First Look: The Shorts Are Vexed By Turkey Troubles On Life In Pieces

The Shorts come together for Thanksgiving

The Shorts come together for Thanksgiving

Joan invites their recently widowed neighbor, Gary Timpkins (Martin Mull), to Thanksgiving dinner, during which everyone has a bad reaction to Colleen's cauliflower dish.

Also, Tim and Sophia try to find a last-minute replacement for Heather's spoiled turkey, while Jen and Greg debate who to name as Lark's godparent. Finally, John takes Samantha to the Harvest Festival, where she sneaks into the corn maze with her boyfriend, Aiden (Griffin Gluck), on the next episode of Life In Pieces entitled "Godparent Turkey Corn Farts."
A Short holiday meal isn't short on food

A Short holiday meal isn't short on food

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Joan embraces the holiday spirit

Joan embraces the holiday spirit

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Joan invites over her neighbor, Gary Timpkins (Martin Mull), to join the family for Thanksgiving

Joan invites over her neighbor, Gary Timpkins (Martin Mull), to join the family for Thanksgiving

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Jen is shocked by Joan and John's neighbor, Gary

Jen is shocked by Joan and John's neighbor, Gary

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Wait, is that a live turkey in the foyer?

Wait, is that a live turkey in the foyer?

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Sophia chases after the turkey

Sophia chases after the turkey

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Gary, the widowed neighbor, creates a scene

Gary, the widowed neighbor, creates a scene

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The Shorts raise a glass in celebration of Thanksgiving

The Shorts raise a glass in celebration of Thanksgiving

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John takes his granddaughter Samantha to the Harvest Festival

John takes his granddaughter Samantha to the Harvest Festival

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John catches Samantha kissing her boyfriend, Aiden

John catches Samantha kissing her boyfriend, Aiden

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Samantha's sweet moment is also interrupted by a scarecrow

Samantha's sweet moment is also interrupted by a scarecrow

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Samantha walks through the corn maze with her grandfather

Samantha walks through the corn maze with her grandfather

"Godparent Turkey Corn Farts" (Season 1, Episode 8)

To find out how this disastrous Thanksgiving finds its happy ending, watch an all-new episode of Life In Pieces on Thursday at 8:30/7:30c.