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If Big Bird was served as Thanksgiving dinner would you eat him?

Asked by mazingerz88 (28795points) December 6th, 2023
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chyna's avatar

Depends on the texture of the meat.

Blackwater_Park's avatar

I think he would taste like chicken. I’ll say yes.

kritiper's avatar

Oh heck yes!

janbb's avatar

Since he was killed already, yes. Would I kill him and eat him – no!

zenvelo's avatar

Of course! With all that neck for giblet gravy!

canidmajor's avatar

Thinking that Cookie Monster would be sweeter.

elbanditoroso's avatar

If Big Bird had writing ability similar to Shakespeare’s, we could have Big Bard for dinner.

gorillapaws's avatar

I’ve eaten Emu before, so I imagine Big Bird might be similar. I might feel a bit guilty, but I’d probably enjoy the meal. As for Mr. Snuffleupagus, though, I’d have to pass.

ragingloli's avatar

Not if he is cooked whole. The bigger the bird, the longer it takes to cook, and the more bone dry the meat will be.

Blackwater_Park's avatar

“Save the neck for me Clarke”

Entropy's avatar

I mean…it’s clearly an endangered species. I think it would be illegal to kill and eat.

The short-lived and under-appreciated sketch comedy show The State had a sketch where a dinner party guest wonders what the ‘blue meat’ is, and they find out it’s muppet. The guy then demonstrates how to hunt muppet by calling out the window “I know what far is, I wonder what NEAR is?” at which point a muppet immediately shows up to sing a song about near and far, he grabs it, snaps it’s neck or something. I’m probably mixing up some details. It was hilarious.

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Jeruba's avatar

Just potatoes and veggies for me, thanks. No gravy.

Extra pie.

smudges's avatar

I don’t care one way or the other – I wasn’t a child of Sesame Street. But don’t even think of messing with Miss Nancy from Romper Room!

RedDeerGuy1's avatar

I call dibs on the dark meat. Or the neck.

flutherother's avatar

We invited it round for dinner but couldn’t get it in the oven so had to give up.

Forever_Free's avatar

Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street?

Dutchess_III's avatar

Leave Big Bird alone!
Plus I think the Count would taste better.

zenvelo's avatar

^^^^ You can’t count on that!

Blackwater_Park's avatar

No cookie monster?

janbb's avatar

@Blackwater_Park That’s dessert!

elbanditoroso's avatar

Ernie said that shert-bert was for dessert.

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Forever_Free's avatar

Would Bird Bird walk to the table and be prepared table side?

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