Turkeys Away!Jerry Blum, the station manager, told me about a promotion — I believe in Texas, and I want to say Dallas, but I’m not sure — in which he threw turkeys out of a helicopter, and they didn’t fly. They crashed to the ground, it was just a horrible disaster, and he wound up losing his job over it. So I said to him at the time, “Jerry, I think you just won me an Emmy.”
Turkeys Away: An Oral History of the Most Famous Episode of WKRP in Cincinnati

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