It seems like they never show the really popular characters from classic cartoons anymore. Bugs and Daffy haven't been in the parade in years. The only balloons that they had that interested me were probably Garfield and the Muppets.
Ma Arbuckle: You weren't thinking of putting chili powder in my sausage gravy now, were you, grandma?
Grandma: No. Heavens to betsy, child. Why would you think such a thing? Just because my chili gravy won a blue ribbon at the county fair and yours didn't even place. Who am I to tell you how to make sausage gravy? The Green County gravy champion, that's who.