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50 Funny Thanksgiving Day Jokes and Comics

Happy Thanksgiving Day! Here’s a plateful of Thanksgiving jokes by Scout Life readers that will make you thankful you have a funny bone instead of a wishbone on Turkey Day. Do you know a funny Thanksgiving joke? Click here to send your joke to us.

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Comic by Daryll Collins

Josh: Why did the farmer run a steamroller over his potato field on Thanksgiving Day?
Phil: Why?
Josh: He wanted to raise mashed potatoes.

Joke submitted by John W., Hoschton, Ga.

Pablo: What material did the turkey use to build a driveway?
Carson: Not a clue.
Pablo: Gobblestones.

Joke submitted by Pablo F., Wake Forest, North Carolina

Comic by Scott Nickel

Cresencio: What sound does a turkey’s phone make?
Amber: What?
Cresencio: “Wing! Wing!”

Joke submitted by Cresencio A., Norwalk, California

Pearl: What do you call a running turkey?
Ally: I haven’t the foggiest.
Pearl: Fast food!

Joke submitted by Pearl C., Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Biff: Why did the turkey cross the road?
Bob: I don’t know.
Biff: It was Thanksgiving Day, and he wanted people to think he was a chicken!

Joke submitted by Rachy Y., Waianae, Hawaii

Comic by Scott Nickel

Ayn: What animal has the worst eating habits?
Karla: The pig?
Ayn: Nope. The turkey, because it gobbles everything up!

Joke submitted by Ayn A., Pittsburgh, Penn.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Charles: What is a turkey’s favorite dessert?
Mary: I haven’t a clue.
Charles: Peach gobbler!

Joke submitted by Charles S., Gilbert, Ariz.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Cresencio: Why do turkeys eat so little?
Max: I don’t know.
Cresencio: Because they are always stuffed.

Joke submitted by Cresencio A., Norwalk, Calif.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Tom Swiftie: “May I say the prayer before Thanksgiving dinner?” Tom asked gracefully.

Joke submitted by Eric Z., Spokane,Wash.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Kyle: What part of the turkey does a drummer love the most?
Brett: I’m puzzled!
Kyle: The drumsticks.

Joke submitted by Brett B., Manhattan, Kan.

Comic by Scott Nickel

A lady was picking through the frozen turkeys at the grocery store for Thanksgiving Day, but couldn’t find one big enough for her family. She asked a stock boy, “Do these turkeys get any bigger?”

“No, ma’am. They’re dead.”

Joke submitted by Grant W., San Diego, Calif.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Jeremy: What key has legs and can’t open doors?
Sammy: I don’t know.
Jeremy: A turkey.

Joke submitted by Jeremy B., Lynchburg, Ohio

Comic by Scott Nickel

Danny: Why did the cranberries turn red?
Jake: Beats me.
Danny: Because they saw the turkey dressing!

Joke submitted by Danny Z., Sandwich, Mass.


Comic by Scott Nickel

Billy: Why do pilgrims’ pants always fall down?
Joe: Beats me.
Billy: Because they wear their belt buckles on their hats!

Joke submitted by Billy S., Dover, Mass.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Luke: What did the turkey say to the computer?
Will: What?
Luke: “Google, google, google.”

Joke submitted by Luke C., College Station, Tex.


Josh: What do you get when you cross a turkey with a centipede?
David: Tell me.
Josh: Drumsticks for everyone on Thanksgiving Day!

Joke submitted by David B., Quaker Hill, Conn.
Comic by Daryll Collins

Comic by Scott Nickel

A man buys a parrot, only to have it constantly insult him. He tries everything to make the parrot stop, but nothing works. Frustrated, the man puts the parrot in the freezer. After a few minutes the insults stop. The man thinks he might have killed the parrot, so he opens the freezer and takes the parrot out. The parrot is shivering. It stammers, “S-s-sorry for being r-r-rude. Please f-f-forgive me.” Then, after a moment, the parrot softly asks, “W-w-what exactly d-d-did the turkey do?”

Joke submitted by Ted M., Sayreville, N.J.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Jeremy: What smells the best at a Thanksgiving dinner?
Eric: Tell me.
Jeremy: Your nose.

Joke submitted by Jeremy B., Lynchburg, Ohio


Comic by Scott Nickel

Pedro: What did the turkey say to the turkey hunter on Thanksgiving Day?
Ordep: What?
Pedro: “Quack! Quack!”

Joke submitted by Svenju B., Shawnee, Okla.

Comic by Van Scott

Caleb: What key has legs and can’t open doors?
Caitlyn: What?
Caleb: A turkey.

Joke submitted by Caleb M.


Comic by Bill Thomas

Alex: Why did the farmer have to separate the chicken and the turkey?
Adam: Why?
Alex: He sensed fowl play.

Joke submitted by Alex W., Sterling Heights, Mich.

Comic by Daryll Collins

Robert: Which bird is best at bowling?
Chrystal: I don’t know.
Robert: A turkey.

Joke submitted by Nathaniel C., Manhattan, Kan.


Comic by Scott Nickel

Leighton: What sound does a limping turkey make?
Zach: I give up!
Leighton: “Wobble, wobble!”

Joke submitted by Zach C., Roanoke, Tex.

Chas: What kind of music did the Pilgrims listen to at the first Thanksgiving feast?
Tom: What kind?
Chas: Plymouth Rock!

Joke submitted by Chas K., Appleton, Wis.


Comic by Scott Nickel

Sister: Mom wants your to help us fix Thanksgiving Day dinner.
Brother: Why? Is it broken?

Joke submitted by Stephanie R., Chittenango, N.Y.

Pat: What’s the difference between a pirate and a cranberry farmer?
Jerry: I don’t know. What?
Pat: A pirate buries his treasure, but a cranberry farmer treasures his berries.

Joke submitted by Patricia J., Warrens, Wis.


Comic by Jon Carter

Pedro: I was going to serve sweet potatoes with Thanksgiving dinner, but I sat on them.
Westy: What are you serving now?
Pedro: Squash.

Joke submitted by Pedro the Mailburro

Justin: Which November holiday is Dracula’s favorite?
Jay: Which one?
Justin: Fangs-giving!

Joke submitted by Justin T., Los Angeles, Calif.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Pedro: If pilgrims were alive today, what would they be known for?
Pee Wee: I have no idea.
Pedro: Their age!

Joke submitted by Pedro the Mailburro

Kevin: What do you call a turkey on the day after Thanksgiving?
Jake: I don’t know. What?
Kevin: Lucky.

Joke submitted by Austin H., Schnecksville, Penn.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Pee Wee: Can a turkey jump higher than the Empire State Building?
Pedro: Yes, of course! A building can’t jump at all.

Joke submitted by Pedro the Mailburro

Keith: What do you call a turkey the day after Thanksgiving?
Faith: I’m stumped.
Keith: Leftovers!

Joke submitted by Keith J., Sierra Vista, Arizona


Comic by Daryll Collins

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60 Comments on 50 Funny Thanksgiving Day Jokes and Comics

  1. i like the cranberry one

  2. scottdaman02 // November 19, 2013 at 9:26 am // Reply

    tee hee

  3. Percy Jackson // November 19, 2013 at 1:05 am // Reply

    All of these have been in Boy’s Life before.

  4. YEAH! I found my very funny joke you just want to gobble it! (Get it? GOBBLE!)

  5. I thank my competitors

  6. That turkey one is one of the funniest jokes i’ve heard in a long time!!! I love it!!!<

  7. Very entertaining.

  8. they where all funny. Especially the parrot one. LOL!

  9. lol rotfl to parot 🙂

  10. LOL


  12. my favorite is the parrot one

  13. Cute jokes!

  14. Awesomeanator // November 23, 2012 at 11:36 am // Reply


  15. lol funny ive heard some of these before

  16. The are awesome

  17. ha ha ha !

  18. scorpion king // November 22, 2012 at 10:28 am // Reply

    some of them were pretty funny. others I didn`t get at all.

  19. thanksgivingfreak // November 21, 2012 at 11:00 pm // Reply

    These are cute jokes. Some are funny! 🙂

  20. The Derpfish // November 20, 2012 at 9:37 pm // Reply

    Hardy har har.

  21. I like the google,google one

  22. its funny

  23. the jokes are funny!!!!!

  24. LOVE EM !!!!!!!!!1

  25. love the parrot joke

  26. i liked the one with the google

  27. Iv’e heard the plymouth rock one on boys life magizine

  28. Funny!!!!!!!

  29. i like the parrot one best.

  30. troop 47 member // November 1, 2012 at 10:36 am // Reply

    i liked the one with the google

  31. Master3502 // July 27, 2012 at 9:26 pm // Reply

    The parrot one and the limping turkey were funny.

  32. I did not get the parrot one

  33. I like all of them oops got to go the boss is coming!

  34. I liked the parrot one! It was funny.

  35. Random Bro and Random Sis // November 25, 2011 at 7:59 pm // Reply

    We love the parrot joke best! It’s funny!

  36. tom (may be a girl) // November 22, 2011 at 4:35 pm // Reply

    i dident like the parrrot one

  37. HA HA HA! i like the parrot too! it’s really funny! 🙂

    I am a new cub scout

  38. i hered that one befor

  39. AnonymousBoysLifefan // November 21, 2011 at 10:44 am // Reply

    i like the parrot the best

  40. definitley the parrot one

  41. Barkerbomb45 // November 20, 2011 at 9:33 am // Reply

    I liked the parrot one 🙂

  42. Same here

  43. TROOP.27 MEMBER // November 18, 2011 at 12:40 am // Reply

    dees r ok i guss

  44. i like the parrot too!!!it’s funny!


  46. The Parrot one is the best…

  47. HA HA HA HA

  48. ducttapeboy and brother // November 11, 2011 at 7:38 pm // Reply

    We liked the parrot one best! 🙂

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