Traditionally, the day after Thanksgiving begins the Christmas shopping season and is sometimes known as "Black Friday". One of the busiest shopping days of the year, "Black Friday" was so termed to mark it as the day retail businesses would make their profits for the year and be operating in the "black" and not the "red".
Each plate setting includes an ice cream sundae (vanilla ice cream with whipped cream and a cherry) in a large sundae bowl. Snoopy serves up the food, throwing the plates to each guest Frisbee-style. Each guest also gets two slices of buttered toast, and a handful of pretzel sticks, popcorn, and jelly beans.
The green bean casserole was first created in 1955 by the Campbell Soup Company. The inspiration for the dish was to create a quick and easy recipe around two things most Americans always had on hand in the 1950s: green beans and Campbell's Cream of Mushroom Soup.
In "The One with All the Thanksgivings", the main characters spend Thanksgiving at Monica's apartment where they tell stories about their worst Thanksgivings: Chandler learning of his parents' divorce, Phoebe losing arms in past lives, and Joey getting his head stuck in a turkey.