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Gobbles is a disabled turkey that appears in the Season Four episode, "Helen Keller! The Musical".


Gobbles was originally owned by farmer Bill Denkins but was bought by Kyle Broflovski and Timmy because Denkins was going to kill him. They were looking for an entertaining turkey for the school Thanksgiving play, so Gobbles took up this role since they had spent all their budget.

He was named Gobbles by Timmy. Cartman and the other students consequently did not like him for his lack of capability and unusual appearance. However, Timmy quickly formed a close bond with Gobbles and he even jumped in front of the turkey and took a bullet when Jimbo Kern and his shooting companions tried to kill him.

With Timmy's training, he ends the play by "jumping" the flaming hoop of fire, instead of the professional turkey, which was shot and killed.


Gobbles is a turkey who has a neck problem. He is unable to lift his head for very long so consequentially his neck is always close to his feet. Ironically, this saves his life from a turkey slaughterhouse in the episode. Gobbles is also missing all its brown feathers.

Minor Characters from Season Four
5th graders | Alice | Alinicia | Amber Hankey | Autumn Hankey | Bill Cosby | Billy | Billy Circlovich | Billy Harris | Boy with Huge Glasses | Cartman Impostor | Chad | Chad's Parents | Charlie Rose | Cheech and Chong | Chris | Christina Aguilera | Cornwallis Hankey | Dr. Roberts | Dr. Shay | Escaped Convict | Estella | Fidel Castro | Filmore Anderson | Fingerbang | Flora Larsen | Geeky Computer Guys | The Ghetto Avenue Boys | Gobbles | Hansen | Herbert Pocket | Horace Sanders | Howard Stern | James Taylor | Jeffrey Maynard | Jenny | Jenny's Parents | Joe Gargery | Johnny Knoxville | JonBenét Ramsey | Lamond | Linda Cotner | Loogie | Loogie's Associates | Mall Manager | Mark Cotner | Miss Havisham | Miss Information | Mr. Harris | Mr. Sanders | Mr. Wyland | Mrs. Anderson | Mrs. Joe Gargery | Mrs. Harris | Mrs. Sanders | Mrs. Vladchik | NAMBLA | Pete Thelman | Phil Collins | Quaid | Quintuplets | Rich Kid in Cherry Creek | Rick and Susan Tyler | Rick Watts | Robby | Romanian Father | Romanian Guards | Romper Stomper | Rookie Security Guard | Rosie O'Donnell | Sally Bands | Scott Evans | Security Guard | Simon Hankey | Sister Anne | Steve | Tom Foley | Tom Green | Tony | Ugly Girl | VH1 Anchor | Walter Matthau | Weasel | Woman with Pink Dress

More information: List of Minor Characters from Season Four | Season Four