The new Papa Smurf balloon is restrained under netting after it was inflated for the 86th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, on New York's Upper West Side, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012

 

              The new Papa Smurf balloon is restrained under netting after it was inflated for the 86th annual Macy
The new Papa Smurf balloon is restrained under netting after it was inflated for the 86th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, on New York's Upper West Side, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. More than 3 million people typically attend the event and it has a TV audience of 50 million. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)