"When WKRP in Cincinnati aired its seventh episode on October 30, 1978, no one -- including creator Hugh Wilson -- had any idea the freshman series was about to become part of television holiday special history. And they didn't even have to use any actual turkeys to do it. "Turkeys Away," which was credited to the late writer Bill Dial, was a Thanksgiving-themed entry for the sitcom about an Ohio-based radio station and its eccentric staff. For a holiday tie-in, Wilson decided to use an anecdote he had heard from Atlanta radio executive Jerry Blum ... " -- Mental Floss
As funny as the first time I watched it. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
Makes me laugh every time....
I've only ever seen it in reruns though, I was 1 when it aired lol. Still make my dad laugh every time too...
Have a great thanksgiving Gracie.
"I guess he thought he could save the day by turning the turkeys loose...it gets pretty strange after that."
Happy (strange) Thanksgiving everyone.
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