The Inflatable Barney Went Apeshit During The Thanksgiving Day Parade

His spirit can never be tethered. I guess I hadn't watched the TV coverage of the Thanksgiving Day Parade in the past decade or so, but I was shocked to see what a bizarre orgy of lip-synching, fake smiling, and just general terribleness it was. I don't know why I was expecting anything less, but it was off-putting. Of course, there were still a few moments that made all the banality and pageant-level smiling worth it. Like Barney thrashing around despite the Herculean efforts of the ground crew tasked with keeping him from escaping into orbit, warding off alien invasions for the next seven millennia.

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