Thanks to AL, but I still don't get it.
Today, John Sterling twice said "Merry Andrew coming home"to celebrate Andruw Jones home run call.
The 1958 movie, "Merry Andrew," starring Danny Kaye.
Big song: "Everything is Tickety-Boo"
Wikipedia says a merry andrew is a clown or buffoon.It can be a verb: merryandrew, which means to play as a clown.
It stems from the 1300s and the Feast of Fools.
But nothing googles for "Merry Andrew coming home."
A couple possibilities:
In an early passage of A Journal of the Plague Year Daniel Defoe mentions merry andrews while describing the effects of the plague on London society.
In the romantic comedy movie "Kate & Leopold", Leopold tells Charlie that he is a merry andrew.
The character Rolf in the cartoon Ed, Edd, and Eddy has been known to use the term.
There is a music-based internet radio program called The Merry Andrews Show.
Merry Andrew is the name of one of Crazy Jane's alternate personalities in Doom Patrol.