For once, his brothers are jealous of Sam now steady date Angela invites him to her parents' Thanksgiving diner. That requires bailing dad's favorite, boys-only holiday- even the Three Stooges TV marathon happens to be canceled. The other boys (well, the senior literally twisting the kids' arms) decide to surprise disappointed Nick with home-cooked turkey while he's called for a fire. Alas, the last bird on sale is alive, and sort of scary. Sam discovers picture-perfect families have their own drawbacks.