As God Is My Witness, I Thought Turkeys Could Fly – The Best Thanksgiving Sitcom Moment in TV History from WKRP in Cincinnati [VIDEO]
If you’re of the era of classic sitcoms, you’ll remember this episode. It has gone down in history as perhaps the best, funniest moment in holiday sitcom history. Possibly, in all of sitcom history.
I’ve brought you both versions. To be honest, you have to watch the longer one to get the full feel for the episode. It sets up the lame-brained idea from the station manager, Mr Carlson.
It’s a classic example of why you NEVER NEVER EVER let your sales people or admin executives come up with your promotional ideas. My favorite moment is when Les comes in at the end, as Andy presses him for more;
“I really don’t know how to describe it… It’s like the turkeys mounted a counter-attack. it’s almost as if they were… organized.”
The full 12 minute version-
The quick version-