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‘Les Nessman’ in Lexington’s Christmas parade, 1997

Posted on December 2, 2014 | in Uncategorized | by
Actor Richard Sanders prepares to throw a turkey during the Lexington Christmas Parade Saturday, Dec. 6, 1997. He is better known as Les Nessmann from the TV show "WKRP in Cincinnati". He was doing his famous 'turkey drop' that was part of an esisode of the show. The 2014 Lexington Christmas parade is 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2. Photo by Charles Bertram | staff

Actor Richard Sanders prepared to throw a turkey during the 1997 Lexington Christmas Parade. He is better known as Les Nessman from the TV show WKRP in Cincinnati. The turkeys were a reference to the show’s famous ‘turkey drop’ episode in 1978. The 2014 Lexington Christmas parade begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff

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