Oh sure they’re all colorful now. Big brightly-colored balloons. Floats with popular children’s show characters. But as I looked back in our archives of some of the photos from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade from the early days, it was kind of gloomy and creepy!
Total nightmare fuel. From the 60s, Alice and the White Rabbit in the Thanksgiving Parade in New York.
Mad Magazine's Alfred E. Neuman's oversized head... creepy.
I'd be weirded out too kid.
Even Popeye looks menacing.
Crowds watching the Thanksgiving Parade in 1961 near Times Square, New York.
Imagine how scary Bluto must've been.
Tell me the young kids weren't crying tears of terror when they saw this coming.
Walking pigs... creepy.