Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (2009)

The Muppets and "Sesame Street" characters are Thanksgiving Day parade regulars. In 2002, after a bit of an absence from the parade, Kermit returned as a 78-foot-long balloon, and he was the official mascot for the event. Kermit and Miss Piggy even got an interview on "The Today Show" to talk... Jeff Christensen / Associated Press