How well do you remember the Cheers episode ''Thanksgiving Orphans''?

Insults aren’t the only things that get thrown around in this holiday classic!

"Thanksgiving Orphans," the hilarious season-five holiday celebration on Cheers, is widely considered one of the best Turkey Day comedies in TV history. Cheers later celebrated the holiday again in season 11 with "Ill-Gotten Gaines,"  but "Thanksgiving Orphans" is just flat-out great.

The story takes place largely outside the bar, which is always fun, and the climactic food fight is endlessly rewatchable. Plus, we finally get to see Norm's wife, Vera! Sort of.

How well do you know this classic holiday episode? Take the quiz below to find out!

  1. The episode opens with Woody asking Sam if he can do what in the bar?
  2. Which Christmas carol does Frasier tell Woody is "potentially damaging" to children?
  3. Why is Diane wearing a pilgrim bonnet?
  4. Carla decides to host Thanksgiving dinner on what condition?
  5. Why doesn’t Norm want to go to his mother-in-law's for Thanksgiving?
  6. What snack does Cliff bring?
  7. Why did Diane leave her Professor’s dinner?
  8. What does the group watch after football?
  9. Diane suggests they each say what they're thankful for but it turns into what?
  10. What does Norm keep calling the thermometer in the turkey?
  11. Who throws the first bit of food?
  12. After the food fight, Frasier says he didn't try the mashed potatoes so Sam scoops some from where?
  13. Who throws the pie that accidentally hits Norm's wife, Vera?

How well do you remember the Cheers episode ''Thanksgiving Orphans''?

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RichLorn 16 days ago
9/13
A new meaning to "fast food".
b 16 days ago
This episode is right up there with Woody's Wedding episodes, and whenever Frasier's wife was on.
Moverfan 17 days ago
Eight out of thirteen...and I've never watched Cheers.
Maverick66 18 days ago
6/13. All I really remember is the food fight & that Diane's professor just wanted her to be his serving wench.
Moody 18 days ago
4/13. I really should quit now before it gets any worse.
CaptainDunsel 18 days ago
8/13 this time around.
(Still haven't watched it.)
Big3Fan 18 days ago
Eight. Two better than two years ago. Cheers!
teire 18 days ago
8/13. Surprised it looks like I did not take this quiz when it ran two years ago, it looked familiar.
LoveMETV22 18 days ago
12/13. Love Cheers wish they would add it back to the schedule.
Sway 18 days ago
11/13. I haven’t seen this episode in years. Good one🦃
rikkirat 18 days ago
4/13 Guess I’m not a Cheers fan.
Michael rikkirat 18 days ago
You did better than me.
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