William Shatner has teamed up with State Farm Insurance to warn Americans to be careful when deep-frying turkeys this Thanksgiving. And as it turns out, he speaks from personal experience.

He says, "Several years ago I was burned on my arms after accidentally dropping the turkey in the hot oil. People need to remember that hot oil and turkey can be a dangerous combination.

"Ignorance is the friend of accidents. Be enemies with ignorance."

Yes, there's a video. And yes, Shatner is as hammy as ever in it.

I can tell you from my own experience that deep-frying a turkey is quite dangerous...but DELICIOUS!

Seriously though, don't hurt yourself. Click HERE for step-by-step instructions for the perfect deep-fried turkey.