It has been a HUGE news week in the world of theme parks and roller coasters, Drew The Intern and The Legend go two hours covering all of them.
Tagged: Disney California Adventure
Guest that attended Disney parks in California during the month were exposed to Measles. According to data from the CDC measles was irradiated from the US in 2000. The 7 individuals that have come down with measles all visited Disney in December the CDC believes they caught he virus from a foreign visitor as measles outbreaks occur in several European countries.
Disneyland is now in the middle of a PR nightmare today as riders on the Mickey’s Fun Wheel were stranded on the ride for more then 2 hours. Multiple LA stations are reporting that everyone is okay after being stuck in 90 degree weather. One stranded riders reported being a little hot, and his kids slept most of the time.
The wheel was manually moved so passengers could be removed from the ride. They were given wet towels, water, ice cream, and free tickets.
In other Disneyland news riders on the Its a Small World reported they were on the ride for what seemed like 2 hours. No wet towels, water, ice cream, or tickets were waiting when they exited the ride.
In the Loop is back! Clint, Legend, and Drew do there first show for the new website. Drew and Legend talk a lot about Halloween Horror Nights and Busch Gardens Tamapa’s Howl-O-Scream. Clint talks about Six Flags Great Adventure, and they all go over the latest in the news.
According to some Disney fan websites the Luigi’s Flying Tires ride at Disney California Adventure may be closing as early as January. The ride was a new spin on a vintage Disneyland classic the Flying Saucers. This new updated ride still had a few issues with long lines, small guest flow through, guests not understanding how to operate there tire, and expensive maintenance and operation cost. There are some rumors “floating” around about a possible replacement including a name change to “Festival of the Flying Tires”