Awesome. Totally Awesome.

[Transcript below.]
[Onscreen is an image of a Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends parade float with a house and a bunch of kids and puppets.]

Announcer: What happens to the invisible friends little kids invent after they don't need them anymore? Well, thanks to Cartoon Network, they wind up in Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends. Here's where you'll find a distorted but not disheartened Blue and his friends. Foster puppets are ready for their close-up, thanks to Cartoon Network and host tonight's movie, Destination: Imagination. The Foster pals sing "You're My Best Friend"—but watch carefully! We hear there is a special musical surprise.

Puppets: [singing] Ba, ba ba, ba ba, ba, ba ba, ba, ba ba, ba, ba ba ba ba ba ba! People let me tell you 'bout my best friend! / He's a warm-hearted person who loves me 'til the end! / People let me tell you that he's so much fun! / He—

[sound of record scratching; music stops; camera pans down to reveal Rick Astley emerging from the house as "Never Gonna Give You Up" begins to play]

Rick Astley: Sings "Never Gonna Give You Up," [lyrics] effectively Rickrolling the entire Macy's Day Parade. Takes a bow.

Announcer: That was Rick Astley, singing the Rickrolling phenom, "Never Gonna Give You Up."

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