William Shatner’s Thanksgiving Day almost required a 911 call.

]]>“I had forgotten one major rule,” he told Conan O’Brien on his show Tuesday night.

 “You use peanut oil and you have this fire going under the five-gallon thing of peanut oil and you take the turkey and immerse it in the oil. You’re supposed to keep the neck down and the reason for that is that with the neck up, it forms a spout. And boiling oil could come squirting up and catch fire and act like a volcano.”
Which is precisely what happened.
“The oil squirted up, and I ran for my life, and I caught fire,” he said. “The whole family knew something amusing was going to happen so they all stood around and threw things at me, some of which were fluids. And they put the fire out.”
Why does the Dish Rag think that someone might have gotten into the cooking sherry? 
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