In a show lasting just over two hours, there's also two very ugly sisters, Hernia and Verucca, a fantastic Cruella de Ville-style, evil stepmother-to-be Rubella De Zees, water sprayed over the audience, characters running up and down the aisles, a glittering disco ball, smoke effects, and falling tickertape
Multi-coloured lasers, scores of giant balloons and tickertape
were added for good measure as the band ran through The Captain is a Cold Hearted and Egotistical Fool, Worm Mountain, She Don't Use Jelly and The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song.
Humour is the key to this section as a portable tickertape
machine is wielded almost like a speech bubble voicing questions that are in all of our collective heads.
parade gave young sailors the opportunity to get close to the Olympians.
rained down and the St Andrew's Cross waved triumphantly, as if it was the second coming.
Boca's Juan Riquelme wades through the tickertape
in the first leg
If this were English rugby or Scottish football there would be a tickertape
parade across London or Edinburgh.
After his miscontrol of the Battle of the Buffet, Riley cannot have expected a tickertape
welcome but Arsenal fans should have been grateful to him for failing to punish Emmanuel Eboue.
The first one, Tickertape
, reportedly delivers the latest celebrity news direct to the reader's computer screen and includes the day's main headlines with links to the full stories.
Virgin Trains launched its pounds 11 million Pendolino trains at London's Euston station in typically flamboyant style, with a speech by the Prime Minister, a military band, workers waving Union Flags, tickertape
and a 100 yard-long red carpet.
An up-to-the-minute tickertape
would scroll at the bottom of TV screens with details of the abduction and radio stations would broadcast appeals for information every 15 minutes.
We may not know whether the Broncos, Falcons or Lions will make it out of Wildcard Weekend, or if the Packers will fumble pundits by skewing their odds of a tickertape
parade after a Super Bowl victory.