional festivities. Because, well -- who wouldn't want to observe a day about giving yourself presents? Dust off the ol' Festivus pole, order a meat-lovers pizza, and Treat Yo Self to some fake TV holidays.

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