Every year, for many years after, someone would inevitably shout at a table mate, DON’T EAT THE TURKEY! Or someone else, typically Jo, would start moaning inappropriately around forkfuls of pie until Ellen broke out the full name warning, but she was never quite able to it without choking down her own amusement.
Dean took it all in stride, what did he care? That had been the Thanksgiving that changed everything in his life for the better. Even if he was never going to live it down.