Blue Bloods: Season 2, Episode 8

Thanksgiving (18 Nov. 2011)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Crime, Drama
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 143 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 1 critic

Ayla Demir falls to her death within Jamie's reach. Her hot-tempered boyfriend Kyle Freelander's only alibi are his visiting parents. Her brother Hafiz firmly denies any suggestion of a ... See full summary »



(created by), (created by), 1 more credit »
0Check in

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Video


Fall TV: 15 Returning TV Shows Worth Binge Watching

Which returning shows do we recommend binging on? We've picked out 15 great options for you. Read this and more lists in our Fall TV section.

Read our list

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10 titles
created 25 Nov 2011
a list of 95 titles
created 29 Sep 2012
a list of 1435 titles
created 31 Dec 2013
a list of 101 titles
created 4 months ago

Related Items

Search for "Thanksgiving" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Thanksgiving (18 Nov 2011)

Thanksgiving (18 Nov 2011) on IMDb 7.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Blue Bloods.
« Previous Episode | 30 of 117 Episodes | Next Episode »


1 video »


Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sgt. Anthony Renzulli (as Nick Turturro)
Kyle Freelander
Meliha Demir
Mrs. Demir


Ayla Demir falls to her death within Jamie's reach. Her hot-tempered boyfriend Kyle Freelander's only alibi are his visiting parents. Her brother Hafiz firmly denies any suggestion of a honor crime as barbaric. Jamie discretely seeks help for his mentor's loan-shark problem. Henry Reagan's heart attack during Thanksgiving preparations ultimately only shifts the family spirit to hospital. Undercover FBI agent Anthony Deleon asks Erin's help against suitor Jacob Krystal, whom Interpol suspects for years of art robberies, for which he invokes an illegal excuse. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Crime | Drama


TV-14 | See all certifications »




Release Date:

18 November 2011 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


When Danny and Jackie are interviewing the family of the woman who possibly committed suicide, the woman's brother argues with Danny and tells him to investigate the woman's boyfriend. As he faces off with Danny, he finishes his dialogue with his hands in front of him. However, the next camera shot focused on Danny shows the man with his right hand up and pointing in Danny's face. Also, you can see the side of the man's mouth moving (like he's still shouting), but you don't hear any more dialogue from the man. See more »


Reagan's Theme
By Rob Simonsen
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

If somebody's named Ayla Demir, she's Turkish not Indian.
20 November 2011 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

If somebody is named Ayla Demir, you can be sure that person is Turkish, naming a character Ayla Demir and making her Indian is like naming an Italian character Patrick O'Hara. A person named, say Tarik Ziyad can be either Turkish or Arab but both the name Ayla and especially the surname Demir are specific to Turkish. Actually, 'demir' means iron in Turkish. A kind of mistake that is very easy to correct in the age of internet while writing the script. It may seem unimportant if you're unaware of the difference, but if you are, the feeling of reality is gone. Well, that is all I like to mention about the show but since there is the minimum of 10 lines rule I guess I'll have to write another sentence and this is that sentence.

1 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
"You done good"??? slackersmom
Jamie doesn't get enough credit magickemerald
Jihadis from Canada? FrankMtl
Why did Frank lie at the press conference? mom2joshua
Supposed ages of characters tater6008
Danny..... tmbsb
Discuss Thanksgiving (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: