Thanksgiving can be a wonderful time with family. But, since turkeys aren't the easiest animals to cook, it also has the potential to be the scene of mammoth oven disasters. Esquire has compiled some of the best of the worst turkey cooking attempts.

Some "chefs" choose to up the degree of difficulty by trying to deep fry the bird. This is great to try if you have friends that work at the fire department.

Have you had any interesting turkey cooking attempts? If so, please share!