Buckle up, everyone, we’re about to have a Thanksgiving ride! The title speaks for itself. Call it a seasonal family comedy drama with action elements and a totally unpredictable ending.
Introverts may take it as a horror movie, thanks to the four walls without a possibility to exit and a bunch of people throwing ‘what are you doing with your life’-sorta questions at you. For those who are introducing their partners to the family, it may feel like a romantic movie until an uncle makes an inappropriate comment. But for the most part it’s a wild cooking show with special effects. Just think of how many charcoal turkeys, shattered ovens, dropped pumpkin pies, and whatnot there will be across the country. I’ll just leave it here.
For those wondering how come we still love Thanksgiving so much, it’s basically the only thing that gets our families together. We may argue over politics, vaccines, housing prices, and whatnot, but hey, we love each other and that’s what matters. Plus, we stuff our bellies.
So just in time for Thanksgiving, we have a special treat for you—this dramatic list of funny Thanksgiving failures that’s basically a to-do list of “what not to do.” Enjoy!
#1 Cut A Lemon In Half And Place It Under Turkey Skin To Lighten The Mood This Thanksgiving
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#2 I’m Not Sad I’m Working Thanksgiving, I’m Sad My Donut Shop Is Closed
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It’s crazy to think that the most awaited holidays of the year may bring so much stress to so many of us. With so many responsibilities, family reunions, elaborate dinners, first time introductions, and you name it, a tiny thing can spark a conflict. Especially in times where people are opinionated about things like politics and coronavirus, as well being as anxious as ever.
And as if the year hasn’t been rough enough, half of Americans think Thanksgiving will be twice as stressful this year because of COVID-19, according to research. The new survey conducted on behalf of HelloFresh found that 53% think the stress will be double this year, with one in ten not even celebrating.
#4 Last Year My Brother Had To Work On Thanksgiving. He Asked Me To Save Him A Little Bit Of Everything
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#5 I Think The Neighbor’s Turkey Is Done
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#6 My 17 Year Old Cousin Made This For The Family Thanksgiving Party. Took Me A Good 30 Minutes To Notice
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Due to the pressure, with so much up in the air this year with COVID-19, the survey also found 18% of respondents will be cooking their own Thanksgiving dinners for the first time this year. The number of loners on Thanksgiving is somewhat never seen before as the dinner was normally spent with ones’ closest family members and/or friends.
Much of the stress is actually heightened by the fact that one is expected to have a perfect evening, with everyone happy to see each other, and having lots of things to catch up on after a chaotic year. So no wonder that the same survey showed that more than a half, 52%, said they feel pressure to make this Thanksgiving absolutely perfect.
#7 Carving The Turkey
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#8 Someone Asked Me What I Use To Marinate My Turkey, I Told Them I Use The Marinating Drawer In The Fridge… Why, What Do You Use?
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#9 Got Snowed In So We Had To Work With What We Had. I Present Meatloaf “Turkey”, Complete With Little Smokie Stuffing. Happy Thanksgiving Y’all
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Another set of interesting findings about how Americans are going to spend Thanksgiving was made by a Quinnipiac University poll which was released on Monday. It found that 66% of adults are “hoping to avoid” conversations about politics at the dinner table this year, a sentiment that includes most Democrats, Republicans and independents. Meanwhile, 21% of respondents can’t be more excited about the prospect. They said that they are “looking forward” to hashing out their political views at a dinner table.
#10 Thanksgiving Dinner Was Lit
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#11 Spent Thanksgiving Morning In ER Because I Had Sharp Pains In My Belly Area. Turns Out I Have An Ovarian Cyst. In The Spirit Of Giving Enjoy A Pic Of Me Doped Up On Morphine. Happy Thanksgiving
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#12 Happy Thanksgiving From My Little Sisters First Ever Turkey
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Tim Malloy, Quinnipiac University Polling Analyst, commented: “A heaping serving of political back and forth with your cranberries and stuffing? No way, say Americans, who would far rather feast on the big meal than feud with each other on Turkey Day.”
The poll also shows that Americans are in a giving mood this holiday season, with 89 percent saying they plan to donate “about the same” or “more” to charity than they did last year, while just 7 percent say they plan to give less. According to him, “The pandemic nightmare may have brought emotional, and in some cases, financial upheaval to American homes, but it did not chip away at their charitable instincts.”
#13 Yes, A Happy Thanksgiving To All
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#14 I Call This Performance Piece “Thanksgiving Eve”
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#15 Merry Thanksgiving
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Experts warn that high expectations from friends about dinner, gifts and other treats may feel overwhelming and worsen the anxiety. The pressure may result in worsening depression, family fights, or even mental breakdowns. And for those who already suffer from symptoms of depression or anxiety, they can worsen significantly during Thanksgiving.
So let’s take a deep breath, everyone! Let those pies drop, turkeys burn, family feuds erupt. If we can’t change the world around us, we can at least change our attitude about it. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!
#16 I Removed The Skin Before Carving My Turkey And Made A Thanksgiving Burrito
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#17 Happy Thanksgiving
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#18 A Thanksgiving Classic
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#19 The Turkeys Might Have Been Burned But The Laughter And The Company Were All That Mattered. Happy Thanksgiving
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#20 Thanksgiving Fail. Someone Order The Pizza
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#21 Jell-O Shot Casserole: Because I’m Too Lazy To Do Individual Shot Glasses. It’s The Perfect Thanksgiving Tradition
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#22 Thanksgiving Delight
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#23 Thanksgiving Is Cancelled
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#24 Everyone Complains About Their Family After Thanksgiving, But Mine Truly Are Monsters
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#25 My Friend Dropped His Thanksgiving Turkey
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#26 Happy Thanksgiving
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#27 The Turkey My Wife Bought For Thanksgiving
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#28 My Grocery Store Sells These Beauties
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#29 Stayed Up Until 4 Am Baking My First Fully From Scratch Apple Pie For Thanksgiving. Stayed Up Until 4:30 Am Having A Breakdown Over Dropping It
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#30 Dog Pulled The Turkey Off The Counter And Shattered The Glass Dish It Was In
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#31 My Thanksgiving Monstrosity
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#32 Our Thanksgiving Cake
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#33 My Apartment Building Burned Down This Afternoon. Happy Thanksgiving I Guess
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#34 First Year Mom Trusted Me With The Turkey
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#35 Why, Of All Days, On Thanksgiving
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#36 Really Looking Forward To Some Custard Pumpkin Pie For Thanksgiving
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#37 Thanksgiving 2019, Have I Hit Rock Bottom?
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#38 Spent 4 Hours In The Emergency Room On Thanksgiving Day. Today I Received The Post-Insurance Bill. Screw American Healthcare
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#39 The Way My Roommate Ate This Pie I Bought For Thanksgiving
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#40 The Fruit Tart My Wife Made From Scratch. Happy Thanksgiving
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#41 It’s Not Truly Thanksgiving Until Heather Drops A Cheesecake In The Floor
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#42 Just An Fyi – These Are My 2 1/2 Hour Baked Biscuits. Easy Baking Instructions – Put Biscuits In Oven Then Leave For 2 1/2 Hours Then Come Home To A Smokey House
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#43 I Tried
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#44 Happy Thanksgiving
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#45 My Cat Ruined Thanksgiving
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#46 My “Family-Oriented” Company Provided Thanksgiving Dinner Since They Couldn’t Bother To Let Us Go Home
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#47 Anyone Want A Slice Of The Turdkey Cake?
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#48 I Think Someone Was Not Pleased With His Share Of The Thanksgiving Turkey
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#49 It’s A Good Sign You Ruined Thanksgiving When The Bird Comes Out Of The Oven Looking Like The Iceman Ötzi
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#50 These Were Supposed To Be Mini Pumpkin Pies, However, The Crust Crumbled On Every Single One When I Pulled Them Out Of The Pan
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