WKRP Thanksgiving: “As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly”

WKRP’s infamous Turkey Drop.

Here’s the famous scene:

And here’s the longer set-up to the scene:


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4 Responses to “WKRP Thanksgiving: “As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly””

  1. NicciFredericpdo says:

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  2. bobbybear.i.am says:

    Richard Sanders’s (Les Nessman) comic timing was perfect in the ‘on the scene’ report.

  3. BeccaM says:

    “Oh the humanity!”

  4. Houndentenor says:

    Thank you. That’s the funniest Thanksgiving episode of any show ever.

    They’re falling like bags of wet cement.

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