Adam Sandler Thanksgiving song performed on the season 18 episode of Saturday Night Live's, Weekend Update segment on November 21, 1992.
"The Thanksgiving Song", also known as "Happy Thanksgiving", is a song performed by Adam Sandler discussing Thanksgiving and a few other random thoughts.
The song was written by Sandler, Ian Maxtone-Graham and Robert Smigel. The song also appeared on Sandler's debut album They're All Gonna Laugh at You! and is the commonly heard version.
The song primarily revolves around the repetition of the word "turkey" in various two-line rhymes, such as, "Turkey with gravy and cranberries/Can't believe the Mets traded Darryl Strawberry!"
References in the Adam Sandler Thanksgiving Song include:
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Jimmie Walker's portrayal of J. J. Evans and his catch phrase "Dyn-o-mite!"
Darryl Strawberry's departure from the New York Mets
Mike Tyson raping Desiree Washington
Lake Winnipesaukee (SNL version only)
Cheryl Tiegs posters
Sammy Davis, Jr. having only one eye