This year the Hecks head to Frankie's parent's house to celebrate Thanksgiving but, with Frankie's sister Janet and her family there, sibling rivalry interferes with the festivities. After Mike sees Axl trying to impress a girl at the mini-mart, he decides to offer some advice on how to pick up girls. Brick is unjustly blamed for damaging his cousin's expensive toy. Sue is overjoyed when she's invited to join Frankie, Pat and Janet's gossip get together.

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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

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This Movie is parodied by Thanksgiving III part of The Middle Season 3
When Frankie invites Sue to join in on the family gossip at the kitchen table, she tells Sue she is now a member of the Blah-Blah Sisterhood.
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The Middle Season 3

# Title Air Date
The Middle
3:1 Forced Family Fun (Part 1) Sep 21, 2011
3:2 Forced Family Fun (Part 2) Sep 21, 2011
3:3 Hecking Order Sep 28, 2011
3:4 Major Changes Oct 5, 2011
3:5 The Test Oct 12, 2011
3:6 Bad Choices Oct 19, 2011
3:7 Halloween II Oct 26, 2011
3:8 Heck's Best Thing Nov 2, 2011
3:9 The Play Nov 16, 2011
3:10 Thanksgiving III Nov 23, 2011
3:11 A Christmas Gift Dec 7, 2011
3:12 Year of the Hecks Jan 4, 2012
3:13 The Map Jan 11, 2012
3:14 Hecking It Up Jan 18, 2012
3:15 Valentine's Day III Feb 8, 2012
3:16 The Concert Feb 15, 2012
3:17 The Sit Down Feb 22, 2012
3:18 Leap Year Feb 29, 2012
3:19 The Paper Route Mar 14, 2012
3:20 Get Your Business Done Apr 11, 2012
3:21 The Guidance Counselor May 2, 2012
3:22 The Clover May 9, 2012
3:23 The Telling May 16, 2012
3:24 The Wedding May 23, 2012

 

The Middle:
Season:  2  / Episode:  9 
Thanksgiving II

 

New Girl:
Season:  3  / Episode:  10 
Thanksgiving III