Along with delicious food, Thanksgiving is very much about the flood of TV and movie specials that mark the start of the holiday season. And when it comes to holiday entertainment, there's always room for a little humor and touching moments. To celebrate Turkey Day, we've rounded up our favorite quotes from TV and movies.
“Never too early to plan ahead, especially when it comes to matters of the tum.” — Dev Shah
"Better Thanksgiving than never." — Dan Humphrey
"When a nice boy who adores you offers you pie, say ‘Thank you." — William
"You're gonna give someone a perfect Thanksgiving, you gotta cook a nice, moist turkey. And I did. Well, me and a little friend I like to call the aluminum foil tent." — Will
"But we have to stay home. Thanksgiving's not Thanksgiving without Frugal Hoosier canned corn, Safeway boxed stuffing, and CVS pumpkin pie." — Sue Heck
"Oh, I should be thankful for the wonderful fall we've been having." — Joey Tribbiani
"I can't cook a Thanksgiving dinner. All I can make is cold cereal and maybe toast." — Charlie Brown
"Do you know what I dream about when I dream about Thanksgiving, which is often? I dream about eating so much deliciousness that all the blood rushes to my stomach and I pass out at the table. Please don't deny me that." — Seth Cohen
"I swear to you, this will be your most memorable Thanksgiving, the one that you'll want the rest of your life. The one that you say 'man, it was never as good as that night.' So let this night be great." — George Simmons
"Well, that was absurd, let's eat dead bird!" — Tommy Larson
"Now if you'll excuse me, I'm going to go baste the turkey and hide the kitchen knives." — Mrs. Pascal
"I used to always have Thanksgiving with Hannah, and I never thought that I could love anybody else. And here it is years later and I'm married to you and completely in love with you. The heart is a very, very resilient little muscle, it really is." — Mickey
"Here I am, 5 o'clock in the morning, stuffing bread crumbs up a dead bird's butt." — Roseanne
"As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly." — Mr. Carlson
Amy Farrah Fowler: "Are you honestly comparing going to Thanksgiving dinner at Mrs. Wolowitz's house to one of the worst tragedies in human history?"
Sheldon Cooper: "Yes."
"Every year I try and tell you guys that no one really sings Thanksgiving songs." — Bob Belcher
Guest: "I'm gonna have a leg, anybody else want a leg?"
Archie Bunker: "No legs for me; you can never tell where a bird's been walkin'."
"When you two are done using that turkey as a courtship device, can you put it in the oven?" — Kurt Hummel
"Okay, who wants white meat? Scratch that, we have dark meat or really dark meat." — Danny Tanner
"Well, are you spending Thanksgiving with your family? We have a ramble turkey… Eat all you want." — Leigh Anne Tuohy
"A thought about Thanksgiving Day: Once, there was this day. . . this one day when. . . everyone realized they needed each other." — April Burns
"Here's a tip: Don't cook Thanksgiving dinner for five people in 14 hours. Here's another tip: Don't ask a guy out for a first date on the least sexy holiday in America." — Schmidt
"Happy Thanksgiving... it's your turn to say back." — Joe Fox
"Happy Thanksgiving back." — Rose, Zabars Cashier
"The Thankstini: A fun and delicious new novelty drink I invented. Cranberry juice, potato vodka and a bouillon cube. Tastes just like a turkey dinner." — Barney Stinson
"It's not too much food. This is what we've been training for our whole lives. This is our destiny, this is our finest hour." — Lorelai Gilmore