From the Orlando Sentinel..... Word from backstage today was that the performers for Disney's Pixar Pals Countdown to Fun! parade were told Mr. Potato Head and Smitty, a fuzzy worker monster from "Monsters Inc.," would be joining the parade. Could this be an acknowledgment that the on-the-cheap parade, which debuted Jan. 16, just isn't cutting it? Disney often tinkers with parades and takes guest comments into consideration -- Internet reaction to the Countdown to Fun parade has been particularly negative. The Countdown to Fun parade replaced Block Party Bash, a lengthy "street party" that boasted acrobatics, an army of dancers, guest participation, surprise character appearances and a volley of soft Nerf balls at the end for guests to take home. Countdown to Fun pales in comparison. A simple character procession, it rolls by guests in about five minutes. While adding a few miscellaneous characters won't address what's fundamentally wrong with the parade, in my opinion, at least it shows Disney is aware of dissatisfaction over its shortcomings.