The 2011 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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The Thanksgiving Turkey float during th
The Thanksgiving Turkey float during the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 24, 2011. The parade, which has been an annual event since 1924, is expected to draw an estimated 3 million spectators and 50 million television viewers, according the retail store. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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Macy's Legendary Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
The Spiderman balloon makes its way through Times Square in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. The 85th annual event is the second oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the U.S. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
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Balloon SpongeBob SquarePants as it make
Balloon SpongeBob SquarePants as it makes its way down Seventh through Times Square during the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 24, 2011. The parade, which has been an annual event since 1924, is expected to draw an estimated 3 million spectators and 50 million television viewers, according the retail store.
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Macy's Legendary Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
The Santa Claus balloon makes its way through Times Square in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. The 85th annual event is the second oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the U.S. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
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Nickelodeon At The 2011 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Dora the Explorer make her way through NYC streets on Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure float during the 85th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Nickelodeon)
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(Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Nickelodeon At The 2011 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
The SpongeBob SquarePants balloon makes its way through NYC streets during the 85th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Nickelodeon)
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The Buzz Lightyear balloon makes its way through NYC streets during the 85th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. (Source: CBS)
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Macy's Legendary Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
A person dressed in a turkey costume marches trough Times Square in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. The 85th annual event is the second oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the U.S. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
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(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
Macy's Legendary Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
The Uncle Sam balloon makes its way through Times Square in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. The 85th annual event is the second oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the U.S. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
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Macy's Legendary Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
The Pillsbury Doughboy balloon is prepared to make way through NYC streets during the 85th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
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Macy's Legendary Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
The Pikachu balloon makes its way through Times Square in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. The 85th annual event is the second oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the U.S. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
Macy's Legendary Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
The Kermit the Frog balloon makes its way down 7th Avenue in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. The 85th annual event is the second oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the U.S. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
Macy's Legendary Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
The Pikachu balloon makes its way through Times Square in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. The 85th annual event is the second oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the U.S. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
Macy's Legendary Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
The Hello Kitty balloon makes its way through Times Square in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. The 85th annual event is the second oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the U.S. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
Macy's Legendary Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
The Smurf balloon makes its way through Times Square in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. The 85th annual event is the second oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the U.S. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
Macy's Legendary Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
Cheerleaders march through Times Square during Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. The 85th annual event is the second oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the U.S. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
Macy's Legendary Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
The Kermit the Frog balloon makes its way down 7th Avenue in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. The 85th annual event is the second oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the U.S. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
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Singer Ce Lo Green on a float during the
Singer Ce Lo Green on a float during the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 24, 2011. The parade, which has been an annual event since 1924, is expected to draw an estimated 3 million spectators and 50 million television viewers, according the retail store. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Singer Avril Lavigne on a float during t
Singer Avril Lavigne on a float during the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 24, 2011. The parade, which has been an annual event since 1924, is expected to draw an estimated 3 million spectators and 50 million television viewers, according the retail store. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Singer Neil Diamond on the Mount Rushmor
Singer Neil Diamond on the Mount Rushmore float as it makes its way down Seventh Avenue through Times Square during the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 24, 2011. The parade, which has been an annual event since 1924, is expected to draw an estimated 3 million spectators and 50 million television viewers, according the retail store. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Kung Fu Panda as it makes its way down S
Kung Fu Panda as it makes its way down Seventh through Times Square during the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 24, 2011. The parade, which has been an annual event since 1924, is expected to draw an estimated 3 million spectators and 50 million television viewers, according the retail store. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
New balloon , Paul Frank?s Julius , as i
New balloon , Paul Frank's Julius, as it makes its way down Seventh through Times Square during the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 24, 2011. The parade, which has been an annual event since 1924, is expected to draw an estimated 3 million spectators and 50 million television viewers, according the retail store. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
The Aflac Duck Balloon as it makes its w
The Aflac Duck Balloon as it makes its way down Seventh Avenue through Times Square during the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 24, 2011. The parade, which has been an annual event since 1924, is expected to draw an estimated 3 million spectators and 50 million television viewers, according the retail store. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Tim Burton?s B balloon as it makes its w
Tim Burton's B balloon as it makes its way down Seventh through Times Square during the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 24, 2011. The parade, which has been an annual event since 1924, is expected to draw an estimated 3 million spectators and 50 million television viewers, according the retail store.
(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
(Source: CBS)
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The Madeline balloon makes its way through NYC streets during the 85th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. (Source: CBS)
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The Snoopy balloon makes its way through NYC streets during the 85th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. (Source: CBS)
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The Kool-Aid balloon makes its way through NYC streets during the 85th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. (Source: CBS)
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Sonic the Hedgehog balloon makes its way through NYC streets during the 85th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. (Source: CBS)
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Macy's Legendary Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
B., a new balloon designed by filmmaker Tim Burton, makes its way through Times Square in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. The 85th annual event is the second oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the U.S. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
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Macy's Legendary Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
Actress Debbi Mazar (R) and husband Gabriele Corcos sit atop a turkey float during the 85th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
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Santa Claus At Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade comes to a close with the arrival of Santa Claus. (Source: CBS)
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