Balloons of Doom: Three Reasons Why We're Afraid of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
The other muderous clown, as played by Jack Nicholson, planned to do his dirty work via massive inflatables filled with poison gas. Not only was his scheme immoral, but flying balloons that size at night had to be in violation of at least 6 Gotham City ordinances.
BONUS: Exhibit D: The Real Ghostbusters: The Revenge of Murray the Mantis
In this Thanksgiving themed episode, a giant character balloon in the holiday parade is possessed by spirits from a nearby morgue (naturally) and becomes a monstrous insect bent on destruction. Chaos, havoc and a montage set to Ray Parker Junior music soon followed.