Re: "There's turkeys in there, now. Real turkeys!"
Here's my question: When Kirk says "It's Thanksgiving on Earth..."
Since when was it a world-wide holiday?
Well, based on how 1960s Star Trek is portrayed, the earth of Kirk's era is USA influenced, Thanksgiving would be a planetwide holiday.
"Live long and prosper."
-Abraham Lincoln to the train conductor at Gettysburg, PA Novemember 1863