On the eve of Thanksgiving, Jake, Stanley and an unidentified man are hunting for turkeys. Unsuccessful, Stanley and Jake head back to Stanley's truck when they spot two Russian-made jet fighters in the sky. They look up to see several lumbering transport aircraft begin to drop large parcels by parachute.
Finding one such parcel in a field, they open it to discover that it is stocked with food. Jake notices the food's packaging is in Chinese, and they uncover a flyer with the message "Do not fight... China is your friend." Several other packages have landed in town and on the Richmond farm. Although Jake and Mayor Green are wary about whether the food is safe to eat, Gray Anderson ridicules the notion that the food could be poisoned. He eats a cookie with no ill effect and tells Mayor Green that the food should be released to the increasingly hungry residents of Jericho.
Stanley arrives home to discover not only that Mimi has already helped herself to some chocolate from a food parcel but also that that another airdropped container contains a generator. He sends Mimi off to tell Jake.
Meanwhile it is revealed that Gracie had made a deal with Jonah to keep her store shelves stocked. Mayor Green arrives and persuades her to help store the airdropped supplies and to break off the deal with Jonah. Mayor Green has a tense, but non-violent, confrontation with Jonah and Mitchell, whom the mayor demands return an item he stole from Gracie. As retribution, Jonah's men take the two parcels from the Richmond farm, including the badly needed generator, assaulting Stanley in the process. Read More...