Uncle Sam is a common personification of the American government during the War of 1812.
His first appearance was in 1938 and appeared until 1940. A re-creation debuted in 2002 and retired in 2013. He also appeared in the Macy's Holiday Parade. The balloon now Resides at Universal for the Holiday Parade.
- In 2012, His arms were deflated during the parade, much like with many other balloons that weren't inflated very well.
- In a 2006 edition of the Macy's Holiday Parade, Uncle Sam's hat was punctured by a tree & was removed from the parade.