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Watch 11 Explosive Deep-Fried Turkey Disaster Videos

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Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, which around these parts means it's time to watch a bunch of horrifying turkey deep fryer disasters. When it comes to deep frying a turkey, it turns out there is a right way and a very, very wrong way to do it. Word to the wise: if you must submerge your turkey in blazing hot oil instead of roasting it in a comparably safe oven, please make sure it is 100% defrosted first. Also, as Hugh Acheson notes, maybe don't do it on the front porch of your 100 year old, all-wood house. (For more tips, maybe try the Alton Brown method? See videos: part one, part two, part three.)

Below are a collection of old favorites and newer flameballs, with the newer ones close to the top. They're all amateur videos, as in they are not staged by fire departments for local news teams. (Yes, it is obvious how much you love blowing up turkeys on TV, fire departments.) As always, have a very special day on Turkey Day 2013, and for the love of stuffing do not try this at home.


Video: Watch Your Feet


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Video: DONT FRY A TURKEY LIKE WE DID TONITE


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Video: Too Much Oil


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Video: An Indoor Turkey Disaster


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Video: Family Watches as Deep Fryer Burns


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Video: It's Not Going to Burst Into Flames This Time


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Video: It's Never Done This Before


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Video: Now That's What I Call Some Hot Basting


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Video: The Turkey Is Completely Ruined


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Video: It Just Got Too Hot


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Video: A Special Day: Turkey Day 2003

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