On tonight's Thanksgiving Day episode of the NBC comedy THE NEW NORMAL titled 'Pardon Me,' after recalling the disastrous dinners of Thanksgivings past, Bryan (Andrew Rannell
s), David (Justin Bartha
), Goldie (Georgia King
), Shania (Bebe Wood
) and Rocky (NeNe Leakes
) decide that this year they are going to enjoy the holiday with their new family.
Later, after realizing the horrible fates of the turkeys at The Farm
a sensitive Shania and Bryan pardon all of them and take them home as new pets. The move prompts a meat-free dinner menu and in the spirit of the pardon encourages everyone to invite over family and friends that they need to make amends with. David invites his mother (guest star Jackie Hoffman
) and his father (guest star Barry Bostwick
), while Bryan extends an Olive Branch
to Jane (Ellen Barkin
), Goldie reaches out to Clay (Jayson Blair
) and Rocky puts aside her political differences with her brother Clint (guest star Sterling Sulieman
). Though the pre-dinner festivities seem to be cheerful it doesn’t take long for personalities to clash and for this Thanksgiving to go to the birds.