This is the signature episode, the one that first comes to mind when one thinks of WKRP in Cincinatti. On air, Dr. Johnny Fever tells his fellow babies about Turkey Day doings. Out on the streets, "oh the humanity"... Mr. Carlson stages a top-secret holiday promotion and ends up ruffling a lot of feathers. Written by
Did You Know?
This was the most popular episode of the show, in terms of viewer reaction and fan mail. The episode, about a Thankgiving promotion that went wrong, was based on an actual radio station incident. Richard Sanders
(Les Nessman) prepared for the episode by studying a recording of Herbert Morrison
's live broadcast of the 1937 Hindenburg disaster. See more
While Johnny and Venus are discussing the blonde wig giveaway and the Guatemalan earthquake, the record label switches back and forth between a black label (probably Columbia) and a rainbow label. See more
Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.
Written by Allen Toussaint
Performed by Joe Cocker See more