07/02/2011 11:06 am ET | Updated Aug 31, 2011

9 BBQ FAILS For 4th Of July Weekend (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

This is how NOT to grill this 4th of July Weekend.

In preparation for the long weekend, we've put together some of the finest explosive comedy in order to demonstrate what you shouldn't do when you start cooking. These are some grade A BBQ fails that we think you should keep in mind before playing with fire.

Though we're big fans of barbecue, we have to a slap a big ol' DO NOT TRY THESE AT HOME label on this one. Seriously, it's fun to look at videos online, but no one wins when you lose a hand.

Here's to what'll be left of your eyebrows come Tuesday.