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WKRP in Cincinnati Had the Best Thanksgiving Episode Ever

“Turkeys Away” is still the most quintessential, uproarious Thanksgiving episode of a sitcom.
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What to Watch and Stream This Thanksgiving Weekend

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A Definitive Ranking of Friends Thanksgiving Episodes

Missing toes, Brad Pitt, and Chandler in a box.
  1. overnights
    Below Deck Recap: Blood in the WaterChandler’s time may finally be drawing near, thanks to a disastrous beach luau gone awry.
  2. overnights
    This Is Us Recap: A Thanksgiving Dad Is a Hot DadThis year, I’m most grateful for BFF Miguel.
  3. overnights
    The Conners Recap: Oh, BabySome major life changes are afoot for the Conner sisters in an episode that thoughtfully draws on the series’ history.
  4. vulture recommends
    WKRP in Cincinnati Had the Best Thanksgiving Episode Ever“Turkeys Away” is still the most quintessential, uproarious Thanksgiving episode of a sitcom.
  5. tv
    Ellen Pompeo on Inclusive Hiring: ‘As Caucasian People, It’s Our Job’Meredith Grey had time today!
  6. viewing guide
    What to Watch and Stream This Thanksgiving WeekendYour TV marathon planning starts here.
  7. vulture festival la
    The Good Place Has Very Specific Rules About How the Bad Place WorksNo to torturing kids, yes to toxic masculinity demons.
  8. jokes
    The Best Bits From Trevor Noah’s Stand-up Special Son of PatriciaThe Daily Show host’s new special debuts on Netflix today.
  9. last night on late night
    Laura Benanti Returns to The Late Show As Melania, Begs to Be Fired“Fire me next, Donald! Please, let me out!”
  10. overnights
    Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood Reunion Recap: 9021-NOThe season wraps with a reunion full of accusations, apologies, and Akbar.
  11. the bachelor
    The Bachelor Trailer: Did You Know Colton Underwood, Virgin, Is a Huge Virgin?“I have not dated a virgin since I was 12.” Someone says that to his face!
  12. overnights
    The Little Drummer Girl Premiere Recap: A Star Is BornThe John le Carré adaptation kicks off as a spymaster recruits an unwitting heroine in his dramatic plot to take down a terrorist.
  13. overnights
    The Little Drummer Girl Recap: Two PrisonersSalim and Charlie’s respective imprisonments invite us to interrogate the similarities and differences of their situations.
  14. what might have been
    Congrats Team Aidan: Sex and the City 3 Reportedly Would’ve Featured Big’s DeathSadly, you’ll just have watch it in your mind’s eye now.
  15. overnights
    The Real Housewives of Orange County Finale Recap: Fatale AttractionA weird, sad party is the centerpiece of a weird, sad episode that closes out a weird, sad season.
  16. overnights
    My Brilliant Friend Recap: The PlebsLila and Elena’s trajectories begin to diverge in an episode that fixates on what connects the two girls, and what sets them apart from each other.
  17. overnights
    Narcos: Mexico Finale Recap: Burning OutGallardo stakes his claim and a mystery man is revealed in a season finale that leaves a lot of cards on the table.
  18. casting
    FX’s Fosse Series Adds Aya Cash, Norbert Leo Butz, Paul Reiser, More Jazz HandsThey join Michelle Williams and Sam Rockwell.
  19. overnights
    Narcos: Mexico Recap: Camarena’s WebThe time the series has invested in Kiki’s home life pays off to devastating effect in a gut-punch of an episode.
  20. overnights
    Narcos: Mexico Recap: Burn, Baby, BurnA lackluster episode is briefly enlivened by the moment this whole series has been leading up to: Kiki and Gallardo finally coming face-to-face.
  21. development deals
    Maya Rudolph and Natasha Lyonne Sign First-Look Deal With AmazonThey’ll develop Amazon TV projects together, and we’re already excited.
  22. true crime
    John Grisham Docuseries The Innocent Man to Hit Netflix for Christmas BingeingBased on Grisham’s nonfiction book of the same name.
  23. vulture lists
    A Definitive Ranking of Friends Thanksgiving EpisodesMissing toes, Brad Pitt, and Chandler in a box.
  24. tv review
    The Little Drummer Girl Is Dazzling, But BloodlessPark Chan-wook’s adaptation of the John le Carré spy novel is a lavishly produced, intelligent, tasteful mixed bag.
  25. vulture festival la
    How The Good Place Came Up With Its ‘Jeremy Bearimy’ Joke“It’s a bit of a middle finger,” says showrunner Mike Schur.
  26. overnights
    Doctor Who Recap: Amazon CrimeWhat starts out seeming like a biting satire of a retail giant goes in a much different, more muddled direction.
  27. vulture festival la
    Documentary Now’s Upcoming Musical Episode Will Be Available on VinylJohn Mulaney wrote all the songs along with Seth Meyers.
  28. vulture lists
    The 18 Best Dogs in Netflix’s Dogs, RankedA list of the best boys and girls.
  29. underrated
    Emily Heller Explains Why Detroiters Is the Best Comedy You’re Not WatchingTim Robinson and Sam Richardson’s Comedy Central series deserves way more love.
  30. in conversation
    Alex Trebek on Retirement, His Legacy, and Why Knowledge Matters“It’s a good show,” says the Jeopardy host. “It should, and will, go on after I’m done.”
  31. chat room
    Outlander Stars Sophie Skelton and Richard Rankin on Brianna and Roger’s Future“It’s not a given that Roger and Bree’s relationship is going to work! It will be a will-they-won’t-they.”
  32. overnights
    90 Day Fiancé Recap: Stress TestIn an anxiety-stoking episode, Ashley and Jay live out the plot of Get Out, Colt makes a terrifying proposal, and Leida and Eric are still in denial.
  33. overnights
    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: A Holistic ApproachIn resetting from the Miami trip, RHOA whips emotionally back and forth between Gregg’s cancer battle and Eva’s attempts to start a shade war.
  34. overnights
    My Brilliant Friend Premiere Recap: The Sounds of ViolenceThe Elena Ferrante HBO adaptation kicks off with a tightly packed episode establishing the contours of Lila and Elena’s loud, crowded lives.
  35. trailer mix
    Love & Hip-Hop New York: Everybody’s Mad in This Season 9 TrailerDon’t call it a comeback.
  36. overnights
    Camping Recap: Search PartyWhen Carleen goes missing, two unlikely pairs go looking for her and discover some things about themselves.
  37. snl
    Steve Carell Is the Singing Advice Angel Teenagers Need on SNL“I’m cool now and I have a great voice!”
  38. overnights
    Ray Donovan Recap: Don’t Talk About Fight ClubTerry finally gets an arc and Ray and Smitty bond over violence in a hyperactive but satisfying episode.
  39. overnights
    Escape at Dannemora Premiere Recap: Prose and ConsThe first chapter of director Ben Stiller’s dramatization of the real-life escape sets the scene at a prison that’s been running on autopilot.
  40. vulture festival la
    Yes, Andrea Savage’s TV Mom in I’m Sorry Is Exactly Like Her Real MomAnd she is loving surrogate fame.
  41. vulture festival la
    Ted Danson Is So Nice, He’ll Call You Just to Say How Much He Enjoyed Work TodayAs Mike Schur explained, sometimes his Good Place star will phone him just to say thanks.
  42. overnights
    The Walking Dead Recap: Welcome to Camp DixonAn episode light on zombie chaos gives us a better look at Camp Dixon, but ends up offering more questions than answers.
  43. vulture festival la
    Why This Cop Comedy Cribbed Louis C.K.’s Apology Word for Word“It bothered me that he didn’t say the words ‘I’m sorry’ in it.”
  44. overnights
    Outlander Recap: Taking the New World by StormBrianna and Roger circa 1970 return to rain on the gloriousness that is Jamie and Claire holding each other and looking at nature.
  45. vulture festival la
    We Almost Lived in a World Where Benedict Cumberbatch Played Bill on True BloodAnd Jessica Chastain auditioned for the role of Sookie.
  46. cereal killer ideas
    So, Who’s Playing Count Chocula in Your General Mills Cinematic Universe?The company is reportedly taking project pitches for their cereal monsters, and you do have that weird Franken Berry idea kicking around.
  47. overnights
    Poldark Finale Recap: Vial MiseryWhat a difference two decades and countless pensive gazings at the sea make for the inhabitants of Cornwall.
  48. vulture festival la
    Justin Bieber’s Get-Swole Diet Included So Many Eggs He Got Sick During SNL WeekTwo former SNL writers worked the mishap into their new show, The Other Two.
  49. vulture festival la
    Rachel Bloom Wants to Make an Album of ‘Dirty, Dirty’ Songs Once Crazy Ex Ends“I have a song called Rub Your Pussy on It that I’ve been wanting to do for a long time.”
  50. vulture festival la
    Donald Faison Would Love To Get Fortnite Royalties for His ‘Poison’ DanceThe famed Scrubs scene was entirely improvised.
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